Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99! (Limited time offer, US delivery only)

Lambrucha | Vanberg & DeWulf

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
222 Ratings

Brewed by:
Vanberg & DeWulf
New York, United States

Style: Lambic - Unblended

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blend of two ancient and unique fermented beverages, Lambic and Kombucha. Brewed and bottled at De Troch by Vanberg & DeWulf.

Added by emerge077 on 03-17-2010

Bros Score:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 222 |  Reviews: 108
Photo of aquazr1
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of razorsdescent
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of vinny21bal
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of SupremePie
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jaydoc
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Lare453
1/5  rDev -72.9%

Photo of Rihup
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Lanstrum
2/5  rDev -45.8%

Photo of Lovely85
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of derkfromwi
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of rowingbrewer
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of thegoon55
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of probiotic
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Photo of krl2112
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of SGToliver
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of DaPan
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of EBeckett3
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Brendog9
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A 750 poured into my Newport Storm balloon glass. A cloudy yellow pour capped with a one finger head that fades quickly.

Standing over the glass on the counter, I could smell it's funky aroma. I can't really place it. Reminds me of a berlinerweiss.

After craving something light and low octane, the sour/tart/funky taste is really doing it for me. I'm glad I picked this up today.

 384 characters

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Maillard
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of dannyhead
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of WankelEngine
4.02/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml corked and caged bottle into a glass.

A: Pours a hazy, light golden-straw color. There is a bubbly, off-white head which quickly fades to the slightest, oily remnants of foam. Spotty lacing.

S: Kombucha is very forward. Tart, funky, earthy tea combines with the brighter tartness of lambic. A little bit vegetable/grass.

T: Opens with the familiar barnyard funk and lemon tartness of a lambic. A light vinegar flavor in the mid-palate gives way to the Kombucha flavors. Earthy black tea and a citrus flavor round out the finish.

M: Medium thin with moderate but effervescent carbonation.

O: An very interesting beer. The lambic and tea flavors actually blend very well. I wish it was a little bit less sweet overall, with a heavier emphasis on funk. It could have been better if they blended the Kombucha with a funkier lambic.

 852 characters

Lambrucha from Vanberg & DeWulf
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 222 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.