Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Also known as Winter Gueuze.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
callmemickey (3250) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Dark amber-red body, thin off-white head, minimal lacing. Nose is oddly sweet, with dark fruits: raisins, figs, and dark grapes. Flavor is similar, with a fake-sweetness. Medium bodied, minimal carbonation, residual sweetness. This beer generally tasted like port or a pedro ximenez sherry, crossed with grape juice and flat soda. Which is a scary thought given that a boat load of artifical sugars and flavors went into that.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bursprak (954) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle. BB 2013. Copper pour with no head. Cork was soaked and a bit moldy. This was bad... Mold, cork, sugar, syrup... Drainpour...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Enjoyit (3520) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2015
Clear cooper of color with a white head. An aroma of candy, cherries, cow barn, flesh, fart and malt. A flavor of sugar, cow barn, old fruits, malty and old dough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thornecb (4667) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle titled De Troch Winter Gueze. Pours deep, clear gold into a tumbler. White head with good retention recedes to skim surface. Sweet, dark pit fruit aromas. Sweet and fruity strawpeacheraprirazapple flavor. It does sort of hurt my teeth in it’s sweetness. Lasting mildly bitter wood finish that quickly turns cloying

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 11, 2015
(from notes) Bottle shared at the Stuffed Sandwich last week. Nice nose. Clear yellow pour. Very sweet finish with some cherry notes.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
gEUS (1322) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2015
375 ml bottle at home. Jesus, what it this? Smells like bad flowery perfume and tastes like watery red bull. A pity for the lambic culture and especially a pity of the De Troch Lambic (had a sample of their 3yr old lambic which was one of the greatest ever tasted). Note to the brewery: just stop the chapeau crap. just stop it. stop. it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
kermis (6077) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle sampled at Essen Winterbeer Festival 2014. Pours clear golden with an off white head. Artificial sugar aroma, sickly sweet caramel. Nasty sickly palate. Flavour is heavy sweet and just a touch acid. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. A sorry excuse for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
ShivanDragon (1961) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
schenkt helder donker gouden met minimale witte kraag.
aroma van zuurtje, rode fruiten, en zoetig.
Smaken zijn ..... wat ... enorm..... zoet..... Niet normaal zeg....... een blikje cola met 24 suikerklontjes is er niets bij..... dit slaat alles. waarom staat er op het etiket Geuze ?.... zet er dan gewoon op "fruitig suikerwater!"... medium body, glad en dik met lage co2, vele rode fruiten en iets appel... maar nee dit is het niet !!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Belgium. The cork was soaked with I opened the bottle, it would have been leaking without the cap. Fruity smell with red berries and some cellar notes. Sweet and sour taste with red berries and cellar notes. Sweet finish. Actually not that sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2509) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle, as "Chapeau Winter Gueuze." Nose of berries, other sweet fruit juices, and a little funk. Slightly hazy amber color, some lace. Sweetish initial, light berries, cherry, with a small tartness. Thin, with just a bit of astringency. Very fruity, but not so satisfying or interesting as a gueuze.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierridder_S (140) - BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2014
29/11/2014 375 ml bottle @ WBF Hazy orange with almost no head. Aroma is sweet, apple. Taste is sweet, liqorish, fruity. A bit strange

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