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De Cam Oude Lambiek

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unlike many other unblended oude lambik, there exists both draft and bottled versions of De Cam Oude Lambiek.

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".


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1720) - California, USA - JUN 26, 2016
750ml bottle of 3 year old, bottled 2/2012. Pours an orange color without any head. No carbonation. Mild lambic flavors, a little zesty sourness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (5848) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 19, 2016
750ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Cloudy orange color. Tiny size, bubbly head, stays. Sweet, acidic, leather, bit of manure in aroma. Acidic, fruity, apples, leather, rubber in taste. Fruity, apples and rubber in aftertaste. Acidic jammy mouthfeel. Drinkable brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle (from belgiuminabox). Pours golden. Aroma is fruity, acidic, oak, citrus, lemon. Flavor is sweet and bitter, peaches, lemon, funk, salty. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (2736) - ESTONIA - JUN 14, 2016
2015 bottle shared by Mart. Hazy amber, no head. Nose is horse and barnyard, dry notes, tartness, fruit. Flavor is tart, fruity, lemons, salt, earth. Tart finish, medium dry. Almost oily mouthfeel, lingering fruity and earthy dryness. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4444) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle in Rome. Thanks Mortlach! Still dark gold, clear. No head. A little waft of funky rotting fruit. A little oxidation, lots of sweet fruit juice. Clean, rather tasty, but a little muted. nice treat.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sir__v (1859) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle 2011 at La Capsule, Lille - FR. Color: hazy and cloudy dark golden beer with no carbonation and medium non persistent white foam. Smell: really fruity domination with sourness and wood notes. Very amazing nose. Taste: medium sourness body with floral and fruity domination balanced with good sourness and wood barrel notes. Amazing and superb attenuation. Fruity finish. No sourness. One of the best sour beer tasted. Aftertaste: fish floral and fruity finish. Small sourness and astringent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3089) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2016
Tap at WvdSG. Clear dark golden with a few big bubbles. Light woody, soft white grapes, soft mineral notes, lemon. Under medium sweet with very light bitterness. Under medium bodied with dry feel and no carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (1068) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2016
hazy golden liquid without head. aroma is apple cider, earthy. taste has some oak, medium bitter, medium+ sour. light body, thin feel, flat, bitter,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
indrekr (345) - ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2016
Aroma: mold, apple, soil. Appearance: hazy, golden, no foam. Taste: medium + sourness, medium bitterness. Palate: flat, medium body, astringent, no aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philus (45) - Bazel, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2016
75cl bottle @ home, 3YO lambic. Very small head, as you would expect from a lambic. Aroma is apple (vinegar) and lemon. Taste is sour apples, lemon, peach. Overall a well balanced lambic!


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