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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1450 on: August 06, 2022, 11:47:43 PM »
Damn. That looks hard to get. Is that a new lambic or something older?

Had an 3F Intense Red last night. I remember it being more intense in the past 😁

It’s a newer one, they have sold online in packs one time so far.

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« Reply #1451 on: August 08, 2022, 05:47:19 PM »


Lambic fridge at Bottleworks.

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« Reply #1452 on: August 08, 2022, 08:11:41 PM »
$300 Cantillon Gueuze? :blink:

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« Reply #1453 on: August 08, 2022, 10:14:16 PM »
$300 Cantillon Gueuze? :blink:
This place is notorious for jacked up prices on aged beers, especially lambic.

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« Reply #1454 on: August 16, 2022, 03:15:49 PM »
Keep forgetting to post that I tried the De Leite and Oud Beersal blended beer Cuvée Copains #1

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Like a thick Belgiany biscuit with lambic.

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« Reply #1455 on: August 22, 2022, 11:15:55 AM »
Keep forgetting to post that I tried the De Leite and Oud Beersal blended beer Cuvée Copains #1

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Like a thick Belgiany biscuit with lambic.

Cool :thumbup:

So the De Leite saison was smoked? Did you get any smoke from it? :popcorn:

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« Reply #1456 on: August 22, 2022, 02:56:35 PM »
Keep forgetting to post that I tried the De Leite and Oud Beersal blended beer Cuvée Copains #1

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Like a thick Belgiany biscuit with lambic.

Cool :thumbup:

So the De Leite saison was smoked? Did you get any smoke from it? :popcorn:
https://www.bieresgourmet.be/en/sour-w-lambic/1021-de-leite-oud-beersel-cuvee-copains-1.html

That’s the beer I drank. I haven’t had any smoked saison form them but would also love to try one.

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« Reply #1457 on: August 22, 2022, 05:40:11 PM »
Keep forgetting to post that I tried the De Leite and Oud Beersal blended beer Cuvée Copains #1

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Like a thick Belgiany biscuit with lambic.

Cool :thumbup:

So the De Leite saison was smoked? Did you get any smoke from it? :popcorn:
https://www.bieresgourmet.be/en/sour-w-lambic/1021-de-leite-oud-beersel-cuvee-copains-1.html

That’s the beer I drank. I haven’t had any smoked saison form them but would also love to try one.
Huh, I was just reading the beer description here: https://brewver.com/beers/33784/Cuvée-Copains-1

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« Reply #1458 on: August 23, 2022, 05:28:12 PM »
In that case, there was nothing perceptible, to me, that was smoke. But I wasn’t looking for it.

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« Reply #1459 on: August 25, 2022, 02:02:11 PM »
Fancy 3F bottles showing you in Maryland. Up to $50 for some 750s. I’m starting to be too poor for 3F.

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« Reply #1460 on: August 25, 2022, 05:01:55 PM »
Fancy 3F bottles showing you in Maryland. Up to $50 for some 750s. I’m starting to be too poor for 3F.

3F Speling Het Lot series are $100 on the list at Beer Temple, bar only. Nope. :shrug: They were 20 euro at the brewery.

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« Reply #1461 on: August 25, 2022, 05:04:17 PM »
Tilquin is doing a Meerts project with assorted spent fruit/pomace that sounds interesting. :stalker:

This is available in the webshops, fingers crossed that it shows up soon stateside.

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« Reply #1462 on: August 28, 2022, 03:37:03 PM »
Not a blind tasting, but cool to see. Looks like Grote Dorst.

https://twitter.com/daveratkins/status/1563825614322372609

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« Reply #1463 on: August 28, 2022, 04:50:17 PM »
Found a small trove of dusty 2016 Hanssens OG 750’s still marked at 2016 prices. Happy to report it’s great. Lots of apricot, grapefruit, lemon, and mild barrel. Supple feel, not overly carbed. :ale:

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« Reply #1464 on: August 29, 2022, 11:40:45 AM »
Found a small trove of dusty 2016 Hanssens OG 750’s still marked at 2016 prices. Happy to report it’s great. Lots of apricot, grapefruit, lemon, and mild barrel. Supple feel, not overly carbed. :ale:
I have a more than decade old bottle Hanssens OG that I waiting to open at the right time. Good to hear.

