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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: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   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.


JoeinEscazú's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeinEscazú (1325) - Ozark, Missouri, USA - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1544) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to lithy. Cloudy orange pour. Aroma of vinegar, slight dark fruits, wet hay. Taste is sour and light. Some plum aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (379) - Kobe, JAPAN - JUL 25, 2014
Aroma: Vinegar, sour peach and pear. Flavor: Sour peach, vinegar, pear, ume, straw and yeast. Comment: Refreshing tartness. Perfect for cutting through the heat and humidity of a Japanese summer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sdmmb (722) - USA - JUL 22, 2014
Drunk from 375cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Tart,sharp combination of gueuze and Alsace plums. Wonderful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirdeye11 (5501) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
(375ml bottle) very bright orange/pink, fine white bubbles, it’s almost jammy in appearance. Nose of bright plum, very tart, barnyard funk, fruit Dominates. Taste is where this beer absolutely excels. Super tart unripe plum, sour cherry, yogurt, herbs, amazingly delicious. One of the best lambics I’ve had.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle @ Armin’s apartment. Thanks to Luke for sending! Pours a cloudy, slightly dark orange appearance with a bubbly white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Funky, cobweby, bright fruity nose. The plums are super nice in the nose. Hay loft, dusty, cheesy aroma. Good carbonation. Kind of spritzy. Moderate lactic acid in the mouth. Complex, barnyard funky, juicy flavor. Some cheesy notes. Not much acid burn on the finish. The fruit is really nice in the background and not too dominate. Dry herbal, grassy finish. Great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (6094) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, 2013 bottle, thanks a ton Aaron for this long time want! Aroma brought notes of big sour fruit, oak, funk, basement, nice fruity notes with some stone fruit, hints of grain. Taste is a mix of grass, grain, biscuit, bread, touch of funk, yeasty basement and dusty notes, nice fruit, finishing fairly sweet, very tart, dry. Very tasty, could drink a lot of this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (911) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle, pours an orange purple hue, low carb. Aroma is horse blanket funk, taste is sharp tart with a light stone fruit kick. Dry tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4654) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle: Poured a cloudy light brown/reddish color lambic with a large foamy head with good carbonation. Aroma consists of tart a funky noes with some very subtle notes of plums. Taste is dominated by tart notes with subtle notes of plums with a light barnyard finish. Acidity level is well balanced with some oak notes easily distinguishable. Body is quite full with limited filtration and good carbonation. Enjoyable but I would have thought the plum notes would have been more pronounced.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
murran (114) - - JUN 27, 2014
Pours a hazy brownish body with a thin head. Aroma of vinager and a really sour but nice taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joet (2137) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Strange fruit tannic fruity bretty very Acidic. Light dung aromas. Medium to medium strong effervescence. Acidic finish lightly lemony. Very nice


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