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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1019   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.



4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deepeary (288) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle in Florence. BB 07.08.32, yes, 2032. Wood cherry and sour, and grapes. Dry and sour all over. Only my third gueuze, but I’m a fan.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
abergdahl (90) - SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2015
The aroma is spot on, that funky, flowery smell Pours hazy orange with almost no head at all.very fruity, sweet and sauropod wth some pepper, mmm lots of citrus.. I really like it.. Long aftertaste and a very pleasing palate oily with a nice sparkling feel.. This is almost perfect.. Wow

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (977) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
0.375 bottle. Pours a hazy golden barely producing a small white top. Nice aroma of stables, dry hay and a semi tart pungency. Taste is mellow sour with hints of pale malts. Fairly low co2 leves compared to other gueuzes I’ve had. Still a nice lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (936) - SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2015
@ Havregatan 21/3-15. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity, bretty and acidic with notes of grape. Body is medium, the finish is dry, fruity and bretty with acidic notes.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (2135) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2015
sample from 37,5cl bottle. poured a deep golden colour with a white fluffy head. citrus, vinegar, crisp, some malts, hay, murky hops? tart, nice mouthfeel, dry tart aftertaste, bang for your buck geuze

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlutonowyMan (149) - POLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Oude Gueuze z Hanssens Artisanaal, co? wspania?ego, fantastyczne.Wygl?da?o pysznie. Piana nieznaczna, niewielka, zapach s?odki, czerwona porzeczka z podbiciem malinowym.Je?li za? chodzi o doznania smakowe, to naprawd? sama przyjemno??: Geuze do?? dobrze nasycone, wyczuwalna czerwona porzeczka,malina, agrest, nieznacznie s?odkie, cierpkie, wytrawne ale pyszne. Podsumowuj?c: Hanssens Oude Gueuze jest bardzo, bardzo dobre,wiem, ?e s? lepsze, ale to niema znaczenia, to jest pyszne. Polecam

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1313) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2015
Acidic, sour, funky yeastiness, really tart and lovely. Golden colour, no head. Acidic, but not that tart for the style, mid-sweet and fruity, refined, but understated. Medium body, soft carbonation, tart finish. Enjoyable, but would’ve liked more acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a creamy white head. Aroma is acidic and woody. Taste is acidic with a fruity, citric style. Very dry and refreshing.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikeyo1 (418) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ home. Pours a ahzy orange liquid with a fizzy short lived head. Aroma is nicely balanced with funk and brett, red apples, mango, lemon, hay, oak, vanilla. Moderately sour but smooth taste with great durability. Flavors of mango, grape, red apples, lemon zest, hay, brett and oak. Acidic and lemon sour finish at medium level. Lingering brett, vanilla and mango in aftertaste. Really nice balance overall.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (2104) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours hazy golden with a frothy white head. Funky aroma with sour citrus. Extremely tart and sour to begin with. Lemon juice flavours with musty notes. Extremely refreshing with a dry finish. Very good indeed.


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