overall
95
85
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The original brewed Lambic. Letting this beer age for 1, 2 or 3 years and mixing those for fresh Lambic makes a Gueuze. A Gueuze is also bottle conditioned which gives it carbonation. The Lambic however is complete flat without bubbles. Available only in draught form.

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 "Girardin Oude Lambik" and anything less than 6 months-old under "Girardin 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".

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15247) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Draft - pours gold white head - nose/taste of musty oak, apple, funk - medium body

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (10621) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016
Draught @ Mikkeller, Aarhus. Pours dark golden, no head. Aroma of light sourness, barnyard, light vinegar, light sweetness, dusty, wine grapes. Flavor is fairly sour, light bitter, barnyard, vinegar, sour fruit, white grapes. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, light sour and dry finish. 131116

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (17057) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller, Aarhus. No real head. Color is orange. Aroma and taste are rich lactose acid, fruits, malt, citrus and has a nice sour finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (2130) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2016
Tap. Pours clear amber, still. Aromas of vinegar, green apples, grapes, stable horsey notes. Taste is grapey, green apples, vinegar, stable notes, rural.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (3355) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2016
Cask at Biere circus, Brussels. Pours pale golden color, no head. Aroma of grapes, sourish, dried plums. Taste is sour, dried plums, grapes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (7979) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2016
Tap at Le Bier Circus. Dark golden color with minimal white head. Aroma of wood, sweet, fruity. Taste, starts sweet, apples, nice sourness, caramel. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fajry (1676) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2016
Včap Circus. Tmavo zlat farba bez peny. Vňa sladk, jemne ovocn, kyselkav. Chuť sladko-kysl, jemne prezret slivky, troku citrusov, zľahka karamel. Przdne telo, nzka nastenosť. Piteľn.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (1992) - Malm, Sweden, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2016
Besljad orange l med nstan inget skum alls. Doften och smaken r syrlig med ltta tr och funkinslag.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (5204) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 3, 2016
light amber color. Flat nose, horse blanket, hay, honey dew, apricots in the nose. Flat, really funky, lots of hay and horse blanket. This butter pop corn and caramel flavor in the background. Weird beer, but great experience that I wasnt expecting.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6854) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Light golden pour with no head. Mild oxidation, banana, tart and funky aromas. Flavors are wild, funk, oak and light banana and cherry tones.


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