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Girardin Gueuze Black Label

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Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1185   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Unfiltered.
De houten ton is een Gallische uitvinding, die gebruikt werd voor het gisten als voor het bewaren van wijn als bier. Ten opzichte van de amforen hadden ze veel voordelen : ze waren lichter, konden een grotere inhoud bevatten, waren minder fragiel en waren ook nog handiger, want men kon ze rollen. De tonnen en pijpen die Breughel schilderde kunnen zo afkomstig zijn uit het tonnenmagazijn van elke Pajottenlandse lambikbrouwer (of daar nog staan ...). Houten tonnen werden algemeen gebruikt tot het begin van de vorige eeuw.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
writerljberg (656) - Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2014
2011 bottle. Thanks to Mathieu. A: Cloudy light copper. Thin white head. Very little lacing. N: Grapefruit rind, Granny Smith apple, oak, dust and mustiness. Lemons and some funk and cedar floorboards. T: Really good sourness with a light sweetness. M: Light body. Dry. O: Really nice development after 3 years. Has some more of the deep oak and funk. Recommended as it’s similar to Cantillion.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
giorgos_gtc (35) - GREECE - JUL 27, 2014
Lambic is ot my favourite but this beer is extremely good. Taste of lime maybe or general yeasty smell and test. Top beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (980) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from Bruges. Pours bright amber with a thin white head and lots of carbonation. Starts with sharp lime notes before oak and earthy flavours come in. Very zingy and refreshing. Good beer, especially for a summer’s day.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChinoSkillzian (158) - The Hills, California, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Drank many times, most recently at Bobby’s Girardin tasting. Pours a hazy darker yellow with medium foam. Aroma of damp oak, lemon, barnyard funk, wet earth. Pure lambic palate, with flavors of lime, old oak barrel, wet hay, acid, almost Champagne-like red fruit. Dry, pure and super refreshing, outstanding.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
circinus (209) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle 37.5 cl from Kihoshk, CPH. Hazy nice orange with a very thin white head. Gooseberries, white grapes, slight barnyard, quite a bit of quite wine, tart, hint of bitterness. Light body, dry, medium/high carbonation, tart finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franzen (302) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Tart funky aroma, overripe fruits, goose berries, manure and stable, but in a good way. Hazy orange white head. Sour tart taste, bit of bitterness but very subtle, mostly dry tartness, some strawberries. Light lively carbonation very dry. Fantastic, just what I want from a Geuze

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTheRick (335) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2014
Une mousse plutôt timide s’installe sur une robe blonde aux reflets orangés. Des odeurs funky et de pommes vertes explosent au nez et sont précurseurs d’une bière à l’acidité prenante en bouche. Cette acidité est en effet dominante sans jamais toutefois être désagréable. Pommes, citrons et céréales s’allient pour former des gorgées délicieuses à chaque fois. Superbe.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (893) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Shared 75cl bottle with a friend. Poured a slight cloudy golden colour with a white head. Citrus, apples, oak, yeast, acid, bread, awesome tart taste, grapefruit, Great sourness. One of the best in it’s style. And a very Great price!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mateuszk (178) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark golden in colour, small white head. In aroma sour, citrussy. In taste very tart, some barnyard funky notes with sour and low bitter finish. Medium bodied, lively carbonated. Very good gueze.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnltap (3) - - JUN 15, 2014 does not count
Purchased @ 3 Rivers of Longmont. Poured golden/copper. Sediment in bottle neck. Defined barnyard horse blanket flavor. True to style.


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