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Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1562   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2, and 3 year old lambics.
A true Geuze - a blend of 1, 2, and 3 year-old lambic, unfiltered and unpasteurized, and aged in the bottle for at least a year after blending. Refermentation in the bottle gives this Geuze its famous champagne-like spritziness. The lambic that goes into it is brewed only with 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, aged hops, and water, spontaneously fermented by wild yeasts, and matured in oak casks.


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bathory (458) - Bryne, - NOV 13, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2012 Warm golden colour with a soapy white colour. Aroma is quite sweet; green apples, barnyard and some candy sugar maybe. Flavour is amazing! Green apples, oak, coriander and some citric notes. Super fresh mothfeel and a really good balance. A bit sweeter than many oude geuzue I?ve had before, the sourness are perfect. Really a quality brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (374) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Poured from magnum thanks AdamChandler for the Ratebeer Farmhouse Magnum Tasting. Pours hazy orange with a thin white head. Aromas of funk grape oak and berry. Taste is similar to aroma.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (1420) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 25, 2015
2004! Magnum shared by AdamChandler, opened at Ratebeer Farmhouse Magnum Tasting v1. Pours orange brown gold with an off white head. Aroma is slightly musty, dry cherry. Flavor is surprisingly fresh, tart cherry, oak.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dodskenta (90) - Rnninge, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
2012 bottle. Pours clear golden the head is white and really fast to go down. Looks like a cider. The brett is strong in this one! Funky barnyard on the nose, berries, grape, oak, bit of manure as well. Dry flavour, vinous, oak, brett is strong, tart lemons, some peach, some biscuits, no where as sour as it is fresh, it has mellowed out nicely. Light to medium body and big saison like carbonation. I really like this gueuze and I?m glad I have another one ageing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
clockk (187) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - JUL 23, 2015
Olor tipico de levadura lambic. Sabores acidos. Muy refrescante. Cuerpo bajo y espuma media poco consistente.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EvaCandido (44) - Padova, ITALY - JUL 22, 2015
Fruity aroma: cherry, strawberry and peach. Amber in colour, turbid. Low foam stability. Sweet in taste, slightly sour. Balanced in both aroma and taste.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
adamnowek (650) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Clear copper colour. Funky hay aroma. Extremely sour taste. Just wonderful.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (694) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Blbr street tasting 2015. Pours golde, with a white head. Aroma tart, sour, barnyard, very fresh. Taste is sour, tart, aicdic. Wauw

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
peyto567 (30) - London, - JUL 17, 2015
straw, spritz, bread, lime zest, unripe granny smith apples, toast, white pepper, sour apple/ pears, brine, dry, nutty sherry. Great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MMJL (250) - Gliwice, POLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Z butelki wyraźny dziki aromat jednak estry rwnież są tu obecne. Piana wysoka, sztywna, drobna, trwała, prawie biała. W barwie piwo jest bursztynowe bardzo lekko zamglone. W aromacie ze szkła dominują intensywne siano, stajnia, końska derka, nuty jabłkowe, a nawet nieco belgijskich fenoli w stylu korzennych przypraw czy gumy balonowej. W smaku mocno kwaśne jednak z lekko słodką kocwką. Mocno wysycone, bardzo pełne. Tutaj rwnież pojawia się lekka owocowość czy przyprawowość. Znakomite piwo

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thellgren (458) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2015
0.375 l bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere, Finland. Cloudy golden colour, huge head. Hell, yes! This is great! Not just sour, but there is something else - some wooden flavour. Probably the fermentation barrels. The best dry gueuze so far Ive had.


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