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


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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Chapeau Banana Lambic is a clear, golden beer with no head. It is made from water, malt, wheat, hops, yeast, sugar, flavor, and banana (20%).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Mark_Eck (951) - - APR 7, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden color. Aroma and taste are both sweet banana candy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2657) - South Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2014
Poured from a bottle at Lexington Beerworks (KY) Light amber, clear and high visible carbonation - like an Amer. lager. Decent head and lacing. Very floral and moderately fruity saison aroma with light farmhouse character, less banana than expected. Over-ripe banana. Flavor: more banana. Also apple juice. Some tartness but still a bit sweeter than I would prefer. Light body; medium plus carbonation. semi-dry finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
sjorsvdg (118) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2014
You can hardly call this beer. Nice try, but it’s very unnatural and onedimensional.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5220) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2014
My wife absolutely loved this but i was underwhelmed. +++ Sampled from a 12.7 oz green bottle this beer poured a bright golden color with a medium sized soapy white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was faint dryish banana, nut and a hint of skunk. The flavor was tart, tangy and sour banana and a bit of vinegar. Medium length tart and tangy banana and vinegar. Ok.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12015) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle capped and corked from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. Pours translucent gold with no head. Aroma is a sort of softly cooked banana. Like in a pie. Flavor is sweet, has that banana "string" flavor, and has a lurking tartness. This isn’t really bad. It’s just too different to be really good. Certainly an interesting excursion.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kraddel (4378) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2013
At paters vaetje Pours rather clear , yet filthy blonde , big bubbles in a small foam Smells like banana chewing gum Good carbo . Fresh banana . Dry banana finish , than some lambic aspect ( apples come to mind ) than an applejuicy-banana flavour . Not respectable , but drinkable if you do an effort

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mgajdaczewa (762) - Katowice, POLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Aromat słodki, silnie bananowy, tu zaskoczenia nie ma. W smaku również dominuje słodycz bananów przełamana lekką kwasowością. Spodziewałem się czegoś dużo gorszego, choć dobre piwo to to nie jest.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
AndySnow (4512) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2013
How: Bottle.
Where: Dranken Geers, Gent-Oostakker.
Appearance: Pale yellow with a small white head.
Aroma: Artificial banana and a sour sweetness.
Body: Weak body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Artificial banana.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gmellison (426) - Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Bottle thanks to adnielsen. Pours a clear golden color. Aroma is overtly sweet, bananas and sugar. Taste is syrupy and one note of bananas.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy yellow pour with thin to no head, aroma brought notes of banana, fake like runts, sugar, some berry, earth, slight funk, and booze, acetic notes. Taste is a mix of sweet banana runts, hints of biscuit, bread, vanilla, slight vanilla, finishing sweet. Blech.

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