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De Cam Oude Lambiek

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


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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tillmac62 (447) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Pours gold with a touch of red. No head. Nose of barnyard funk with a lemon subnote. As it warms, vinegar is noted. Light medium body, with a somewhat smooth texture. No effervescence. The flavor is intense, but lacks complexity and balance. It tastes just like the nose with a tart citric note added

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (928) - Odense C, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle carlsens. Pours copper with no head. Aroma tart, citrus, sour, horse blanket. Taste is horseplanket, lemon, fruity, green apples, complex, earthy, dusty. Flat carbonation. Intense..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (2221) - London area, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy deep yellow/ orange with hardly any head. The smell is wood, funk, tart fruit, citrus. The taste starts off mild and woody then becomes more acidic tart and dryon the aftertaste. Light body with mild carbonation...very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickFifty (725) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2015
Golden peach color, no head. Funky nose, fruity, caramel, apple, vinous, hints of vinegar and citrus. Sweet fruity taste, funky, caramel, bread, sour, light astringent finish. Light to medium body, flat carbonation, oily texture. Personal stats: Rating #700

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erzengel (5638) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2015
Many thanks to Rian for sharing this 2009 Bottle. Nice tart sourish nose. The beer starts mild sourish, fresh and smooth. The acidity is moderate, the body is soft. The aftertaste has some horse blanket there, very soft mild sour. Great fresh fruity hints, nice and round. Fantastic mild sourish flavour with woody hints.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (478) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2015
0.75 l bottle @ One Pint Pub, Helsinki. Quite sour, burns your throat. But that’s what I like. More refreshing than hoppy ale which just makes you to more thirsty. Hard to tell if this more or less sour than Cantillon’s unblended lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (2234) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2015
June 21, 2015. 750 ml bottle at home, bottled january 2009 (according to the bottle...).
Clear golden with a small, quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is tart apple skins, lemon, leather, wood, barnyard. Taste is medium acidic with lemon and green apples, some leather and dry wood notes. Lasting medium acidic finish with apple and oak. Light bodied, slightly oily texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1330) - GREECE - JUN 7, 2015
750ml botle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Hazy golden orange color with almost no head. Aroma is funky yeasty, horse blanket - barnyard notes, citrusy fruity. Sweet and acidic taste, funky and tart fruity. Medium oily body with soft to flat carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1316) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle, bottled jan 09. Pours clear golden, with as good as no head. Aroma is tart wooden brett, with funky hay and notes of farmhouse. Medium body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is sour, with lactic acid, wooden brett, and farmhouse notes of hay and tart fruity notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (276) - Lodz, POLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle with blackened botteling date. Light orange color, no head. Aroma is barnyard, horse blanket, leather, lemon, wine, acid. Taste is light to medium sour and light herbal bitterness. Flavor of dry wine, lemon. Afterteste is dry wine, wood, tartness. Light body, watery texture, no carbonation. Not so complex but still nice one.

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