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


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RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2006
Bottle. Color is pale yellow with a small white head, short duration. Aroma is sweet banana. Taste is sweet and acidic with some apple and banana.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2007
25 cL bottle. Pours slight hazy yellow with a lacing white head. Aroma is sticky sweet banana - even from a meters distance, it did reveal some lambic notes once my nose had adjusted to the banana aroma. Slight lambic sour note in the start and finish and with a sweet banana flavour in the middle. No bad as such - but I honestly will never return to this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2003
The aroma is sweet as a banana that that has turned brown. The beer is an unclear light yellow with no head. The flavor sweet with a powerful banana taste. It doesn't have the sharpness nor metallic notes that lambic usually have. In summary it is a slightly acidic boring lambic. The ingredients reads yeast - in my world, that doesn't make it a lambic. If You want a banana beer try George Wells Bannana Bread Beer instead.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (26157) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a white ehad. Aroma of bananas and fruits with notes of yeast. Flavour of bananas and fruits.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
oh6gdx (25453) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2007
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour, not much head. Artificial bananas with sweetish sourness all the way through, both in aroma and flavour. Don’t ever try to have any kind of cheese with this one...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2007
(Bottle 25 cl) Pours a slightly hazy golden with a small, white head. Very distinct banana aroma. Thin-bodied with a very, very sweet banana flavour. The lambic sourness is only a vague memory in this beer. A soda pop much more than a beer. 150102

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 4, 2002
Ugh. Sweet like cloying banana-liqueur, artificial tasting banana aroma. Why do you do this to a lambic?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Travlr (21638) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Bottle at the source, courtesy of Joey from Malaysia, thank you ma’am! Looks like beer, tastes like banana soda.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2004
Pale blond color. Banana candies aroma. Too sweet and artificial, easy to drink but not a beer!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Leighton (18695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle in the car while cruising out of Belgium - March 2013. Pours clear gold with a white foam head. Sugary, rotting banana in the aroma. Hugely sweet flavor, syrupy, with lots of fake, cloying banana essence, rotten fruits, sugar syrup. Light bodied with average carbonation and viscous, syrupy texture. Cloying finish with more artificial banana, straight sugar, light sweat. Bad. Very bad.

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