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Lindemans Jonge Lambik

Lindemans Jonge Lambik
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Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium


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Unblended lambic, max. 1 year old.

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 "Lindemans Oude Lambik" and anything less than 6 months-old under "Lindemans Jonge Lambik".

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 13/20
Beersiveknown (4204) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 6, 2015
Sample at the brewery
Aged in wood
Light amber, flat almost no head.Silty sewers, black pepper, soft carbonation, wheaty richness with a citric tartness
Aged in steel with wood chips
vegetal, sweetcorn, darker in colour, more tart with less bretty notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (11563) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2015
Sampled @ Gents Bierfestival 2015 Trübes goldenes Bier mit einer schönen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht säuerlich, helles Malz, Kraut. Geschmack säuerlich fruchtig, frisch, Citrus, Heu.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7313) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Keg at gent beer festival, I assume jonge. Pours hazy orange, nose is sharp lime, toffee, caramel, taste is dry, tart, fruity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thellgren (496) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Draught @ Bier Bier, Helsinki. There was no information if this was jonge or oud, but I guess it was jonge. No head, but cloudy, dark orange. Not extremely sour and taste has some wooden flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2347) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Draught at Bier Bier. Hazy orange color, white head. Sour taste with citrus, sour apple, tart, wheat, acidic notes and grass. Sour finish with citrus, sour apple, wheat and acidic notes. Very nice lambic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (9728) - Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Draft. Assuming this is an alias. Golden pour. Apples kin and must nose. Body is watery, lightly sour with some cheesy funk. Its only decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (3548) - BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2014
The unblended ’flat’ Lindemans lambic, earthy, sweaty, a bit smoky and funky but elegant and refined, with a cloudy straw blonde colour. Renowned for its high quality in lambic world and as such used by several geuze blenders; it’s a shame Lindemans does hardly anything else with it but covering it up with sugar and fruit extracts in most of their commercial products. But then there is still their Cuvée René, of course.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4761) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
Sampled at Bierweekend de Lambiekstoempers 2014 . Pours unclear orange , smell is funky, apples . Taste is funky , bit dry , some sweetness . Some apple-ish flavors . Very fresh , but not as sour as i’d like it to be

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
vtafro (5087) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2014
(Backlog) at spontaneous fermentation. Golden pour with no head. Rustic, metallic, awful flavors. Aromas of spice, funk and other off tones.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tom10101 (4096) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
At WE of Spontaneous Fermentation 2014. Slightly hazy golden with no head and no lacing. Aroma is of sulfur, hay, light funk and rotten eggs. Taste is very similar with wet grass. Medium body. Flat. Dusty finish. Not a fan.

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