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Lindemans Framboise - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,222 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,222
Reviews: 947
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 45
Gots: 127 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
2.5-4.0% ABV

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-01-2000)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BlackTuesday, Dec 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Paulkasykes30, Dec 28, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I can never get used to the aftertaste of this lambic. I know there are fans of the way wild yeast tastes but I am not one of them. Musty and funky, it combines with the woody earthiness of the raspberries to create a finish that I find just weird. Weird isn't something I like in beer. That being said its not terrible. Just not something I'd drink except on occasion.

Aaron_Ramson, Dec 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

HollyHops, Dec 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

esullivan880, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of TubaManJack
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Welcome to the Gateway Lambic-

Appearance- Deep dark cherry body with a purple hazy head. Not to much lacing.
Smell- Raspberry and a tartness of fresh sour cherries, there is a bit of sourness and not much of a base malt.
Taste- Great raspberry pucker there is a bit of the sweetness. There is an aftertaste of the raspberry stems and the woody bit that I really like.
Mouthfeel- Really dry and chewy. Very similar to a sparkling wine.

TubaManJack, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of Docrock
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is an interesting beverage. I am going to review this in 2 ways. First, traditionally:

A- pours a beautiful maroon color with a pink foamy head that quickly disappears

S - the sweet tartness of the Raspberries are inviting but there is a coy sweetness in the background.

T - sweet and tart, full of Raspberry flavor, too much if just drinking the beer by itself.

M - carbonation is adequate, sticky sweet and leaving the tart aftertaste of the Raspberry.

O - not like anything else, fruit sweet and no sense of any alcohol.

Review part 2: don't know if anyone else has tried this but pouring a pint glass half full with this Raspberry Lambic then fill glass with 2-3 scoops of good vanilla ice cream! Wow, the tartness of the Lambic combined with the vanilla ice cream makes an awesome float that even most non-beer drinkers enjoy.

Docrock, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Dark magenta brew with a light pink head that falls fast.

Tart raspberry syrup and some wheaty malts. Overpowering fruit.

Sweet and a little tart. Raspberry syrup, raspberry puree flesh, strawberry, and sour grape. No funk and a little sour. Sweet tang in the finish. Quite fruity and tasty.

Thin carbonation with a syrupy body. Not an ideal feel.

Still lovable in moderation. Not a prime lambic, but quite flamboyant and fruity. A classic.

thecheapies, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of JamesMN
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Lindemans flute glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy dark maroon/pink. The only time I've seen a purple head on a beer! About one finger at first but fades leaving lacing.

Aroma: The raspberry is definitely there. Just a hint of vinegar that I tend to associate with sour beers.

Taste: Sweet at first with great raspberry flavor. Then turns on a dime and becomes tart through the finish. Almost mimics the experience of eating a raspberry that's not quite ripe. A very pleasant palate overall.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied (pretty thick for only 2.5% ABV). A little below average drinkability because of the tartness. Lots of effervescence.

Final Thoughts: I enjoyed this one, it's sweet and tart all in the same sip. Would I drink it again? Maybe, just one flute is good enough for now though.

JamesMN, Dec 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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jco3rd, Dec 21, 2012
Lindemans Framboise from Brouwerij Lindemans
87 out of 100 based on 2,222 ratings.