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« Reply #1465 on: August 29, 2022, 04:22:12 PM »
Found a small trove of dusty 2016 Hanssens OG 750’s still marked at 2016 prices. Happy to report it’s great. Lots of apricot, grapefruit, lemon, and mild barrel. Supple feel, not overly carbed. :ale:
I have a more than decade old bottle Hanssens OG that I waiting to open at the right time. Good to hear.

The best bottle of Hanssens OG was the last dusty one on the shelf at a drive-thru liquor store on the IL/IA border. It had to be that old, but I can't remember the year now. It had a pronounced nutty barrel note that i've only tasted before from 3F Zenne and the Armand'4 series.

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1466 on: August 31, 2022, 11:10:07 AM »
Definitely worth a follow on twitter, a UK lambic guy currently touring around lambic breweries and cafes after BXL fest.

https://twitter.com/daveratkins



A lambic cider blend from De Cort distillery in collaboration with Sako or Brouwerij van t'Pajottenland, I think.

https://twitter.com/daveratkins/status/1564920522705702913
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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1467 on: August 31, 2022, 11:51:10 AM »
Definitely worth a follow on twitter, a UK lambic guy currently touring around lambic breweries and cafes after BXL fest.

https://twitter.com/daveratkins



A lambic cider blend from De Cort distillery in collaboration with Sako or Brouwerij van t'Pajottenland, I think.

https://twitter.com/daveratkins/status/1564920522705702913
It makes me too envious.

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« Reply #1468 on: August 31, 2022, 03:55:22 PM »
Why? It’s probably terrible :P *sarcasm*

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1469 on: September 14, 2022, 11:28:13 PM »
Picked up:

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3F Platinum 750/375mL - 2 different blends
3F Golden Blend 375mL - sherry cask in the blend

Passed on Tilquin Sureau, Mure, Pinot Noir :bag:
3F Rhubarb, Quince, Blackberry, Cuvee Miel, Hommage, Schaerbeekse, Kriekenlambiek

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1470 on: September 15, 2022, 10:31:11 AM »
This chart shows activity of bacteria and wild yeast in lambic over time.

Apologies to our colorblind TBS'ers, the article below is pretty descriptive.



https://www.garshol.priv.no/blog/317.html


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« Reply #1471 on: September 16, 2022, 10:14:26 AM »
Here are the descriptions if anyone was curious. I honestly didn't know the Platinum Blend 375/750mL's were slightly different until it was pointed out.

3F Golden Blend 20|21 375mL - sherry cask in the blend

Season 2020-2021. Assemblage n°32. Bottled on 03/03/2021. "For this specific Oude Geuze Golden Blend, we blended lambikken from three different barrels and five different brews. The brew consists of more than one third of 50-month old lambik. We also added one sherry barrel of 34-month old lambik. This way, the weighted average age of the blend upon bottling is 28 months. About one third of the 3 Fonteinen lambik was brewed with Pajot grown cereals. This is the same blend as the 31st, but with a different sherry barrel."

3F Platinum Blend 20|21 (750mL)

Season 2020-2021. Assemblage n°41. Bottled on 07/04/2021. "This Platinum Blend is a blend of both jonge lambikken, two-year and four-year oude lambikken, originating from eight different brews and four different barrels. One fifth of the blend consists of lambikken brewed with our own sourced heirloom cereals from different spots in Brabant. The weighted average age of this blend is about 25 months, and the oldest lambik was brewed beginning of 2017. With one brew, we used a local hop variety that we are trying to revive, called Groene Bel. 100% 3 Fonteinen brewed lambik."

3F Platinum Blend 20|21 (375mL)

Season 2020-2021. Assemblage n°42. Bottled on 08/04/2021. "This Platinum Blend is a blend of jonge lambikken and four-year oude lambikken only, originating from four different brews and two different barrels. One quarter of the blend consists of lambikken brewed with our own sourced heirloom cereals from different spots in Brabant."


