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 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 (38685) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpie133 (381) - Brugge, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2010
From tap, 25 cl. Yellow-golden hazy beer with no head. Light sour, light sweet and grainy aroma. Enjoyable sour taste, light fruity, light sweet also with a bitter note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34875) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2009
1 year old lambic at Delerium, based on the presence: hazy orange with a semi lasting, bubbly and white head I think this is the Jonge Lambik. Aroma sweet malty, light grassy hoppy. Sweet malty flavoured, light bitterness and vague citrusy note lurking through. Bitter and slight spiced flavoured finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (8346) - Tel Aviv, - SEP 25, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2010 [9/8/09] Bag in box at Delirium Cafe in Brussels. Golden-bronze color with a very bubbly small white head. Aroma has some funky cheese, barnyard notes and citrus. Sour bretty flavor, but with very noticable residual sugars that disappear towards a dry, slightly astringent, finish with some lemon and grapefruit. Very lightly carbonated, but still havenít really matured yet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeinDahlem (1376) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2007
Light reddish-brown color reminds me of sun tea. No bubbles, just a few UFOs that Iím told are yeast from near the bottom of the barrel. Really? The bottom of the barrel never tasted this nice. Lightly sweet, musty and tart like cider from Granny Smiths, lightly acidic, a little rusty, somewhat dry. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6159) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2007
Hazy light orange. Fair off-white head. Gently grapefruity, certainly citric and quite clean lambic. Soft, hay-like, almost floral character. It develops fresh wheat tones that make it highly drinkable. Hugely refreshing, unpretentious and drinkable example.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2013 Bruxellensis 2007. Lambic from november 2006. Cherry and grapes in the aroma. A soft sourness. Somewhat soapy flavor. Cherry, vinous. Shortish slightly nutty bitter aftertaste. 8 4 7 3 14 = 3.6 @ Retaurant Boelekewis, Dworp. Golden color, hazy. Milkaroma with a hint of citrus, Soft milky sourish flavor with peach and lemon. Sweetish, round, pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
diabel (1629) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - APR 2, 2007
At the brewery - 3 months old. Very hazy orange body without head off course. You can tell from the looks itís very young. Sweet, little bit acidic aroma, smells still like wort. Very hoppy bitter, lightly sweet flavour. Quite ok, but a little bit older should be better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2007 From a bottle at ZBF 2007. Thanks to mes for procuring this one. If the Oude Kriek didnít quite seem the finished article, this certainly wasnít. Hazy straw colour. The aroma didnít have a huge degree of farmyard but there was a herbal, almost grassy character with a minty antiseptic undercurrent. Quite restrained acidity on the palate with more herbaceous elements. Soft mouthfeel (for a lambic), with a distinct sweetness. Unusual, but interesting, and not at all unpleasant.

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