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Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Gooik, Belgium

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
De Cam Special was made with whole yellow-gooseberry, blackberry and sour cherry.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
allesmetkaas (170) - - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from bbg@ Rampkrot whale tasting. Pours amber with a thin white head. Fruity, sour aroma. Taste matches the aroma


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (4397) - Sofia, BULGARIA - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle pours hazy pale red with a small pink head. Big fruit aroma, berries and cherries, funky and tart yeast. Very sour and fruity flavor, biting, funky. Prickly carbonation with medium body, great feel. Really awesome.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (6100) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 18, 2017
2015 750mL at Akkurat with Nelson, 11/28/16.
Bright red robe shows a good clarity and a multicolor-tinted (yellow, pink, etc...) white head with reasonable retention for the style.
The nose is bright and juicy, with both tart and somewhat sweet suggestions. Jammy blackberry and surprisingly no sulfur, given how sulfur-heavy the nectarine bottles are (though they are younger). Good lactic character, with no flaw or intense sourness.
In the mouth its sweeter than expected. Not artificial, of course, but the fruits are tangy and heavily jammy, having not had enough time to work in to the lambic character, which itself is heavily tart and shows a good mix of lactic and brett character. Rather big body for a lambic with strong carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (16037) - DENMARK - JAN 15, 2017
Bottle, 5.5%. Slightly hazy amber/orange with tiny head. Aroma is malt, tart, berries, cherries, cherry stone and lemon. Flavour is malt, tart, berries, cherries, sour, lemon, little barnyard, citric, wood, little acid, gooseberries, medium sweet and a little dry.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jc1762 (1058) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Thanks to Huhzubendah for sharing the bottle! Poured into a taster showing well filtered ruby red with sparse white foam. The nose shows acetic brett with fruit notes of cherry and blackberry with hints of plum. The palate is medium bodied and highly carbonated. Moderately tarted with lightly intense mixed fruits of cherries, blackberries, and light plums. Acetic with light bretty funk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (1419) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2016
Drank on October 22nd, rated in wrong entry. B2. 2 ounces at tasting. Aroma: nice cherry, apples, funky cheese. App: cloudy peach, no head, no lacing. Taste and palate: light body, fruity, moderate acidity finish. Overall: good mouthfeel. Good acidity. Enjoyed it

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4385) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2016
Style et rsum: Lambic avec plusieurs fruits.
Comment: Dgustation Manseau Automne 2016, Merci Tommy et les autres.
Portrait: Batch 2. Un liquide dor cuivr. Une bouche sur le bois, la bille, le vomi, les fruits et du lambic classique. Une bouche agrable pas trop acide avec du bois et des saveurs sauvages de levure spontane. Peu de fruit, par contre.
Note: 7+/10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (1777) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2016
Bouteille 750ml, batch 2, bottle share. Couleur orange translucide, aucune mousse. Arme fruit, levures sauvages, vineux, bois. Got de pche, framboise, levures sauvages, acidit moyenne. Carbonatation faible, corps moyen.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franckg (1393) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2016
Bouteille date de 2015, batch #2. Robe6 jaune cuivre lgrement trouble sans col de mousse. Armes de levures, citron, sucre rsiduel, miel, pomme, balsamique. En bouche, levures, pomme verte, jus de citron et jeunes baies sauvages. Finale plus actique et boise. Texture lgre et corps mince.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbruner (4378) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow from the bottle with fluffy white head that dissipates slowly to leave good lace. Aroma of funky barnyard brettanomyces and sweet stone fruit notes, hint of wood and acidity. Taste is an acidic bite up front, sweet stone fruit notes in the middle blended with wood, a funky ending that finishes dry and clean. Holy freaking wow, this is amazing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (2053) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Sampled from a 750 mL bottle during Zwanze. Pours a hazy red color, with a small, tan head. The aroma is tart cherries and orange peels, caramel, butter toffee, and a touch of salt. Sweet and fruity up front, with a tart and lightly bitter finish. Medium body, sticky, acidic, and clingy. This is a nicely complex and fruity lambic. Surprisingly well balanced and finishes clean. Very nice!


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