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Belle-Vue Sélection Lambic

Formerly brewed at Belle-Vue (InBev)
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium


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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ludvig (137) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2013 had a 1988 vintage bottle shared with a friend. i dont know why this is so high rated. too sweet in some kind of way and... well it just did not make me..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ToolHead (266) - København, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2012
75 cl. bottle w/ cork and wire. 1992 vintage. Rated 8.9.2012. Low carbonation; the cork is removed soundlessly. Clear, deep gold. Funky, intense aroma w/ obvious acidity, cellar notes, and vibrant complexity. Taste is intense and acidic, funky, barnyardy and surprisingly fresh and youthful. A very good gueuze, especially considering its ripe old age.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (5842) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2012
1989 bottle shared by Frank. Thanks man. Hazy orange brown pour with no head or lacing worth noting. Scents were very young for a gueuze this old, notes of chardonay oak, lemon, barn, spicy cedary wood, so sour and layered. Perfectly aged dusty tasting lambic with further tastes of sea salt, sand, fruit skins, belgian yeast. Acidic full flavored sour, with some peachy undertones.. what a great lambic. I’m sure the 23 years of age didn’t hurt either

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Pours pure amber clear with a decent whitish tan head. The aroma brings nice sweet tart notes, you would never know the bottle was from 1989, lambic deliciousness as usual. The flavor brings some great sweet sour tart notes that end with yeasty malt flavors blended so well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
illidurit (2286) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 14, 2012
1999 bottle shared at Woodshop 7. Pours a hazy orange-gold with little carbonation. Dusty cobwebby aroma, straw, barnyard, musty acidic citric. Gorgeous complex flavor with lactic fruitiness, lemons, light stone fruit, berries, acetic accents. Very smooth and mellow with lots going on. An absolute delight and one of my favorite beers of the day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
traPISSED (106) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 25, 2012
1989 vintage unlabeled bottle at home, 75cl. Thanks to Olly! Was a bit apprehensive about this one as I’d heard the 1999 is bracingly sour and I prefer a more balanced lambic. Was not dissapointed though as this was not extreme. It was fairly lactic but refreshingly so. Lemons and lime no oxidisation. Still a light golden colour and a sharp barnyard aroma. This actually reminded me of a Hanssens Gueuze in it’s sharpness yet drinkable nature. Very nice Gueuze

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79 (2838) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 8, 2012
750 ml bottle huge thanks to Doug. Poured cloudy with very little head. There are notes of lemon/citrus, dusty, apricot. A brilliant sour from Belgium.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8180) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2012
26/V/2012 - 75cl bottle @ WoSF 2012 (Opstal) - 1993 vintage bottle# 07497 - BB: IX/1999 (2012-548) Shared cost and beer with adamjackson and 77ships

Clear amber beer, no head, little bit of small bubbles. Aroma: pretty metallic, orange peel, bit dusty, some cork, some bretta. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: very sharp lemony sourness cutting through mouth and bone, little sweet, fruity, some bretta, mainly just sour. Aftertaste: very sour, little bitter, moldy cork, spicy bitterness and some pepper. Held up pretty good against time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Enjoyed this at the Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation. Vintage: 1993. Paid 20 Euro for the bottle and split with 4 friends. Served in a Gueuze glass at room temperature.

A - Zero carbonation / hiss on the cork pop. Dark orange appearance and minor cloudiness. SRM of 14.

S - Very little nose left. Mild acidic scent. Big vinegar scent as well.

T - Grapefruit, lemon, limes and apples. Peaches as well. It’s a whole rainbow of fruits. Still a big sour bomb and some dry grape skins taste as well.

M - Still a decent carbonation in the mouth. 15% on the mouth swish. Insanely dry finish and the tast runs away very quickly leaving this gigantic sour bomb.

O - Even still, it’s a rocking great Gueuze and one I’d love to have again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (8446) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 29, 2012
750ml bottle thanks so much to Ayrton! 1999 vintage. This was a major want that I should have had a few years ago in Belgium. Bright orange color, pretty hazy with a small bubble of head. A rich nose of apricot and wood, some lemon. A very nice Gueuze: light tartness, very smooth apricots, oranges and lemon, vanilla, wood. Very smooth and tasty. Dusty. Has lost a good bit of carbonation I think. Awesome nevertheless.

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