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

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RATINGS: 898   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


ThisWangsChung's rating

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - 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).


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rask0lnikov (609) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2016
750ml bottle. Thank you, Veit! Golden yellow colour. Modest white head. Hints of vinegar, hints of citrusses, hints of horseblanket, leathery notes, hints of spices in the aroma. Very refreshing and complex. Hints of vinegar, citrusses at first. Lots of horseblanket in the middle. Leathery notes. Bitter, slightly spicy, white wine-like finish. Horseblanket in the aftertaste. Rather light bodied, medium carbonated, very well balanced, refreshing gueuze.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (671) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with a lasting foamy white head. Aroma is funky, citrus, orange, light caramel, white grapes, tart. Taste is of stone fruit, peaches, tart, funky, citrus, toffee, hay. Oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jampura (66) - FINLAND - JUL 14, 2016
Erittäin maukas, kirpeä sitruuna, hapokas. Samea, maku kärkeen tukkoinen. Hauska.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1291) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2016
37cl bottle at home. Hazy muddy orange with a thin white head. Smells like macerated grapes, unripe apricots, vinegar, barnyard funk. Moderately sour and bitter, much milder than the nose suggested, with a high carbonation and a bitter and sour aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1412) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2016
Svag syrlig funk duft lidt æble smag syrlig funk æble frisk lidt frisk frugt kant appelsin

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidBe (71) - BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2016
Ik was direct verkocht aan deze geuze. Echt een verrijking voor het landschap van de geuzes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Concealer (1134) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy gold with a large foamy off white head. Aromas of funk, lemon, yeast, and spice. Flavor is tart lemon, funk, yeast, light spice. Light bodied crisp and bone dry.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gephross100 (121) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2016
2014-2015 375ml bottle, golden color, notes of cheese hay and ginger, strong carbonation, medium sourness, light body

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (518) - ITALY - JUN 4, 2016
2014/2015, 75 cl. Arancione con riflessi dorati, velata, schiuma bianca poco persistente. Aroma di legno umido, leggero stallatico e leggera polvere, pelle conciata, pompelmo, uva spina, leggera mela verde, frumento, erbacea ed oleosa. Al palato acidula, legno umido, frumento, pompelmo e mela verde, note di stallatico, oleosa. Corpo leggero, medio-leggero, ben carbonata, texture oleosa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (535) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2016
Slightly murky golden blond with orange hue, lasting head. A: green apple, slight barnyard funk, hay, lime and lemon sour, malts, vinous note. T: follows aroma but turns fruity halfway with light cherry note. Tart medium bitter development, malt note, faint bell pepper. Sour aftertaste, lemon line returns.


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