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

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Only available straight from cask at the brewery or in a very few traditional pubs in the direct neighborhood of Vlezenbeek.

Attention! This is not the bottled 1996 vintage to be found in Swedish Systembolaget or in speciality shops in Belgium. If you had "Lindemans Oude Lambik 1996 Vintage" or "Lindemans Loeierik", then you have to enter a rating for "Lindemans Oude Lambik (Loerik)".

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".


caesar's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6613) - Bunnik/Utrecht, - AUG 4, 2012
Fresh from the brewery, served in 10 L jerrycan. Only slight hazy golden color. Aroma of barnyard, hay, still some ammonia-notes in it. Quite dry. You can note the resemblances between old and young lambik, but the older one is definitely more improved and matured. Nice one.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1778) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Lambic (2015) by Brouwerij Lindemans at BrewDog Warszawa zaskakujaco malo kwasny i taninowy a conwiecej owocowy dosc, dzikosc malo sympatyczna, smrodliwa g... Morelowy, cytrynowy, slodkawy. Cacy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1915) - Hagen, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2016
Sampled at ’De Prael Proeflokaal’ during h.ertie’s masterclass for Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016.

One-year-old: Slightly hazy, golden amber, no head. Sourish-fruity, slightly funky aroma of lemon, rhubarb, oak, some sweat and a touch of gooseberry. Moderately sour, quite fruity and moderately funky taste of lemon, rhubarb, oak and some gooseberry, followed by a medium long, rather tart and dry finish. Thin to medium body, moderately astringent mouthfeel, flat. Nice! (7/3/7/3/14/3.4)

Two-year-old: Hazy, golden amber, no head. Sourish-fruity, moderately funky aroma of lemon, rhubarb, oak, sweat and some gooseberry. Quite sour, moderately funky taste of lemon, rhubarb, oak, some sweat and hints of gooseberry, followed by a medium long, rather tart and very dry finish. Thin to medium body, very astringent mouthfeel, flat. Nice! (8/3/8/3/15/3.7)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3632) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2016
Samples provided by h.Ertie at Carnivale Brettanomyces. 1 year old: hazy orange golden with no head. PH of 3. Lactic sourness, light sweet grains, apricot, light wood and hay. Quite sour but there is also a light sweetness. Medium bodied, no carbonation.

2 year old: looks the same and has same PH. More woody, quite some funk, hay, softer sourness that is more on the lemon side though not very sharp.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2016
On tap at Olgod. Orange colour with small white head. Fruity, tart aroma. Sweet, fruity, sour, wood taste. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kacperred (194) - Gdañsk, POLAND - APR 15, 2016
Kran. Nie robiłem szczegółowych notatek podczas degustacji, ale pamiętam, że było umiarkowanie kwaśne, aromaty kwaśnych owoców, aromaty i posmaki charakterystyczne dla dzikusów - całkiem przyjemne i orzeźwiające.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40181) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2016
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small fruity note. Dry and crict. Herbal and dry finish. Bitter and herbal finish. Dry and citric finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlf (271) - DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016
brown woodlike color, sour funky smell, more barnyard funk than fruit, quite sour, little sweetness, applejuice like moutfeel

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (1200) - Airvault, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2016
Straight from the cask, 20cL. @Brugs Bier Festival. 5.5% abv. A brown orange opaque beer with a medium white head ; medium retention. Wood, fruits (apple), roast, vinegar, barnyard. Light sweet, light to medium dry sour refreshing. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation, actually it’s first smooth, then just a bit fizzy, dry woody lasting sour finish. Overall, good one ! Nice woody brett flavor, nice sourness ; very refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (16492) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2016
Trübes goldenes Bier mit einer mittelgroßen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch mild fruchtig, leicht säuerlich. Geschmack säuerlich fruchtig, helle Früchte, Kraut, leicht holzig, süffig .

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9552) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2016
Draught as "Lindemans Flat Lambic, 5.5%", at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, on January 13, 2015. Also stated "Flat Oude Lambic".
Clear golden color, smallish whtie head. Gypsum, dry, tart currants, slight acetic scent. Acetic, tart, sour, dry taste. Acetic aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, no bitterness.


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