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Belle-Vue Sélection Lambic

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

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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15470) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
My Rating # 2100. 75cl bottle. Pours unclear golden with a small head & lacings. Nose is dry, tart, vinegar & leather. Woody & crisp. Oily & sticky palate. Fruity taste - some orange, tartness & lovely oakyness. Just as good as hoped for. Thanks to the guys at Plan B!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15247) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
1999 bottle, 5.2%. Yeasty and funky aroma, good citricness. Cloudy orange colour, no head. Good sour flavour, slightly funky. Quite vinegary, dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (15165) - DENMARK - JAN 28, 2016
Bottle "1999" @ Mikkeller Aarhus, 5.2%. Hazy amber with tiny head. Aroma is malt, leather, tart, wood, barnyard, oak, funk, fruit and lemon. Flavour is malt, tart, barnyard, very sour, quite acid, leather, wood, oak, funk, fruit and lemon.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15116) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2008
Bottle #5893 (Thanks to Jacob) at Bagers - NewYears evening. Cloudy amber - white edges. Grape, earthy, high sourness, light light bike-glue & balsamic vinegar karakter, hugh dryness, a bit candy sweetness.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (14700) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Insane bottle share by Brad at RBSG. Pours orange. White head. Nose/taste of lemon rind, vinegar, very funky tart fruits, orange peel and bready wild yeasts. Funk is very sour and full of intense vinegar. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (14046) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle at RBSGE-06, GTN. (1999 vintage). Orange colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, yeast, sour. Flavour is sour, yeast, citrus, orange, apple.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (13894) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2013
1999 Vintage. 750mL bottle at DHVL, pours a cloudy night orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of tart dry apricot skins, and classic barnyard funk -- wonderful aromatics. Flavour brings out tart apricots, some grape skins, and medium funk. Moderate funky quality for a gueuze with a very higher than average acidity. Finishes fairly tart, with the funky quality no less pronounced and huge acidity. No sign of the age at 14 years old. Wonderful stuff, though not my favourite style of gueuze with all the sourness and intense acidity. Actually becomes overburdeningly acidic the more you drink, forcing me to lower the rating a bit. Still, quality stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
(RBSG2003): Murky amber body with virtually no head. Aroma is tart, barnyard, slightly fruity. Taste is TART -- from opening through the swallow. Oh my goodness that's tart! Medium acidic body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2007
Bottle. 1999 version. Frothy white fair mostly deminishng head. Orange/yellow colour. Week and not very pleasent aroma. Powerfull sour and acetic flavor. Long finish. Creamy palate. maybe just a little bit too old?

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2007
(750ml Bottle, 1999 vintage) Pours a lightly hazy orange body with a spare ring of white bubbles. A complex gueuze aroma of grapefruit, lemon, vinegar, apple, earthiness, musty, and white grapes. The flavor smacks you in the face with the intensity of the tartness that after once taste makes your taste buds stand up for attention like basic training solders for their drill sergeant. The tartness lingers even after several minutes in between sips allowing you to savor the magical experience endured. An absolutely fantastic brew at a unbelievable tasting that I will certainly not forget.


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