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Brewed by Hanssens Artisanaal
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Dworp, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 920   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As with all Gueuzes, Hanssens is a mixture of several vintages to produce a lambic which is refreshingly fruity.

This is the result of blending different lambics of different ages. The second fermentation takes place inside the bottles and therefore they are stored for minimum six months in constant temperature kept cellars.



3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2083) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2014
Aroma is everywhere in the room, strong. Sour green apples for me. Taste is a snap of sour you really have to get used to. Likewise aftertaste, but I like it. (Brussel 201405)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1190) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2014
Golden with a white head - Good sour aroma - Good sour body with some citrus / lemons - Sourness goes into a long finiah - This was good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldGrowth (2624) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle, from Triangle Wine Morrisville. Good aroma. barnyard, basement aromas, grape, lemon, acrid. 1st pour clean yellow gold color, ok head that disappeared quickly, no lace. medium sourness, light sweetness in flavor. medium body, creamy mouthfeel, bitter, long finish, nice stuff. Flavor and finish my favorite parts. Finish just goes on and on.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (373) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a hazy deep golden light amber color with virtually no head. Aroma is dry, slightly tart, fruity, apples. Flavor is mostly tart, slightly sweet, grapes, apples. Lighter in body with a lingering tartness, not much carbonation. Very tasty sour beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1107) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
750 mL bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo, served in a stem glass. Pours hazy orange-amber with a small white head that fades to a thin remnant and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has big notes of sour apples, cider, flowers and yeast. The flavour is intensely sour with big apple cider notes, pale malts, yeast and flowers. The finish is long and cidery with yeasty notes. On the palate it is medium in body with an astringent texture and soft carbonation. Overall, a decent but intensely sour geuze with apple and cider notes. Not as complex as it could be. 2014-05-02

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (228) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle, 37.5 cL. Home. A beautiful orange beer with brown hues, yellow at the bottom of the glass. Fizzy. Medium thin white head. Poor persistence. Smoked aroma with wood, vinegar and apple (when the temperature is getting higher). Heavy sour with a sharp note in the middle. Light sweet. Medium body and texture. Fizzy carbonation. Lasting sour finish. Refreshing. Overall, I really liked this one : smoked sour with a fruity note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1518) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to mora...Pour is golden with a thin bubbly head..Nose is nice funk, dry, barrel, ...Taste is some sweetness, berries, nice soft tartness..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5569) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottled January 2013. Clear orange pour with a white head. The aroma has some cheesy funk as well as some barnyard notes and biscuit malt. The flavor is not as funky as the aroma led me to believe it would be, but it is still very nice. I get some cherry notes as well as some light barnyard funk, a little bit of brett and some light tartness. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. Very nice gueuze.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lemke10 (758) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2014
This pours a cloudy, golden amber color with a foamy head. The aroma is slightly sweet and yeasty. The taste is sweet with lots of sugar, slightly tart, and leaves a lingering bitter taste. This is very tasty and a decent lambic for the price. With a good full texture this a lambic that delivers.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cousin_Larry (296) - - MAY 2, 2014
I thought I was buying an unblended Lambic, but unfortunately it was another Gueze. Nothing good about this style.


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