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De Cam Jonge Lambiek

De Cam Jonge Lambiek
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Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Gooik, Belgium

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   ABV: -
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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 "De Cam Oude Lambiek" and anything less than 6 months-old under "De Cam Jonge Lambiek".

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".


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
The ’raw material’ of the De Cam products, available from tap in their pub and given in stone jars, as was custom for flat lambic two centuries ago. Made from wort coming from Girardin and 3 Fonteinen, apparently. A refreshing, fruity lambic, obviously without head or carbonation, with spicy and milky notes and bitter, thirst-quenching finish. It’s a shame flat lambic has been reduced to folklore and has to be artificially kept alive, I could have this - or any other one - any day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3104) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
At WE of Spontaneous Fermentation 2014. Slightly hazy bright golden with no head and no lacing. Aoma is a little cheesy with light funk, hay and mineral notes. Taste is grassy and a little cheesy with hay and light funk. Light body. A tad watery. Slightly dry finish. Probably the softest unblended lambic I have tried yet. Super drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3482) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2014
On cask at WoSF 2014. Clear flat gold pour. Cheesy aroma, wet grain, wet hay, bready notes. Doughy, grassy flavor, light funk, quite low acidity. Medium palate, slightly sweet. Pretty easy drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1981) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JAN 28, 2014
Taster during TdG 2013 @De Cam. Tart green apple, fresh lemon and some cheesy notes on straw-dry palate. Unpresuming and spot-on for what it is, considering what it will become.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2013
Taster at "Volkscafé De Cam", shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, flat. NOSE: grains, little hop, horseblanket, hay, grass. TASTE: sweet, syrupy, not really sour, like watered down a little? Not that good.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (11600) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Flat golden orange pour with no head or carbonation. Really an awful nose. Bile, cheese, and butter are the main aromas. A light lemon tartness and some barnyard funk notes. The taste isn’t much better. Lots of butter and cheese notes, some mild lactic sourness, and grass. A bit of earth and barnyard funk in the background.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
Draft @ De Cam. Pours cloudy golden with a off white head. Tart, dry and earthy. Manuer, funk, straw and caramel. Dry. Jonge.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cpetrone84 (1541) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Pour is pale and hazy yellow with no head. Nose is faint with notes of lemon juice and a fresh sock like funk. It taste is a bit messy, light lemon juice and musky cellar mildew. Flabby integration on a light body, low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (3063) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2011
Clear golden colour, no head. Aroma very fresh and floral, tart apples, fresh hay, slight citrus. Some lactic acid. Flavour sour notes, fruity, slight apricot. Slight residual sweetness. Soft carbonation. Finish dry.
(draught @ Modeste bier festival)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BelgBeerGeek (1299) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2011
@ Modeste bierfestival , Antwerpen

Head: none
Colour: gold, clear
Smell: apples, slightly sour, geuzey, fruity, grapes
Taste: very fruity start, slightly bitter, mild sourness, dry aftertatse , end is apples and peares, awesome !


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