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


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RATINGS: 929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
paologalloni (107) - ITALY - FEB 23, 2014
un bellissimo colore oro antico. schiuma presente sofficie a grana media. il prf ofumo è quello della campagna, di cantina unito alla frutta matura. il sapore acido e citrico. leggermente astringente

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2127) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
UPDATED: APR 27, 2014 21.04.2013, 0,375l bottle shared with ClubGonzo & ej @ Bezoekerscentrum De Lambiek:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly fresh sour-ish, citrus peel, soda powder, oak, sorrel, sour socks, mild vinegar, lemon, hay. Taste is dry acidic sour, lemon, citrus peel, sorrel, raw rhubarb, mild vinegar, grass, oak, sour socks, soda powder. Medium bitterness, dry acidic mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5293) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Shared bottle at RBNG-14. Pours hazy golden, no head. Aroma is moderate sweet/citric. Same goes for the taste, sour, earthy, dry and woody. Funky fresh allover. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJvd (844) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2014
37.5 cL bottle at home. Pours almost clear golden with a large white head. Interesting aroma with a little bit of barn, some malts, some sweet fruity notes, wood and tartness. Taste is quite citrussy with some barnyard and a long over medium sour finish. Quite dry. Medium body and carbo. Better than I remembered it to be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (886) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2014
Bottle 375ml - Hazy yellow orange beer with a small, virtually none, off-white head. Aroma is woody with notes of acidic wood, grapefruit and yeast. Flavor is acidic and sour with notes of wood, citrus and red berries. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat. Good but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fabivan (13) - Attert, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2014
Très bonne gueuze, légère odeur de souffre très acide en bouche. L’acidité assèche et redonne envie d’en boire une, allez zou ;)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3351) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
275 ml bottle. Lightly hazy golden with white head. Aroma sour, ammonia, solvent, malt, horse blanket and apple must. Taste is sour, light, ammonia, apple must, wood with a sour and a bit astringent finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (238) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
In tasting glass. An amber with haze. Foamy head, white. Aroma is, well if you smelled something like this in your fridge you would toss it in the trash. The smell is sour fruit. The taste is sour lemon and I get grass. Mouth feel is thin and slick. The finish is a lemon yeast. Interesting enough to buy a bottle to bring home.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1867) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pours light amber with an excellent head. Aroma: just awful but with encouragement I took a sip. Flavor: way better than the aroma, it is markedly tart -- sour enough to alter the mouthfeel. Complex and hard to describe Fine soft carbonation O: an awful smelling ale with a fascinating flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (676) - Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
One of the best I have had can drink year round. Pour is amber with a cloudy haze that floats in the glass. Small white head that sticks to your glass. Aroma is malty and sour. Full of fruit flavors like lemon,lime and grapefruit. Not over sour but if you don’t like sour maybe a little much.

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