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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Unlike conventional ales and lagers, which are fermented by carefully cultivated strains of brewer’s yeasts, our award winning lambic beer is instead produced by exposing it to the wild yeasts and bacterias that are native to the Senne Valley, of Brussels, Belgium. It is this unusual process involving over a year of fermentation which gives this beer its distinctive flavor: DRY, VINOUS, and CIDERY, with a crisp sour aftertaste.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlem (1296) - Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2013
Style 71 of 72. Hazy organic honey color with a small quickly diminishing white head. Aroma of old orange peels, funky yeast and a sense of the old world. Taste as with most lambics is a trait that comes after aroma and mouthfeel, specifically tartness. Yes there is flavor, a mild citrus and bread, but the initial tartness shocks the taste buds and the dry finish completes the process. This is a good beer and I appreciate the work and effort that went into it, especially the style, I just think this is an elementary lambic and it needs to up the umph in regards to funk and tartness.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5368) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
22 oz. bottle, pours a hazy golden orange with a small beige head. Aroma brings out wine barrels, oak, and Belgian yeast. Flavour is more like a saison, with a very feint lambic quality, some Belgian yeast, and light funk. I get what they’re trying to do, but it really isn’t a traditional lambic at all. Pretty damn awesome though for what it is. Delicious beer, despite it not being a typical lambic. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (459) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle (2012 vintage) pours hazy amber with tiny head. Nose is musty sour white grape, funk, oak, lemon. Taste is acidic sour lemon-lime citrus, grape skin, wet barrel, moderate funk. Finish is sour acidic citrus, touches of subtle earthy grain, nice barrel notes, juicy golden delicious apple, lacto. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rightious1230 (14) - Escondido, USA - APR 7, 2014
Excellent blonde sour, strange shape bottle from an ohio State fan of mine. Creamy head, I like the carbonation even tho they are supposed to be a tad under carbonated. Ciders vinegar and predominatly green apple sour. A dry chalky finish, real easy to get used to this one!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2089) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Really really good. This has a very nice dry finish. Tempered tartness and a lightly sweet beginning. Favor is apples, pears, floral, funk, and just tasty. Loved it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 9, 2014
wow this is was surprise, fantastic. This also isnt a lambic, its a golden sour. Sour and barrel aged , balanced, great stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MmmcKay (1049) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Wow this was surprisingly easy to drink. Great carbonation level. I’ve been frustrated by flat sours lately. Tart, sour, and clean. This was just fun. Green and yellow sweet and sour fruits. Some herbal and vegetal notes that are nicely in balance. Maybe it was a touch simple, but if it was then it was simply good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2370) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Secret Santa (summer 2013). Thank you jsquire! Pours hazy golden with a frothy orangish white head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sour and slightly phenolic with crackers, lemon juice, hay, rubber, horse blanket, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, green apples, dry wood, hay and hints of barnyard. Taste is sour, tiny metallic and slightly phenolic with crackers, lemon juice, unripe apples, unripe pears, hay, dry soil, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, gastric acid, rubber, barnyard and dry wood. Mouthfeel is dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour and slightly phenolic with crackers, lemon juice, grapefruit juice, hay, dry soil, barnyard, horseblanket, lemon zest and hints of gastric acid. A nice surprise. Impressively authentic and nicely refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Alex. Somewhat hazy golden/yellow beer, almost no head. Sourish rubber aroma, tart, floral, raisins, grapefruit, sour, vinegar, apples, some dandelions. Sourish flavor, grapefruit, citrus, hay, tart, floral, dandelions, sour, tart, vinegar notes. Hay and dandelions in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle shared in thebaldmuff’s room post grand tasting at rbwg this year. This was a little disappointing and overly watery for me after all I had heard about it all of these years. Still, a valiant effort at a very difficult style to perfect or even just make drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1425) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle generously shared during the post-grand tasting muff party at RBWG. Low on the lactic acidity. Slightly watery body. Some some pineapple tartness. Ok overall.


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