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Oude Lambiek De Cam - De Cam Geuzestekerij

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

249 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 249
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 106
Gots: 86 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 09-01-2003)
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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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Photo of smakawhat
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.

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle at 45 degrees into chalice
Aroma initially of apple cider which morphs into a more general sour fruit aroma
Head large (> 6 cm), off white, fizzy, very rapidly diminishing to partial 2 mm ring
Lacing none
Body medium amber, cloudy, continuous moderate CO2 effervescence
Flavor of tannin, fruit, some slight yeast phenolics; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 3.75, Overall 4
A decent lambic, rougher than the usual blended. To my taste, not worth the price.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Bottle opened 9.26.14

Bottled 2/2012

Light and fruity. Not as funk as I had hoped. Especially for the $.

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4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up from the De Cam Brewery. Bottled Jan 2009. Mostly clear orange-yellow pour with an immediately fading head and almost no lacing. The nose is amazing with a huge musty funk and sharp tartness along with hints of oak, sour lemon, and barnyard. The taste follows suit with sharp, almost cheesy notes initially along with hints of barnyard, tart lemon, earthy funk, and oak. The mouthfeel is smoothly sour with very little carbonation and a tart, puckering, oaky finish. Overall, an amazingly flavorful and hugely drinkable Lambic. Highly recommended!

Oude Lambiek De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
95 out of 100 based on 249 ratings.