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

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RATINGS: 1151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Geuze is a classic among the Belgian Ales, following spontaneous fermentation in wooden barrels (no yeast or sugar added), young and old Lambic are blended; which results in a dry, tart and fruity wine like taste. Oud Beersel Geuze Ale is the white sparkling wine of the ale world.


DeclanT's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeclanT (59) - Tervuren, - MAR 7, 2013
75cl bottle from QVID.be. Exp 29/10/2029. Pop the cork and this is a gusher, take care when opening! Light tart flavour, scent of gueuze! this is a really good gueuze, full of flavour, pours with a frothy soapy head that disappears quickly to a surprising flat beer, but not in a bad way. Bitter, sour and smooth.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (283) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle at home (L33311, bottled 2013). Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Sour aroma of barnyard, yeast, hay, bit of wood. Taste is sour, fruity, wood, yeast and a light bitter aftertaste. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (664) - Wrocław, POLAND - DEC 19, 2014
golden hazy, white long-lasting foam; sour fruity acidic aroma; high sourness, little bit sweet; light body, crisp, lively carbonation, long tart finish; Overall: great gueuze

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markoijelena (697) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle 0.75l at tdoreck place.Thank you Tim & Marina for wonderful dinner and great time.Pour it hazy yellow color with medium white head.On the nose sour.Taste and aroma of citrus,apple, pear, little bit orange.Perfect balanced.Totaly classic I think.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wixie (71) - BELGIUM - DEC 7, 2014
Hazy liquid, average head. Fruity and sour aroma. Light body, little carbonation. Taste is sour.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anfractuosity (142) - - DEC 7, 2014
Nice Geuze. Dry, tart in taste.............................................

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (1701) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 4, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours a slightly veiled pale golden with a resilient, thick white head. Aroma is tart, unripe fruit and green apple. Flavor is malty, oldish, some metal and fruits. Finish is tart, some herbal bitterness. Very dry, very oldish and dusty...unripe fruits. Lingering dryness and dustiness. Medium body, average to strong carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (5009) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle - Vintage 2010 - White grape, tart fruity apricot and pear. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. White wine and pear notes dominate, Tart but not too much and quite easy drinking for a Geuze. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bontus (644) - Flanders, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to a local resident. 37,5cl. Pours sparkling cloudy yellow/golden. Horse stable nose, sour grapes. Mild sparkling mild to moderate sour flavor. Great balance, perfect geuze.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (6410) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle @ Home, 2012 vintage. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of light sourness, barnyard, leather, wine grapes, lemon. Flavor is nicely sour, leather, dusty, wet wood, barn, citrus, lemonpeel, a touch of white sugar-like sweetness. Medium body, soft carbonation, light acidic finish. 2281114

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jphartley (30) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2014
37.5cl Bottle - Sterk Avondverkoop, Amsterdam Typical Geuze aroma, but verging on the floral. Nice bouquet. Flavour is sweet for a geuze, but not too sweet. Just right. Nicely balanced. The bubbles tickle your tongue. Overall I liked this one a lot. For the price (roughly 4 euro) this is great value.


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