Enjoyit (3734) - Vadum, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy amber of color with a small white head. An aroma of rubber, oak and sour notes. A flavor of burnt rubber, hints of sweets and sour notes.
kujo9 (1095) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml corked bottle 6/30/07: Very light amber w/ a short lived white head. Leathery, earthy, barnyardy brett aromas to start. Lightly catty. Very little malt character, and lightly tart in the aroma w/ a hint of vinegar. Gets fecal as it warms. Tart to lightly sour, dry finish. Not mouth puckering, and has a sugary flavor, but it is quite dry. The flavor doesnít seem quite as complex as the aroma, and the aftertaste is tart and earthy. Light acetic flavor but itís not strong, and adds to the complexity of flavors. High level of carbonation, lighter body, and dry m/f. Iím still not a big fan of lambics... AKA sour beers. I can appreciate them for what they are, but Iím not sure Iíll ever get completely into sour beers.
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2007
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange with a large white head that fades to a ring and leaves some lacing. Aroma is very acidic with notes of green apple, citrus, and light barnyard. Taste is green apple, citrus, light oak, light barnyard, and very sour. Medium thin very tart mouthfeel. Probably the most sour Gueuze Iíve ever had but very, very delicious.
Floback (550) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 21, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Courtesy Knightly Spirits. Pours a dark and murky orange color with an amber backdrop. A half inch of off-white head has strong retention. Good lacing. Nose is large sour yeast and strong notes of crisp green apple. Enormous bite of vinegar-esque sourness with a hint of wood and more sour apple. High carbonation is displayed on the palate and by fierce jet-streams that rocket upward to the head. Huge, cloying body. This is the lowest rating Iíve ever given a gueuze, due to the slightly over-powering vinegar notes. Not the best Iíve had, but still good.
Proteus (98) - FINLAND - AUG 20, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle. The head is a bit fading in the end but starts off with at lovely frothy head. A cellary aroma blended with citrus and oak. The flavor is a mixture of different spices with the gueuze tartness, still a bit too dry to leave anything sensational on the palate. Nevertheless a decent gueuze.
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours with a glowing orange haze and an unusually lacy, almost lagery head of froth. Wafts of barnyard, freshly squeezed orange, lemon juice sharpness. Tangily restrained, orange-sodden fruit. Just a nibble of tartness, nothing acerbically acidic. Beautifully rounded, zesty gueuze with a fleshly orange sourness.
Rballs01 (282) - Madison, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2007
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle. Poured copper orange in color with a minimal white head. The nose was very sweet and tart. The taste was wonderful. This is my favorite style of beer and this Gueuze is one of my personal bests. Great mouth feel, super refreshing and a finish that is one of a kind.
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours gold with off white head. Aroma is super tangy bleu cheese, oak, tart fruit, pepper. Flavor is very salty, (almost like the first bite of movie popcorn), peppery, tangy funky musty bleu cheese, cheddar cheese, tart fruit, slight vinegar. Good stuff.
malrubius (2452) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 28, 2007
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle in pint glass. (Tasted fairly cold. Hey, its 90 degrees with 90% humidity and my AC ainít working right.) Pours clear bright orange with lasting small whitish head. Strong fresh aroma of overripe oranges and wet leaves. Pungent flavors of fresh oranges and horseblanket. Extremely refreshing medium-high carbonation. Perhaps not the most complex gueuze but possibly the most delicious.
anders37 (21924) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Has a tart sour barnyard aroma. Tart sour fruity citrus flavor. Sour tart fruity finish with some grapefruit hints in the aftertaste.