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  • n. A strong, traditional Belgian beer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of limbec.


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  • The resulting brew, known as lambic, is too tart for most tastes and is traditionally aged and blended to make geuze, or softened with the addition of sugar, cherries or other fruit.

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  • Take sips of two dozen different beers and the lambic will be the one you remember.

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  • In Brussels, Moeder Lambic 8 Place Fontainas; 32-2-503-60-68 is among the most traditional of Belgian beer cafes, specializing in the obscure sour brews known as lambic and gueuze.

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  • But they can also range to darker, or more sour if blended with the third Belgian traditional style of "lambic".

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  • I have a feeling that this beer is mademore for lambic or lighter beer fans, but there is a real lack of hop character.

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  • A short drive through wheat, barley and potato fields leads to the Lindemans brewery in Vlezenbeek, one of the larger lambic breweries, where you can stock up on crates of Pecheresse, a peach-based beer that is recommended to be served in Champagne flutes to accompany Waldorf salad or Belgian waffles.

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  • Hosted by Brabo, and dubbed "Toast on the Terrace," the Friday evening happy hour features a spread of Chimay, brie, goat and other cheeses; charcuterie (including prosciutto, pate and salami); and -- the happy part -- unlimited glasses of a red sangria flavored with lambic beer, Cabernet, apples, peaches and apricot.

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  • Tosh had left his beer in its paper bag on the kitchen table—lambic, like she thought.

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  • Tosh used to bring her beer from the Fooderie when Nola was tiny, bottles of peach- and raspberry-flavored Belgian lambic, because his mother had told him that beer was good for nursing women and Piper hated the way most beer tasted.

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  • Haz sum ub dat wiff a naise razberree lambic, and Ai haz a SOOPUR-HAPPEE!

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