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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   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 (236) - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopmaestro (1279) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2016
Vintage 2011: Aroma is sour and lemon juicy. Green apples and grapes with some dry wood notes. Taste is sour, unripe berries and young grapes. Green apples comes back again. Funky cider notes and slight earthy notes. Complex stuff, and really good. I expected more to be honest, but it’s still a really good gueuze.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stultus (79) - ESTONIA - SEP 22, 2016
Pours hazy orange with a thin but persistent whie head. Aroma is sweet funky sourish acidic. Taste acidic sour-sweetish-sour, bitterish grape dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Antonio369 (157) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2016
37,5 cl bottle. Vintage 2012, served in flute glass. Poured slightly hazy amber with a two finger off white head that dissipated quickly. Lively carbonation in glass. Aroma: Granny Smith Apples, funk, barnyard, horse blanket, goat, blue cheese, cider, hay, earth, fruity, sweaty. Taste: Delicious!!! Sour & tart, granny smith apples, cider, fruity sweetness, vinous almost champagne qualities, cherries, barnyard, blue cheese, earth, funk. Very complex. Medium sour, not overwhelming. Good balance between sour and fruity sweet. Medium body with a very nice long dry and sour finish with a hint of fruitiness in the background. A dilicious and very refreshing Geuze! Absolutely love this nectar! Oh...and leave those last few drops with yeast sediment in the bottle, it will not do the flavor of the Geuze any good...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maracuja05 (525) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
[backlog] 24-04-16 // bottle at home. 2011 vintage. Light cloduy ornage colour, small white head. Excellent Geuze. Sour, tart, light fruit aromas. Dry and sparkling.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
killroy (117) - BULGARIA - SEP 18, 2016
Hazy golden color with sparkling white head. Sour and tart aroma. Some fruits in the taste, tart and dry finish. Low carbonation, smooth body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Velquex (84) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 16, 2016
[Butelka] Wygląd: Pomarańczowe, niska piana. Aromat: Spora stajnia, owoce, jabłka, drożdże. Smak: Mocny kwas, wytrawne. Podsumowanie: Bardzo dobre, klasyczne gueuze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marko (4948) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 10, 2016
2006 & 2012 & 2015 at varying stages of the MBR Sour Beer tasting, thanks Matt H, Luka M & whoever got the last one. Dark golden body, dry mild funky taste, extremely dry and light in the 2006 version. Very dry, lovely funky notes - I don’t recall sniffing a horseblanket at any point in my life so I’ll refrain from using that descriptor. Good sourness, cute carbonation bite. I must admit I expected more from all the versions, but it’s a very good lambic nonetheless.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VamboladeTolly (1528) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2016
2012. Bottle@ deTolly, Tartu. Pours slightly hazy golden with medium yellowish head. Aroma: sourish, sulphur, raw apples, mold, a bit cow shit. Taste: medium sour, sulphur, hay, a bit raw and a bit rotten apple,deeply frozen lemon after you have melt it. Medium body. Nicely balanced. Sour finish. Dry. 1 of mine favorite everyday lambics.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (1191) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 30, 2016
Clear amber liquid with white head. Aroma of berries, cider vinegar. Taste is same, light sweet, light bitter, medium+ sour. Light body

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (704) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 17, 2016
Pours golden with small head. Aroma is sourish, cellar, mould, light chokeberry, citrus. Taste is quite same, mould, sourness, dry, berries, chokeberry. Very good beer!


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