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Oudbeitje Lambic - Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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363 Ratings
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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 14
Gots: 24 | 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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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-05-2013 04:07:42 | More by bennetj17
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California

3/5  rDev -19.8%

09-02-2013 01:52:56 | More by Madskill
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-11-2013 20:28:31 | More by Knapp85
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

08-10-2013 03:32:59 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-01-2013 21:01:25 | More by KELPAK
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Jeffo

Netherlands

2.98/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Got this one at De Bierkoning a couple weeks back.

From a 375 corked and caged bottle into a wine glass
Best before 7 August 2017
Lot E

APPEARANCE: Pours out flat and yields a bubbly ring eventually. Cloudy amer orange with no carbonation. Ends up looking flat pretty quickly, so not really a fan there.

SMELL: Strawberries for sure, with stinky cheese, tart lemon notes and some acidic vinegar on the nose. Pretty bold. Moldy aromas and lots of fungus as well. A little too much so for my tastes.

TASTE: Tart lemon sourness with sour strawberries as well. Definite funk and cheese up front with a tart and sour, acidic finish. Lemon, strawberry tartness and some moldy flavors linger on the palate. A hint of bitterness as well. Actually much more balanced and enjoyable than the nose had led on.

PALATE: Medium body and no real carbonation. Basically flat. Watery going down and finishes with a touch of acidity. Fine, but a little too flat, even for the style.

OVERALL: A bit too moldy and funky on the nose for me, but the flavor was much more balanced and included more of the tartness and acidity that I tend to enjoy. Enjoyable and refreshing on a warm day, though a little more cabonation is needed to make this one worth while. I'll try another batch, but will pass on this one for now.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 13:58:45 | More by Jeffo
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alelover

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-21-2013 18:45:53 | More by alelover
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ib21

Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

07-20-2013 18:11:08 | More by ib21
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braugon

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7%

07-11-2013 14:51:01 | More by braugon
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +7%

07-08-2013 04:42:19 | More by Zbeetleman
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-04-2013 21:16:45 | More by Colosdog
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MADPolo

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7%

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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -46.5%

07-02-2013 04:07:19 | More by DerekMorgan
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-29-2013 12:48:58 | More by jaxon53
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-25-2013 03:10:17 | More by nquigley16
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

06-18-2013 14:23:40 | More by mrfrancis
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

2013 vintage

pours pretty still, like no head ever even when i tried. golden orange, bit of burnt orange.

light strawberry is apparent. sour must and funk.

starts out sour, with a subtle sweetness. as the sourness fades the malty body and fresh strawberry begin to pop out. light oak in the finish.

dead flat, a bit oily.

pretty good, the strawberry may be one of my least favorite fruits used in lambic but its interesting and different. i would drink this again, but only here and there.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 01:03:13 | More by hooliganlife
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Summer78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

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cjs61679

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-04-2013 15:09:22 | More by cjs61679
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scotv

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

06-01-2013 08:10:06 | More by scotv
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chefpeet

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-23-2013 18:49:45 | More by chefpeet
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

05-21-2013 23:10:18 | More by Goldfishman
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yankeepride

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy yellow/gold with absolutely no head at all. Smells like a lambic, but much more faintly so than some of the notorious cherry versions. Taste is light, mildly sour, and has a mellowness to it that I have not had in this style before. I'm not sure I would have identified strawberry if it weren't noted on the label, as it is not a strong, powerful flavor. However, knowing they were in the mix, you get a sense of "oh yeah, I can get a taste of them" as the sour element fades away into just a light, barely-present sour coating on your tongue and teeth. Overall, a really refreshing beer, but in its style, there are others that have a bit more of a 'wow' factor.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 21:38:46 | More by yankeepride
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MrVonzipper

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served from a corked and caged 375ml bottle into a Hill Farmstead stemmed tulip. Served at cellar temps.

Appearance- Beautiful golden/orange with zero head and no bubbles bouncing around the glass. Absolutely beautiful color.

Smell- So funky. Asparagus, fresh cut wet grass, some fruit, but I can't determine if its strawberries or not. Lemon acidity takes over the rest of the lingering funky smell. Truly the funkiest beer I've smelled to date.

Taste- Herbaceous, piney, vanilla oak flavors, lemon rind, and very light strawberry at the end. Lingering vinegar acidic flavors. Much more earthy than fruity. Would be better with some carbonation.

Mouthfeel- Still with no carbonation. Moderate body. Sour puckering mouthfeel and lingering mild acidity. Mouth cleansing.

Overall- I can't get into the sours without carbonation. This is the second I've had and I doubt I'll try anymore. Taste was great, but it needs bubbles.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2013 16:18:17 | More by Seanniek91
Oudbeitje Lambic from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
84 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.