rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAY 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12.7oz bottle into a tulip.
Pours a hazy orange with a tiny ring of bubbles along the top of the beer. Really lacking in carbonation.
Aroma has moderate amounts of barnyard funk but not as much as some other examples of the style. Also a little bit of fruit.
Tons of sourness at first leading to a moderate earthiness with the barnyard notes somewhat muted. I am also picking up some fruit, mainly cherries, throughout but becoming more noticeable towards the finish.
I thought this was a decent gueuze but somewhat lacking in the funk/barnyard area. The sourness is quite puckering but I would have liked more funk. I would drink it again, though.
Hermod (3963) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 30, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
37,5cl bottle. BBE 07/08/2034.
Pours almost clear light copper/amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is inviting with dried apricots, barnyard notes, slightly acidic, tart.
Flavor has green apples, tartness, white grapes and hint of apricots. Mouthdrying. Long finish with green apples. A very tasty gueuze.
Cassius (90) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Donkergeel van kleur en zeer zuur van smaak en geur. Weinig schuim. Doet denken aan appel cider. Misschien wel té zuur voor mijn smaak. Waarschijnlijk lekkerder op een bloedheet terras.
allmyvinyl (5784) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle shared with jeevan. pours clear gold, thin white head. Nice sour funk aromas, light sucrose thing going on too. Dry citrus, sherbet taste. Sour finish. Nice.
fombe89 (420) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Botella. @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo 10/05/2015 BBD:07/08/2034
Color ambar, sabores acidos, buena gueuze
tightslice (338) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Beltramo’s in Menlo Park, CA. Aroma is funky fruits, citrus, strawberries, vitamin C, ammonia. Taste is citric acid, cheese and wine, rotten fruits. More of an herbal / medicinal note than I don’t care for as much but still great.
ThS (1) - FRANCE - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Il semblerait que le lambic n’a pas refermenté: le liquide est acide et plat comme un cidre basque! En bouche, du jus de pamplemouuse blanc, très acide et un peu amer, qu’on aurait stocké dans du bois. Ce n’est franchement pas bon.
neongolden (729) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(375ml bottle from Systembolaget) Pours hazed pale orange short lived active bubbles and no head. Aroma on the sour side for the style but lactic, with lemon juice and fresh cheese. Quite oaky quality that is a touch leathery, with earth and hay barnyard and an almost nutty note, funk and wood blending. A little white grape, not too fruity. On the palate, moderate lactic sourness with lemon and cottage cheese/yoghurt, white grape on the edge of vinegar. Lemon peel/wet hay hop bitterness from the middle on, some prominent must and oak. Bretty funk does build in the finish but more restrained than nose. Aftertaste is quite dry, lightly tart with the softest of bitter notes. Medium oily body with average carb. A nice lactic gueuze, but quite balanced. Not mind blowing but refreshing and very drinkable.
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle in the queue for CBC 2015. Hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of lemon, sourness, dry, citrus, acidic and oak.
willisread (632) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 5, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Tanakaya. Pours an orange gold color with very little head that dissipates instantly. Aromas of apple cider vinegar, lemon zest, and hay. Light body with a slightly watery texture. Soft carbonation with a sour finish that really is bitterly sour at the end. Nice geuze for a hot summer day.
craftbeersweden (309) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hazy, amber, beer with almoust no head. Just a thin white layer. Nice bubbles rising to the top.
Nose: Funk, tart notes. Apple, red berries, hay, grapefruit, stable, lemon peel, peach and apricot. Some sweetness in the nose.
Taste: Wow! This is amazing! Sour, tart, green apples, rasperries, yeast, grass, floral, oak and spice.
Body: Medium body with light carbonation. Very dry and bitter. Beatiful! I can feel my tounge wrickle. Very sour and refreshing. Pretty short aftertaste.
This is a awesome, beatiful beer! I’m in love :)