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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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".

Habanero's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (4107) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, - JAN 22, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 Bottled. Pours deep golden and slightly hazy with a small, white head. Aroma of brett, baryard, green grapes, peach and lemons. Dry flavor with some sweetness too and it ends up bone dry and tart. Medium bodied, watery texture and flat CO2. A very nice Geuze

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (216) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 22, 2016
Zwanze day 2016. Very similar to Limbic but carbonated and more pronounced flavours.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1192) - Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Pours clear golden orange with a small white ring. Smells sour and slightly sweet. Taste is sour. Light-bodied with a sharp texture and average mouth-carbonation, Cantillon Gueuze Lambic 100% Bio finishes with a lingering subtle sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wolffish (552) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2016
Ma première "vraie" gueuze mais certainement pas la dernière... Je comprends maintenant pourquoi on se l’arrache. Cette bière n’a aucun défaut. C’est si complexe et délicat à la fois, tout en ayant beaucoup de corps. Au visuel, elle est plutôt dorée. Le parfum et le goût sont plutôt boisés et citronnés. Ça m’aide à mieux situer le savoir-faire des artisans brasseurs d’ici où je vis (qui sont excellents) ;-) Ma bouteille est datée de 2015.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimeon (60) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 9, 2016
A: Cloudy light orange with a thin white head. N: Lemon T: Lemon again, with the faintest dank horse blanket note F: Light astringency O: Not aggressive, with all the lambic elements in perfect harmony,.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1229) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - OCT 3, 2016
Tap at Erzbierschof Zurich. Almost fruity funk and stables. Well balanced sourness and tartness, with a soft but lively carbonation. Medium body, made refreshing by the sourness and carbonation. Very drinkable. Classic in taste, setting a standard to live up to.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2016
Draft in a tumbler at Sovereign on Zwanze Day 2016 courtesy of Huhzubendah (previously had a couple bottles at Sovereign during visits earlier in the year). Clear viscous copper-gold with faint white head. Funky and acidic, with citrus, yeast, and grains. Very drinkable, though with many Cantillons (for me) the acid starts building up after several glasses. Awesome gueuze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (3254) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2016
Klar gylden bru med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter sure lukter som sitron, lime og noe mot champagne. River litt i nesa. Smaker surt, eddik, sitron, vanilje, epler og trevirke. Middels lang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (845) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Tap into a pint glass showing dark orange with sparse white foam. The nose shows a lot of acetic and balsamic vinegar. The palate is full bodied and fully carbonated. Flavors of lightly tart orange and zest with a very light zesty white wine bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karol (877) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle from Cantillon enjoyed in San Diego California. Clear golden copper color. Epic sauerkraut and pickels and white wine plus vinegar aroma. Taste mirrors the aroma plus epic sour dry flavor ending in super dry unripe wallnut taste. Nyebutchcoo epic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ctipping (1411) - Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2016
375 mL bottle. Bottled 12/30/2009. Originally reviewed 9/10/2012. Hazy yellow-orange with a nice pillow of foam. Doesn’t yield an impressive head, but sticks around long enough to compensate. Nose is citrus acidity. Orange is the best descriptor. Grainy wheat with just a touch of funk in the aroma. Straightforward, but maybe lacking in some complexity. Tastes of sour-forward citric flavors. Orangy and lemony. Oaky and a little bit of a white wine flavor. Definitely lacking in the complexity of some of the great gueuzes, but what it provides is exemplary. Sweeter than other gueuzes. Not as dry. Very tart, but too much sugar to be spritzy. I’d take Drie Fonteinen any day over this. Not many other things I’d take over it, though. To complain about it is splitting hairs.

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