igneous1 (1538) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - FEB 23, 2002
i have no experience with this style (although, it would appear, most here agree this isnt representative of a true lambic) but here goes...virtually nonexistent head, aroma is a combination of cloves and bubblegum. almost like a hefeweizen. color is coppery-reddish. tastes exactly like it smells. definitely a slight sour taste. aftertaste sticks around for a bit in my opinion. i dont sense the true taste of cranberries, and i love cranberries...the music and the fruit..ok, rerate....after having tried several Belgian lambics...the sam adams version is definitely too sweet CrimsonGhost1971 (188) - USA - FEB 22, 2002
I always like to drink this when thanksgiving dinner is served. It seems to compliment the stuffing. erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - FEB 4, 2002
As trappist ales rule pointed out this is no Lambic! Try Liefman's and you'll know what I mean. I don't know what I'd call this,... Shit comes to mind. This is far and away the worst beer produced by any micro I've ever had. I actually poured it down the drain after a couple sips. A true disgrace to the name Lambic and a testament to why people need to look deeper than the grocery store when looking for a good beer. 666seth (229) - California, USA - JAN 16, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2003 Different but not bad. It feels weird on your tongue but very refreshing.... dolemike1 (1289) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2002
Lambic or Wheat beer who gives a damn. Either way its not that great. Fair cranberry flavor. Pretty average beer, nothing remarkable.
ribrewmaster99 (11) - Warwick, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 31, 2001
Weak carbonation and head. A little hazy. Too cranberryish (tart) for my taste. Not a true lambic, should have been called 'Cranberry wheat'. I'll try it again, but only if someone else is buying. Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - DEC 25, 2001
A bit weak for a wheat beer. A hint of cranberry in the flavor. In the end it was just an all around weak beer. Although, not bad nothing stands out about it. All4Grog99 (22) - Albany, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2001
my goodness this one is tart, way too tart for my liking with a sour finish that makes me want not to have another sip. to be fair i prefer bitter's and bocks, but still this one shoudl have been left out of the winter variety pack. TAR (2787) - Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2001
I guess it is acceptable to call anything a Lambic these days. This is far from it. Weak in the palate with no body. Just a lame attempt and a sheer disgrace. oneeye1399 (28) - Pasadena, California, USA - DEC 17, 2001
While it wouldn't hold up on its own, I though this was a fun addition to the Sam Adam's Winter Variety Pack.