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Walldorff Lambic - Walldorff Brewpub and Bistro

Walldorff Lambic
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BA SCORE
81
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 21.33%


Brewed by:
Walldorff Brewpub and Bistro visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AgentZero on 09-10-2011)
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 6 | Show All Ratings:
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kbutler1

Minnesota

2.73/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle. 12oz bottle o’ lambic...nice! Pours a clear, slightly reddish copper color with a nice fluffy light tan head. This has a semi related smell to New Glarus Enigma (a beer I love), slight cherry, funky oak, and a lemon zest like bite. Light carbonated mouthfeel. Ok, the taste is a little off to me. It has a caramel, vanilla like start that then transition to a cream corn nutty like lingering note that I find a bit weird and unlike any lambic I have had. I have 2 bottles left and I tell you what, i am going to just let them sit and see if anything good comes from it. This is venture I am not to sure Walldorff should have taken.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 02:15:34 | More by kbutler1
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womencantsail

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks for this one, Derek.

Pours a lightly carbonated golden orange color with just a little bit of white foam. The aroma is musty and sort of damp overall. There is some hay and grass in terms of funkiness. A little bit of lemon zest and green apple, too. Not an overly impressive flavor. Quite musty and highly earthy, maybe some oak flavor. Tartness is there, but a little bit restrained.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 01:52:31 | More by womencantsail
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ThoreauLikeAGirl

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle with pink wax. Poured into tulip glass.
An extra in a trade from Boneyardbrewer - thanks!

poured a hazy rose color. very pretty. 1 finger off-white head. ample carbonation.

Smell: tart red berries (raspberry mainly). some funk. smells sweet.

Taste: Bretty. Berry fruits (raspberry, strawberry?). A bit tart and sour but nothing near as sour as belgian fruit lambics i've had. Dry, oaky finish. A bit of a strange aftertaste that I can't place, but not entirely unpleasant.

Overall, an okay american attempt at a lambic.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 01:09:27 | More by ThoreauLikeAGirl
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - An orgeish brown beer with no real head on the pour. No real stuff on the sides either.

S - Little bit of funk and barnyard. Fairly sweet.

T - Taste is a little sugary, some oak. Falls a little bit flat but it's not horrible. Could use some more tartness on the end, a little bite, or a slight bit of funk. Solid effort though.

M - It's a bit flat, medium bodied.

O - Very good effort on a lambic from an obscure brewery out of Hastings, Michigan. Curious to see what they come out with next.

Serving type: on-tap

09-10-2011 02:56:25 | More by AgentZero
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kevanb

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Raymo55 for this one.

Pours a nice amber brown with hints of burgundy and garnet, nice amount of bubbles rising to the top with a soft 3/4 finger of bubbly reddish off-white head. Nice amount of thin white film stays on top as it goes down the glass, thick rim around the circumference that sticks like glue, very nice. Has a pleasant aroma, lots funk, cherries some raspberries, not too complex but not overly simplified. Nice fruit flavors, bits of cherry, bits of raspberries and blackberries, tart but not sour, tannins at the end, a bit leathery with some faint notes of perhaps tobacco. Pretty light body, not a ton of carbonation, a bit acidic at the finish, not unpleasant though.

Verdict: Not one to knock my socks off, but a really enjoyable beer, a nice American lambic. I have another variety of this and I’m definitely looking forward to it.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 22:44:56 | More by kevanb
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jale

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a cloudy pinkish amber with a huge dirty tan head.

S: Brett funky tartness with a faint amount of raspberry.

T: Initial hint of sweetness followed by very mild raspberry tartness. Middle is some oakiness. Finish is some leather and maybe a hint of tobacco.

M; Light body with very good carbonation.

O: A nice Lambic the first time out for them.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2011 00:18:01 | More by jale
Walldorff Lambic from Walldorff Brewpub and Bistro
81 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.