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

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (2685) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2014
Sample I sort of ran across courtesy of Masse (non-RB). Thanks man, have been hoping to try this for quite some time. Pours vibrant hazy ruby red with a rather small frothy pinkish white head that leaves some soapy trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sour, fruity and funky with crackers, sour cherries, lemon juice, leather, barnyard, hay, dry soil, horseblanket, lemon zest, cherry pits and hints of cherry pie. Taste is sour, fruity and funky with crackers, tons of sour cherries, lemon juice, grapefruit juice, leather, dry soil, hay, barnyard, horseblanket, cherry hard candy, unripe raspberries, red currants and moist wood. Mouthfeel is dry, tart, mouthpuckering and medium bodied. Finish is sour, fruity and funky with crackers, sour cherries, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, hay, leather and barnyard. Very very nice...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3157) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle, pours hazy red color with light to medium head and lacing. Aromas and flavor are sour cherry, leather, vinegar, oak, and funk. Body was medium with active carbonation. Good kriek but not in my top 5.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (2955) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle , 05 vintage . Pours dark red , small pink foam Smell is fleshy cherry , swimingpool again . Nice ! Good carbo . Sour , cherry , very intence , but very balanced . Dry finish . Nice !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rudy_Tripel (1) - BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2013 does not count
Deep red sour cherry beer with great taste of cherry, but gushing very hard (bottle date jan.2009).

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Pours pinkish red. Large cherry nose. Cinnamon added in the mouth. Mild tartness. Wow.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarcoDL (2133) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2013
Great example of a gueuze kriek. Intensely sour, with a nice touch of the cherries. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Palme (3240) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2013
Corked 0.375l bottle, the 2005 version from trade with BelgBeerGeek. Huge thanks Vincent! This is a really deep dark purple, almost blood orange purple one and it had a small kinda bubbly pinkish head that after a while fades in to a islandy and sidesticking film. My, the nose is just so extremely deep, rich and intense! Filled with dark black cherries, concrete cellar floor, wood, grass and even some traces of vanilla. This is the arch example of how a cherrylambic should smell. In the taste it has this really comfortable cherry sourness that I just love. It’s not to extreme on the carbonation, not flat just really soft and it feels thick and near oily in the mouth. So much flavor going on here. It’s almost as if the cherries are sweet and all the elements around the cherries are bretted and lemon sour. Cause it is a bit like licking a not to sour lemon this. A soft grassy thing also in between all that lovely tart sourness. World class all the way. Huge thanks Vincent! 04.10.2013

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lowenbrau (1892) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 26, 2013
375cl bottle @Kulminator, Antwerpen.Tart, cherries aromas. Quite balanced, smooth, very tart. Really nice and enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson (2515) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 25, 2013
75CL bottle sampled at Ebenezers Ruby red Almost no nose Earthy. Not too sour. Kriek at the finish. But nothing mind blowing. I think it’s a little too earthy for me.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Inbreak (2003) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 24.08.2013, 0,75l bottle from 2009 @ home:
Nice cherry colored semifizzy longlasting head. Aroma is very rich, concentrated sour cherries, sorrel, grass, thinner, oak, lemons, berry skin. Taste is very acidic sour, vinegar, concentrated sour cherries, lemons, berry skin, sorrel, soda powder, grass. Very nice, probably the best of them all from De Cam.


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