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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5401) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
Bottled (37,5 cl) at ’t Antwaerps Bierhuiske, Antwerp, Belgium. CLear ruby, medium pink head. A bit restrained cherry aroma, with notes of burnt rubber and leather. Medium bodied, high carbonation. Dry with medium acidity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (1271) - BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2013
Dark red colour, almost no foam or carbonation. Very fruity aroma of sour cherrys, notes of citrus, vinegar and almond. Dry and bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1838) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2013
July 5, 2013 - bottle shared by Brett. Reddish pour with limited head. Aroma and taste of sour cherry. Taste had a bit of vinegar that was not a good thing. This was a 2009 bottle while the others were 2012 so that may have had something to do with it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8273) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle split at Craft Clerko, big thanks to Bruce, 26/06/13. Murky cherry red/crimson with a thin off white head. Nose is tarte berry fruit, cherry pie, musty notes, dank wood dipped in a cherry mash. Taste comprises dirty berries, light funk, soured cherry drops, funky tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp dryish finish. Solid fruit lambic, fairly simple but well executed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (4566) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle split at CBC Clerkenwell. Thanks to Bruce! The pour’s deep red with a small head. The nose is super tart cherry. Very earthy and full of personality. Quite vivid. The taste is similarly in your face. More earthy cherry compote. Clean acetic tang on the finish. Mild citrus. Slightly buggy. A pretty simple set of flavors, but everything’s dialed-in. Light body, active carbonation. Overall, pretty great. This De Cam didn’t even gush all over the place! A real bonus given past De Cam experiences.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2242) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle at Delirium Café. 1996 vintage. Hazy deep red liquid with small white head. Aroma of almonds, cherries, apples, lemon, grain and funk. Taste is dry and medium to high sour with notes of lemons, almonds and light funk. Light to medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Really nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5300) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle shared at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering, 2013. Absolute gusher - one of the biggest cork pops I’ve ever seen. Pours a deep, but bright red body with light pinkish white lacing. Aroma is my favorite character usually found in cherry lambics - lots of indoor swimming pool musk and sweet cherry pie. Mouthfeel is lightly tart with great notes of sour cherries, bright funky basement, indoor pool, cherry pie, light raspberry and faint cheese. Awesome lambic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
berntholer (897) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 16, 2013
pink head that disappears quickly, the foam bursts open and disappears at once with no lacing. ruby-red colour with some chunks of fruit. aroma of sour cherry, raspberry, wheat delicious nose of fresh fruit. taste of sour cherry, tart, sour, sweetness striking a great balance followed by a bitter, fruit and sour cherry aftertaste.medium carbonation and body. the only thing keeping me from giving it a perfect score is hoping de cam comes up with something even better. just divine!! bottle 75 cl / bottle on jan-2009 / best before 7-3-2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6297) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 8, 2013
2005 Vintage. 375mL bottle at Kulminator, pours a dark pinkish ruby red. Aroma of cherry purée, a mild sourness, and some dusty funky notes. Flavour brings out very sour cherries, a dusty quality, and a touch of vinegar. At 8 years old, time has certainly intensified the sourness of the cherries. Medium acidity and very sour. Wonderful kriek.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (4688) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle: Poured a clear deep red color lambic with a generous pink head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tart cherries is quite intense with some sour notes and some light funky notes. Taste is also dominated by intense tart cherries notes with some light red vinegar notes and a sour finish with limited acidity. Body is quite full with great carbonation. I really enjoyed the amount of cherries in there with the balanced level of acidity and sourness but I would have enjoyed this even more of the funky barnyard notes of the lambic would have come forward a bit more.

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