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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1472 on: September 16, 2022, 11:07:42 PM »
Picked up:

Girardin ‘22 x2
3F Platinum 750/375mL - 2 different blends
3F Golden Blend 375mL - sherry cask in the blend

Passed on Tilquin Sureau, Mure, Pinot Noir :bag:
3F Rhubarb, Quince, Blackberry, Cuvee Miel, Hommage, Schaerbeekse, Kriekenlambiek

Tremendous self control… :mellow:
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« Reply #1473 on: September 16, 2022, 11:13:13 PM »
Picked up:

Girardin ‘22 x2
3F Platinum 750/375mL - 2 different blends
3F Golden Blend 375mL - sherry cask in the blend

Passed on Tilquin Sureau, Mure, Pinot Noir :bag:
3F Rhubarb, Quince, Blackberry, Cuvee Miel, Hommage, Schaerbeekse, Kriekenlambiek

Tremendous self control… :mellow:
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Big 3F drop, would be fun to try but shit is expensive. :$:

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1474 on: September 16, 2022, 11:15:25 PM »
This chart shows activity of bacteria and wild yeast in lambic over time.

Apologies to our colorblind TBS'ers, the article below is pretty descriptive.



https://www.garshol.priv.no/blog/317.html
What a fuckin interesting link. So much mystery answered and so many new questions arise.


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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1475 on: September 17, 2022, 12:17:34 AM »
One tidbit in there was that the cited paper said all the industrial lambic breweries just use lactic acid to acidify wort. Not surprised, but probably needs independent verification.

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1476 on: September 17, 2022, 08:56:20 AM »
How much were the Platinum blends? 

I saw the post, but couldn't make it there this week.  Was hoping they may show up in the suburbs, but haven't seen them yet.
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« Reply #1477 on: September 17, 2022, 11:11:18 PM »
How much were the Platinum blends? 

I saw the post, but couldn't make it there this week.  Was hoping they may show up in the suburbs, but haven't seen them yet.

Not as crazy as the fruited stuff, still :$: though. $20-40 range.

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« Reply #1478 on: September 18, 2022, 01:20:35 PM »
Would definitely pay that for the Platinum Blends
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« Reply #1479 on: September 18, 2022, 01:48:15 PM »
Would definitely pay that for the Platinum Blends

Just a rough estimate, they didn’t have shelf tags up yet. About $10 less than the fruited ones which were up to $54 for Hommage. :$:

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« Reply #1480 on: September 19, 2022, 10:34:15 PM »
One tidbit in there was that the cited paper said all the industrial lambic breweries just use lactic acid to acidify wort. Not surprised, but probably needs independent verification.
Yes, that was one very interesting tidbit. However, I read it as they “add” lactic acid to the wort that has the potential to make more of its own lactic acid later. But, that’s hard to tell. More importantly, who are the industrial lambic brewers. We know Cantillon and Boon are not. Belle Vue for sure.  Lindemans?

The big take away from me, as I have for long suspected, the coolship doesn’t do much for getting the right bugs in the wort and it’s the barrels that are essential (and blending is also important).

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« Reply #1481 on: September 20, 2022, 11:22:49 AM »
One tidbit in there was that the cited paper said all the industrial lambic breweries just use lactic acid to acidify wort. Not surprised, but probably needs independent verification.
Yes, that was one very interesting tidbit. However, I read it as they “add” lactic acid to the wort that has the potential to make more of its own lactic acid later. But, that’s hard to tell. More importantly, who are the industrial lambic brewers. We know Cantillon and Boon are not. Belle Vue for sure.  Lindemans?

The big take away from me, as I have for long suspected, the coolship doesn’t do much for getting the right bugs in the wort and it’s the barrels that are essential (and blending is also important).

