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Oude Lambiek De Cam - De Cam Geuzestekerij

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BA SCORE
94
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257 Ratings
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Ratings: 257
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 106
Gots: 84 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 09-01-2003

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4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Immortale25
3.87/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Saint Somewhere wine-style glass. Bottle Date: 2/2012.

A- Pours a solid bronze color with nearly no bubbles at all. Flat?

S- Somewhat sweet, oaky and tart. Has that delightful gueuze funk.

T- Has the tartness and funk one expects from a gueuze. Moderate vinegary taste, very dry. Mild acidity brings notes of lemon. After a while, it breaks into full-on sour. At first it wasn't doing it for me but, the more I drink it, the more it quenches my thirst for that sour apple pucker combined with that oaky tannic quality.

M- As said before, it's dry, it's flat and pretty much lifeless but the flavor makes up for that in the long run. Light body.

O- While I would certainly take a Tilquin over this any day, it's quite good for what it is. Not really worth the price asked IMO, but I'm glad I got to try it all the same.

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3.76/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

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4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.72/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.96/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.15/5  rDev -2.6%

Glowing yellow-amber color, with no head at all.

Brett defined nose, sulphur and soap, with green apple skin, vinegar hints, overall pointing into a fruity direction.

Has a low carbonation, which leads to a fruity beginning in which mandarin, oak and lemon peel stand out, accompanied with slightly lactic notes. Acidity get more intense, the longer it stays on the palate, leading to a very sour overall impression. Still, it is very enjoyable due to barley malt and dough yeast, keeping the beer in balance. Lemony fruitiness stays on the palate with a dry sourness, leading to an even dryer finish. Easy drinkable and complex at the same time.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Pours an opaque light orange/yellow color with a small head which quickly fades. Minimal lacing. Aroma is lemon, citrius, and apricot with grass and earthy tones. Aroma gains complexity as the beer warms. Taste is sour with light carbonation. Not much alcohol present and a touch on the watery side. The bitterness lingers on finish. Very smooth and light overall with a nice sour kick that's not overpowering. Purchased for $40, a bit steep but enjoyable nevertheless. One of my favorite beers at the moment.

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3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a stemless wine glass. Bottled Jan 2009.

Apricot orange body, opaque and solid, with a little bit of cola carbonation. Head non existent as to be expected, with a soapy and faint white bubbled collar along the edges.

Great funky bouquet on this, classic funky notes of earth and light pepper. Pretty basic but big and impressive.

Light bodied slightly and a little wet and feeling like box juiced on the mouthfeel for first sip. Little hints of fruit but fairly indistinct and hard to pin down. Very mild acidity with a light freshness to it for being so old. Hints maybe towards orange and stone fruit peach apricot character.

Not bad, pretty interesting with a big classic funky character.

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Oude Lambiek De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
94 out of 100 based on 257 ratings.