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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 440   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Quetsche Tilquin à l’ancienne (6.4% alc / vol) is a spontaneous fermentation beer obtained from the fermentation of destoned fresh purple plums (variety Prune de Namur or Quetsche véritable d’Alsace, close to the Damson) in a blend of 1 and 2 years old lambics for a period of 4 months. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, it is re-fermented in the bottle for a minimum period of 3 months. The lambics used were fermented and matured in our own oak barrels at the blendery. They are made from worts brewed by Boon, Lindemans, Girardin and Cantillon. The taste is slightly tart but also fruity and round which makes this Quetsche à l’ancienne may be more accessible for non-experts or less sophisticated palates. It also has a slight dryness from the skin of the plums. The nose perceives a plum brandy perfume.

First batch (2012) with a BB date of 23/02/2022 is made with ’Prune de Namur’ and limited to 500 bottles.

Second batch (2013) limited to 5000 * 75cl and 10000 * 37,5cl.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
berntholer (1396) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2015
murky brown amber red colour. aroma is slight funky, some fruit. taste is very fruity, prunes, mals, lactic acid, some funk. great mouthfeel, medium carbonation. bottle 75 cl as ...Quetsche aux Prunes de Namur @ Tilquin, TdG 2015

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (7634) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle @ train to CBC tasting. Pours slightly hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma o flight sourness, yeast, wet wood, leather, tart fruit, plum. Flavor is rather sour, yeast, leather, grapes, white wine, wood, dusty, plum. Thin body, average carbonation, sour acidic finish. 300415

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle @ Tilquin English Beer Festival 2015. Sour, acid, you can find the prunes in the taste. Very good in its style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bouteille verte, avec bouchon de liège, de 750 ml partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Odeur de fruitée sûrette. Apparence: La couleur est orangée-rosâtre opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de fruitée sûrette avec une pointe de céréales. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement sûrette. (Rating #6298)

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
danielecamo (799) - ITALY - APR 30, 2015
Alla spina ZBF 15. Aroma di cantina, fruttato, le susine si sentono molto poco. Al palato spiccatamente dolce con finale acido.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (13911) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 30, 2015
Bottle @ train tasting. Hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, plums and barnyard. Flavor is quite sweet and rather acidic. Dry and rather acidic finish. 300415

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beermaris (156) - LATVIA - APR 25, 2015
Strong, sour and bitter taste. Cloudly appearance. Strong sour aftertaste. Interesting palete.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (1017) - LATVIA - APR 25, 2015
Amber cloudy with medium white head. Sour aroma. Sour taste of moderate fruity sourness with some sweet and bitter notes. Sour aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yves (2538) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2015
Shared with wim at Zythos bierfestival 2015. Hazy goldblond colored beer with small white head and no carbonation visible. Fruited sour aroma. Full slightly sparkling rather sour palate. Finish is very sour with some sweet hints.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (2026) - - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours like grapefruit juice. Musty and tart with light fruit throughout. Not overly acidic. Great drinkability. Excellent.


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