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BA SCORE
3.83/5
Very Good
710 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,340
Reviews:
351
Ratings:
710
pDev:
13.05%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
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24
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Shared a big bottle in Nashville at The Flying Saucer
Beer poured slightly hazy, dark purplish color (others said it was pink, but I didn't think so), with a thick foamy head. Foam faded slowly leaving a rocky pile of bubbles, and chunks of lace around the glass.
Smell is more tart than sweet currant juice, some yeast mustiness. The taste has same notes as the smell, sweet and tart berries, slightly sour fruitiness, finishes slightly yeasty and grainy.
The carbonation is low than expected, I assumed it would be overly fizzy like a champagne. Enough bubbles to maintain the head and give a tingle on the tongue, but still stay smooth with a solid body.
As good as the Framboise, maybe even a bit less sour.

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355mL (L G12KCA) into a tulip. Pours a clear ruby-red grapefruit w/ a 2-finger pink head, good lacing.

Aroma is sweet, fruity, w/ a slight lactic acidity. Raspberries and a hint of stomach acid.

Taste is brightly tart, fruity, sweet. Almost syrupy sweet, like a berry soda. Tartness hits on the back end. Acidity is clean and crisp.

Mouthfeel is light and sharp but a little sticky. Taste lingers.

Overall this beer is different from anything else I've had. A bit too fruity & sweet for my taste, but for what it is it's not bad.

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Initial tart fruit flavors followed by a good amount of sweetness. Berries, currants, reminds me a little bit of a sparkling red grape juice but with more a good deal more tartness.

Definitely not as sweet as say the Lindemans Peche variation with the tartness but still a good level of sweet fruit flavors. I typically enjoy the sweeter fruit lambics so I enjoyed this one.

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Lindemans Cassis from Brouwerij Lindemans
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 710 ratings
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