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

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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".


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1861) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2014
Pours hazy light yellow with some fainted lighter hues. Thin shortlasting white head. Aromas of sour green apples, lots of vinegar and some yeast. Pretty vineous aswell. Taste is tart apples up front, some vinegar and some stable-like notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 12, 2014
[9/27/14] Jug sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2014 in Bodegraven. Hazy golden. Funky aroma with barnyard, sweat, fruits and a bit of floral notes. Sourish funky flavor with barnyard, oak and some citrus. Flat mouthfeel. Great and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Smells of vinegar with hints of apples and white wine. The taste is at first an acid kick, followed by a delayed fizzy explosion. Exciting, very unfamiliar. Hard to judge beers in this genre.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5435) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Sample at the brewery. Comes a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of fruit and funk. Taste is fruit, funk, citrus, and earth. Interesting in a nice way. Glad I got to try this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3999) - NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
Borefts Bier Festival 2014. Unclear orange body with no head. Aroma is tart and sour, apples, vinegar. Taste of grapes, dry white wine, leather, acidic finish. Highly acidic. Not one to replace your daily lambic, but Iím really excited to have tasted it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3856) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2014
Didnít know this was a special entry.. Sample at bbf, poured a cloudy yellow orange colour with a white head. Citrus, horse blanket, lemon zest, cheese, sour green apples, funk, tart, a lot more fruit notes as ínormalí geuze.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (14078) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Sampled @ Borefts 2014 day 2. Hazy a bit pale yellow color, small white head. Smell yellow fruits, citrus, slightly sour. Taste sourish, sour fruits, quite balanced, with a fruitpeel bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12884) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2014
Borefts Beer Festival 2014. Cloudy golden with a small white head. Funky aroma with grapefruit and pine notes. Dry and tart flavour with funky notes, wood and a hint of mint. Tasted more mature than most jonge lambik I have had

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (5398) - Leuven, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Some bubbles. Apple, sour, vinegar. Surprisingly soft tasting. Very thin body and watery almost but quite more complexity than expected from such a young beer. The sourness is more mellow than I feared and thereís some dusty earthy yeast hints already there. Nice Lambic (but I still donít get most of the craze around it). (On tap at Borefts 2014)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (2311) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
@ BBF 14. Pours hazy golden with a very tiny white head. Aroma is very rural with lots of musty oak, stable, a gentle tartness, floral notes and kinda clean overall. Smells young bro! Taste is tart and soft with notes of horse blanket, sweet moldy oak, lemon, vinegar and pretty easy drinking.


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