Brouwerij Lindemans

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Brouwerij Lindemans
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #113
Ranked #16,559
3.89 | pDev: 14.14%
May 09, 2023
Nov 01, 2000
Very Good
Notes: 2.5-4.0% ABV

The appearance of this exceptional beer is matched only by its taste! To make our Framboise, we add raspberry juice to our lambic. That gives it a delicate fruity aroma and a beautiful dark pink colour, just like the dress I wore to our cousin Willy's wedding. (But that's of no interest to you since you undoubtedly don't know Willy). Framboise is served as an aperitif, but I also use it in cooking. And when I don't finish the bottle in my preparations, I finish it in my glass.
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Rated: 4.15 by Roejogan from Canada (BC)

May 09, 2023
Rated: 3.63 by Bogdawg from Massachusetts

Apr 23, 2023
Rated: 3.91 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Mar 31, 2023
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Rated by JessicaSpla from Ohio

4.61/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
I sampled this @ Cincinnati beerfest. While it can be off-putting for a beer to be so carbonated, I found it very refreshing.
Feb 09, 2023
Rated: 4.17 by LA2ED7

Dec 31, 2022
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Reviewed by hbeimers from Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Really good fruit beer. Perfect level of sweetness and fruitiness. Also very good for the price and wide availability. One of the better low-alcohol beers I've had
Oct 24, 2022
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Had on tap at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

On arrival barely a finger of pink head that slowly dissipates to a nice ring around the glass. The body is the color of raspberry juice with decent carbonation. Some vague lacing is left.

Aroma is that of fresh raspberry juice and a distinct tartness. A very slight earthy funk is present but raspberries are the main smell.

Taste is juicy. To be honest if you pulled a switcheroo and replaces some sparkling raspberry juice woth this I might not know and just assumed they upped the quality of the juice. Very sweet, but there is a touch of tartness and earthy fermentation. A bit of funk is present that compliments the raspberries nicely.

Feel is attenuated but juicy with a long and full finish. And immediate dry feeling is present, but this finishes like fruit juice.

Overall many people would probably describe this as way too sweet, but this is still quite enjoyable and very natural tasting so it is clear the quality is here.
Oct 21, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by archero from Texas

Sep 30, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by howardnss from Pennsylvania

Sep 13, 2022
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
250ml bottle into a flute. Couldn't figure out the dating.

Looks very good in the lindemans flute. Reddish wine body with a pink tinged head. Layers of pink lacing.

Usual lindeman musty aroma with the raspberries poking through.

Big raspberry flavor, tart, sweet, drying.

Mouth above medium, finish drying with the raspberry flavor lasting on the tongue.

Overall, had many times before, love raspberries, so an easy pick up. Abv at 2.5.
Aug 23, 2022
Rated: 4.38 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

Aug 19, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Aug 06, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by altrio

Jul 26, 2022
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Reviewed by Whyteboar from Michigan

3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Poured the color of garnets- reddish purple and the pink head was fairly tenacious in hanging around.
The aroma was raspberry, no surprise there.
The taste was also raspberry, with a little of the underlying earthiness allowed to show through. No alcohol at all was tasted, it was rather like drinking a raspberry fizz.
The feel was viscous - almost syrupy - like a soda but not quite. Rather went with the flavors.
OA, very enjoyable beer, very fruit forward and they make that clear going in.
Jul 19, 2022
Rated: 3.79 by cold_beer

Jun 24, 2022
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Reviewed by Spade from Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Ruby body with pink foam. Sweet with a strong raspberry taste, as expected. The alcohol is, of course, not noticeable. It's like a berry soda but exceptionally well made.
Jun 11, 2022
Rated: 3.72 by sjones5045 from Pennsylvania

Apr 30, 2022
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Reviewed by MrOH from Malta

3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Deep purple with a puce head, good retention and lacing
Smells of raspberries and red wine, a hint acetic
Sweet and tart. Somewhat jarring. raspberry preserve flavor
Light bodied, the added sweetener gives a slightly sticky body, appropriate carbonation
Not really my thing, but I can see why people like it
Apr 07, 2022
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Rated by Manta200 from Kentucky

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
At the Cincinnati Beer Fest 2022
Apr 04, 2022
Rated: 4.46 by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

Jan 31, 2022
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Rated by eatsluggs from Florida

3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Beer for my wife!
Jan 27, 2022
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Reviewed by detgfrsh from Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From a bottle. Opaque red color with a quarter inch of pinkish head. Smells of raspberry with some earthy notes. Light feel. Taste is mostly raspberry juice with a slight sourness. This is one of the beers where I'm amazed they produce enough to distribute to a neighborhood grocery store halfway around the world. Great example of the style.
Jan 24, 2022
Rated: 3.86 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Jan 16, 2022
Rated: 4.12 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota

Dec 20, 2021
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Rated by MITMAK

5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is amazing with a piece of cheesecake that is swirled with chocolate syrup.
Nov 22, 2021
Rated: 3.58 by Rubicj from Massachusetts

Nov 11, 2021
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Reviewed by nelsonracite from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A rich dark red pour. Smells of strong raspberry's. Taste of juicy and sweet raspberry's. Feels like a sweet explosion. great beer for special occasions.
Nov 07, 2021
Rated: 4.08 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 25, 2021
Rated: 3.54 by Bigmoist from West Virginia

Oct 22, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by avisong from Virginia

Oct 05, 2021
Rated: 3.81 by Nyarko-San from Pennsylvania

Sep 04, 2021
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Reviewed by kevofficiel from Canada (QC)

4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Got it in a bar called Le vestaire here in Montreal.

Look: Rubis colour with 1 finger of white head .

Smell: Raspberry, Apricots, sweet malt, wheat,

Taste: Raspberry juice, sweet but a nice sweet not overpower,

Feel: Light body, medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation, super easy drinking, refreshing.

So overall would I recommend it ? Absolutely.

Would I buy it again ? Yes but it's a beer you drink 1 or 2 after that you wanna drink something else.
Aug 15, 2021
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Rated by Captain68 from Russian Federation

4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Aug 08, 2021
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Purchased as part of a Lindemans four-pack variety selection of 8.45 oz bottles at The Cellar (Troy) for $12.99. Poured into a tulip glass.

L - Deep garnet with a two-finger pale ruby head.
S - Fresh-off-the-plant raspberries. Hints of wheat and grass.
T - Tart! Raspberries, raspberries, and more raspberries! The tartness definitely offsets what would otherwise be an overbearing sweetness. Little bit of a citrus finish.
F - Light carbonation, medium body. Clean finish. Very easy to drink.
O - Like other beers of the style, this doesn't taste like beer. It rather, tastes like whatever fruit it's using for a base. With this in mind, it hits the nail on the head! It's like drinking a basket of freshly-picked raspberries that got crushed into a syrupy juice and hit lightly with a Sodastream. A refreshing brew, and a wonderful light dessert beer option. Highly recommend!
Aug 03, 2021
Rated: 4.11 by flgimp from Pennsylvania

Jul 10, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by trickynicky from Maryland

Jul 08, 2021
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Framboise pours a dark reddish color, with a very small, fizzy, lacing head. Aroma is very sweet, lots of real raspberry notes. Flavor is also sweet, lots of raspberry, fresh raspberries. Good body and feel. Overall, lots of fruit, fizzy and fun to drink.
Jun 09, 2021
Rated: 4.12 by BEZMEZ

May 29, 2021
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Rated by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia

4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
One of my absolute favorites that I don’t have enough.
May 26, 2021
Rated: 2.25 by Noelito76 from New York

May 12, 2021
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