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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René Review

Before any beer gets reviewed, I’d like to explain a few things. First, I’m not writing to be a critic. While I may mention aspects of certain beers that I’m not entirely fond of, these are strictly my opinions and you may absolutely love that same element. In fact, I hope this happens, and if it does be sure to tell me in the comments. Enough of that, lets get to the beer. Last Thursday was Belgian Independence Day so this is a review of the Belgian sour that I celebrated with.

Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René, as the name suggests, is a Belgian Gueuze which makes it part of the Lambic style of beer. Lambic’s are unique because instead of adding a cultivated yeast, they ferment spontaneously using the wild yeast that is native to certain parts of Belgium. This gives it a sour and acidic flavor which is indicative of the style which also include the raspberry flavored Framboise and the sour cherry flavored Kriek.

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