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

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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".


lilannie's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Aroma: honey, flowers, some earthiness and mustiness
Appearance: slightly murky brown, small white head, little lacing
Flavor: lightness, light tartness/sourness, some grass, hay and barnyard, lite brown sugar
Palate: lite tartness with some fruit, slightly lactic aftertaste


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (1881) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2014
The beer looks awefull, no foam at all. But this is I think how beer used to be. Sour aroma, some green apple, candy. Little sour taste, also some light sugar notes. Fresh and refreshing drink. (@ Cantillon Brussel 201404)

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MattiasA (608) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2014
Tried at the brewery. Flat with some vinegar, hay, green grapes and citrus.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (1901) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2014
At the brewery. Mild weich im Antrunk. Die typische Cantillon-Note kommt im Hauptteil zur Geltung, aber mild und nicht sehr penetrant. Sehr süffig, weich. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang und intensiv, leicht holzig, angenehm Cantillon-sauer und sehr schön weich und mild. Toll. Pferdedecke ist sehr mild und nicht aufdringlich. Noch ein sehr weiches und kaum saures Exemplar! --> 13/13/13/13

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Tap at Open Baladin, Roma, 08/02/14. Lightly hazed golden with a thin off white head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is lemon rind, straw, light vinegar strains, puff of smoke, light citric enfused acidic waftings. Taste comprises burnt citric tinged straw, subtle acidic tinges, musty, dank wood, light vinegar tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, tarte and bitter lemon twinges in the close, light acidic throat scrape. Solid dank stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2489) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2014
Sampler at the brewery. 1 year old. Clear golden headless body. Apple jam and funky notes on the nose. Sour grapefruit in the mouth along with cereal and a lasting bitterness. Medium bodied and mouthwatering.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
la1965 (36) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Orange and slightly cloudy with some floaters. Smelled leather sour then fruit. Very complex beer with sourness punching through barnyard in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6326) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2014
Cruche à Cantillon. Orangé-ambrée complètement plat. Arôme est agréable, complexe tout en restant la base de la gueuze. Notes boisées de chêne, de grains avec des effluves terreuses et poussiéreuses légères. Palais est sec, malté moyen sur pointe acerbe, fruité-citronné modéré même avec l’absence de houblon. Tout cela tire un peu sur le terreux et une pointe de suret.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
skaughty (643) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
From the brewery. Was described as "less than a year old". Everything about this had not settled, as it was clearly young. As part if the tour tasting, they give you this first to test your palate to see if you should even request a second (different) beer. Good idea, as this saves the good stuff for the rest of us. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dunt (259) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Glass sampled from a pitcher at the brewery. Pours a hazy yellow/brownish yellow in color with very little head formation. It’s pretty flat overall. The nose is lemon rind, must, barnyard, and some light apple. I can definitely tell the difference between this sample and the oude lambik on cask at Moeder. This doesn’t quite have the assertive acidity that the Oude lambik does and it doesn’t seemed nearly as developed. The flavors are softer, but unrefined in comparison. Light, dull mouthfeel that is a little watery and oily. Has a short to moderate finish. While this wouldn’t bet first choice when it comes to Cantillon, it was definitely cool to see the progression of their lambic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mpuntmuts (121) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2013
Free glass from brewery. Pours gold/yellow and a little hazy with absolutely no head. The aroma is full of fruits and sours. Very fresh smell. Taste of sour apples, citrus fruits. Really sour tart tongue shriveling flavors. Smack!! Mouthfeel is thin and dry, like white wine with mild sparkling. Nice beer but too much like wine for me.


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