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Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brut Nature Mousserend kwaliteitsbier op basis van Lambiek.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6991) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle shared at The Hague New Year Whale Session as post KBBS palate cleanser. Pours hazy light orange with a massive but short lived off white head. Aroma of tart citrus, big barnyard funk, dank cellar, cobwebs. Flavour is over moderate acidic. Medium bodied with his carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2091) - Ghent, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Yellow colour, white foam. A lot of carbonation. Dry and rather thin beer. Aroma of citrus and green apples. Bit out of balance but still refreshing and good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5071) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle shared at GTMW ticket wait out line 2014. Big lemon-orange brett aroma. Thin yellow-orange water body. A little thin bodied. Odd Pils-esque butter undertones. Mellow pear apricot nuances. OK.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (4519) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle shared by friends. Damn god… got to love that poopy diaper smell. NOT. Some brettanomyces, and wet shoe leather.

Unfortunately it tastes just like it smells. Mouthfeel is over carbonated and fizzy. I just don’t think I will ever enjoy any Lambic unless it has some fruit or is real old. And maybe not even then… What really makes me sad is how much was spent on this bottle. $50.00 U.S. Screw that.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle... Poured agree with others that this is overprice, but still a phenomonal lambic. Poured golden with a moderate white head. Lemon, citrus, zest, work drying acidic sourness and cheesy funk.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berntholer (1393) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
head fades fast. goldenyellow colour. aroma old cheese, burnt plastics. taste old cheese, hay, burnt plastic with a wry bitter finish. medium body and carbonation. total disapointment, no soul and totally overpriced, avoid. bottle 75cl / deg oct-2013

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tryonqc (22) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Enjoyed it, easy to drink and light to medium sourness. The champannoise method (degorgement) gives it a good look. It would be a nice introduction to the style if the price wasn’t so high. Unfortunately not worth the 50$+ asking price.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (3235) - BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Initiated by wine makers, ’champenoise’ version of Oud Beersel lambic, since 2013. Coarse, loose, off-white, quickly collapsing, champagne-like foam, colour light blonde with greenish hue like a witbier, misty. Powerful and very eccentric aroma of dry sherry, white grapes, lemon zest, straw, grapefruit, green apple, strawberry vinegar, sweat; taste begins with a lively fruity acidity (apple, kiwi, gooseberry), subdued lambic character of which the wheat comes through most conspicuously, citric acid, soft tingling mouthfeel very comparable to champagne or prosecco, vinous, finishing in a light grassy and peppery hop bitterness, long and dry. The crazy idea of making flat lambic sparkling by applying the champagne-making method to it has been well executed here, I even dare say this is an important addition to Belgian beer culture but I still have to get used to this kind of beverage. A very suitable apéritif, that is for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10784) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle shared by Al at Al’s of Hampden. Pours lightly hazy gold with a large, frothy white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is cheesy, barnyard and earthy yeast, light wheat malt, black walnut and old earthy hops. Flavor is lactic fruits, wheat malt, black walnut, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3021) - FINLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle 75 cl. Pours golden in color with a whitish head. Lots of funkiness, omd cellar, yoghurt and fresh apples in aroma. Flavor is quite funky as well with some lemony notes too. Sour fruits, lemon and malty notes in finish.


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