Oude Lambiek De Cam | De Cam Geuzestekerij

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij
Belgium
decam.be

Style: Lambic - Unblended

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 09-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
341
Reviews:
113
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.67%
 
 
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123
Gots:
88
For Trade:
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Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of afsdan
4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brittanylicious
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heysuz
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of allenson21
4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyrushire
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nollie77
4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mportnoy
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of newbeeraday
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chickenm
4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jwale73
4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

So this was a double labelled bottle. The top label indicated it was bottled in 2009; however, the label below stated it was bottled on 1/2013. Bottle was uncorked with nary a sound (dead flat). Once poured, the color in the glass was a pleasing yellow-orange. Nose expresses hay, citrus notes, green apple and a hint of cork. Taste consistent with nose - no real surprises. Mouthfeel is light in body with a still carbonation and a pleasant acidity that lightly stimulates the salivary glands along the cheeks. Overall, a very good beer; however, just a touch of carbonation would have enhanced the complexity and experience in my opinion.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.54/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chippo33
4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ptrck_nl
3.79/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mythaeus
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.64/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at The Birch in Norfolk, VA.

This one pours a light pinkish-amber-gold, with no head or lacing.

Smells like intense barnyardy funk and horse blanket, musty citrus, and leather.

Being a very old lambic, this had a lot of intense complexities to it. I was surprised that it wasn't more sour. There's some minerally notes here, lots of barnyard, some citrusy sweetness, and damp oak and leather. Super funky and complex, awesome.

The only real problem for me is the carbonation level, which was zero. This one was completely still. I feel that even the slightest amount of carbonation would have amped this up to near perfection.

Really interesting to try, definitely put off by the carbonation, but still really interesting nonetheless.

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Photo of blisscent
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tillmac62
3.48/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours gold with a touch of red. No head.

Nose of barnyard funk with a lemon subnote. As it warms, vinegar is noted.

Light medium body, with a somewhat smooth texture. No effervescence.

The flavor is intense, but lacks complexity and balance. It tastes just like the nose with a tart citric note added.

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Oude Lambiek De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
4.24 out of 5 based on 341 ratings.
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