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Is this beer still good?
« on: September 21, 2012, 12:05:19 PM »
My in laws just moved a few months ago, and we went to move some of there things this afternoon and I realized my mother in law had a bottle of Lindemans Framboise.  I immediately put it in the fridge, hoping to drink it soon.  Do you think it's still good?  I know it's a lambic, right, do they go bad?  It's probably 4-5 years old.

I guess just chill it and try it!
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Re: Is this beer still good?
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012, 12:20:27 PM »
it's not going to hurt you or anything. I have to say in my opionion Lindemans Framboise wasn't any good to start with so...

It's not going to be quite the same as a years old lambic from some other lambic brewery because I am pretty sure they pasturize so they can back sweeten
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Re: Is this beer still good?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2012, 05:07:45 PM »
It turns out, it didn't taste, "bad", but I was kinda weirded out by the fact that it was so old and I didn't realize it was only about 3% abv.  Not sure that is enough alcohol to preserve a beer at room temp for 4-5 years.  It wasn't terrible, but we didn't want to chance it.

So, we didn't drink it, after all.
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Re: Is this beer still good?
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2012, 08:53:25 PM »
I have to say in my opionion Lindemans Framboise wasn't any good to start with so...

exactly what I was thinking.  ;)
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