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


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (7873) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2015
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. ABV 5,6 %. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is weak tarty fruits, some farmhouse and acidic citrus. Taste is quite crisp and fresh, with a only the slightest fruity sweetness, more dry weak acidic citrus,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (2872) - NORWAY - OCT 26, 2015
From tap at Mi2 at Cardinal 26.10.15. Hazy straw colour. Diminishing off-white head. No lacing. Aroma of barn, horseblanket and sourness. Sour lambik-taste, with hints of malt. Dry and cirsp, with a little residual sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6459) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Backlog rating. Keg at CBC CG, London. It pours a hazed pale golden color with almost no head. Aroma is funky and winey with notes of must basement red wine oak and lemon. Tate has some berry jam sweetness upfront with more red wine barrel notes and funk, before turning into a lemony acidic dry finish. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, very tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (6719) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2015 On tap at Cardinal Pub & Bar, as Oud Beersel Lambiek, the day after an Oud Beersel presentation. ABV is 5.6%. Deep golden colour, low white head, moderate to low carbonation. Lovely aroma of brettanomyces / farmhouse, farmhouse kitchen, white wine vinegar and oxidised sour apples. Dry and moderately tart brettanomyces flavour, medium sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12505) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (5053) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
cask at la fleur en papier doree
hazy burnished gold. dry, carbonic, bretty, funky, earthy, light sharpness, moderate carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14116) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imaena (2191) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6957) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , 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.

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