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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1208   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

Naka's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Naka (706) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2012
Pours a clear golden amber with a small white fizz. Aroma citric and funky with a lot of minerally bandaid in a good way. There is a slight underlying sweetness as well. Flavor is wonderfully sour and pungent. Lots of great lambic character. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1243) - 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 (1248) - 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 (134) - 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 (447) - 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 (86) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (133) - GREECE - SEP 3, 2014
375 ml bottle at Hoppy Pub Thessaloniki. Golden color with nice white head. Aroma is sweet sour, musty, funky, fruity. Taste is light sweet, quite salty and a little sour. Light body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5315) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
375ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Sultanas, dried apricot and musty notes in the aroma. Refreshing and fairly tart taste with wood, dried fruit and some slightly sharp musty notes. An authentic yet fairly accessible gueuze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukasmh (128) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2014 Bottle. Pours hazy golden yellow, nice regular white head. Aroma is tart apples, clean brett and a bit stall. Taste is sour, tart and soft carbonation. This gueuze is based on the fruity, but citric apply sourness. Some wood. Quite dry.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tricksta_p (1137) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Wow. Incredibly complex aroma of fruit, tart apple, brett funk, cellar notes, wood,. Flavour is masterfully tart, well-balanced sourness. Finish is very dry. Really, the balanced and compelling way the aroma and flavour interplay is a stroke of brilliance. Best Gueuze I’ve had to date, and probably my favourite beer altogether. I will drink this at every opportunity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1391) - Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle poured at Tipples Rare and Barrel Aged Beer Tasting on July 13, 2014. Pours light yellowish gold with a small rim of white head on top. Aroma of candi sugar and mint leaves, dry, dusty, light citrus. Flavor is funky like my gym socks. Whoah. Some lemon notes, dry oakiness, and some vanilla as well here. More chewy body than other gueuzes in the class that I’ve had, and low plus carbonation. Nice brew overall, and a bit of a change-up from the LP Gueuze earlier in the night. Recommended.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 121

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50