tom10101 (4982) - Quebec, - OCT 28, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2014 October 28th 2012: Bottle (750 ml). Shared by David Paquet, huge thanks David! Unclear orange with a medium diminishing white head that leave’s a small forever lasting white head and superb lacing. Beautiful beer! Aroma is lemony with herbal/floral notes and mild Gueuze aroma characteristics. Taste is incredibly smooth and wonderfully complex. Fruits (lemon, grapefruit, apple, pineapple), wood, barnyard and leather. Dry and citric mouthfeel. Well carbonated. Except for the aroma that could have been a little more complex (probably mellowed with age though), there’s no flaws in this beer. Perfect balance, amazing complexity and great drinkability . It’s the nearest thing from a perfect Gueuze (and beer) that I’ve drank so far. The saddest things about this beer is that it would be the perfect "go to" gueuze but it’s rarer than Pope’s sh**.
Updated: Bottle (750 ml). Tasted again at De Heeren van Liedekercke on April 20th 2014 just before Roze and Heerengueuze. My rating stay the same as the one up here. It was a little less bright and fresh (probably because of the bottle variation more than the age because there was no other sign of age in this one), but still one of the most amazing gueuze ever made. Near perfection.
Vestergaard (1534) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
From Bottle @fonefan gueuze tasting Ulfborg, thanks to fonefan - june 24th 2016. Pours a hazy orangy with a big, off white head. Aroma has - oh jeez - lots of similarities with girardin: Smooth, balanced, moldy, light tartness, green apples, stone fruits, grapes. Incredibly balanced, complex acidity, cheesy. Taste is tart, smooth, balanced dry, sour. Wow! High carbonation and that fluffy old gueuze-body. Yes! Almost as good as Crianza Helena!
Klimaet (1551) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle @ Ulfborg Gueuze Tasting thanks to fonefan. Thank you so so much buddy. Pours bright hazy amber with a big white head. Aromas of green apples, deep forrest funk, mushrooms, hay, horse blanket, citrus, grapes. Taste has lots of funk, citrus, mushrooms, light vinegar, gooseberries, green apple skin, sweeter red apples.
MrOrla (2046) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle @ Gueuze tasting 2016 ulfborg. Pours orange with a white head. Aroma of drie funk, loads of barn and horseblanket, gooseberries, complex aroma of ripe fruits and citrus fruits, manuer, wooden, a tocuh of cowebs, a tiny note of vinegar. Taste is loads of barn, good drie funk, cirtrusy, sweet notes from the funk blended with a touch of barrel. Wauw !!
bursprak (2257) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle @ Ulfborg gueze tasting. LIght cloudy dark golden pour with a frothy head that quickly disappears. Tons of pleasant funk, minerals, musty oak, leather, stone fruit, lemon zest and some lingering tartness. So balanced and good!
suprchunk (2923) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2016
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Amber pour. Big creamy off white head. Lasts for ever. Plenty of lacing. Musty, honey aroma. Barnyard notes. Taste is a sweet honey note. Tons of funk. Beautiful.
j12601 (9526) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Max & Jess’s for an impromptu barbecue thing when I was down for Comic Con.. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a touch of white lace at the edges. Big old funk, caramel, musk. Medium bodied, caramel, funk, barnyard and big dirty yeast. Long musk and barnyard funk into the finish. Very tasty.
solidfunk (6999) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Shit. A whole night of drinking hype beers and then fifty years of belgian tradition puts things into flavor. 2002 thanks to Travlr. Bright orange pour. Snappy and crackery aroma. Wonderful stuff. Bottle.
GenDV138 (5469) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle (6-9-2003) at the DC Mini Tasting. Thanks Travlr! Hazy golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of funk, tart notes, light vinegar. Tastes of tart acidic notes, oak, wine, grapes, vinegar. Light body with a dry finish.
Iphonephan (5787) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
From a bottle shared at the DC mini tasting in December 2015. Vintage 2002. Thanks Travlr! Pours a hazy copper with with an off white head. Aroma of latex. Flavors of dank basements with oak. WOW!
markextrae (3330) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle shared at the Moeder Lambic cellar session 2015. provided by bart. thanks again! poured an beautiful hazy dark golden colour with a medium seized white head. the smell has a awesome blended mixture of citrus, lemon zest, funk, barnyard, wet wood, and some spiced yeast, wich could be from the girardin. it’s sounds so easy. but this was by far the best smelling lambic that has made it into my nose! taste has again that real citrussy character, with old dusty grains, wood, tart funk, some spiced peppery yeast. that typical "horseblanket" kind of feeling, just so so good blended and age to perfection. smooth as silk with a perfect acid sour finish. just the perfect geuze! so so lovely