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De Cam Lambiek Special

Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Gooik, Belgium


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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
De Cam Special was made with whole yellow-gooseberry, blackberry and sour cherry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hawthorne00 (3416) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2016
750ml bottle. Unclear sunset amber with a few wisps of white head that are soon gone. Aroma: shame I can read the fruit blend, but it’s obviously cherries and something else - I guess the blackberries fatten and add bracken, the goosegogs acidity and a mellow juiciness. But neither are obvious (not any any means a criticism). And after a while nor are the cherries. Spicy funk, almonds and a lovely tired woodiness. Slight feral green twiggy/ shoe polish note that is OK but suggests problems to come (wrongly, it turns out). A fair bit of body. Low carbonation. Lovely brooding autumnal flavours with damp hay, decaying wood, mellow berries; perked up by zingy gooseberry acidity, ripe cherries, spices. Finish is long and fades towards gentle fruit that you almost forget how punchily sour it starts. Very beautiful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teddybeer (3298) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 16, 2016
Orangish color, quickly diminishing white head. Aroma has notes of vinegar, yeast and berries. Flavor is funky, very fruity, sourish with cherries and some wood. Strong sourness in the aftertaste with fruity mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rouhlas (2573) - GREECE - JUL 11, 2016
750 ml bottle at Gueuze tasting 2016, Ulfborg. Clear amber orange color with off white head. Yeasty and light malty aroma, funky, bretty, barnyard, berries, wood. Heavy sour acidic taste. Almost medium oily body with soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1577) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
From Bottle @fonefan gueuze tasting Ulfborg, thanks to fonefan - june 24th 2016. Pours a cool reddish, semiclear orange. Aroma has complex, oily fruityness; gooseberry, sour cherries, almond, marzipan, light acetone, blackberries. Taste is sour, dry, juicy and super fruity, no hints of acetone, citric finish. Average to low carbonation and an oily body. Tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1813) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Rød klar skum lidt hvid kort Krisebær eddike Blackberry Sur modrate sød lidt Tør

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (2112) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle @ Gueuze tasting 2016 ulfborg. Pours copper with a quickly fading white head. Aroma lots of fruits, cherries, light gooseberry, with light cherry stones. Taste is rather sour with loads of cherries, barn and a touch funk. Rather dry with a sticky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (3017) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Refrigerated 75 cl green bottle poured into a glass. Clear orange with no head. Aroma is tart, light body, no carbonation, and no lacing. Taste is tart, tart cherries, and some berries. Nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
marcus (8899) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Bottle from De Bierkoning. Pours orang amber with a tiny white head and a magnificent sour fruit aroma. There is a a really tasty sour berry flavor with a nice yeast presence. Just tart enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (13824) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 23, 2016
750 shared by Marcus. Pours hazy orange/cherry mix with little if any head. Aroma is rathe sour mixed fruit. Med body. Flavor is smooth, mildly sour mixed fruit, but the cherry stands out of the mix. With time the sour cherry predominates. Very good stuff indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6446) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear rose, very small head, bubbly. Aroma is fruity, berries, funk, oak. Flavor is light tart, juicy, light plus funk, oak, basement. Light body, lingering tartness. Finishing funk.

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