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


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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 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2011
Head: none
Colour: hazy yellow
Smell: bitter, lambic, bit sour , very fruity
Taste: kinda reminds me of a fruity sparkling white wine / champagne, bit of sourness mainly fruity with a slight bitter/sour undernote , not the best i had but still ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
txspartan (976) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2011
Nice. Rather sweet, yet watery. Though not at all unpleasant. Good to know where lambic stands at, at less than twelve months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7473) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2011
draft @ Delirium. Dorée opaque présentant qcq bulles. Toutes les bonnes caractéristiques d’un bon lambic; sec, poussiéreux, terreux, note de grains, fine aigreur, aspect de grenier le tout laissant une note sèche en bouche avec cette touche de fruit raisin, profile léger de malt avec note de caramel. Carbonation est légère donnant un picotement sur la langue. Facile à boire, mais manque un peu la touche de complexité qui met la version de Cantillon ou 3F devant celle-c.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3575) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Hazy gold, no head. Nose is urine and grapefruit, clay, salt. Flavor of egg, acid, light cream and wheat, decent finish of lemon with low carbonation. Bit plain, egg leads into the short citrusy finish, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15095) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Draft at the Tour de Geuze 2011. Cloudy yellow color, medium large bubble head that disappears quickly. Aroma of sweetened lemons. Taste is citrus, only slightly dry and sour at the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7335) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2010
Draught at Delirium Café. Rather light copper-orange color with light bubbles. Lemony aroma with some dust. Very lemony, dusty flavor with minerals, mild sweetness. Slightly funky but otherwise dry and mild. Easy to drink and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14486) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2010
5 Liter Box @ Delirium Cafe, Brussels. 1 week old: Unclear gold with bubbles on top. Tart nose. Horseblanket and manuer. Dry and rubbery flavor. Farmyard, svovl and heavy popcorn. Dry end. 3,0. : 6 weeks old: Tart and dry . . .less popcorn . . 3,3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2010
Young lambiek from tap at Delirium Brussels. You can really taste that this will become part of a geuze!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2010
Draught @ The Brewery [Tour de Gueuze] Hazy orange with a no head. Sourish aroma with apples, brett and hints of lemons. Flavour had sour apples, hay, lemons and brett. Finished sourish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2010
[ 1 year old lambic at Delerium ]. Unclear light to medium amber orange color with a large, fizzy, good lacing, fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, malty, apple - sour green, sour sweet white wine. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic - acetic with a average duration, sweetnes is caramelized sour green apples, vinegar, immature and young. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20091213]

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