Belle Vue, Timmermans, Mort Subite, Lindemans. Some can turn out a traditional product when they want to, but also cut corners or use additives. Belle Vue's Oude Gueuze & Kriek from 2018 tasted like they just dumped in 2x the lactic acid, there was no barrel or complexity to them, just somewhat sour.

The coolship doesn't do all the inoculation, but does introduce the airborne stuff (Enterobacter & Saccharomyces pastorianus). Barrels generally develop the bacterial microflora that works in tandem, but they also said the Brett was present (Dekkera Bruxellensis). I don't think one can really say the coolship doesn't do much, more that the barrels play an equally important role.

I wish they had monitored a sample that didn't go into a barrel, the results would be interesting to compare.

" Since yeast and bacteria were grown separately, there's no way to judge the balance of yeast versus bacteria in the beer."


Side note about Lindemans. They have been known in the past to use oak chips in stainless tanks instead of barrels, just not for the Cuvee Rene stuff, which they use foeders for. I found these notes here, from a brewery tour.

"Now, we had a technical tasting: Two glasses of pure, unblended lambic. One came from oak vats, the traditional way of brewing lambic. The other came from steel tanks where it had matured with oak chips, a technique well known in the wine world. They were extremely similar. I thought I tasted a little more complexity (from maturing in a breathing, natural material) in one, and a little more pure oak (from oak chips) in the other. I guessed wrong."

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1482 on: September 27, 2022, 04:08:14 PM »
Zwanze Day rundown:

Zwanze '22 - really excellent, lots of ginger, cedar, and minor floral/fruity botanical notes

Girardin Limited Edition '21 - 3L of 100% 3 yr. lambic for Paul's 60th bday. Bright and citrusy, grapefruit peel, a stunner

Vin Santo - '20 bottle, reminded me of better Radikon orange wines, Trebbiano grapes, rich fruit depth/intensity

Sang Bleu - Had side by side with Camerise (supposedly the same) and SB had more intense dark fruit.

Bokke Pruim - shared generously by Ed, well balanced but packed with golden plum, woody spice

St. Lamvinus - Classic as always, fruit forward, less Brett than fresh in '19

Zwanze '20 - bottle, beets still pretty intense, really enjoyed the earthiness

Vigneronne - good but not as lush/tropical as the old Muscat bottles

Cuvee des Champions - 1st of the day, keg was foamy, tasted like sour orange juice. Fresh bottle last year was my fave CdC of all time, so guessing it was just the keg.

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1483 on: September 30, 2022, 06:24:21 PM »
Damn, sad and jealous that I couldn't go to Zwanze this year. Looks like it was an awesome time at Beer Temple.
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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1484 on: October 01, 2022, 12:07:41 AM »
I keep forgetting this is a thing. Emerge! Remind us next year. I keep wanting to do it at Monk's one year.

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« Reply #1485 on: October 04, 2022, 09:54:30 AM »
Well I guess Lambiek Fabriek has landed in the US finally. One webshop already selling 750's for $35.99 You can order it from Belgium for cheaper. :shrug:

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« Reply #1486 on: October 04, 2022, 04:29:06 PM »
Well I guess Lambiek Fabriek has landed in the US finally. One webshop already selling 750's for $35.99 You can order it from Belgium for cheaper. :shrug:
was just about to post something similar. A fest I am going to this weekend just released their full tap list and include Lambiek Fabriek
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ubt4ox2miGoSNL-3FRh13R8_C5EZ8zScHdLPA5whPkc/edit?mc_cid=d91b9030ba&mc_eid=9850828230#gid=2013382628

Also, pretty damn good tap list for other lambic as well. 

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« Reply #1487 on: October 04, 2022, 05:00:43 PM »
Well I guess Lambiek Fabriek has landed in the US finally. One webshop already selling 750's for $35.99 You can order it from Belgium for cheaper. :shrug:
was just about to post something similar. A fest I am going to this weekend just released their full tap list and include Lambiek Fabriek
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ubt4ox2miGoSNL-3FRh13R8_C5EZ8zScHdLPA5whPkc/edit?mc_cid=d91b9030ba&mc_eid=9850828230#gid=2013382628

Also, pretty damn good tap list for other lambic as well.

