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

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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".


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OlivierMTL (711) - Quebec, - JAN 7, 2006
Couleur dorée, apparence brouillée, quelques grosses bulles éphémères. Arômes de bois, d’agrumes, de zeste et de vin blanc. Acidité tranchante en bouche, lactique, citronnée, une faible part de sucre résiduel toujours présent. Corps plutôt atténué, faible carbonatation. Ça c’est du lambic ! En fût, Brasserie Cantillon, Bruxelles, Décembre 2005.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Neptune (29) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Tasted sample at the brewery in Belgium. No gas at all. Aroma is zesty and a bit earthy. Taste is very sour with slight woodiness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3551) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Somewhat hazed yellow with a white head of foam. The aroma is grainy and just mildly funky. Some tartness, but never really gets sour. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (1207) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 5, 2015
At the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy golden color, a bit pale. No head to speak of, very flat. Cellar, earthy aroma, barnyard with cider-feel to it. Grapes. Taste mildly sweet with moderate soury feel in continuation. A pretty nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggsbowler (487) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Draft at the brewery - pours orange/yellow. No carbonation. Smell is lemon zest, earthy, grassy notes. Taste is lemons, tart, acidic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alpha10 (415) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
2015/05/01 - On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas in Brussels. Hazy orange straw colour with an off white, soapy head that lingers. Aroma is tart lemon, sour green apple, hay and barnyard. Taste is mildly sweet and moderately sour with tart lemon, hay and very mild barnyard. Mouthfeel is light with very mild carbonation and a tart, drying, dusty finish. Light, refreshing and crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
danielecamo (740) - ITALY - APR 29, 2015
Dalla botte, bevuto alla Brasserie. Lambic di 4 mesi. aromi molto intensi, forse ancora un pò spigolosi. Molto presente il legno, il polveroso, la cantina e la rusticità Anche al palato si mantiene molto rustico ed intenso. Fantastico.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
asheft (2686) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2015
Sweet and fruity aroma with butterscotch oak, faint barnyard and refreshing sourness, white grape, cranberry. Slightly hazy gold with no carbonation. Dry and slightly sour white grape, cranberry, oak, with slightly bitter tannins that are woody. Light body, very low, but not non-existent, carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1377) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 22, 2015
On tap at BBF. Hazy orange colour with white head. Fruity, brett aroma. Sweet, acidic, brett, fruity taste. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (274) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2015
Un bon lambic tout en élégance et équilibre, raffraîchissant et harmonieux, un régal pour commencer la soirée.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (458) - 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.


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