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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The world's classic Gueuze. A blend of one, two, and three year-old lambics creates a second fermentation in the bottle. The champagne of Belgium. In contrast, the Lou Pepe Gueuze is a blend of three 2-year-old lambics.

Newer vintages are labeled "Organic Gueuze", "100% Lambic Bio" or "Classic Gueuze".


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruigo (1462) - PORTUGAL - JUN 2, 2015
37.5cl bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour with a thin white head. Sour, brett and acid citrus in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is a multi layered experience with tart notes and some acid feeling. Overall, a good lambic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (569) - GERMANY - MAY 31, 2015
Hell, gelb, trüb. In der Nase Stinkekäse, Heu, würzige Noten, Säure, Hefe. AM Gaumen sauer, trocken, Zitronensäure, leicht süß, Heu, trockener Abgang.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Florya (700) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2015
How: tap Appearance : hazy light golden. Aroma : herbs, citrus, minerals, earthy. Palate : light body, average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosslew (310) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2015
Beautifully aromatic with a sourish lemon tickle up nose. Undoubtedly tart but not harsh and there is some citrus sweetness later. But it tickled the tongue. To be shared. Oh so good. 3std drks, 750bottle, 5% ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Neptune (29) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Tasted a sample at the brewery in Brussels. Zesty, earthy and woody on both - the nose and the palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2522) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle (375ml) at Porch Nite thanks to Raith which he purchased at the brewery. Pours a clear yellowish with a very thin head. High carbonation. Aroma is lemons, tartness, slight hay and lemongrass. Flavor follows and is lemony and quite tart. Finishes really dry. A very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (1587) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2015
Sample @ Cantillon 150515. Fruity and bretty, sour, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is long and tart, fruity and bretty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgis (257) - LATVIA - MAY 17, 2015
Moss,sourness in aroma. Strong almost citryssy aroma. Amber color on light side. Tart sourness in taste bit of grapefruit peel. Mold maybe also. Refreshing. Difficult layers of taste. Gets better after few sips.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
adodo (130) - Riga, LATVIA - MAY 17, 2015
Sour but also barnyard like (difficult to describe but v.good). Pretty sour. Cloudy yellow, little foam.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (940) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Shared at a tasting hosted by Steebo on February 13. The pour from this 750 mL bottle is a hazy golden yellow color with a smaller white head. The aroma is pretty damn good. There is a lot of sour, Brett, and some lemon or citrus on the back end. The flavor is much of the same. It’s really sharp and tart with some grapes in there with the lemon. I am also picking up some apple peel. The mouth feel is a little light, and the carbonation doesn’t seem like it’s up there as high as it should be. The aftertaste is lingeringly sour and fruity. This is a damn good beer. Wish I had more Cantillon


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