Lindemans Framboise | Brouwerij Lindemans

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Lindemans FramboiseLindemans Framboise

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
2.5-4.0% ABV

Added by Todd on 11-01-2000

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark reddish purple, little head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma is sweet and sour, full of fruit.

Taste is tart, full if raspberry flavor, slightly sweet, little to no hop flavor. Almost like a tart raspberry soda.

If you're into fruit beers, this is one to not pass up. If you're not, you should probably give it a try anyway.

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750ml bottle. No freshness date visible. Served in a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark ruby red color with 2 fingers of a dark pink head that settles to a thin cap thick collar. Body is dark but relatively clear. Moderate levels of visible carbonation.

Smell: Raspberries, raspberry jam, with some mild hay character sneaking through. Pretty one dimensional, but still nice.

Taste: Same as the aroma. Pretty one dimensionally raspberry, with just a hint of funk. Pretty sweet on the palate, but is balanced somewhat with a nice tartness, though not sour at all.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and crisp. Medium carbonation. No alcohol presence.

Overall: This beer lacks the sourness and funk that you would find in a traditional lambic, so if that's what you're looking for you'll be disappointed. As a raspberry fruit beer though, it's not bad at all. Overpriced for a fruit beer, but decent nonetheless.

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A: Deep ruby with a lighter red head. Looks like cranberry juice. I wouldn't be surprised if they used a dye in this, way too artificial.

S: Tart and sweet raspberry, very floral, slight bready/yeastiness as well. Barely beer like. I'm all for additives, but so far this is over the top.

T: Raspberry, front, back and center. Combines tartness, sourness, and (lots of) sweetness. Pretty tasty, sweetness is a little cloying after a while. Slightly bready aftertaste. I'm sorry, this may technically be a beer, but with this much saccharine it may as well be fermented juice.

M: Refreshing, with ample carbonation, a little syrupy- my teeth feel gritty from all the sugar.

O: It's 'good', but hard to believe this is considered a beer based on the color and the near soda-like sweetness- like I said, it might technically be beer, but its heritage is a 40 and capri sun. Still, this one is less cloying that some other flavors.

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Lindemans Framboise from Brouwerij Lindemans
3.94 out of 5 based on 2,798 ratings.
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