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Oud Beersel Jonge Lambik
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Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 "Oud Beersel Oude Lambik" and anything less than 6 months-old under "Oud Beersel 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".


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11525) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Keg at Craft 100. It pours lightly hazy gold with minimal head. The nose is earthy, funky, musty, gooseberry, grape, farmyard, dirt, tannins, grape must, vinous notes and just a touch of jam. The taste is bitter, musty, sour, lactic, earth, gooseberry, grape, good mouth-pucker, floral notes, wet leaf, damp wood, twig, barnyard and must with a dry finish. medium body and low carbonation. A rather interesting combination. Good.
Earlier Rating: 5/27/2013 Total Score: 3.1
Tap at WoSF, 2013. It pours hazy amber with small bubbly head. The nose is lightly bitter, earth, leaf, vinous, mild sweetness and salty notes. The taste is ice-team, caramel, raisin, light sugar, peach, tanginess, mouldy wood and some spice. Lightish body and low carbonation. Almost tastes like a faro! Decent balance and drinkability. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4854) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
cask at la fleur en papier doree
hazy burnished gold. dry, carbonic, bretty, funky, earthy, light sharpness, moderate carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13844) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2015
Kick 200215. Cloudy golden colour with no head. Aroma is sourness, horse blanket, farmhouse. Flavour is dry, sourness, funk, farmhouse, fruit, apple. Interesting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imaena (2157) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUL 23, 2015
Draught. Finally found an unblemished and it blows me away so much funkier and earthier than other I have tried. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6553) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2015
Unclear deep golden color with a small bubbly head that soon vanish. Lots of green apples and wood. Medium body, quite flat carbonation and a pleasant balanced acidity. Rich green apples, wood, some vinegar and citric. Refreshing and nice lambic.
[Bottle from a trade with Martinus]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
2nd April 2015
Craft 100 at Craft Clapham. Keg. Hazy gold beer, no head. Light and crispy palate, semi dry. Mild wet wood. Little citrus before lemony sourness kicks in. Turns slightly bitter. Trace of berry fruits before an airy finish. Interesting and drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (7653) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2015
3/V/15 - 75cl bottle @ the brewery during Toer de Geuze 2015 - BB: n/a (2015-596)

Little hazy orange beer, just a few irregular bubbles, no real head. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity, bit sour, green banana, grapefruit, not bitter though, citrus, lemony. Aftertaste: lemon juice, acidic, still fruity, somewhat woody, spicy finish. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2683) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2015
@ Verzekering tegen de Grote Dorst, Eizeringen. Hazy golden colour, no foam, no carbonation. Barnyard, funky, citrus and lemon. sour and refreshing lambic. Nice aftertaste. Good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (16898) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
At Craft 100 150402. Hazy golden, small head. Sour vinous aroma, rubber, leather, grapefruit, grass notes, vinegar notes. Sour rubber and leather flavor, grapefruit, citrus, vinegar, woodsy notes, earthy, some hay. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (1674) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden. Hazy yellow shade. Almost no head. Slight malty aroma with big jammy red wine fruitiness. Taste again is nicely juicy with sufficient wild lambic character. Medium sour, manageable, dryness as it finishes. Barrel really adds to this nicely.


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