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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Mega Blend Geuze is a blend of young and old Lambic from eight HORAL members (3 Fonteinen, Boon, De Cam, De Troch, Hanssens, Lindemans, Oud Beersel and Timmermans). The beer was specially produced for the occasion of the 7th edition of the Tour de Geuze, and again in the 2011 installment.

2013 Edition: This Mega Blend Geuze is a blend of young and old Lambic from nine HORAL members (3 Fonteinen, Boon, De Oude Cam, De Troch, Hanssens, Lindemans, Oud Beersel, Tilquin and Timmermans). This beer was specially produced for the occasion of the 9th edition of the Tour de Geuze.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2010 Bottle, 7%. Very nice earthy, citric aroma, smells like 3 Fonteinen. Hazy dark golden colour. Sparkling, leaving a small bubbly white head. High carbonation. The flavour is sweeter than expected, still nicely earthy. Good citric flavour, very well-rounded. Mild and pleasant. The carbonation is too high for me, the flavour gains a lot after the beer has been swirled around a bit. 8 3 9 3 20

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
traPISSED (106) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 25, 2010
Bottle 75cl at home. I was very excited to try a Geuze that contained so many base lambics and this one lived up to my expectations. The nose is very similar to the 3F Geuze. Very lively and fresh with plenty of Brett and funk. The sourness is there but its a great balance and compliments the beer. I hope that this is made again! My favourite Geuze so far.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
abergdahl (64) - SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
The 2013 bottle.. Pours clear with a slight orange hue, top is thin. The aroma is wonderful, flower, hay like perfect summer breeze.. So appearances and aroma is close to perfect.. Taste is not disappointing, slightly sour, as it should be again some hay and fruit very easy to drink but yet a full flavor. Extremely enjoyable. One of the best beers I have tasted.. Will try to find more... Lovely

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djtimeless (222) - Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Pours out gold with lots of bubbles. Smells sour and somewhat funky. Flavor is quite tart with some mild funkyness. Great citrus and sour fruit flavors. Not sweet, nice dry mellow finish. A great Geuze.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theydon_Bois (9944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 Bottle at Endo’s house, 25/05/13, from Dranken Geers Gent - 2011 vintage. Hazed light golden with a thin off white head of bubbles that clear to the edge. Nose is burnt grass, lemon rind, funk, damp wood, the top draw in grandads shed, must. Taste comprises lemon rind, light smoke, woody notes, grass, light spice, tarte grape skins, good ball of funk, soured apple pips. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp and refreshing in the execution, puckering in the climax. Great stuff! 2011 - 10/4/8/4/17. 2013 Vintage, 13/12/14. 9/5/9/5/18.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
stoutpark (16) - ITALY - JUL 5, 2013
Amazing megablend 2011, lovely sour taste. If u have the chance try these beer. Blonde color and rich aroma. The bretta feeling is really strong and extremely persistent.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
joet (2228) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 5, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2014 Golden with transient white foam, slightly hazy. Dried hay, earth, rustic aromas. Lemon and grapefruit. Soft acidity. Really opens up with increasing temperature. Very full aroma. Some woody character. Light astringency perhaps related to tannins. Dry, refreshing, drinkable. Finishes lightly sour. This is an amazing blend. In an evening of many other top notch beers, this was a great standout.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle at Edmunds Oast. Clear deep golden pour with a fluffy white head. This is seriously one of the biggest noses one a Geuze I’ve ever smelled, huge skunky, hay, blue cheese, sweaty aroma with lemon peels and tart citrus. Flavor is deliciously funk forward and complex with layers of yeast character and earth with tart citrus peels. Dry sour finish. SO FUCKING GOOD.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Geuzelambix (243) - København, DENMARK - APR 13, 2011
Seriously this is one of the best beer I’ve ever had. It was of course acidic but also rather flowery with wonderful sweet notes. Had it on a small street bar in Brussels and hated myself for not buying these cheap when I had the chance. Dear Pierre - thank you for selling this to us.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Marheb (2298) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
Un assemblage alléchant et complexe qui laisse briller des notes de chlorophylle, carambole, citron, foin et levure. Magistrale élégance.


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