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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Spontaneously fermented beer flavored with natural juice of apricot and matured in oak casks.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, 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.

2.7
   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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, 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.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WeeHeavySD (3360) - San Diego (Hillcrest), 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9260) - 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!

1.5
   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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BoBoChamp (5382) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2009
25cl, from the brewery, not complex sweet fruit brew, yet refreshing, not balanced, clear, small head, nothing special

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
thewolf (11149) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle, bought @ Utobeer, London.
Pours deep orange with a small, creamy, white head. Sweet fruity aroma, some apricot, but also lots of marzipan. Light mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, light tart fruitiness. Not very good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2008
Pours a hazy dull orange with a small white layer of foam with some nice lacing. Aroma is fresh apricots - very sweet! Tastes very sweet indeed, pop-like. Low carb, quite creamy. Some lingering artificial aftertaste. Mmmmmeh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Mild sour aroma with abricot and wood notes. Sweet and sour flavor with abricot notes. Mild strav notes.


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