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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1063   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdKing (2093) - London, Greater London, - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle at Tom’s Lambic tasting at Craft Beer Co. - Hazy amber, creamy white head. Nose is vinegar sour, green apple, cider, bit of sugar sweetness. Taste is sweet caramel, sweet apple, white sugar, meringue. Lovely balance of sweets and sour. Sweetness reminiscent of Saison Dupont. Finish is acidic sour. My fav so far. Appley finish. Steely metallic quality.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (110) - BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2015
Clear liquid, small head. Fruity aroma. Medium body, average carbonation. Taste is sour and sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (1565) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle (375 ml) @ Le Poechenellekelder, Brussels 150514. Vintage 2011. Fruity, yeasty and bretty, acidic, crisp, light to medium body with a watery texture. The finish is dry, bretty and acidic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (371) - ITALY - MAY 9, 2015
33 cl bottle (5 years). Orange colour with small white head. Sour Aroma and flavour. Flat carbonation, very dry finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ambro206 (268) - ITALY - MAY 3, 2015
Assaggio da 100ml allo Zythos Beer Festival: Una magnifica geuze. Titolo alcolico importante, equilibrato perfettamente con l’aciditŕ. La birra si presenta nel bicchiere leggermente ambrata con poca schiuma. Al naso sentori di pompelmo, limone, pesca ed aceto. Aciditŕ nella media, non invadente. Corpo medio, birra decisamente secca e beverina.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (577) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle, 375mL. Home. A brown orange opaque beer with many small bubbles ; medium white head with a medium retention. Smoky aroma, acid, wood, fruit, alcohol. Medium sweet and light to medium sour ; light acid ; dry ; refreshing. Medium body and texture, nearly silky, average to good carbonation, sour finish, light warming background. Overall, a great beer : skilled ; geuze with a body and a background stronger than usual.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PapaVillum (604) - Valby, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2015
37,5 cl, flaske, 8,0 % ABV, årgang 2010, BB: 12/09/2033, købt i Den Belgiske Ølbutik i Vanløse, 3. maj 2015. Gylden og ufiltreret Gueuze med mindre hvid og flygtig skumtop på 1 cm, som svinder til et par mm efter kort tid. Syrlig aroma af grapefrugt og en smule sødme af abrikos. Smagen er dejligt læskende på sådan en varm forårsdag i solen. Er medium til kraftig sur og let bitter i afslutningen. Den på én gang læskende mundfornemmelse samtidig med at den efterlader munden tør og mundvandsfremkaldende er dét, der giver det største indtryk. Middel fyldig krop med frisk karbonering på et medium niveau. Konsistensen er olieret og afslutningen/eftersmagen sur, let bitter og pludselig. Dejlig og fint eksemplar af Gueuze, som bare bør ligge i køleskabet til surt-elskende gæster og én selv.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (3535) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2015
2007 bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a clear copper color with a white head of foam. The bottle opened with a nice pop. The aroma is floral, musky, earthy, fruity sweet. The taste is earthy sour with citrus and dry floral notes. Pretty damn delicious beer. Spritzy carbonation. Lighter on the palate and very refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guiroul33 (208) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle 37,5cl @ Sint Sebastiaans - parc Josaphat (Schaerbeek). Probably the best gueuze I have had so far.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (995) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Sample at en öl och whiskymässa 2015, Göteborg. Hazy yellow with white head. Sour and funky with green apples, stables and fresh fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pedrens (159) - SPAIN - APR 20, 2015
Botella 2011. Color ámbar oscuro, translúcido. Espuma blanca media formación, persistente y bastante cremosa para el estilo. Aromas a sidra, vino blanco, cava, manzana, uva blanca, vaselina, floral, madera, alcohol... En boca es aceitosa, con carbo viva...dulcura media, acidez media. Matices a madera, fruta ácida, refrescante, final astringente aunque no demasiado con un punto dulce. Buena birra aunque no de lo mejor en su estilo. Aun así muy rica. Se notan los 8°.


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