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

bottled
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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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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.


Mathieu87's rating

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mathieu87 (3) - Ganshoren, - SEP 1, 2012
UPDATED: APR 27, 2013 Had this one two times allready. First time was a small sample from Erwin’s glass at the brewery. Second time we opened a bottle at ’t Schooltje with Carlo and Urbain Nose is rather mediocre, slightly citrus, some exotic fruits. Taste is nice sourness, prunes are not very prominent. In fact it’s more a really good geuze, with a little bit more fruitiness to it. Good job. Looking forward to upcoming batches of this. Update: I really don’t get why the first and second batch are under the same rating. Those are two totally different beers. First one was a real complex geuze with a nice hint of the plums. Now it’s just liquid plum pie... I don’t get it...


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (4570) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle, thanks SirLimpsalot. Hazy dark golden with a minimal head. Tart with apples, hay, funk and fruit. Nicely sour and refreshing. A tasty one.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (1975) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Pours murky apricot with no head. Aroma of green grapes, fresh apples, hay and grass, bretta, elderflower. Taste is balanced fruity bretta tart followed by light sweet before a lightly tart finish. Light, crisp body with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (2123) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
@ Eddan 14-8-30: riktig trevlig doft med tydlig fruktighet. Lite mer standard smak av vindruvor. Fin syrlighet. Trevlig balans. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
pours murky golden, kind of dirty - not the bottom of bottle, with a nice purplish head, showing some retention and lacing. nice funk in there - peppery and leathery bretts, other bugs, subtle fruitiness - apricots and some other small yellow and red fruits - not quite discernable prunes, some ’’sour’’ candies, woodsy astringent, very nice and complex acidity - citric, lactic and gently acetic, lime and lemon, lively yet gentle carbonation, light body, very dry, grassy and lightly astringent finish. very good!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madvike (2712) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2014
375ml bottle - Pours cloudy pinkish amber with a thin ring of off-white head. Nose is lightly fruity Smarties, lemon tartness, a bit of hay and funk. Taste is a sour, lemony blast, with some dark fruit peeking through on the finish. Must be the plum. Vinegary and puckering, with a bit of basement funk and cheese. Slick and medium-thin body, with biting carbonation. Refreshing and really tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmacklin (256) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours a murky, pale reddish amber colour with a very small off-white head. Pungent aroma has notes of horse blanket, brettanomyces, sour grapefruit and alcohol. Sweet flavour of fruit with notes of grapefruit, lemon, yeast and a dry, sour, acidic finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (10514) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Saurer Antrunk mit angenehmen Fruchtnoten. Intensiv, die Säure nimmt mit der Zeit leicht ab. Runde Fruchtnoten, vergleichsweise mild, gut! 12/12/12/12/10/12

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kayres (459) - , Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Hazy orange with no head. Sweet and tart nose. Smooth tart lemons and apple very refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4323) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy orange pour, with an off white head. Funky, quite sour, leather, hay, yeast, light fruit, notes of plum in the background, and some lemon. Nice lambic, but not the best.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (280) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 10, 2014
No head. Coloured like the inside of a plum. Aroma is tart, bretty, light plum. Very dry and sour. The plum is in the background. Pleasant.


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