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RATINGS: 1115   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Samuel Adamsģ Cranberry Lambic is a fruit beer that draws its flavor not just from the cranberries it is brewed with, but also from the unique fermentation character imparted by the rare wild yeast strain. The result is a flavor rich in fruitiness and reminiscent of cranberries and bananas, cloves and nutmeg. The yeast fermentation also will create a slight sourness on the sides of the palate, a signature of the original Lambic style which, with the subtle cereal note from the wheat malt, remind its drinker that, as fruity a beer as this is, it is still a beer.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Venessak (1) - alta loma, California, USA - DEC 29, 2007 does not count
This beer is delicious, itís light and flavorful. The crandberry is just enough in the beer to not over power but give you that fresh taste in your mouth, I enjoy it very much.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
clevelandbruno (58) - Half Moon Bay, California, USA - AUG 14, 2011
I love this brew. Not a HUGE fan of Samel Adams but this is a really good one. Itís festive, has a great taste, and easy to drink. I like this brew at room temperature rather than cold but either way, you canít go wrong with this brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crazyvin (1996) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2002
this beer is a great sipping beer. Its tart flavour is truly unique

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ndfreak77 (116) - USA - OCT 29, 2008
Was pleasantly surprised when I tried this in the Winter Variety pack. Pours a reddish tan color . The flavor really challenges the tastes buds. It starts ot with a sweet, fruity tastes and gives way to a unique, but not over done bitterness. Realy Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gringo332 (549) - Richardson, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2008 Uniquie beer.Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic is a hazy pinkish ale with a thin white head. It has an aroma of a barrel and stones. It is medium-light bodied, with a fluffy finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baumgartner (122) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2010
bottle poured to goblet. hazy red brew with higher carbonation. light body, watery with cranberry tartness and lambic sour. well balanced very lively on the palate, carbonation helps to aid the lambic and cranberry base.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
britab99 (65) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - JAN 5, 2001
The name is deceiving...definately not a lambic. Good flavored wheat/fruit beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baseballguy (246) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2001
I am not knowledgeable enough to compare this to traditional lambics, but it is a very appealing beer in its own right. Tart and tasty!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tippie4 (97) - Auburn, Maine, USA - NOV 28, 2003
This is a good cranberry beer. it has a nice mix of sweet and tart cran flavor. Some sips seem to make me pucker more then others but overall well done cranberry.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
noelcb (271) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2006
Pours brassy brown with a nice white head and fair lace. Aromas of spruce, clove, ginger, cranberries and yeast. Flavors are wheat, yeast and fruit, in a sweet-tart blend, with highlights of cranberry, vanilla, yeast and ginger ale. Very nice palate. I donít, as a rule, find lambics among nmy favorites but, among them, this one is good.


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