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Cantillon Jonge Lambik

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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Please note the age of the sample you are reviewing when entering your rating. While many factors determine whether you have had "Jonge" or "Oude" Lambik, a general rule of thumb is to enter 1 year-old or older lambik under "Cantillon Oude Lambik" and anything less than 6 months-old under "Cantillon Jonge Lambik".

For those between 6 and 12 months of age, you should take in to consideration the character of the lambik. Samples presenting themselves as hazy/cloudy, with some head-formation and residual sugar should be entered as "Jonge Lambik", while those that are drier, higher in clarity and with little/no head formation should be entered as "Oude Lambik".


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1828) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Poured from a ceramic jug at Cantillon at the end of the tour. During the tour, I watched the guy fill up two large plastic containers that had taps in them. He said he hoped they would last the day. this beer was slightly hazy and Amber in color. No carbonation. Sour funky and good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tderoeck (5510) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 28, 2014
27/IX/14 - on tap @ Borefts 2014 (Bodegraven) - BB: n/a (2014-1158) Thanks to Benzai, fonefan and cgarvieuk for sharing today’s beers!

Note: funny, after almost 5 years of intense beer rating, visiting tons of Belgian beer festivals, having visited the brewery about 5 times, I ultimately have to turn to a Dutch beer festival to finally drink on the the last missing Belgian straight lambics on my list.

Little hazy yellow to orange beer, small irregular creamy white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very sour, fruity, cherries in a jar, bit funky, woody, bit chemical. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: soft sourness, very refreshing, bit lemony, dairy, touch, little bitter, orange and lemon rind. Aftertaste: nice sour, grapefruit, little bitter, funky, woody notes, nice bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1884) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015
January 23, 2015. On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas.
Hazy orange with light minimal white head. Aroma is tart green apples, lemon, some earthy barnyard notes in the back. Taste is light sweet, medium tart with green apple skin, lemon and some earthy and dusty notes in the finish together with tart apples. Smooth medium bodied, soft almost flat carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10359) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Cask at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Pours lightly hazy gold with a large, frothy white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is lightly sweet malt, funky and tart bacteria with vinous notes and subdued walnuts. Flavor is initially tart and acidic lemon with light malt and a light sweetness and a dry finish. Light body and soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartlebier (2210) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2015
Less than 1yo sold as young lambiek, from earthenware pitcher@source 02/2015. Flat, dank, mellifluous horsepiss of a semi-mature lemonade, laden with smooth residual sugars, old candied orange and graperuit zest while wandering wood tones lead the palate towards a quenching finish that hints at a second glass. Sweeter than some other jonge lambieks and quite round and harmonious. Pure unpasteurised young&wild goodness in a glass, - bottle this in a bag for everyday culinary use and watch the masses convert?

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Peter_L (951) - SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
Nyupptappad direkt från lagringsfat@Cantillon bryggeri. Gyllengul vätska, lätt grumlig. Doftar fruktigt med lite syrlig arom. Smakar syrligt och lite kärnkärvt. Kort eftersmak där syrligheten och kärvheten klingar av och ersättts av en lätt dammighet och lite frukter.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (243) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Golden pale and a tiny bit cloudy color. The smell is a bit like old cheese. No carbonation and a lot of old cheese and a bit of horse stable. The aftertaste is not that overwhelming, still a very good lambic.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Sample poured from the ceramic jug at Cantillon. Poured hazy yellow and uncarbonated. Slightly funky, acidic and tart. No sweetness. It was very educational to taste this alongside the older lambics. Fantastic experience!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (478) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Draught at Moeder Lambic. Golden color with inch thick head. A subtle Lambic funk, a bit of residual sugars, hay, wood, apples and lemony, dry finish. Flat. Good and interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steasy66 (1012) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2014
From stoneware jug at Cantillon. Still, hazy, wheat, funk, tart. Really tasty, happy I got to try it.


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