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Brewed by Gueuzerie Tilquin
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Rebecq-Rognon, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old Quetsche Tilquin is made from the fermentation of a minimum of 250gr of plums by liter of lambic. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, this beer is refermented in the bottle.

First batch (2012) with a BB date of 23/02/2022 is made with ’Prune de Namur’ and limited to 500 bottles.

Second batch (2013) limited to 5000 * 75cl and 10000 * 37,5cl.


JoeinDahlem's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeinDahlem (1326) - Berlin, Berlin, - NOV 14, 2012
From bottles, at the brewery. Hazy orange-amber with the impression of a pinkish hue. Nose of plum liquor, lemons, grapefruits and must. Sparkling and tart, floral and juicy, with the suggestion of red-grapeskin tannin. Finishes dry. That perfumed impression of fine plum schnapps is pleasant and stands throughout. Superb piece of work, an interesting and somewhat intense drinking experience.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
375ml bottle pours a hazy orange color with a 2 finger white bubbly head that dissipates quickly leaving very little lacing. Aroma is plums and lemon with hints of yeast. Taste is a tart fruit and sour lemon with a light hop and very dry lingering finish. Light to medium bodied with generous carbonation. A nicely done lambic that is definitely for those who like a tart and sour brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Luk_ (120) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle 750ml 2013-2014 vintage. Pours a salmon pink with small head. Highly aromatic with plums, flowers, light farmhouse and yogurt. Taste is very sour: lactic and citric. Plums are well represented and I also get grapefruit and bitter citrus peel. Light bodied and dry. Very good lambic fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1632) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
Flaska på Beer Ditch. Smak och doft av plommon, röda bär, peppar, jäst med toner av citrus. Vinös, torr, viss syrlighet. Frisk med fin beska.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jspronck (40) - BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2014
Opaque, dark orange, minimal tan head quickly disappearing, aromas of yeast, plums, peach. Medium sourness. Nice sweetness. I am not a fan of gueuze and lambic but it is a very well-crafted beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beergeek23322 (2262) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
9/7/2014. 2013/2014 batch. 12.7 oz corked and caged bottle. Cloudy orange pour with a white head. Funky, fruity aromas with apricots, plums and hints of spices. Tart and dry, malty flavors, fruit showing well, perfect balance and a long sour finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1365) - Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle from Cave la Bulles in Paris. Poured in my hotel room in Bruges. Pours murky orange color with a small white head that recedes quickly. Big time aroma of apricots, sweet plums I guess, and lots of funk here, wheat malt, tartness. Flavor follows with a sweet punch of apricot and plum, sourness, sweet wheaty malts, juicy, not as dry as expected. Finish is long and puckering with some oaky dryness, medium bodied with medium plus carbonation. Very nice but I think I liked the Gueuze better. Perhaps this would dry out if I let it sit for a while.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (4634) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle, thanks SirLimpsalot. Hazy dark golden with a minimal head. Tart with apples, hay, funk and fruit. Nicely sour and refreshing. A tasty one.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (1989) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Pours murky apricot with no head. Aroma of green grapes, fresh apples, hay and grass, bretta, elderflower. Taste is balanced fruity bretta tart followed by light sweet before a lightly tart finish. Light, crisp body with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (2135) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
@ Eddan 14-8-30: riktig trevlig doft med tydlig fruktighet. Lite mer standard smak av vindruvor. Fin syrlighet. Trevlig balans. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (4364) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
pours murky golden, kind of dirty - not the bottom of bottle, with a nice purplish head, showing some retention and lacing. nice funk in there - peppery and leathery bretts, other bugs, subtle fruitiness - apricots and some other small yellow and red fruits - not quite discernable prunes, some ’’sour’’ candies, woodsy astringent, very nice and complex acidity - citric, lactic and gently acetic, lime and lemon, lively yet gentle carbonation, light body, very dry, grassy and lightly astringent finish. very good!


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