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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1117   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
John_C (20) - USA - JAN 21, 2010
[37.5cl bottle, Pivo - York, 12/01/10] Classic funky gueuze nose: wood, vinegar, lemon. Moderate sourness for a gueuze. Dry finish with a fair amount of carbonation.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kosmokrator (486) - ITALY - SEP 18, 2014
Limpido color oro con massiccio cappello di soffice schiuma bianca. Aroma fruttato e delicatamente acetico con sentori di mele, pere, uva e un tocco di scorza d’agrumi; gusto acidulo e morbido, non eccessivamente aspro e con un finale di media secchezza che ricorda un vino brut. Leggera di corpo e frizzantina ma ben strutturata, una gueuze più che discreta!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milo91hd (113) - Lecce, ITALY - SEP 17, 2014
Bottiglia, colore oro pallido con una schiuma grossolana ma persistente. Un’ottima gueuze non troppo acida e molto beverina

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3272) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2014
From a 375 ml bottle at home. Pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma of bandaids. Flavors of tart lemon. Nice and clean finish. Very refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (689) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2014
375 ml bottle @ Cafe Derat, Utrecht.
Orange clear beer with white head. Aroma is citrusy crisp and sour with some barnyard. Flavor is sour, citrusy crisp, yeasty and peachy fruity. Thinner than medium palate with strong foamy carbonation. Finishes with a bite of bitterness and crisp sourness. Adding the yeast turns the beer hazy, adds sourness and tones down crispness. Very refreshing, not too vinegarish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukasmh (122) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow, tiny white head and sparkling. Aroma is apply, some stall and a bit leather. Good blend of the different brett characteristics. Taste is sour and acid apples. Really soft carbonation that makes it really drinkable. Finish is coating tart.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (2059) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
(Cuvée 2007): Exubérance verdoyante, chlorophylle, menthe, foin humide dans un liquide affolé mais cohérent. Acidité adéquate, une touche acétique et lactique, équilibre incroyable considérant l’age.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3588) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
2006 bottle thanks to Rick. Pours a cloudy orange with small off white head. The aroma is strong wood, funk, and yeast. Medium mouthfeel with strong wood, funk, light tartness. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1017) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle from the retail store in Ohio. Poured into a snifter at home. Pours a cloudy deep golden orange with a fluffy white head. No lacing. the aroma is tart fruits, light citrus, barrel, wild yeasts, white wine grapes, and dust. The taste Tart grapes, white wine, sour apple and pears, wild yeasts, and cardboard. High carbonation and fizzy. Dry and tart finish. Very good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Dit was persoonlijk voor mij een van de mindere oude geuzes dat ik al gedronken heb.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
airrick2003 (484) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Appearance: pours with a large white head, the beer is a very hazy gold color with particles floating in it Aroma: red wine, sweet, tart, cherry, wood, smells pretty good Taste: the wood comes thru, sourness, hints of sweetness, egg, some wildness Palate: fizzy, leaves mouth dry, light mouthfeel, Overall: a good beer, maybe not as complex as this style is usually but delicious none the less, smells good too


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