Wilde Bosbessen Lambiek
De Cam Geuzestekerij

Wilde Bosbessen LambiekWilde Bosbessen Lambiek
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De Cam Geuzestekerij
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #92
Ranked #7,524
4.13 | pDev: 6.78%
Apr 05, 2023
May 08, 2017
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.69/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
written on the label as bosbes not bosbessen, and listed in the 2022 vintage as 5% abv, this immediately becomes one of my all time favorite lambics i think, truly the best of the best, deep fruit saturation, epic funk, a nose i think i will forever be addicted to, and honestly one of the best ive ever had. a small format procured from etre gourmet online, im already fixing to order more de cam stuff, they seem to be less and less gettable in the united states, but these are some sleeper lambics for sure, this absolutely rules. blueberry of course, and the color staining is insane here, deep violet purple blue in the glass, with a high and lasting pink stained head. im amazed how vibrant this is, how the head needs a topographic map, and how it lasts so long. the color is stunning, the head permanent, and the nose something ill never forget and am already seeking out again. its funky to the max, tart and tannic from the fruit and the skins, authenticity blasting off, but also the lambic, spontaneous and wooden and ancient, iodine and bleach and the weird part of old lambic too, im watering and frothing and fully sprung with this one, definitely should have sourced a large bottle! blueberry is huge, real, and amazingly present from start to finish in the flavor, but the thing is, as fruity as this is, its but one part of the epic complexity, i get things like vanilla pod, cedar flooring, fresh mop water with pine cleaner, fir tips, raw wheat still, prehistoric hops and all their weirdness, brett thats timeless, and a certain vinous element, its crazy, dry but also rich, effervescent but also gritty and grounded, spices like white pepper and sexy musk, absurd blueberry, black currant tang, so much woody funk, i cant even believe this. the nose is slightly ahead of the taste, and this ranks among the best smelling beers of my life. people dont talk about de cam, nobody ever does, but they make some sneaky crazy good lambic, and im shouting it from the roof tops after this one. a top lambic ever, at least in this vintage, dying to try more of their fruited ones now, this is a game changer! unforgettable.
Apr 05, 2023
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Reviewed by Beersnake1 from California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured at fridge temp. Pours dark purple. Murky. The nose is blueberries. The taste is sour, blueberry, raspberry, and good amount of funk. Herbal notes and a really strong tart taste. Overall, really nice.
Oct 05, 2022
Rated: 4 by Dope from Massachusetts

Mar 10, 2022
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

3.66/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a reddish purple color with a small eggshell colored head, which vanishes immediately after pouring, leaving back a thin layer of lacing at the rim of the glass.

The aromas are of straight up blueberries, together with a spoon full of jam, old leather and wet horse blanket.

Drinks refreshing and quite thirst quenching due to its prominent tartness, ignoring the beer’s lower carbonation level.

Tastes of unripe blueberries, dry herbs and an omnipresent, powerful sourness, adding a balsamic flavor to the fruit. Turns even more sour then with a vinous berry sweetness managing to cut through, establishing a fine balance together with a hint of wet basement and cream cheese. Finishes aqueous, with ripe and sweet berries and a powerful, yet balanced, funky tartness.

This features a nice integration of blueberries within a very tart, yet balanced lambic.
Feb 05, 2022
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Reviewed by kitch from Hong Kong

3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A 750ml corked and caged bottle, 2017 vintage, with a best before date of July 2040. Poured into a De Cam stemmed glass.

Appearance: A hazy reddish purple colour with a thin pinkish head that disappears quickly, while leaving only sparse to no lacing.

Aroma: Blueberry skin, blueberry, blackcurrant, slight jammy, lightly tart, leathery funk.

Taste: Sour, tart, blueberry skin, mixed berries, lemon, funky, with light oak notes.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft to no carbonation and a somewhat acidic finish.

Overall: Aromas and flavour were quite good, but increased carbonation would have improved this in every aspect.
Jul 07, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by fthegiants from California

Jun 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.35/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
750 mL bottle. Unknown year. Pours deep red, a few bubbles. Smells super funky. Barnyard funk. Earthy berries. Light acidity. Tastes almost equally funky. Earthy blueberry. Moderate berry sourness. Finishes very funky and oaky. Low carbonation. One of the funkiest lambics I've had. Also a little tough to drink.
Apr 04, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by steverx8 from England

Nov 06, 2020
Rated: 3.92 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Oct 05, 2020
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle: Poured a cloudy dark reddish color lambic with a medium size foamy head with limited retention and not much lacing. Aroma of sour blueberry notes with some wet leather and funky barnyard notes is quite enjoyable. Taste is also a good mix of blueberry notes with loads of wet leather notes, some oak and some funky barnyard notes with some sour notes and some noticeable acidity. Body is pretty full for style with good carbonation. Enjoyable fruit lambic but maybe a tad overwhelming on the acidity side.
Mar 16, 2020
Rated: 4.11 by CheapBeerBuzz from California

Dec 30, 2019
Rated: 4.42 by westcoastbeerlvr from California

Dec 30, 2019
Rated: 4.46 by Ristaccia from Nebraska

Aug 07, 2019
Rated: 4.3 by emerge077 from Illinois

May 06, 2019
Rated: 4.22 by desint from Belgium

Apr 29, 2019
Rated: 4.02 by Beerbom from California

Apr 07, 2019
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Reviewed by ArrogantB from Colorado

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Dark reddish-pink color, huge head at first. Funky aroma, slight touch of rubber, mushroom, fruit. Funky, fruity flavor, heavy brettanomyces, Surprisingly not nearly as sour as I would have expected.
Oct 08, 2018
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Reviewed by Stevedore from Oregon

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
750ml cork and caged bottle. Stemmed glass. Darker reddish purple body, one and half finger very faint pink head. Fair retention and lacing. Smell is blueberry skin, slight tart cherry skin, leather, fair bit of lemon, mild acetic acidity, funky and a little peppery also. Flavour is a nice leathery tartness, moderate acetic acidity with a bit of lemon, a fair bit of blueberry skin-ish sweetness, mildly astringent flavour that isn't quite bandaids but it is approaching that territory. Mouthfeel is medium lighter bodied, good carbonation, moderate acetic tartness with a fair dose of blueberry skin. Good, although it could be a little more well-rounded. The blueberry flavours work well here but I think it could dry out a little.
Sep 03, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by aasher from Indiana

May 21, 2018
Rated: 4.42 by AlexFields from Tennessee

Jan 21, 2018
Wilde Bosbessen Lambiek from De Cam Geuzestekerij
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 29 ratings