Snallygaster! My good friends have been a couple times, it's one of their fav beer festivals. Really cool list. :thumbup:

Cantillon Camerise/Sang Bleu was really good at Zwanze. I like LF Muscar-Elle and 3F Zenne y Frontera too. :cheers:
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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1488 on: October 06, 2022, 10:38:10 AM »
Cool to see some new stuff from Lambiek Fabriek (Muscat Bleu and Solaris grape blends) and De Cam (Perzik, Abrikoos, etc.) available on Etre. Was stalking the De Cam 5 yr. and Boon Apogee for a year, so I was glad to get those too. Hard to keep up with all the new releases these days, something I never thought i'd say but glad the market is so robust now.

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1489 on: October 06, 2022, 04:30:22 PM »
Cool to see some new stuff from Lambiek Fabriek (Muscat Bleu and Solaris grape blends) and De Cam (Perzik, Abrikoos, etc.) available on Etre. Was stalking the De Cam 5 yr. and Boon Apogee for a year, so I was glad to get those too. Hard to keep up with all the new releases these days, something I never thought i'd say but glad the market is so robust now.
Before I go check the website, am I going to be upset by the prices?

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« Reply #1490 on: October 06, 2022, 11:59:31 PM »
Cool to see some new stuff from Lambiek Fabriek (Muscat Bleu and Solaris grape blends) and De Cam (Perzik, Abrikoos, etc.) available on Etre. Was stalking the De Cam 5 yr. and Boon Apogee for a year, so I was glad to get those too. Hard to keep up with all the new releases these days, something I never thought i'd say but glad the market is so robust now.
Before I go check the website, am I going to be upset by the prices?
The more limited De Cam is up there, but the euro to dollar is almost 1:1 right now. Perzik and Framboise Vlier specifically. Apogee was 26 euro, everything else much less. Considering limited 3F retails for $60 here it’s a steal, imho.

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« Reply #1491 on: October 17, 2022, 09:52:35 AM »
Missed this before, but here's what's going on upstairs at Cantillon... :o :excited:

https://twitter.com/daveratkins/status/1571155292624150532

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« Reply #1492 on: October 22, 2022, 06:18:58 PM »


Juicy & Wild Soleille - Lambiek Fabriek - St. Pieters Leeuw, BE

Brassy tone with a haze of white grape throughout, carb trails visible when pouring that soon taper off. A finger of foam fades rapidly as well.

Lots of alternating aromas, first there’s a pulpy grapefruit and tropical papaya funk, later a lemon-lime-orange calamansi fruit. Very unique.

Pink grapefruit, tropical papaya funk, a touch of tomato vine. These grapes are pretty unique and lend their expressive character to the base lambic. Earthy dry aftertaste.

Spritzy carbonation, could use a touch more but it’s fine as it is. Will revisit in the Spring to see if it attenuates further.

Overall this is excellent, Solaris is a Belgian-grown grape and is showcased well here. Looking forward to more Druivenlambiek from Lambiek Fabriek.

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Re: Ye Olde ***Official*** Lambic thread
« Reply #1493 on: November 02, 2022, 09:26:05 AM »
https://zythophile.co.uk/2022/10/31/is-everything-you-have-ever-read-about-the-history-of-lambic-and-gueuze-totally-wrong-raf-meert-thinks-so/

I need to re-read this article, but it’s a good synopsis. Don’t agree that it fuels a rivalry, but he does hammer on Frank Boon and Jef Van Den Steen for awhile. Research is subject to change and errors are made, Geuze & Kriek had some errors, but relatively low considering the huge amount of historical data it contained. Lambic wasn’t named for Lembeek, okay. That’s kind of an old myth.

I’m not done with the book yet, but it presents some interesting theories that will be divisive.

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« Reply #1494 on: November 02, 2022, 10:45:08 PM »
Thanks for the link, I was waiting for a synopsis of the book  :bowtie:

I really enjoy the beer history debates.  The English guys seemed to duke it out as well.  Obviously, I am completely ignorant here but the traditional lambic history does sound a little too folksy and too good to be true (stories that I have been telling others for years).

