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


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RATINGS: 1213   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cab (866) - - FEB 6, 2010
Bottle. Very fine beer, i cant say any new things about it so i wont, it is time to enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Luk_ (191) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2014
Multiple bottles, both aged and fresh. This rating is for a fresh sample. Clear copper-orange with a white head that receeds in a lasting ring of foam. Aroma is classic barnyard that you get from the best gueuzes, green apples, brett, grain, hay. Funk is rather moderate. Taste is deliciously tart, wood, leather, lemon and a light fruity sweetness. One of the most quaffable fresh gueuze out there. Among the best, definitly the best quality/price ratio you can get.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
375ml bottle served in a tulip. Corked bottle. REF C X 2013 stamped in the cork. Made big pop when opened. A: Pours a golden bit cloudy yellow color forming a huge white fluffy and highly bubbled head. Good retention. The head never disappears completely, leaving tons of lacings and chunks of foam in the glass S: Very fruity as expected. Strong notes of white grapes and green apples. Tart and vinegar. Light notes of grains. Lambic yeasts. A little bit metallic too T: Very fruity and tart. Not extremely tart. In fact, the first sip is quite tart but from the second you can realise that this is a considerably smooth wild beer. Strong notes of white grapes and green apples. Lambic yeasts are also bit earthy. In overall, a dry beer with intense tartness. End is a bit bitter and metallic M: Light body. Extreme carbonation. Tart and fruity aftertaste O: Very drinkable. Extremely smooth and easy drinking Gueuze. In the same level of a Drie Fonteinen or a Cantillon. Mandatory to wild beer lovers [ BA Review @ 11/11/2012 ]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbouAli (25) - Genève, SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2014
!!! Attention !!! commentaire suite à une dégustation de bière vieille 3 ans en cave ! Belle mousse qui dure longtemps. Nez brett, avec une touche de fromage et d’umami. Belle complexité avec une légèreté. Très belle durée avec un goût très équilibre. Acidité noble et pas agressive. Encore meilleure avec le temps, plus la bouteille vieille plus elle devient meilleure ?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dalfaro86 (291) - Mexico City, MEXICO - OCT 4, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange brew with a medium white head with regular retention , aroma is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy sour with grapefruit, sur fruits and wood, medium bodied, flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy sour with a sweet and sour finish and a medium aftertaste, very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
andysando (34) - SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2014
Wow I’m surprised given the price. Plums and apricot, nice sourness. Well balanced gueuze with a beautiful color. I Love it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1252) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Vintage 2010. Pours a hazy oransje colour with a medium, off-white head. Aroma of rowanberries, oak, forest floor, citrus and some horse. The flavour follows up with more berries, oak, grapefruit, apple, citrus and cider. Has a soft and slick mouth feel, and a light bitterness. A great and well balanced gueuze. Solid one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1302) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 22, 2014
Golden yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma is apple cider vinegar, lemon zest, dry white wine, funk, hint of cheddar. Light-medium bodied, tart and dry on the palate, acidic finish. Taste is dry white wine, lemon zest , gooseberry, wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tandembrauer (149) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle shared at home.pours cloudy light amber. Aroma of vinegar, white wine, and horse stable. Very tart taste with hay and vinegar. Pretty good for a 5 % gueuze, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (468) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
37,5 cl, flaske, 5,0 % ABV, købt i Barley Wine i CPH City, 14. september 2014. Kobberfarvet og ufiltreret Geueze med mindre hvid 1 cm tyk skumkrone, som svinder langsomt. Aromaen er ikke kæmpe tydelig, men der er noter af grapefrugt, appelsinskal, citrus, stald og Brettanomyces gær. Smagen er sur, men velafbalanceret på en lidt uforklarlig måde. Smagen mildnes til noget bittert sidst i billedet og afsluttes meget pludseligt, men det bitter/sure hænger lidt ved. Opsummering: middel til kraftig sur, let bitter og zero sødme. I munden er der øl med medium fyldig krop og en del kuldioxid, som kun får det bedre at stå lidt og bruse af. Konsistensen er oily til cremet. Måske den bedst afbalancerede Geueze, jeg har smagt og fortræffelig til at balancere en ølaften, tænker jeg.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mecafilo (90) - Perugia, ITALY - SEP 3, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2014 Bottle @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a hazy beautiful bright colour, small short-lasting white head. Aroma has notes of fruit, especially grape, complex. Taste is softly sweet, medium to heavy sour. Palate is little to medium body, watery texture, average carbonation.

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