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Brewed by Gueuzerie Tilquin
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Rebecq-Rognon, Belgium

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RATINGS: 799   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Attention: from the brewer: The bottle version is called "Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’ancienne" and is 6.4% alc/vol (it is either in 375ml or 750ml), and the draught version is called "Gueuze Tilquin on draft" and is 4.8% alc/vol.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Reviewed 12/31/2012. Thanks to Momar42 for all three gueuzes (and the kriek surprise afterwards!) This was part of the gueuze showdown, pitting Tilquin’s gueuze against the juggernaut duo known as Cantillon Gueuze and Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze. Part of a 750mL bottle poured into a Cantillon tulip. Notes from last night’s Skins/Cowboys game. A: Pours a cloudy dark amber color. The head is a one finger white shade, with the best texture and retention of the three. S: Tons of tartness, a lesser white wine-esque fruitiness, and some buried earthy funk. The most seemingly sour of the three. T: First thing that comes through initially is the combination of pear/apple esters and white wine tartness. The tart sourness breaks through more aggressively through the midtaste, while the finish is mild brett funk. Out of the three, this was the most sour, the least earthy - and the least subtle. Certainly a nice beer, however. M: Super dry and puckering. Lots of carbonation, too. It lacks the delicate touch of the Cantiloon/3F gueuzes, though it’s softer than, say, a run of the mill Flemish red. O: It’s a nice sour ale. I wouldn’t call it beginner friendly at all, though, due to the tartness. I would point fans of Flanders sours to this one, however. Shame it had compete against the two titans of the style - even though it came in third in the gueuze showdown, I reckon it would be superior to any other gueuze on the market (not from Cantiloon or 3F, that is).


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rob_D_UK (1095) - Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Pours a hazy light orange with a frothy white head. Very tart and complex taste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brentv (441) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 16, 2015
I’m not very experienced with lambics, but I enjoy trying everything. 750ml bottle pour shared with a friend. Orange color with a generous light head. Aroma is funky and musty, with some plums and armpit. Taste is quite sour, hints of fruit, granny smith apples, and more funk. Taste shifts as it warms, for this is a complex beer. I understand why many like it, but this isn’t my style.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
alomtnez (52) - SPAIN - FEB 14, 2015
Quite apple cider and lemony aroma. Sour, lactic ( cheesy) , acid and sour taste with tart notes. Ligth body with quite high carbonation. Aftertaste is complex with sour prominence. Despite the exceptional rating of this beer, I am afraid I do not like it so much.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (599) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle at Borefts Beer Festival 2014. Pours orange-yellow with a short lasting, white head. Aroma has nice, funky, wooden, sour notes. Grassy bitterness, lemon peel, unripe grapefruit, gooseberry and vinegar. Taste is nice, dry and sour, but with lots of citrussy fruits going on. Really good stuff! Crisp body and high carbonation!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlizzardOz (14) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle at Moeder Lambic Fontinas. 2012/13 batch. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a big white head. Really funky aroma with sharp green apples and a bit of wood in the background. Lively carbonation. Fantastic up-front tartness. Dry. Really one of my favourites.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
florent.janssens (176) - - FEB 8, 2015
Bonne acidité qui n’est pas trop agressive. Elle se boit très facilement. Une très bonne gueuze pour découvrir Ce type de bière

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ulysse (239) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 8, 2015
Gentle aroma. Generous mouthfeel. Less acid than some other geuzes. That could be a good geuze to start with.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
exeter (431) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours a hazy golden colour with a 1/2 head that lasted to the bottom. Not much lacing. This beer is a sour monster, with grapefruit and Granny Smith apple like sourness. After the pucker passes you end up with a salty finish to wash away the sour. Excellent representation of the style.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog (9329) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Caged and corked bottle. Poured a cloudy golden color with an averaged sized head. Citrus, green apples, musty, funky, wood, and some earthiness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (1835) - DENMARK - JAN 20, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2015 2015-01-20: 8+4+9+5+18 = 4.4. Bottle, 2012/13 version. Clear copper with a large frothy off white head. Dusty and fruity nose. Dust, barnyard, lemon, hay, wood, minerals. Super refreshing with lemony sourness. Soft and fluffy mouthfeel. This hits a good balance for my preference, not too sweet or too sour. Great.

13/14 version. Hazy orange with a small white head. Still dominated by lemony sourness, but this seems more lactic and bile like sour and not bright and crisp as the 12/13 edition. Also a bit more flat and heavy. Some leather, wood and potentilla erecta, yay. Too bad, I was all worked up about this, but now I am back to feeling frustrated and disillusioned.


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