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Oudbeitje Lambic - Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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BA SCORE
83
good

386 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 14
Gots: 29 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 08-20-2002)
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

rudabegga9, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Rimbimhoot, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of thecheapies
4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cidery golden in color. Big, watery bubbles collect on the surface, like beads, but it doesn't look like a head. Hardly showing signs of carbonation. Even the cork came out with only the tiniest gasp of air.

Strawberry-banana yogurt, critter funk, white vinegar, unripe berry, and yeast creaminess. Smells fantastic.

Tart strawberry, acetic acid, sharp funk, again with slight banana or creamy fruit, lemon rind, and raw mushroom. Not extreme, but a very sharp sourness.

Back of throat tartness. Jaw clenching with anticipation. Not much carbonation to amp it up and spell it out. The body has a semi-oily feel to it.

This is a fantastic fruit lambic. The notes are numbered, but they're fascinating.

thecheapies, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of KornWallace
3.28/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Date: 4/5/14
Location: Bierkraft
Glassware: Tulip
Appearance: Almost clear gold to amber beer that pours with almost no head. Next to no carbonation. Slightly viscous, the beer momentarily grabs the sides before falling back.
Aromatics: Very pungently sour bordering on soy sauce. I pick up the yeast which is souring then a touch of fruit- strawberries.
Flavor: The beer is tastes more appropriate as a lambic then the aroma did. The sour flavors are more balanced with the strawberry. The sourness is still bordering on soy.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is very simple, light, nothing harsh nothing lasting.

KornWallace, Apr 06, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Note: Bottled in June 2013

A: Pours a very hazy deep golden yellow bordering on apricot in color with no visible carbonation and just a hint of peach highlights. The beer has only the faintest of off-white rings around about half of the glass and no lacing is observed.

S: The aroma of this beer is quite tart/sour with only the hint of strawberries in the finish as it warms up.

T: Similar to the smell, this beer is almost all sour tartness with just a light amount of strawberries in the finish. The tartness/sourness of this beer really lingers.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with minimal amounts of carbonation. Moderate to heavy amounts of acidic prickliness.

O: This is not an easy drinking beer as it is quite sour and pretty much lacks any carbonation (to speak of). I would only recommend this beer to folks that really enjoy their sours, not for the novice to the style.

dbrauneis, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

tectactoe, Mar 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

OnryAndMean, Mar 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

jackmax, Mar 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33.3%

JamFuel, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Texasfan549, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

kjkinsey, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

RobinLee, Feb 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33.3%

psoriasaurus, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of bierdeflanders
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

S: smells like strawberries with some burnt rubber notes

A: copper with orange hues

T: lemon, tart, some strawberry notes. noticeable cheese and funk notes.

M: medium body with no carbonation

O: got the strawberry notes in the nose, but flavor was lacking. this might have helped with the strong cheese and funk notes.

bierdeflanders, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

IndyDad, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

haggadah, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of Etan
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

375ml into a tulip.

A: Pours a mellow orange with a ring of white bubbles. Looks pretty flat.

S: Smell is pleasant sweet strawberry and less pleasant rubbery notes. A bit of wheat and lacto acidity as well.

T: Taste brings puckering lactic acidity, lemon, hint of berry sweetness, light minerality.

M: Light-bodied, flat.

O: The strawberry aroma/flavor here is really nice, but it's a very sour beer that's flat. This kind of bracing acidity needs carbonation to carry it.

Etan, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

tom10101, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

KristofH, Dec 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Blurose1111, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

zrab11, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

cp45, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

like nothing else on the market, one of the best uses of strawberries I have ever come across. pours dense and golden, pushing brassy, with some more sediment as the bottle gets low. literally no head or bubbles at all, completely still, not totally appealing to be honest, but I trust its sourness right away. as soon as the cork is off, this beer starts emitting tartness and funky sour all over the shop. I can smell it in my jawline, a mouthwatering brew here, with unripe fruit and lacto notes, as well as some oak, complex and just so damn sour, consecration style. the taste comes in two waves. the first is a berry, but not specifically strawberry tartness, fresh and addicting, sour of course, but not as pucker as the nose. some wheat malt and long fermentation characteristics are evident, as well as an acidity that is quite intense. the second wave, after a second or so pause, is a full bore watery mouth, salivation and drool from the sourness finally catches up with me, its about as much as my palate can handle. like strawberries that are still pink and white, although if I didn't know it, im not sure I would have been able to say strawberry specifically. I hate that its still though, it needs bubbles to percolate this into my palate, and its obviously missing. it needs to move, and it stagnates. still, the acidity is enough to make it finish quickly and drink easy enough. one of the more sour beers ive had, and a great use of fresh fruit. expensive but worth it to try.

StonedTrippin, Dec 09, 2013
Oudbeitje Lambic from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
83 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.