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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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(From the label) "Ville De Rivere Geuze is a wonderful blend of one year old and three year old sour lambic beer. Following the blend the beer is allowed to mature in the bottle for up to six months. The result is a beautifully well rounded ale: Dry, cidery, musty, vinous, and sour."


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rustyham (1731) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Wow, this really just amazing. Sparking sweet and dry Mouthfeel. Aroma of chestnuts and fresh grain. Sweet floral and very sour flavor. Just fantastic.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rangerred (949) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Poured into a tulip out of a 750ml bottle. 2011 vintage. Pours a clear deep gold with tiny, minimal carbonation but enough to leave a small fizzy head. Just a few spots of lacing but it is passable. Aroma is quite vinous and almost stings the nostrils. Strong notes of barnyard and horse blanket along with a touch of wet hay. Some woody notes and a touch of grape must. The flavor closely follows the aroma up front. Strong hay and barnyard and very vinous. However the further you get into the drink, the more subtleties begin to show themselves. The wine barrel aging becomes evident with light notes of wood and some grape. A sweet shot of peach comes through that is quickly zapped by a drying, clean finish. Tartness is kept in check but is enough to cleanse the palate as it should. Overall, this beer is an underrated gem. I never had a fresh sample but I have to believe 3-4 years is the sweet spot. There is incredible depth and one would never guess this beer came from a brewery in an industrial park north of Cincinnati. This is up there with many Belgian examples of the style. Absolutely outstanding.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigwesticle (37) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Awesome american-made geueze. Cloudy yellow orange pour with pretty much no head. Subtle barnyard fruity sweaty horse ass on the nose. Fruity brett goodness on the taste, not overpowering. Slightly tart but not crazy. Awesome awesome awesome stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2223) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
Bomber shared by jsprime. Hazy golden with a white head. Fantastic funky tart nose. The flavour is classic geuze with half the normal acid. Super drinkable. For a beer Id never heard of I was really impressed.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
freeofthoughts (667) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Pours hazy goldish yellow with almost no fizz. The aroma is light grains and a little cidery. The flavor is clean and crisp with a light sweetness that perfectly matched the mild fermented fruit. Slightly acidic with a hint of vinegar mustard. Low carbonation makes it feel thinner than it is. Very easy to drink, smooth and subtle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9417) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2013
Hazy yellow pour, nice sized white head. dusty, lemony, funky, earthy, leather, yeast, light oak flavors. Cool beer from a brewery I really like.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (5037) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAR 1, 2014
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Bottle: The aroma consists of tart/apple cider, citrus, and lemon. It pours a transparent golden-orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with Apple and lemon peel. The finish has moderate-heavy lemon, lemon peel, citrus, vanilla, and oak. Its light bodied with moderate-lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9388) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle... This beer rolls casually through yellow lights! Cloudy straw-colored ale with no head. Lemony, bready nose. Medium-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and busy carbonation. The flavor is sour, lemony and bready lactic acid and cracker malt. Crisp finish with nice tartness and light, yeasty bitterness. Mad props to biggsbowler for coming through with this world class beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7875) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Sour apple and vinegar aroma. Slightly hazy golden yellow with no head. Tart apple, vinegar, and malt flavor. Nice body. Tasty. May not be from the Senne Valley, but the Ohio Valley did a pretty nice job on this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10985) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle. Poured hazy golden color with a small fizzy white head that was lasting with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy apple sour and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a dry texture with soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour flavor with a medium sour finish of moderated to long duration. This is a standout for style beer.


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