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

bottled
common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1663   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2, and 3 year old lambics.
A true Geuze - a blend of 1, 2, and 3 year-old lambic, unfiltered and unpasteurized, and aged in the bottle for at least a year after blending. Refermentation in the bottle gives this Geuze its famous champagne-like spritziness. The lambic that goes into it is brewed only with 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, aged hops, and water, spontaneously fermented by wild yeasts, and matured in oak casks.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (740) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, yeast, wood, sour, fruit and hops.

Appearance:
Turbid golden/amber beer with a slight white head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium sweet, slightly sour and slightly bitter with malts, yeast, fruit and hops.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ZodiacM (714) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2016
Altijd in voor een experiment. Geuzes zijn niet mijn ding, en deze top 50 oude Geuze haalt mij niet over. Geurig bier, fruitig, smaakvol, zurig, lichte houtsmaak, kan mij voorstellen dat liefhebbers dit lekker vinden, maar voor mij is dit niet wat ik lekker vind in een bier: te zurig, fruitig op een manier die voor mij niet prettig is. Ik hou mij bij de stouts, porters en voor wat fruitigs bij de IPA’s en alles wat daar tussenin zit. Lambieks en geuzes.... nee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1795) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle. Uneven frothy white head with strong retention. Cloudy golden amber body. Nose is Parma violets, lactic acid, oak, white grape and candied fruit. Sour and tangy. Well carbonated. Refreshing palate. Dry finish. Very good, more to my taste than Cantillon Oude Gueze, more well rounded.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlf (206) - DENMARK - FEB 12, 2016
clear golden, thick white head, fresh fruity smell, little sour, whitewine-like mouthfeel(also taste in a way), little sweetness, fruity-citrus like taste, sour and slightly bitter finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (780) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours quite sparkling, clear golden with big white head. Aroma is light, leathery, hay, wheat, loads of white grapes, fruits and lemon. Taste has many green apples, fruit, white grapes, tart and funky, light mold. Bit watery body, high carbonation. Very well balanced and drinkable.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aconley (14) - Vancouver, Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Bought this at the brewery and cellared it to perfection for three years. No deScription needed the score speaks for itself.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
japi (159) - Neubrandenburg, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2016
An amber coloured beer with a huge white head. Intensive aroma with notes of leather, steel, citrus, horses and earthiness. Soury taste with notes of citrus. Long bittery and dry aftertaste. Fizzy carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
FBoekman (170) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2016
Gyllengul, molnig. En del skum som lägger sig. Luktar syrligt. Härligt sur. En riktig suröl.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gavmcg92 (10) - - FEB 7, 2016
Pours a hazy amber with a substantial white head. Aroma is of sour green apples. Similar sour taste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - FEB 4, 2016
Old notes. It’s the best Geuze I’ve ever drunk! I bought it in Bruugge’s beer shop not far from our hostel. And I’ve tasted this from tourist rubber folding glass and tried to make cooler under cold water in hostel. And this was really nice aged sour beer!


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