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


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RATINGS: 1493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.

FaithHealer1's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FaithHealer1 (358) - - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle at North Bar. Rating #300! Chess to Erin and Will for helping me decide. Pours a orange gold, small head. Aroma is classic gueuze - grapefruit, horse blanket, straw, but with a lovely redcurrant/raspberry thing going on. Taste is similar - upfront sherbet giving way to grapefruit/lemon tartness, straw/grass notes, and a lovely sour grapefruit finish that pickers and lingers for years (and turns a bit mandarin-ish while its at it). Not as puckering as a Cantillon, but more four than a Mariage Parfait or a Cuvee Rene. Lovely, lovely, lovely. Gueuzey yumminess. Mmmm.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (716) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
9.8.2014. Hazy orange colour. First aroma coming from bottle reminds of sparkling wine. Aroma has also apple cider, yeast. That sour lambic smell is not good for newbie. Palate is sparkling wine style carbonated. Taste is very tart and stale with wood, leather, sour apples. This is difficult style to understand. My first real lambic, needs re-rating later.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (3860) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2015
A la biere comme a la biere, Paris: Pours orange with a fluffy head. Aroma is funky, vinegar, and some hop actually. Taste is sour and very dry. Lingering aftertaste for quite some time. Highly complex. Very interesting. I am glad I got this in Europe where it is much more affordable than it is in the US.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joakgust (1041) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden beer with a small white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, funky blanket, apricot and oranges. Flavor is spicy with notes of citrus, funky blanket, leather and grass. Well balanced.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (200) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
Color is orange with tons of nice carbonation rising up the glass. Aromas of orange rind, bubblegum, sour candy, with dampened notes of vanilla and oak. Flavor is nice, sour and very dry with spicy flavors of apple skin, unripe apples and kiwi with a very dry finish with some slight breadiness to it. I’d say this is one of the best geuzes i have been fortunate enough to try. Enjoyed at home with my brother @Haavard

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haavard (9) - NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015 does not count
Aroma: sour candy and bubblegum notes of citrus Palate: pleasing and dry, perhaps a tiny bit too carbonated Taste: unripe apples, appleskin kiwi and a slight bready note. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrew_drinks (216) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle from MOMH. Hazy orange, big white head. Some dry grass and hay in the aroma, soft lemon rind. High carbonation, lively. Sour, lemon acid. Slightly minerally, lots of layers of sourness and complexity. Bone dry. Classic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2400) - New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Poured from bottle at fantasy football tasting. Yellow orange pour. Nose is funky citrus. Tastes of lovely tart lemons, grapefruit, wood, and white grapes. Perfect puckering finish. Need to get full bottle of this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbouAli (187) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 10, 2015
One of my favorite gueuze. With a lot of complexity and less acid than a cantillon. Very smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markoijelena (892) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle 0.375l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Share with ippopotamo36.Ajde Albertooooo bckpck.Pour it hazy orange orange color with small white head.On the nose sour, white wine, maybe some peach on the background.This is Geuze that should be for me very good balanced, very drinkable, not annoying taste after few sips.Great beer after so long day at Vichte at Alvinne Fest.Taste and aroma of white wine,fruity flavour on the end.Perfection.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (509) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 7, 2015
0,375 bottle in Ghent-Belgium. Thank you markoijelena. Pours hazy golden with an impressive white foam. Nose: white wine, sour notes, grapefruit. Mouth: lively carbonation, acetic and balanced. Fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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