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

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1608   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".


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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1523) - 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 (355) - 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 (329) - - 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 (138) - 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 (30) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cargo150 (782) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 4, 2014
Couleur blonde avec un col assez résistant blanc. Aromes de céréales, fruits jaunes sures, acidité moyenne. Très stable et balancé. Une gueuze dans les règles de l’art!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ksiwzos (30) - GREECE - DEC 3, 2014
750ml bottle from Belgian e-shop Have tried three time over two years, tasting note of latest. The first ever Gueuze tried, having read about it and expecting what to taste, I was 100% satisfied. Straw color with thin white head. Aroma starting grassy then cheesey, wet hay, intense barnyard, fruity. Taste is citrusy, tart and funky, not much acetic acid mostly lactic and complex, nice light sweetness too but acidic is amazingly overwhelming and satisfying. Aftertaste is very intense and lasting, reminding you to get another sip as fast as possible.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LaViolette (36) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
An amazing Gueuze. Of course, it’s quite special, not for any occasion, it is very sour and dry. There is a lot of apple and raisin with a beautiful crisp nose. I prefer to drink it quite chilled even if they would have it almost room temperature in Cantillon. This Gueuze is great because it is so complex yet very simple straightforward taste without to much sweetness which can be a problem with other breweries...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1394) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 28, 2014
draft and I hope this is the right one. poured a very slightly hazy yellow with white head that quickly disappears. the aromas are sour fruity tart lemon grassy. the flavor is dry tart sour lemony sour some really nice funk just a beautiful sour. now I see what all that fuss is about. truly a masterpiece.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (492) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
duft : lidt æble lidt syre. lidt grøn duft druer. smag: lidt æble juice æble skral tør og bitter. mangler noget mere dybden hvis du skulle være bedre syntes jeg


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