Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Spontaneously fermented beer flavored with natural juice of apricot and matured in oak casks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2010
Bottle thanks to dkachur. Pours a clear orange with a very tiny ring of white head. Aroma of sweet apricot and musty oak. Flavor again of sweet fruits (I can’t quite say that it is specifically apricot, but there are plenty of light fruits including apple and apricot) with a nice malt base. Overall quite enjoyable, as the other Chapeaus are. 7/4/7/4/14 [3.6/5]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2010
(Sample Date: 8/1/2009 Source:Other) Apricot with some woody notes in aroma. Clear light golden with no real head. Earthy sweet woody and slightly sour apricot and honey. Full body and mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle: Pours orange, no head. Lots of sour and sweet fruit and sugar in the aroma, this is going to be f’n soda. Flavour does provide lots of apricot but at the expense of YOUR SOUL. This "beer" company just continues to release filmy, awful fruit juice. Bah.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1862) - Cupertino, California, USA - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle from trade. Thanks! Cloudy yellow orange color with suspended particles. Sweet. Easy to drink. sugar, peach skin aroma. Decent. What a 3.6 rating! That’s right..stand back.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 4, 2009
Bottle courtesy of Bob on 08/01/2009. Clear amber body with a medium frothy off-white head. Sweet fruity, apricot and honey aroma. Very sweet honey and apricot flavor, some light barnyard hints. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2009
375 mL bottle from Bob.. Thanks! Pours a clear apricot color with not much of a head. Aroma of apricot, honey and cork. Taste is apricot, honey, citrus. Thick, medium bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WeeHeavySD (3380) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 3, 2009
Bottle from wetherel, thanks for sharing John. Pours orangey with a tan head. Nose is sweet but not all that nice. Taste is sweet and tart and overall a big eh on the whole.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (14098) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 22, 2009
250ml bottle (Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam)
Sweet, but a touch sharp too, sticky resiny oak barrel aroma. Peach or perhaps apricot too. The compulsory de Troch level of bizarity too - anna got beef! Tastes of beef and bacon in a delicate sweet and sour apricot sauce! Sharpness is very nice, but body’s very sweet. A touch of soap in places. Finish is pleasantly woody, again a bit sweet, and very fruity - peach, apricot, and lemon. They’re weird, but they’re wonderful in their own quirky way - please keep experimenting, mr head brewer!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2009
[Bottle] Not sure what happened to this thing, but this was one of the worst beers I’ve had. The aroma was like sweet apricot, but there was this really sharp, green aroma really similar to jalapeno peppers. The flavor matched the aroma. Two sips and down the drain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2009
25cl, from the brewery, not complex sweet fruit brew, yet refreshing, not balanced, clear, small head, nothing special

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