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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1633   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".


1.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
florent.janssens (173) - - JAN 3, 2015
Geuze un peu sûre mais avec un mauvais goût rappelant le pamplemousse qui prédomine. Vraiment pas la meilleure des geuzes. Pénible à boire.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hb8000 (16) - - JAN 3, 2015
Refreshingly dry. All of the soury goodness to be expected of a good lambic. The more of it I drink, the more I notice and the more I love.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Sampled at Cantillon Brewery in Brussels. Pours hazy orange with a very thin head. Nose is sour. Tastes tart without being too acidic. Funky. The sweetness is restrained. Tasted this alongside the 1-yr lambic and as expected this is so much more complex. A wonderful lambic!

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
strap (502) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 27, 2014
Not a huge fan of the lambics, but cantillon does an excellent job and this is no doubt a finely crafted brew. Consistent yet complex sour flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1083) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with a small white head, sour grape aroma with a lovely tart taste and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1605) - Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2014
375ml 2013 Belgian flag. Definitely the most barnyard funky sour I’ve had. Seriously has a bit of horse piss. Mild sour and tartness. They make much better fruit sours.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
borre_m (392) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a clear golden. Aroma is sour, white wine like. Its highly carbonated, sour, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (365) - - DEC 13, 2014
Smells of prunes & caramelised morello cherries. The first taste is acidic & bitter but once your palate gets used to this combination it flows like a sour champagne with a bitter finish. Tastes like limes, pineapples & bitter grapefruit. A beer to have when you fancy a sparkling white wine! Rated by BrewTom

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
milo91hd (148) - Lecce, ITALY - DEC 6, 2014
Con Cantillon non si sbaglia mai, questo è sicuro. Bottiglia da 75 cl del 2014. Quando si parla di lambic e di gueuze in particolare non sto li a scrivere aromi e sapori identificati perchè mi viene sempre difficile farlo. Posso dire però che è una delle migliori (se non la migliore) gueuze che ho provato.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jphartley (36) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
On Tap at the Wildeman, Amsterdam. Nose classic Geuze, hints of oak, barnyard, light funk. Beautiful mouth feel marrying oak and acidity with some sweetness. Great stuff. Shame it's 7.20 per glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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