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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1537   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".


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cagou007 (312) - FRANCE - FEB 25, 2013
A pale and cloudy yellow colour, with a medium frothy head. I tried gueuze twice before, this was my third tasting and Iím defenitely not into that style of beer ! Aromas are citrus, hops, yeast and spices. On the tongue, itís salty and sour. Too weird for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boamr (309) - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2011 Pours a golden orange color with minimal amount of white head. Has a slightly acidic smell to it will just a little funk. Has a slightly citrus taste that goes slightly sour with a little bit of tartness at the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 17, 2006
On tap at Moan and Dove. No head to speak of, with bone dry mouthfeel. To call this tart is an understatement; if it were any more acidic, I donít think it would have been palatable. Fortunately it fell on the right side of that line, and is a deeply complex and enjoyable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndresTM (306) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 9, 2014
Lime, brett, old furniture, funk, and hay in the nose. Very clean taste with good acidity and a salty touch. Tart but clean aftertaste that leans sweet, like Trolli worms.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - MAY 11, 2003
[bottle] Golden colour, cloudy appereance, nice head. Cheesy aroma. The flavour is obviously dominated by sourness, but it has also a great complexity with fruity traces (apple citrus and peach). Really pleasant, a great gueuze.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
scotchzi (302) - Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Poor is nicely heady and hazy. Smell is like ground green apple seeds LOTS! of fruit acids. Taste is cheek burning lip puckering and eye squinting. AWESOME! Has HUGE green apple and tart pear flavors. Big aromatic florals. Great Beer. Will kill your taste buds after a glass but well worth is.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (298) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2013
375 ml bottle at L'Autre-Oeil. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is sour berries and green apple. Taste is a pleasant citric tartness with a touch of sweetness. Mouthfeel is sharp, with a medium sour finish. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RomanW70 (297) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Pours cloudy orange yellow. Sour, fruity, funky aroma. Taste is very tart and sweet, with a lot of noticeable funk and earthy flavores. Has almost no carbonation. Finish is extremely tart and sour. Tastes like Spring.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Davinci (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Juicy yelolow pour, quite hazy with fluffy white head, some bigger soda bubbles cling to the glass. Aroma is tart lemons and apples, vinegar, mild wood and leather, a good touch of cheesy funk to round it all out. Very tart (jaw clinched a bit) with the notes from the nose carrying through to the tongue. Woodyness a little more pronounced, very slight bandaid flavor. Finishes like a tart pear at first then quickly switches towards a woody drying mouth feel... still leaving the hint of juicy sourness behind, which definately makes me want to keep sipping this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Straling (295) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle 75cl. Rated this some while ago, but only wrote down the scores and not the taste/aroma or anything, rather unfortunate. Anyway I remember it to be a nice gueuze, next time I have it Iíll remember to re-rate it.


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