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Lambic - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 54
Gots: 35 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 04-26-2011)
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ONUMello

Ohio

4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle, 2013 vintage poured into a flute
A: Hazy very light brown with a slight yellowish/pinkish hue. Almost no head but light bubbles
S: Sour - green apple/citrus, some oak, wheat and yeast
T: Also sour, green apple initially, a hit of funk, some citrus, yeast, wheat, and choke cherry
M: Light-bodied, pleasant carbonation, a light touch of tannins
O: Quite complex and tasty. My first Lambic and I'll definitely be exploring the style more. I'll try to buy another bottle of this to try with some age

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 20:02:57 | More by ONUMello
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CincySpectre

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-26-2014 03:43:44 | More by CincySpectre
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

05-24-2014 22:01:47 | More by Buckeye982
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cmrillo

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-20-2014 01:54:42 | More by cmrillo
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Hodgin

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-20-2014 01:29:30 | More by Hodgin
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buschbeer

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 PINT 9.4 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a flute
2012 vintage

A - It is a golden color with straw highlights. I got very little off-white head.

S - The aroma is sour with some dank basement. I get some green apple and pear.

T - The taste is tart and vinous. It is acidic. The taste is not as intense as the smell. The sourness doesn't really linger in the aftertaste.

M - Sticky and moderate.

O - This is my first unblended lambic. I enjoy the sourness of the beer, but I would like more. With no experience with Belgian lambics, I am eager to try more. I like this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 19:37:30 | More by buschbeer
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-10-2014 21:03:13 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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throwback

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

04-22-2014 17:53:32 | More by throwback
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mozim

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

04-15-2014 23:13:04 | More by mozim
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eawolff99

Colorado

4/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2014 17:48:18 | More by eawolff99
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev 0%

04-09-2014 04:11:07 | More by gueuzegossage
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev 0%

04-06-2014 22:18:03 | More by Gobzilla
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groovinhigh74

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

04-01-2014 01:10:45 | More by groovinhigh74
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

03-24-2014 19:43:40 | More by montrealbcr89
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Buckeye_Bill

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

03-09-2014 03:28:23 | More by Buckeye_Bill
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From the 2011 batch.

A- Pours a fairly hazy, deep golden in color. Small, off-white head that doesn't stick around long. No lacing due to lack of a head.

S- Fairly tart right up front, with a good dose of citrus. Middle of the scent turns toward a more oak focused tart flavor. Tart but not too sour overall.

T- Pretty much follows the scent to a tee. Starts with a moderate level of tartness, then moves toward a more grainy and oak flavor profile. Grainy, but there is still an underlying tartness throughout the middle of the drink. A dry, tart, and oak focused towards the end with a bit of lingering tart fruitiness.

M- Body is light and fairly highly carbonated. Pretty easy to drink, with even the tartness not holding you back.

Really just a decent sour. Nothing too special, but all the flavors and qualities of a good lambic are there in varying degrees. For the price tag of $10-12 it's not bad, but more than that, and you might as well use time and effort to get the Belgians.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 01:54:13 | More by boilermakerbrew
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

02-12-2014 04:10:51 | More by Axnjxn
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-09-2014 14:12:57 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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mpayne5

Indiana

4/5  rDev 0%

02-07-2014 17:16:47 | More by mpayne5
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ddedhed

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-05-2014 23:55:59 | More by ddedhed
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 1.5.14
Thanks bstyle!
VIntage 2011

A - Pours a hazy light orange with a small soapy, white head that fades pretty quickly.

S - Tart, oaky, lemon, slightly floral.

T - Tart lemon and orange, oaky and finishes funky.

D - Light body with good carbonation.

O - Nice tartness, oaky, citrus with a pleasant funk. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 05:22:02 | More by HuskyinPDX
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

01-24-2014 01:32:47 | More by egrace84
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-24-2014 01:31:18 | More by vinny21bal
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

01-14-2014 14:17:30 | More by ShanePB
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-04-2014 02:06:44 | More by thegerm87
Lambic from Rivertown Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.