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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.


Betty's rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Betty (235) - Walgett, NSW, - OCT 31, 2008
I agree with the Commercial Description: ’’’’sparking and refreshing¨. If I wasn´t sparked up enough, I had the pleasure to try this with Duff in some pub under London Bridge on southside the name of which is not so important right now. Tart and the bit of the blue cheeze that´s been sitting in the olive juice on the snack tray and all the Jatz are gone so I´ve gone and used my unwashed hands straight to the mouth despite the rags I may or may not be on right now. Beautiful geuze, beautiful company.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzgorog (483) - FRANCE - AUG 31, 2015
Bière blonde, mousse blanche fine. Nez aigrelet sur la pomme verte et le raisin blanc. Bouche rappelant également la pomme, le cidre, l’alcool est présent mais de manière harmonieuse. Corps interessant, bonne pétillance, belle acidité et amertume, rappelant un peu le tonic. Très agréable, rafraichissante malgré l’alcool.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (554) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 30, 2015
Hazy golden orange color, medium white head. Aroma of citrus, sour fruits, yeast, grass. Sour lightly sweet taste with subtle bitterness in finish. Light body and strong carbonation. Nice sour beer, sourness is not very aggressive and well balanced, quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChtiBreizh (215) - Rennes, FRANCE - AUG 30, 2015
Light hazy amber, with a thin vanishing head. Typical aromas, very round. Compared to other geuze it is not very sour and lightly alcoholic.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Unde (594) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Golden yellow colour with quite small head. Aroma has sourness, white wine, green apples. Taste is really sour. There is green apples, some vanilla too. Really high carbonation with medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2671) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2015
I like the cherry version of this one better, but this is good as well. Hazy pale golden color. Quickly subsiding white head. Little lacing left behind. Funky aroma mixed with lemon and leather. Taste is a tart, sour blend of the same.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum (656) - Newark, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Pours hazy orange with a fizzy white head. Aroma is cheese, horse blanket, lemon, must, lactic. Taste is pretty tart up front, sharp, tangy, funky with must, goes to sour lemon juice then turns to a more lemon and orange zest fast and finishes nice and dry. Very good geuze.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lebermilz (118) - GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
Orange, hazy, white head. Cassis, balsamic vinegar, gooseberry. Crisp, attic, very refreshing. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RW80 (1324) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2015
33cl Bottle of the 2010. Appearance: Light orange with a pale head. Aroma funky cheese, lemon, kumquats. Taste: kumquats, funk, barnyard, sour apricots., dry finish. Light-medium body, below average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (484) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2015
Dégustée en compagnie de Marco. La bière est d’une couleur orange bien foncé.Tête mousseuse et tenace. Je suis impressionné par un tel look de la part d’une Geuze ’’classique’’ - non fruitée.Les vapeurs sont sûrettes, très olfactives et me rappellent la pomme verte. Bel équilibre entre l’acidité, les saveurs et l’alcool. Ce dernier est présent mais non dérangeant et s’allie très bien aux notes sèches et pétillantes laissée par cette pomme sûrette qui revient en bouche. Corps moyen, facile à boire, cette Geuze est un très beau produit de cette brasserie qui m’a souvent déçu.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
graziano85 (370) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 6, 2015
Nice orange colour, with a medium/big head, stable. As I opened the bottle, soon came a lemon smell, nicely intense and already refreshing, smell reveals also lactic acid notes, earth. Taste is lemon too, with a very well balanced tartness, wood notes, a good bitterness too. Very refreshing, especially in a hot day like when I drank it. Dry mouthfeel. Great example of gueuze.


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