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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old Quetsche Tilquin is made from the fermentation of a minimum of 250gr of plums by liter of lambic. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, this beer is refermented in the bottle.

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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (1989) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pours an orange pink with a thin white head. Aroma of funk, white wine, oak and fruity notes. Taste is sour, oak, funk and stone fruit. Fantastic

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theothermatt (182) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2014
2013 75cl bottle. Odd color pour. a muddy purple. Musty and tart nose. Full and puckering, with bits of plum, grass, hay, prunes. Finishes clean.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5336) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Hazy pinkish color with a small, white head and light lacing on the glass. Aroma of plums, brett, bacteria, and wood. Taste of much of the same, sweeter plums, and a sour finish. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (3000) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle at home from Belgium in a box.
hazy bright orange, lazily foaming, no head. Sharp funky citric acid and acidic fruit. Fairly juicy, sweet fruit, tart, well balanced between juicy fruit and mouth watering tartness, v easy drinking, closer to gueuze than oriented, well balanced and easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ninecats (161) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from 2013. Pours deep cloudy orange with a quickly dissipating white head, leaving a lid on the surface. Aroma of immature apples, berries, barnyard, vinegar. Taste is very tart fruity, later even more tartness out of citrus and vinegar, a woody hint before a dry finish. Medium to full body, medium carbo, slight oily texture. A nice display of the tart side of fruit lambics, nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4351) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2014
This poured a darker golden yellow with a white head. Aroma was of light barn, cheese, plums, oxygen. Flavor was mellow, not really sour at all, lightly funky, grainy, with mice fruit skins, tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (2610) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
375ml green bottle, corked. 2013-2014. Best before 06/02/2024. Pinkish orange pour, cloudy, a few floaties in spite of my careful pour. No head or lacing, steady rising carbonation bubbles in the glass. Has a complex nose with barnyard, plum/fruits, lemon/sour. In the mouth the beer is very tart, vinegar and lemon notes, wet oaky hints,spiky sour fruits. Dry end, wood on the tongue. Medium viscosity, but lively carbonation. A lovely treat, an interesting and satisfying fruit lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1612) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to lithy. Cloudy orange pour. Aroma of vinegar, slight dark fruits, wet hay. Taste is sour and light. Some plum aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (453) - Kobe, JAPAN - JUL 25, 2014
Aroma: Vinegar, sour peach and pear. Flavor: Sour peach, vinegar, pear, ume, straw and yeast. Comment: Refreshing tartness. Perfect for cutting through the heat and humidity of a Japanese summer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sdmmb (849) - USA - JUL 22, 2014
Drunk from 375cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Tart,sharp combination of gueuze and Alsace plums. Wonderful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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