Lambiek Oud Beersel
Brouwerij Oud Beersel

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From:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel
 
Belgium
Style:
Lambic - Traditional
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
87
Avg:
3.87 | pDev: 10.08%
Ratings:
59
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 19, 2019
Added:
Nov 04, 2003
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  2
SCORE
87
Very Good
Notes: None
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4 by shigg85 from Japan on Dec 19, 2019
 
4 by steverx8 from England on May 05, 2019
 
3.83 by HopBelT from Belgium on Mar 31, 2019
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3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Hanhwaeaglesv2 from Portugal

서빙할때 거품이 없이 나옴. 시큼한 맛이 조금은 약한 람빅. 무난하게 마실 수 있었슴. 염소 치즈같은 향기도 살짝 나는듯하니, 거부감 있으면 먹지 마시길..

Dec 26, 2018
 
3.27 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania on Feb 24, 2018
 
3.9 by Jason_cs from Florida on Jan 08, 2018
 
4.06 by jaydoc from Kansas on Nov 05, 2017
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4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by rudzud from Massachusetts

Enjoyed at the 2016 Copenhagen Beer Festival in Boston, MA. Reviewed from notes.

A - Poured a nice golden orange hue with a very thin wispy head.

S - Aromas of absolutely massive barnyard funk with some light horse blanket with just a little tartness.

T - Taste is similar to the nose. The barnyard funk here is huge but not off putting at all. The tartness is more pronounced thankfully. Not overwhelming, very balanced.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, crisp, nice acidity, bit flemmy.

O - Overall this was quite the pleasant lambic. Really, really loved how forward the funk was on this. Really enjoyable.

Serving Type: On Tap

Sep 20, 2017
 
4.27 by Rimbimhoot from Illinois on Aug 26, 2017
 
4.49 by dannycohen62 from Illinois on Aug 24, 2017
 
4.51 by StormAles from Canada (ON) on Jul 11, 2017
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by mothman from Minnesota

2 year old from a bag in a box.

Still. Golden orange color.

Easy drinking. Lemon citrus. Funky with wet oak. Hay. Wet cardboard.

Solid beer. Fun to drink straight lambic.

Jun 16, 2017
 
4.15 by Wer34truh from Minnesota on Mar 18, 2017
 
4.18 by AlexFields from Tennessee on Mar 11, 2017
 
3.25 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Feb 23, 2017
 
4 by erk0607 from Colorado on Jan 22, 2017
 
4.07 by DispyDnb from England on Nov 21, 2016
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by TrilliumFan from Massachusetts

CBC 2016. weakest in my lineup.

Sep 25, 2016
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3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by VashonGuy from Washington

On tap at the Masonry, Seattle. This beer was served in a tulip, with a big head that quickly faded, leaving some lacing. It's anything but flat.

The aroma is mild. The taste is funk and sour, a little barnyard. Overall, it's interesting but not memorable, if that makes any sense.

Sep 25, 2016
 
4.31 by anteater from Oregon on Sep 06, 2016
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4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by cbutova from Massachusetts

A- Out of the bag into my glass with a flat dead beer where no head dares to form. No lace of course. Fairly cloudy deep golden orange body.

S- Raw funky beast blows aromas of sulfur, horsey doom, raw grains, fresh apricots, lemon, spicy straw and smooth barrels.

T- Some of the funk and the sulfur dies out with less of a freshly used fireworks but plenty of tartness and funky old lambic bugs. Underripe sour stone fruits, lemons, grapes, sour apple, wine, slight oak with its tannins, slight bitter citrus zest and yeast spice.

MF- Flat as can be but sours can handle that. The body is slick and at a medium thickness. Ends somewhat tart.

Unblended lambics are always fun to try. The raw earthy feel of these brews is insane and really makes you realize what the blender is doing to get those beers just right. Funky and sour goodness.

Aug 22, 2016
 
4.19 by SirBentham from California on Aug 11, 2016
 
3.83 by South2NW from Oregon on Jun 03, 2016
 
3.5 by christinelovesbeer from District of Columbia on Apr 11, 2016
 
4 by Wizzle32 from Pennsylvania on Feb 27, 2016
 
3.96 by hozersr from Pennsylvania on Feb 27, 2016
 
3.29 by dougbreathe from France on Feb 21, 2016
 
3.54 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland on Feb 16, 2016
 
4.18 by westcoastbeerlvr from California on Feb 08, 2016
 
3.88 by rjp217 from Massachusetts on Oct 06, 2015
 
4.1 by Rihup from Illinois on Aug 03, 2015
 
3.78 by shelby415 from Oregon on Jul 20, 2015
 
3.75 by ChrisinRI from Rhode Island on Jul 17, 2015
 
4.21 by emerge077 from Illinois on Jun 20, 2015
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3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by CalgaryFMC from Canada (AB)

Sampled 8 oz. on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary. Arrived an orange amber color with a very thin layer of white bubbles, mostly rimming the glass. A quick whiff reveals potent unripe orchard fruit, lemon/lime rind, vinegar, rubber, and horse blanket aromas. Smells "young".

Taste is similarly green, tart, astringent, perhaps a little woody. I am getting very sour/bitter lime and lemon rinds, with some relatively subtle salty sweat and musty paper elements. A touch of caramel sweetness. Carbonation is on the low end. Thin to medium body. Finish is basically a carry-over of the tart elements present at the outset.

This comes off as one in the know might expect ... A young lambic suitable for blending. Not particularly complex in its own right.

Mar 20, 2015
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3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

8oz glass at Beer Revolution's sour festival.

This beer appears a hazy, medium peach amber hue, with zero appreciable head, which leaves a commensurate amount of nonexistent lace around the glass as things slowly recede.

It smells of somewhat sweet pale malt, soft white vinegar, sweaty socks, underripe apples and pears, a blended funky mustiness, and overripe lemon rinds. The taste is grainy pale malt, a mildly funky yeastiness, indistinct light orchard fruit, moderately sour white wine vinegar, and a tame leafy, earthy and musty hoppiness.

The carbonation is quite hard to detect, a weak frothiness peeking out here and there, the body an adequate middleweight, and more smooth than one might expect of this sort of thing. It finishes a tad sweet, the lingering malt and touched fruitiness easily parrying any malfeasant sour or musty character.

While this lambic is a whole lot more approachable than the norm, especially since it's unblended, by the same token, it's equally unchallenging. Still good, though, my enamel firmly in place for the onslaught to come.

Mar 13, 2015
 
3.9 by DrBier from Pennsylvania on Feb 19, 2015
 
3.75 by DRBiser from Maryland on Feb 16, 2015
 
4 by apasternak from District of Columbia on Feb 15, 2015
 
4.07 by needMIbeer from Virginia on Feb 13, 2015
Lambiek Oud Beersel from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 59 ratings