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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
(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."

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7777) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Big thanks to Sledutah, Craig! It pours clear pale gold with a thin white head of foam. The aroma is Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne like with acidic citrus coming from a semi rich depth of lime and tangerine as well as a touch of hay and some sweetness. The taste is similar with soft acidic citrus notes like lime and lemon to go along with a tiny amount of residual sweetness. Along with those notes some hay and tartness and soft light vinegar comes to the surface to create additional depth. This is solid and refreshing and has a somewhat thin body making it even more sessionable. How has this come from Ohio?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IndianaRed (3245) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle share Hazy pale golden Nice sour acidic aroma light pale mild sour wheaty flavors. Soft and almost watery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (3331) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle share thanks to Jeff. Very fruity, light, not too fizzy. Could use a bit more body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (4482) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2016
22oz bottle thanks to Jeff. pours out a crisp golden topped with a small head. nose is light fruit notes funk and some gueze notes. Taste is more of the funky barnyard and some pucker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (3157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle share. Clear golden color, no head. Oak, fruit, funk nose. Sour funky taste, woody, some fruits. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2015
Golden colour, white head. Sour aroma, apricot, vinegar. Sour flavour, fruity notes, funk, butter. Quite thin. Funky finish, light bitter, butter, light tannins.
(from 75cl bottle @ Let’s drink all of Rich’s American beers Tasting. Thanks for sharing, omgrich!)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (7259) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2015
15/VIII/15 - 75cl bottle @ We’re drinking all of Rich’s American beers tasting - BB: n/a, 2011 vintage (2015-1064) Thanks to omgrich for sharing the bottle!

Clear pale blond beer, no head. Aroma: little funky, sourish, quite some chlorine (which usually only appears in sours with fruit). MF: light to no carbon, medium body. Taste: little bitter, funky, watery, weird. Aftertaste: some tannins, dry, bit funky, watery finish. Pretty weak...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3803) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2015
At Rich’s Massive Cellar Emptying Tasting. Ville de rivere Geuze 2011 Light cloudy gold with a horse blanket and wheat aroma + mild amonnia. Mildly tart and acidic a pretty dull sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (8286) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle @ Drink Rich’s American beer, thanks to Omgrich. Dorée, léger voile, pas de col. Profil reste sec avec une pointe de boisé/chêne, léger fruité gardant ce profil similaire à la version lambic qui tire vers le cidre. Le tout reste aigre-doux. A le mérite d’être agréable à boire sans tomber dans le côté wild-brett des bières américaines, mais on reste très loin d’une gueuze belge.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3592) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Shared large bottle. Moderately tart and mildly bitter. Soft ripe fruit flavors. Lively feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3803) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2015 On tap at the brewery: amber pour with no head to speak of. aroma of tart vinegar and apple . tastes are fairly tart, apple berry, woody, funk, citrus, leather, dusty. nice. love the funk level. - 7.8

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