Lambic | Rivertown Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
89
very good
298 Ratings
LambicLambic
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
rivertownbrewery.com

Style: Lambic - Unblended

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fermented by exposing the beer to untamed yeasts and bacteria native to Rivertown Brewery, known as House Funk. This blend fermented for over a year in wine barrels.

Added by mcallister on 04-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
298
Reviews:
75
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
60
Gots:
56
For Trade:
9
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 298 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of jeremiahoden
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of SourinQns
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ttylicki
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of rlee1390
4/5  rDev +0.5%

A-Cloudy orange, not much carbonation or head

S-Nice tartness, acidic notes, little grapes and some oak

T-Starts with nice tartness, mild acidity, oak and grapes, slight lemon

M-Lighter, dry finish, not much carbonation.

O-A solid lambic, from 2011 all that is left is the acidic notes, can only wonder what it is like fresh

 328 characters

Photo of afsdan
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of weonfire
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of masterofsparks
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of elkinbrown
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of JavaNoire
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Bjango
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of thebigredone
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of bleedblue9150
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of _morandi_
4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TasteTester
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Westyn
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of NODAK
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strong aroma of white grapes, vinegar, tart....makes the sides of my mouth tickle a bit at the thought of how much I may pucker at this one....smells a lot like a tart white wine really. And pours that way too. Somewhat of a straw color to it...head doesn't seem to be anything remarkable. A little cloudy.

Carbonation is noticeably low....the somewhat intense tartness hits me up front in the face. Wow. Definitely an acidic, white grape, wine-like experience here....after the tartness subsides, a note of grain does peek through, giving this more of a "beer" flavor. It isn't the most tart beer I've had, but it's certainly high on the scale.

 646 characters

Photo of MNBeerGeek
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of vermilcj
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ThaJokerWild
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of drwatson32
5/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of FrankV
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of jzeilinger
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Lambic from Rivertown Brewing Co.
3.98 out of 5 based on 298 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.