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

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RATINGS: 1063   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.


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1260) - Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2007
Poured into a goblet. Pours a clear straw, with a big fluffy white head that fades down to about an eighth of an inch. The aroma is sour apples, a touch of lemon, and a back end of dust. Nice sour flavor, with apples and lemons being the most noticeable. Moderately long finish, very crisp mouthfeel. Definitely something I want to pick up some more of, and see how it ages.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (474) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
TWF; Pours hazy golden with a large frothy , lasting and lacing white head. Nosetrils fill with sour, green apples and citrus fruity. Taste is light sweet, light spicy and moderate bitter with a lasting dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is avarage.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k92488 (183) - NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
0.37 flaske TWF. Offwhite skum. Syrlig lukt og smak. Gyllen og klar. Sitrus. Ubestemmeli

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (4679) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2014
75cl bottle sampled courtesy of and shared with Kermis. thanks. Barnyard funk aroma. Creamy white head. Cloudy blond pour. Dry light sourness. Pretty good for a geuze.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1065) - Bodø, NORWAY - APR 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Vintage 2011. Pours a slightly hazy golden straw colour with a big, off-white head. Fruity and sour aroma with horse blanket, rowanberries, citrus, sweet fruits, vinegar and forest floor. More citrus in the flavour with a slightly sweet and dry aftertaste. Has a slick and sour mouth feel, and a light bitterness. Is very carbonated. A decent gueuze, but I had expected more complexity in the taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (503) - USA - APR 7, 2014
Drunk from 375cl bottle bought at delhaize supermarket. Sharp, tart geuze. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhunter111 (5581) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch säuerlich, Citrus, Äpfel. Geschmack sauer nach Äpfel, Citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jarastlad (6) - Arlon, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2014 does not count
Interesting Floral and fruity aroma, distinctive Geuze taste, mixture of sweet, sour and slightly acid flavours. Very good Geuze I’d say !

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (426) - Genova, ITALY - APR 4, 2014
Bottiglia 37,5 cl @ birroteca sopra la media. Chiara con schiuma media persistente. Al naso profumo di mughetto. In bocca è acida ma non troppo, delicata e ritornano un po' di fiori secchi. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (2855) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle - 375ml. Hazy blond body with lively carbonation and a thick, diminishing, white foamy head. Well balanced malty/hoppy aroma with green apple and herbal hints. Its fresh hoppy taste carries malty, herbal, and citrusy notes. Ends with a sharp sour finish. Good example of Gueuze.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JustDrinkIt (241) - Arizona, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Hazy straw pour with average white head. Aroma is light, lemon lime blend, soft yeasty quality. Flavor is tart citrus peel, lime, yeast.


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