HenrikSoegaard (9766) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My first gueuze!. Nice aroma acetic and sweet. OK apperance, not much head, but then again is there supposed to be?
Special taste, but I like it. A bit lactoacid.
Tmoney99 (9635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cork and cap bottle. Poured cloudy orange color with a minimal fizzy head that diminihed quickly with fair lacing. Heavy fruity and sour citrus aroma. Medium to full body with a dry texture. Heavy tart sour flavor with a medium bitter finish of long duration. This is a standout beer for a select few.
bierkoning (9580) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2002
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2003 Aroma has sulphur, grass, citrus, apple and oak.
The apple and oak I found in the taste is dominated by an overpowering sourness. Dry mouthfeel. For experienced beer drinkers only.
Vintage 2002: geuze-lambic bio. Fairly light color. Overwhelming aroma of sulphur, ctrus, oak, honey and cheese. Harsh sulphury sourness. Citrus, oak vanilla and apple in the flavor. Some vinegar and hops. Delicious and very complex geuze. Young and a bit harsh, but will ease down and get even more complex in a few years. Great beer!
chrisv10 (9449) - DENMARK - MAY 30, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 Bottle. Hazy golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, wheat, tart and barnyard. Flavour is malt, fruit, wheat, tart, barnyard, little citrus and medium dry.
Draft at MikkellerBar. Hazy orange with white head. Flavour is sour, dry and earthy.
gunnfryd (9376) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 15, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Yellow /orange colour with a white head. Aroma is sour, yeast. Flavour is sour, yeast, venegar, wine acid. Nice.
madsberg (9337) - SÝborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled: Yellow coloured. Unfiltered. Light white head. Aroma is sour and earthy. Is balanced by a ligth sweetness. Very sour delicious flavour, that ends in bittersweetness. Balanced and wellmade beer. Happy to have 2 of these left in the cellar.
brokensail (9213) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: A 750 ml bottle with a bottling date of 2008 shared with the girlfriend. A pour into my Bruery tulip is a burnt orange color with very little head and quite a bit of bubbles.
S: Now this is a funky beverage. A ton of Brett character with a tinge of lactic sourness and oak.
T: As funky as the nose is, thatís how sour it is on the tongue. There is a lot of lactic tartness and itís very acidic. Thereís a bit of lemon flavor and a lot of Brett. On the finish is a fair bit of oak.
M: Surprisingly this is not all that bubbly. Iím used to Gueuze being a very bubbly beverage, but I suppose that could be due to a short maturation period (ie. my fault).
D: This is a very, very acidic beer. As a result, itís tough to drink a lot of. However, it does taste very good, so itís also something you want to drink lots of. A strange dichotomy indeed.
imdownthepub (9198) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle Conditioned at The Oude Arsenaal, Antwerpen. Gold colour with thin head. Challenging lemon acidic tart lambic with a deep fruity flavour. A smashing beer.
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at the Kingís Hall, Stoke on Trent 27/10/2006
Strong sour fruit aroma. Golden coloured fresh and fruity gooseberry with a sharp and smooth finish.
Lubiere (9085) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2004 Ommegang fest. Hazy golden lambic with a white froathy head with lacings (my glass was clean at that time). Lactic aroma. Salty acidic taste, with mouth puckering qualities. Quite good lambic. 7-4-7-4-15
Nov. 28 2004 at MartinT. Lemony cheese aroma. Intense lemon juice with mouth puckering effect, lactic acid with epsom salts. Intense sour puckering body. 9-4-9-4-16