Mort Subite Witte Lambic | Brouwerij Mort Subite

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Mort Subite
Belgium
mort-subite.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RuckusDu on 06-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,286
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
46
pDev:
17.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.94/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Well well what a surprise! This witte lambic combo is one of the most refreshing beers I have tasted.
Right from the off it looks very good, with a hazy finish and large creamy head.
The head does dissipate initially but then remains as a light froth til the end.

The aroma is extremely fresh, full of forest fruits, and taste is more of the same.

The purists might think this a bit too kriek like, but after a long day it really is thirst quenching and way too easy to drink.

Only 5.5%, but don't think this kind of beer needs anymore ooomph to be honest.

My only slight criticism is clearly the syrup addition, coupled with the initial gas, which when combined with large gulps of the stuff, leads to hiccups and some serious burping action.

Is this a classic beer?, probably not, is it even a beer at all?, highly questionable.
But given the LOOK, SMELL, TASTE and FEEL is all we're rating on, it would be disingenuous to mark this one down, even with it's artificial feel.....just the way it goes I guess.

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2.14/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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4.02/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.62/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Artificial peach, overly sweet thus cloying. Where are the lambics attributes?
Pass your way. This brewery makes good Kriek, so they know to make lambic. This is not a lambic based beer

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2.99/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not very flavorful and not sour enough

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Hazy yellow color with white head. Aroma has really sweet citrus notes, banana and apricots. Taste is really floral and sweet at first but also kind of artificial. Finish has a bitter medicinal flavor. Light, effervescent body. Aroma is quite pleasant but it tastes too artificial.

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Look: Looks nice, golden, big white creamy head.

Smell: Banana, ripe fruit

Taste: Lambic or instant diabetes? This is so sweet it has nothing to do with beer. Not even a vague sour touch.

This could be enjoyable when served ice-cold on a hot summer evening if you are looking for a lemonade. Ignore this if you expect a lambic. It's not white nor lambic.

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Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 46 ratings
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