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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   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.


Alldaydrinker's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Cracked open 2006 Vintage 750ml bottle. nose is pungent, inviting, sour, barnyard funk, citrus. Foamy headed, some lacing of the glass. Smooth on the palate, salty, funk, sour, earthy. Palate duration is long lasting and enjoyable. Refreshing and well enjoyed.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ludos68 (14) - - SEP 27, 2016
Una delle migliori Geuze mai bevute. Buona, ottimi aromi e profumi, acida e molto dissetante.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (706) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2016
Pours yellow with medium white head. Aroma is slurry, rotten apples, sour, very raw apples, rotten hay. Taste is sour, slurry, cow shit, apples, citrus, rotten hay, acid. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darbeer75 (519) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Dry and sweet; fruity; Taste follows nose, which is quite good; Would get again.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
s_hartshorne (2634) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle porgu Estonia. Golden clear slight head. Aroma is sour lemon yeast funk taste same ok tartness so dry like a camels toe great ascorbic finish great stuff.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bulldogops (2250) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
Rating #2138 - 2015.10.28 -Pours hazy golden with a bubbly white head. Aroma of orange peel, lemon juice, Brett, barnyard. Quite tart and juicy with a pronounced sourness - lingering acidity into the finish, unreal dry finish. Extraordinary.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hauxe (413) - Butzbach, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2016
From a bottle dated 12/2015. Less than a year old at the time of drinking. Pours golden orange. Lots of visible carbonation. Big head that fades. Apple and peach in the aroma and a hint of spice. Sour throughout. Finishes sour too. Probably should have been aged. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maracuja05 (565) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2016
[backlog] 23-11-15 // 375ml bottle, bought in Belgium, drank at home. Lovely gueuze. Funky sourness! Next time I need an older one.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ataraxia (492) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Hazy amber gold color with a thick frothy eggshell head. Lemon, mineral water, funk, and wood. Lightly tart, lively carbonation, and a light body. Finish is clean and short.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4269) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Shared bottle. Hazy Amber body topped by an excellent head. Very lively carbonation. Moderately funky aroma and flavor with some barnyard elements and fairly high tartness and complexity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (923) - POLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Piana gruba, sycząca, szybko opada do zera. Barwa złota, mocno opalizująca. Aromat delikatny, głównie niedojrzałe jasne winogrona, cytryna, delikatna kiszonka, trawa, skóra, stajnia... W smaku dość kwaśne, wytrawne, powiela się wszystko z zapachu plus odrobina ziół, cierpkich owoców (pigwa?), starego drewna, octu jabłkowego. Goryczka niewielka, pestkowo taninowa. Wysycenie średnie.
Przyjemne, delikatne i ułożone, kwaśno dzikie Gueuze, bardzo stylowe, orzeźwiające, pijalne, chciałoby się wręcz powiedzieć "dostojne" - jak dla mnie super na cieplejsze letnie dni.


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