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Brewed by 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Vintage 2002: released beginning 2006
Vintage 2003: released autumn 2006
Vintage 2004: released summer 2007
Vintage 2005: released summer 2008

Editor’s Note: There is a lot of confusion on this one. Please look at your bottle. It belongs here only if it says "Vintage" on the label. If it does not, it belongs under the regular Oude Gueuze listing. The above vintage guide is not what you should go by, as there are both 2002, 2003, 2004, etc...releases of Vintage and Regular Oude Gueuze.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2013
Pours orange with a nice creamy white head. Aroma is bitter orange, funk, citrus. Taste is bitter orange, funk, grass, citrus, peach. Very good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (1376) - SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2013
Pours foggy dark amber Aromas of bretta, sour fruits, hints of caramel Very well balanced sourness with great malty backbone. Great! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
esp0r (1980) - NORWAY - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle, 2007 vintage, shared with edvard & daje
Orange hazy, white head. Smells of funky funky barntard, hay, berries, wheat, horse blanket. Light sweet, bone dry, a very nice tart and sour flavor, i would say medium sour, nice brett infusion, nice berry taste as well. This gueuze is just pure world class. Fantastic

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2437) - FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Pours golden in color with a whitish head. Funky notes, some cellar and bits of forrest in aroma. Nice. Wood, some leather and tart notes in taste. Bitter fruits and some lemony juicyness is there as well. Oak and more wooden notes appear towards the end. Nice one indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2161) - FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
.75 bottle, pikkis. Yellow haze. Good barny hay. Malty yeah. Pretty good though. Sorry for the crappy comments..

-- bb/wp8

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SperkeleForce (550) - FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 Bottle 75 CL. Pours murky golden with small head. Notes of apples, barnyard, sour, citrus. Goes down easy.

-- bb/wp

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle - Vintage 2002 @ Sur Smagning, Mashup Beer Festival. Pours cloudy orange with a lasting white small head. Aroma is barnyard, grapefruit, lactic, citrus-fruit, leather, apple, wood, light musty and a hint of something petroleum-like. Taste is light+ sweet, bitter and tart. Body is medium, texture is soft, carbonation is moderate. Finish is moderate long and very dry and tart with lemon. A very rounded geuze. I’m impressed with the elegance of a brew at this age.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Japalo (1174) - DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle @ Søernes Ølbar. Mash-up. Two finger head Cognac color. Hazy. Reddish copper. Apple. Tropical mango. Melon. Some metal flavours. Dry tart. But gentle ( my third in this tasting).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3269) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2013
From a 74 cl bottlet at Pizza Paradiso in DuPont Circle DC. Vintage 2001. Pours a murky datk gold with a white head. Tart apple nose. Rich flavors of tart fruit and leather. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1637) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2013
Drucken på flaska på Brekeriet bar i Djurslöv. Smak och doft gödsel, stall med toner av jäst och omogna äpplen. Syrlig smak med fatkaraktär. Riktigt gott.


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