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

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RATINGS: 469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
notalush (5358) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Thanks to beastiefan2k for sharing - hazy straw color, with a thin layer of foam on top - strong, but not overpowering barnyard/horseblanket aroma, with apparent acidity - fairly acidic flavor - earthy grape skin notes - wheat is fairly apparent - dry tartness that is not as palate-abusing as most lambics - in other words, you can drink a bottle of this and still taste things in the morning - probably a good intro to this style - complex yet understated.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2969) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2007
Bottle, 37,5 cl. Cloudy orange-golden color, with a white head. Aroma yeast, spice. Medium body. Taste good sourness on top, a bit malts, little bitter to.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reakt (949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2007
Courtesy of Mes. Much like the Black Label only toned down Light amber with a thin white head. Grapefruit vinegar nose with a yeasty note. Yeast, orange and straw flavour that lingers, I can still taste it now. Dry finish but quite enjoyable. Great intro for a session...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2007
A Mes rate: 2002 37.5cl bottle from Kris Wines. Was originally worried about how things were stored at Kris Wines but considering this is 5 years old now it has clearly been well cellared. Slightly paler yellow than the black version (makes sense I guess) with a pretty stable but thin white head and the characteristic lacing. Lemon aroma with plenty of funk and a very slight sweet note not present in the other version. It does have the usual dry note that if you sniff to hard and long it makes you want to cough. Almost identical in the flavour to its bigger brother, lots of earthy barnyardy notes, plenty of straw and citrus and the pleasing hit of dry sour at the finish. Just a little softer and more chugable. Excellent start to an evening.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drewbeerme (3898) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2007
corked bottle. pours semi hazed golden with white head. not much going on in the nose, a little funky but thats really it. flavor is mildly funky with little bitterness, tart and sweet notes. the flavor just isn’t there. stick to the black label cuz this just doesn’t have it. very watery finish that leaves you sorta blah.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: 1882 White Label
Date: 03/15/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

clear dark golden with lots of carbonation, thin fine white head, musty tart aroma, light epervesant body, nice sour lemon flavor, tempered tartness, good musty character,
-------- /> Name: 1882 White Label
Date: 06/21/2007
Score: 3.0 to 3.2
Words: Tasting Pre-RBSG

hazy yellow, wispy white head, musty tart aroma with a light spicy character, creamy body, huge tart flavor, earthy bitterness adds complexity,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2007
0.375 l bottle. Copper color with medium head. Notes of tequila and earthy wild yeast in the aroma. Acidic but not dry flavor, bitter and fruity wild yeast taste, hints of lemon and apple. Very balanced, tasty and drinkable. Fuller bodied and easier than most gueuzes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2007
Indeed worth trying and an easy one compared to others. Running nice down in the heat and very good to especially fish. Grapes, sourness, vinegar and sharpness in a "soft" way. I like it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3601) - Vadum, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2007
Pale yellow of colro with a nice white head. A nice aroma of sour apples and oak. A dry flavor with notes of apples and oak.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kirill (277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2007
a perfect blend of sour and fruit.. beautiful sparkling appearance, best lambic ive ever had


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