Emerge, feel free to add any other interesting details from the book.  :cheers:
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« Reply #1495 on: November 02, 2022, 10:57:21 PM »
Additionally, I am fascinated by the British connection to lambic beer. Or, more apropos, wild yeast being considered a protective agent for aging. I love me the rare British Brett beer and Brettanomyces means British fungus in Latin. By around the time that Meerts believes lambic was developed some brewers were probably aware of British beer taking on brett qualities and aging better. Definitely by 1903, Brett was identified by Carlsberg.

Maybe the Brits really are to thank for good ales around the world.

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« Reply #1496 on: November 02, 2022, 11:07:43 PM »
Honestly, it really seems like a stretch that Belgians learned any spontaneous brewing techniques from the UK. Did they copy UK styles to compete with the influx of imports? Without a doubt. Seems there is some conflation there, wild yeast was present everywhere, pre-Pasteur era.

I’ll post my thoughts once I finish the book, but if anything it has spurred debate, which is a good thing.

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« Reply #1497 on: November 03, 2022, 01:06:49 PM »
Honestly, it really seems like a stretch that Belgians learned any spontaneous brewing techniques from the UK.
As the article mentions this, I agree.  But the idea of a brett-like yeast and that it may survive longer, that they may have gotten from the Brits.

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« Reply #1498 on: November 09, 2022, 10:52:30 AM »
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TILQUIN FRUIT EXTRAVAGANZA is finally coming to the US ! This one will take place on Saturday, NOVEMBER 12th, in 20 carefully selected bars. Don't miss this unique opportunity to taste 5 to 10 unique fruit lambics prepared especially for these events!

Here is the list of participating bars:

- Brouwer's Cafe, Seattle, WA
- Lúpulo Craft Beer House, Santa Cruz, CA
- Oak & Steel KC, Kansas City, MO
- Hopleaf, Chicago, IL
- The Beer Temple, Chicago, IL
- Novare Res Bier Cafe, Portland, ME
- Mule Bar, Winooski, VT
- Row 34, Boston, MA
- The Dirty Truth, Northampton, MA
- Monk's Cafe, Philadelphia, PA
- The Sovereign, Washington, DC
- The Birch, Norfolk, VA
- Holy Grale, Louisville, KY
- Crooked Stave Denver Taproom, Denver, CO
- Spuyten Duyvil NYC, Brooklyn, NY
- The Grand Delancey, New York, NY
- Redlight Redlight, Orlando, FL
- Edmund's OastEdmund's Oast, Charleston, SC
- Brewster Bar DeCiccos, Brewster, NY
- Meddlesome Moth, Dallas, TX

Draft list:

•Cassis (Fruit Lambic w/ Black Currants; 5.8%)
•Coing (Fruit Lambic w/ Quinces; 6.0%)
•Framboise (Fruit Lambic w/ Raspberries; 5.5%)
•Groseille à Maquereau Rouge (Fruit Lambic w/ Red Gooseberries; 5.5%)
•Groseille Blanche (Fruit Lambic w/ White Currants; 5.2%)
•Myrtille Sauvage (Fruit Lambic w/ Wild Blueberries; 5.8%)
•Pêche (Fruit Lambic w/ Peaches; 5.5%)
•Poire (Fruit Lambic w/ Pears; 6.0%)
•Pomme (Fruit Lambic w/ Apples; 6.0%)
•Sureau (Fruit Lambic w/ Elderberries; 5.6%)

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« Reply #1499 on: November 13, 2022, 09:55:05 PM »


They coulda lowered that text a little bit…. :coffee:

Tilquin fruit thing was good, tried them all. Sureau stood out as the most intense, Peche was good, Framboise was real funky. Cassis just ok. They all seemed to have a smaller fruit ratio (g/l) than bottled versions.



Tried this, it was interesting. Not very overt, possibly some botanical bitterness. The base lambic was surprisingly good.