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Oude Kriek De Cam - De Cam Geuzestekerij

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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 131
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij visit their website

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EPICAC on 12-05-2006)
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4/5  rDev -8%

akang, Today at 01:11 AM
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4.52/5  rDev +3.9%

LotsofLupulin, Saturday at 03:29 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

gueuzedreg, Sep 15, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -1.1%

750 ml bottle poured into a Cantillon balloon glass. Label reads bottled January 2009, but I'd take that with a huge grain of salt since this is De Cam we're talking about (label also read 37.5 cl, which obviously was incorrect).

Appearance: Pours a deep ruby red color with less than a finger of a pink head that dissipates quickly to a thin collar. Body is hazy but still translucent.

Smell: Cherries, barnyard funk, hay, damp oak, and a hint of vanilla.

Taste: Medium lemon like sourness followed by lots of cherry. After that are notes of hay, funk, oak, hint of cranberry and vanilla. Really intense juicy cherries are what stand out most.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a soft almost creamy mouthfeel and medium, fine carbonation. Finishes tart and mostly dry.

Overall: Really excellent kriek. Tons of sour cherry character with just enough funk to keep it balanced. Drinks great as a cherry bomb now, but I'll be interested to see how it progresses with further aging. Seek this one out.

Jonada, Sep 03, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -14.9%

mattfancett, Aug 27, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +14%

Fauvay, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

cmrillo, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

zestar, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Dirty25, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

beerpirates, Jun 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Quackus, Jun 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Jspriest, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

outoffocus, May 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

tom10101, May 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

HeadyTheElder, Mar 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

acurtis, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

yourefragile, Mar 16, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served in a snifter glass.

Bottled in January 2009.

A: Nice pop when opened. Pours a beautiful reddish cloudy colour forming a small pinkish creamy and bit molasses head. Medium retention and many lingering glasses formed and left in the glass

S: Classic fruity Lambic. Great perfume of cherries. A delicious juice of cherries with also delicious notes of oak. A bit metallic. Belgian Lambic yeasts

T: Perfect taste. Slightly sweet upfront. Cherry bomb. Excellent notes of cherries. Absolutely delicate taste. Not too sour and not too sweet as well. Cherry vinegar. Very balanced. Oak. Earthy Belgian Lambic yeasts

M: Medium body and carbonation. Cherry juice aftertaste

O: Excellent drinkability. If you are looking for a perfect Kriek, you've just found one...

eduardolinhalis, Feb 20, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to mrbubbler for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Bottled 1/2009.

Pours a hazy dark red with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Small chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is sour with malt, cherry, earth, and funk aromas. Taste is much the same with sour cherry and funk flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a fantastic sour and funky cherry flavor that makes this one very easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Dec 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

drewone, Dec 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Jones153, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Gonzoillini, Nov 26, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

vintage - 2009 750ml served in Cantillon flute

served at 55 degrees, gushed about a 1/8 of the bottle out *sad face*

pours a dirty ruby red, chunks of yeast floating (because of bottle gush). little to no head ironically.

tart cherry pie on the nose. cherries are bright but funky and old.

very similar flavor to the smell. cherry flavor is bright but old and oaky. has some old musty funk. a bit of sourness in the finish. mostly cherry up front.

light to moderate carbonation, dry cherry finish

never seen de cam with so much liveliness! taste is very unique for an oude kriek. tastes about 6 years older than it is. nice stuff.

hooliganlife, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

BARFLYB, Oct 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

standardcherry, Aug 28, 2013
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Oude Kriek De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
95 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.