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Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Gooik, Belgium

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 426   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A traditional style geuze from a newish geuzeblender.


Bill Becker's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bill Becker (227) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 12, 2012
375ml corked and caged bottle from Jan 2009. Okay, I put it in the fridge for about an hour and when I removed the cage, the cork shot out like a rocket. Thankfully, I didn’t lose much of the beer. It pours a huge head of foam..I can see a cloudy straw yellow brew underneath. As the foam shrinks, it leaves some nice lacing behind. The smell is both very sour and a bit bitter. Lots of apple like tartness dominate but there’s also a barnyard kind of smell there. It smells so good. I wonder if the taste can match it. Green apple tartness is up front, slight hint of funk, a bit of hop bitterness, more sourness...this is a grand brew to drink if you really dig sours. I’m smacking my mouth drinking this. I just don’t want the sourness of this brew to leave my palate! On the low end of medium bodied with a lively level of carbonation, the mouthfeel is just fine. This IS one hell of a Geuze! De Cam beers are awesome!


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
xescu (26) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle in kulminator 2009 really awesome beer, very balanced. Nice beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3051) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2014
(Backlog) at spontaneous fermentation. Golden pour with white head. Floral, light spice, tart aromas. Flavors are tart fruit, leather and funky tones.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggsbowler (260) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle ’09 - pours a hazy yellow w/ orange hue, lots of carbonation. The nose is tart, lemony, grassy, and sour. A tart, sour taste with lemon zest and a little peppery. Damn good!!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blklab2007 (1941) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle poured a golden in color with a huge half glass of white foamy head. Aroma has oak, mild acidity, yeasty funk, and lemon. Mouth feel is medium light and there is high carbonation. Flavor has a fair bit of yeasty goodness, lemon, lighter acidity, and some barnyard.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Celest (126) - - MAY 28, 2014
Very good gueuze lambic from them, full of complexity and very sour, but balanced and well made!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2656) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle 0.75l at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Botteldatum: 15-03-2003. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, dryness and sourness. Pretty pleasant and nice drinkability.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartlebier (1560) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 5, 2014
12cl draught tasting sampler at Volkscafé De Cam, pre NvdGD 2014. Pours a deep gold, with a slight prickle as vestigal foam activity. Contained effervescence and hence aromatics: vanilla wood cask, late cheese notes. A present aged hop tingle in the rhubarb compote and intense lemon zest carries a vinous sweetness into a cultured, astringent finish. Love how De Cam is carving out a fresh and subtle niche in moderate fruit-acid balance and retuning age-old musty harmonies.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Geuze amb aroma a palla i fusta, en boca és bastant àcida però facil de beure. Geuze con aroma a paja y a madera, en boca es bastante ácida pero fácil de beber.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (3005) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
The barnyard funky horse blanket aromas are there, but they are not as prnounced and upfront like other geuzes ive had. There are many as upfront aromas light lemon zest, wet hay, and musty hops, also. The finish is quite tart, but again, i expected more, but its still very enjoyable. Im really digging the incredible balance between the sourness and other flavours.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2126) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle shared at the January 2014 tasting in Santa Cruz. Orange gold color. Apple skin and champagne aroma. Flavor has apples, lemons, some wheaty malt, and a heavy brett finish with some bitterness. A different gueuze for sure.


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