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

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RATINGS: 1673   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.


GODiSSOUTHERN's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (390) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Opened with an explosive boom. Very lively. Dank skunky aroma with fruit and a bit of bandaid. Mouthfeel is super dry and tart. Flavor is bright and lemony with other fruits and slight barnyard notes.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClaudeB04 (317) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - JUL 25, 2016
Orange a bit cloudy with a small white head. Sour with maracaju like fruit taste. Very refreshing on a hot day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (698) - - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle from Utobeer. Hazy orange gold colour with a white head. Aroma of apples, vinegar and wheat. The taste is tart and is of apples, vinegar, red pepper and metal polish. There is a lively, spritzy sensation on the tongue. A complex and interesting beer which is very pleasant and refreshing to drink. A very good Geuze.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jakubwloszcz (158) - Piastůw, POLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Barwa złocista, lekko zamglona. Świetna piana, długo się utrzymuje, ogůlnie piwo prezentuje się rewelacyjnie. Aromat bardzo intensywny, rześki, kwaśny, czuć niedojrzałe winogrona, jabłka, są też nuty stajni. W smaku jest bardzo owocowe, kwaśność jest duża, nadal czuć nuty dzikie. Wysycenie jest wysokie, w ustach zostaje lekko słodki, cytrusowy posmak. Świetne geuze.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RodeaGueuze (11) - - JUL 19, 2016
Pours a deep rich honey gold. With white head. Some cheese funk, red pepper spice, and cidery aroma. A little sweet red peppers up front, some mild apple cider character, some sour/tart hay. Itís not too harsh or acidic. Itís a touch citrusy. Actually, very pleasant to drink in that itís a little light. In some ways, it reminds me of a less harsh Iris. Itís a little thin too. Thereís a faint bitterness. Lots of things going on. Iím not sure this is my favorite gueuze, but itís still solid.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heavy (2663) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 18, 2016
May í16. A 0.375 l bottle. It poured nice, hazy orange body with medium sized head. A bit skunky leather and sour toffee aroma over typical sharp apple, even citrus fruitiness. Flavor was both sour and bitter, apple, vinegar, citrus, smoother caramel or just biscuit, with a little bit of leather and oak wood. Medium body with long, astringent finish. Pretty nice, especially the grapefruit/sour orange note, but not really a complex lambic. Expected more.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fedesilvia (3) - - JUL 16, 2016 does not count
Una guerze bilanciata 6 gradi molto buona ovviamente per chi ama questo genere di birre!!!!!!!�

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ninecats (471) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2016
Sample at En ÷l- och Whiskymšssa, 2016. Hazy dark yellow, minimal to no white head. Aroma is fruity and sour, apples, oranges, hay, soft funkiness, slight vinegar. Taste is sour to lightly tart, citrus, green apples and also some sweet flavours, orange like, leaving a slight juicy feeling with a dry finish. Overall soft and drinkable, medium body, low carbo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (602) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2016 Bottle. Hazy amber pour with small white head. Aroma has lots of tropical citrus and sour yeast. Taste is instantly sour with tropical notes.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acid303 (665) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUL 1, 2016
37.5 Bottle @ Lambicus. Pours golden with small white lasting head. Both aroma and taste are green apples, caramel, and lemon. It is not very sour on the aftertaste, very easy going and highly recommended for those who start drinking stuff like this. After a few minutes is when this brew shows its real potential. Body is medium, carbonation is perfect. Very good one!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ArtificialCyst (413) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle from Elysium. Very balanced geuze, very fruity, sourness on a high level but no vinegar notes at all, lot of funk, bit of light herbal biterness somewhere. Color is golden, head after a while none. Great finish - anstringent and dry, high carbonation, body medium.


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