Lindemans Cassis | Brouwerij Lindemans

BA SCORE
86
very good
699 Ratings
Lindemans CassisLindemans Cassis
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
699
Reviews:
349
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
13.25%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
58
For Trade:
0
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3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.37/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark ruby red with slight purple tones. Has a good amount of carbonation. Smells of berries, dark fruit, I assume currants (if I knew what those smelled like).

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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3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

375ml bottle served in a Lindeman's flute glass

Appearance: Dark, almost blood red color. Fairly hazy with a light pink/purplish head. Left some nice lacing as well

Smell: Tart red berries, raspberry, currants, oak. There's a bit of a funky, musty aroma as well, but the fruit is what dominates.

Taste: Raspberry, cherry, black currant, and oak with some very mild funk. Tart upfront and in the finish with a sugary sweetness in the middle of the mouth. While the beer has some tartness, it's not sour at all.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with medium to high carbonation. Almost like a carbonated fruit juice drink

Overall: Not bad, but not great either. It's a good intro lambic or for those who like them sweeter. If you like your lambics sour and funky though, this isn't the one you're looking for.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from champagne bottle into a wine glass.

Pours deep crimson purple with colored foam. Very patchy and lots sticky. Grape fruity notes, the sweet kind. Short tart berry taste - stays sour throughout. Smooth finish. Full chewy mouthfeel. Very flavorful. Quite good.

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Tasted On: 02-12-2013
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 750ml green bottle, corked with pry-cap covered in foil
Glassware: Flute
Purchased: Single from Chuck's, Bowling Green, KY

A: Plum-colored (purple) beer with a tall pink head. Shows excellent lacing and head retention.

S: Aromas are of big fruit notes - kind of hard to describe what fruit exactly, but I've never eaten a black currant either. Also has some tart and musty smells.

T: Taste is as expected from the nose, with a very sweet and fruity flavor, similar to a red grape juice. I also get some sourness, like a sour candy is both sweet and tart.

M: Prickly in carbonation and with a medium body. Finishes just as in the taste, with fruity sweetness paired with a bit of tart.

O: Much like the other Lindemans fruit lambics, this is a very sweet affair and seems quite non-beery. That said, it is flavorful and interesting and seems well-suited as an after dinner or dessert drink.

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Lindemans Cassis from Brouwerij Lindemans
3.85 out of 5 based on 699 ratings.
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