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

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RATINGS: 1647   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".


imaragingbull's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours Cloudy, Clear, Orange, Pale, Small Head, Sparce Lacing. Aromas of Herbs, Lemon, Light Malt and of course a generous sour tart character. Light Medium body, fizzy carbonation and acidic sour character. Finish is sour, lingering for a good amount of time with a lightly sweet malt bread character.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spufri123 (11) - Madrit, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2015
Some kind of lemon aroma with a little barnish hint. Clear with a adequate head. Sour with dry finisz. Very good example of Gueze.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (934) - - MAR 29, 2015
Pours a slightly cloudy golden yellow color. Aroma and taste are nice sourness and a dry finish.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ogniskowicz (292) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Aromat: końska derka, stajnia, mokre siano, drewno. Wspaniały. Wygląd: jasne złoto z piękną pianą. Smak: ogromnie wytrawne, ogromnie kwaśne, musujące, czuć wszystkie dzikie nuty świata, do tego lekką owocowość. Wspaniale pijalne i orzeźwiające. Brak dosładzania to tylko zaleta. Jedno z najlepszych piw jakie dane mi było pić.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidBe (30) - BELGIUM - MAR 27, 2015
Na 3 fonteinen de beste geuze die er is. Heerlijk bier! De afdronk op het einde is soms iets té scherp maar valt goed te doen.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wixie (94) - BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
Hazy and at the same time clear liquid, small head. Aroma is fresh and sour. Medium body, little carbonation. Taste is sweet, sour and soft.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (179) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAR 22, 2015
une magnifique gueuze typée, avec un nez complexe, une bouche raffraîchissante, une grande longueur et un équilibre idéal. Un grand plaisir pour finir la soirée

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tmoreau (2731) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Shared 12.7 oz. bottle poured to snifters, showing a cloudy, orangey straw color, with a modest, quickly diminishing layer of soft white, bubbly head foam, and light spots of lacing. The aroma’s intro was one of light yeast with a hint of cheese-like funk, then tartness & dryness, with esters as citrusy lemon, and a blend of green apple & pit fruit. Medium bodied, and highly effervescent, the taste continued with fruit notes as the nose, quite dry & citrusy, with lingering tartness. A flavorful gem enjoyed by all at our tasting session.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2473) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2015
Pale golden color with a minimal and quickly diminishing white head. Aroma has notes of green apple with acidic notes. Flavor is fruity, slightly notes of citrus with a good vinegar mouthfeel. Easy drinkable

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
davetheearl (3) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Bottle at the Earl Of Essex, London. This is an amazing beer, semi dry, sour to taste. A recommended beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SquishedFox (3) - - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Excellent beer! The perfect balance of sour. Cantillon definitely know what they're doing!


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