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


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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (3778) - Antwerpen, - OCT 7, 2012
2005 Vintage - 375 ml. sampled @ Kulminator - hazy raspberry coloured, some white lacing - nose is going towards cherry more than kriek, tart but with a fruit sweet edge, nice sourness underneath - taste is good, going fruitier side rather than the more thinned and sour side, some softer fruits, light cellar, light vinegar, light wood - lovely very light syrup body - De Cam is good - this is good stuff - should revisit this one - wonder if aging upped this one a bit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5412) - Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
375 ml bottle shared with the group. Pours a cloudy reddish color with no head. The aroma and flavor have tart, funky cherry, wood, acidic but smooth drinking. This was an 06 bottle and didn’t have much carbonation but the flavor was very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5438) - Indiana, USA - SEP 14, 2014
375 ml bottle to taster (January 2006 vintage; shared by alexsdad06). Looks good for its age; a cloudy cherry with bubbly white lacing. Smells good too; cherries, funk, and oak. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart mouthfeel. This may be the only sour with little to no carbonation that I’ve ever truly enjoyed. The complexity is stunning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2990) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle at home from Belgiuminabox
bottled 2009
hazy crimson with pink tinged white lacing. Sharp acidic lemon sherbet, Dusty, cherry drops, some dry Brett and peppermint notes on swirling. Lively fine carbonation, citric acid tartness, artificial cherry, residual sweetness earthy dryness. More acidity in finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (1719) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Authentic oude kriek since 2004. Variable head stability, sometimes very thick and rocky, sometimes quickly desintegrating, pale pinkish. Colour a fiery ruby red, misty. Complex lambic flavour, wine vinegar, lemon, with the sharp tartness of the sour cherries; lots of vinegar-like acidity, lemon juice, loads of overwhelming fresh fruitiness, oily cherry stones in the finish, light bitter, strongly dry because of the acidity. I reckon there are not many krieks further away from the sweet mainstream examples than this one. Certainly one for the more advanced lambic lovers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5119) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
750 ml "champagne" green bottle, as De Oude Cam Exclusief Oude Kriek, bottled January 2009. ABV is 6.5%. At Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Beautiful red colour, moderate pink head. Intense and lovely aroma of sour cherries, farmhouse and almonds / marzipan. Relatively light bodied. The flavour is quite sour, but not extreme. Sour cherries of course, not very sweet, with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4019) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Ruby to purple colour with a small pinkish head. Smells fruity, sour, cherry, raspberry. Tastes sour, mint, fruity, raspberry, slightly ’brie’ cheese, funghus. Medium body, nice carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2619) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2014
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy amber with an average off-white head. Aroma of cherries, vinegar and almond notes. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Medium bodied, watery texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1375) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2014 Bottle @joes. Red pink color and a small white head. Smells and tastes fruity, cherries, red fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8227) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Sampled @ RBBSG III. Nice red purple color, average sized pinkish head. Aroma and taste are sweet, red fruits, cherries, slightly sourish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pushkinwow (2009) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
750 ml bottle from 2005. Opaque dark ruby red with no head. Wow. Huge funk, cherry pit, earthy, house blanket, dry, sour, lemon, makes you pucker up, incredible.

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