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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10713) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 24, 2007
375 mL corked and capped bottle purchased at Liquor Max. Pours sparkling gold with a small fizzy white head, somewhat diminishing, spare lacing. Aroma is average malt (straw, meal), average hops (grass, flowers), average yeast (barnyard, earth) with notes of grapes, green apples and cask. Light bodied, fizzy texture, lively carbonation and a bitter finish. Short duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness; fragrant tart green fruit flavor with notes of straw malt.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
toncatcher (228) - Santee - SAN DIEGO, California, USA - MAY 22, 2007
750 ml. pours amber with a medium white head. Very tart and sour aroma, taste the same.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Juelze (1141) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2007
Trade from Ross, thanks man! Pours a rich orange color with white bubbly head that fades quickly. Very effervescent like champagne, the brewer makes the same comparison on the label and he’s 100% correct. Aroma is very sour with a slight aroma of burnt plastic, some slight apple and citrus notes which play beautifully with the intense sourness. Taste is amazing with light apple and citrus flavors, mustiness, and wood notes. Very sour with with light tartness, this beer is completely well balanced and very complex. Damn I love Cantillon.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 20, 2007
Tasted at Holiday Wine Cellar. Aroma of white wine vinegar. Bright palate. Taste of tart sourness and a dry oakiness to the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt (5916) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2014 Bottle, 375 ml, from Etre Gourmet. Hazy orange golden, small and short white head. Cidery fruitiness of apples and grapefruits, some faint notes of wood and leather. Medium bodied, light carbonation. Pretty soft acidiy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2017) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - MAY 19, 2007
750 ml bottle shared with Padrefan. Nice sour aromas. Lots of sour acidic flavor. Pucker up.....

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 17, 2007
Big lasting head. Very carbonated. Dark yellow. Zesty cheese and lemon zest aroma. Tasty piece of dirty cheese cloth taste. Cheese, lemon and salt like an unsweetened kids sour candy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LagerPhan (11) - USA - MAY 14, 2007
My friend tell me to drink this "Belgium" beer and I try drinking it because I like Belgium beers. But this is too light. Is this Belgium lager or Belgium Ale? I think lager it must, because of the sulfur and rubber. Why not cleaner like real Belgium beers!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
padrefan98 (854) - (San Diego) Santee, California, USA - MAY 13, 2007
750 ML bottle from holiday wine cellar. Poured a cloudy orange, with a huge head that left nice lacing on the glass. Very tart, sour, and dry tastes of fruit. Pretty decent lambic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WSSmiles (124) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Number 100... poured a mirky orangish gold color with little head. Taste was tart which also was bitter like a rhine of a fruit.? Nose was sour. Not bad for a relaxing night in the springtime on the deck just hanging out.


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