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Oud Beersel Lambik - Brouwerij Oud Beersel

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Oud Beersel Lambik
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BA SCORE
85
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 11-04-2003)
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

davidwhatshisnam, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

WillCarrera, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

tom10101, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Satchboogie, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of ManforallSaisons
4.71/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a tabletop keg at Dag van de Kriek in Eizeringen. The appearance is cloudy, apple-amber colored, still, with just a bit of bubbling suspended near surface. The smell is of the cellar, the apple barrel, but not mildly. Flavors of apple, banana, a bit of caramel, a sour undertone rather than attack. something minty herbal in there, a bit of bitter in the finish. Exceptional. Very good mouthfeel of quaffablly thin attack but cleansing acidity. Memorable.

ManforallSaisons, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of kojevergas
2.4/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

"Lambiek Oud Beersel." Served on-draught into a generic pilsner glass at the Delirium Cafe in Brussels in June 2010. Reviewed from notes. Cost was 2.50 euro.

A: Pours a quarter finger thin pathetic head of laughable retention; devoid of cream. Colour is a murky gold.

Sm: Sourness. Bacteria. Boring and bland. Not particularly rich or evocative for the style.

T: Sourness, weak barley, and a sour bacterial lambic finish. Very simple for a lambic, even a bit watery.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with a touch of coarseness near the finish. Suits the flavours of the body.

Dr: A pretty bland beer in the style. As boring as a lambic can get. Well priced but hardly drinkable or good enough to warrant getting again. The watery quality destroys the flavour.

D+

kojevergas, Dec 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

MattSweatshirt, Oct 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

ceetee26, Oct 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Heretic42, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

JAHMUR, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of cpetrone84
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jonge Lambic. Pour is slightly hazed golden yellow with virtually no head. The nose has some light rindy funk, notes of rubber band, touch of sea salt. Some sweet lemon and sour peaches in the back with a soapy citrus note behind. The taste falls short in expression, wet newspaper and some cheese rind. tart lemon and sour peach in back with light citrus and hint of bitterness. Lightly body, soft on the palate, soft carbontion and maybe a hint of dryness.

cpetrone84, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Kaydogg, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of callmemickey
4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bag in a box at Delirium Cafe in Bruxelles

A: Hazy golden-yellow body. A finger or two worthy of bubbly head. Receded fairly quickly with not much fanfare.

S: Funky must. Lemon, cheese, farmhouse funk, and oak. Certainly an intense aroma.

T: Deliciously funky. Lactic acid leaves a nice tart pucker. Clean lemon, musty oak, and a healthy dose of farmhouse funk.

M: Medium to light bodied. Moderate carbonation. Light sweetness and a ton of tart in the finish.

D: A nice jonge lambik that will one day contribute to a nice gueuze. In the meantime, its an enjoyable experience to drink jonge lambik. A bit too intense for multiple glasses, but the one I did have was quite nice.

callmemickey, Sep 20, 2010
Photo of Nickls
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(From notes)

A - Hazy orange color; milky looking; next to no head on the pour

S - Vinegary; moldy; light citrus

T - Vinegar comes through again; bit buttery; smooth and decently rounded out sourness; lightly funky

M - Thinner; very subtle carbonation

D - Nice enough drinking, but not the most drinkable in the style range for me

Overall, glad to have had the chance to try this, and it's nice enough. Somehow feel the sample I had was not in it's prime, but still good.

Nickls, Aug 10, 2009
Photo of Gueuzedude
4.47/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled at the Oud Beersel café. This Lambic is served in the traditional manner, completely flat (no CO2 at all) from the tap. The Lambic served here was most likely a young version. The beer had some reddish notes to it, unlike the Gueuze, which was much more of a gold color. The smell did not smell as sour as I had expected. The reason I think it was young was that the acidity seemed a bit low; on the other hand it had a pronounced mustiness to it that was not unpleasant. The beer was quite a bit smoother than the Gueuze, probably a combination of no carbonic acid and an overall lower acidity level.

Gueuzedude, Nov 04, 2003
Oud Beersel Lambik from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.