Quasimodo (217) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A fizzy yellow gueuze with a disappearing head. Nice aroma of barnyard and cheesy lactic sourness. Notes of green apple and lemon with a dry and sour lactic finish. Well balanced flavors. Elegant beer.
Melker (248) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Blend of 11/12. Bought it back in 2012. Not a big fan of geuze but this was great. Aroma of apple, herbs, barnyard, lemon. Sweet upfront, really dry and of course tart in the aftertaste. Complex. Just enough carbonation.
Zilverenmaan (4) - Schoten, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2016 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma pleasant and typical of the style, albeit a bit soft to the nose. Appearance very hazy with thin, quickly disappearing white head. Remaining yeast sticking to the cork as if the bottle was kept horizontal, tilted down even. Taste only mildly sour, bitter aftertaste dominates, less complex than most gueuzes. More carbonated than most gueuzes too. Not the sour, mildly carbonated sensation I assosiate with the style (of which I am a big fan) After the carbonation has disappeared however, the taste improves: softer and more sour, aftertaste less bitter. Still not complex though. Maybe best to be drunk rather at room temperature than at cellar temperature ( winter).
ajnepple (4662) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 23, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
3 oz pour at Hops & Pie. Sour and dry with rustic yeast, oak and light earth in the aroma. Similar flavor, adding a tart, light puckering feel with a crisp finish. Solid gueuze, I think I prefer there draft version though.
jerohen (2133) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled, no idea where i got it from. Cloudy dark golden colored, lasting white head. Beautiful lambic nose, horseblanket, farm, tartness, yeast. Dry flavor, moderately acidic (for a gueuze), yeasty notes, funky, but still pretty clean. Not the most complex gueuze, but very well balanced.
EvgeniyKurilov (148) - - APR 4, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beatiful lirgt amber-orange color with creamy quite thick head. Aroma: sourish, grape, grass, wine, yeast amd malt. Light body with nice high sourness and bitterness, light sweetness. Excillent body and perfect with yellow pear!
Stoned99 (982) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2016 375ml 2012 bottle from the trade. Aroma: nice dusty fruity nose. Lemon is prominent here with some apples in the background. App: cloudy copper, medium white head with good retention and great lacing. Taste and palate: light body, moderate carbo, soft on the palate, light sweetness, medium lingering acidity finish. Overall: damn good! To me the palate is the perfection. Not too sweet, not too acidified and so refreshing. Can’t wait to taste the Prune de Namur that is waiting for me in my beer cellar.
Gbgbrouge (375) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from bottle (2013-14), clear gold with a frothy medium head. Aroma is that of fine champagne with a touch of barnyard. Taste is bubbly for sure with a carefully balanced path between sour and sweet with a touch of bitterness carefully hidden. What a beer!
The_Osprey (5323) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
375ml cork and cage bottle at home in Richmond as ’Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne’, 6.4%, bottled Feb 2014, pretty aggressive gush. Vibrant dark orange, opaque, sparkling, big dense foamy off-white head endures. Aroma is airy and light until it warms. Some lemon, caramel plastic, copper. Body is light, foamy, tingly carbonation. Taste is tart with lemonade, Tangfastics, light acidity with some metallic notes. Improved as it warmed. A good gueuze, but not top-tier on this showing.
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 26, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle (2010). Hazy orange color. Aroma: wildness combined with lemon, sour, hay. Taste: very original, sour, but pleasant, citrus, oak, excellent.
Zlotta (1224) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.375 l bottle from ’Firma Bier’, best before November 2024 (I assume bottled in November 2014). Clear, golden yellow with a massive, fluffy, rather quickly diminishing, white head. Sourish-fruity, moderately funky, peppery aroma of leather, lemon, rhubarb, apples, oak and dusty cellar. Fruity, firmly but not overly sour, moderately funky and slightly peppery taste of lemon, rhubarb, leather, oak and apples, followed by a medium long, firmly tart, peppery-dry finish. Thin to medium body, firmly astringent and fizzy mouthfeel, very lively carbonation. The loud plop of the cork already promised a very lively Gueuze which it is. It is rather quaffable due to its comparably moderate acidity, but at the same time complex and elegant, although maybe not as round as it could be. I like it a lot though!