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


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   ABV: -
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (8210) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2013 @GBF 2011 – poured from an emptied, glass water bottle (certainly a first for me): hazy orange with no head, smell is lots of funky peach & some horse blanket, taste is lots of slightly tart peaches & lots of lactic bacteria, slightly tart aftertaste, horse blanket, more or less flat, great stuff /// upped the score for this one from 4.4 to 4.6 - not because I retried it but quite a few lambic latter, I still remember this as being one of the fines pure lambic’s I have had so far

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21641) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Draught at the Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation. Cloudy variegated golden color. Aroma of pear and subtle vanilla. Taste is very dry, very sour, sweaty feet, cobwebs, attic, horse. Neat stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thellgren (829) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlf (337) - DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016
Golden unclear, funky fruity smell, apple and citrus, barnyard funk, applejuice-like mouthfeel, little sourness, fruity sweetness, slightly bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (2262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2016
Overall: Sweet grapes, sour milk, bitter peel. Earth and stable.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2016-03-22.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (5940) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2016
Draft: Poured a cloudy dirty yellow color lambic with limited carbonation. Aroma of funky barnyard notes and some tart notes is pretty pleasant. Taste is also a solid mix with some barnyard notes with some oak and tart notes. Body is full with limited filtration. Easy to drink but nice level of complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (12570) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2012 This lambic was about a year old, so I’ll rate it as jonge lambic. Litre swing top bottle, poured by the friendly brewer from one of his wooden casks. Faded orange color, absolutely no head. Light citrus and raspberry aroma. Very pleasant but not as assertive as many other lambics. Medium bodied, but still a touch of wateriness. Very soft taste with just a touch of sourness. Citrus rules, but there are also other flavors. Some wood, milk, butter, grapes, raspberry. The complexity is there, but there could be a touch more character. Nevertheless a treat and a really great beer. Sample tasted in august 2012: Vinegar in the aroma. Traubenzucker. Sour, sulphury flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (3235) - Waregem, BELGIUM - APR 11, 2010
From bottle, yesterday @ tasteday with ULLI. Many thx. Very young lambic (jan. 2010) Hazy dark golden color, with no head. Aroma light sour, fruits. (apple) Medium body. Taste sourness, fruits, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
tquest (94) - BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2012
From the brewery. Pours golden not clear. Taste is lemon, citric and a very little bit sweet. A good lambic!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10856) - 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.

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