on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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."

Ibrew2or3's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7461) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2988) - 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 (3396) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamChandler (3588) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 8, 2015
2 Bombers acquired in a Rivertown sours trade back in 2012. Traded one away, drinking the other finally. Stoked to try this as their blackberry sour was very nice. golden pour, 3 finger fluffy head that faded to almost nothing. Very funky with a light sweetness, hints of balsamic, peach and wood with intense sour lemon. Taste is very acidic, sharp and quite sour. I should learn my lesson to stop aging american wilds. It has a nice funk factor but ultimately is very thin and not that exciting of a beer. Not sure this should be in the Gueuze category. No mention of spontaneous fermentation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9439) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head that evaporates steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of tart fruit, straw and spices. Light to medium body with flavors of tart cherries, vinous oak and mild spices. The finish is tart with a cherry and citrus aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (9325) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
22 oz. bottle, pours a cloudy blonde with a small white head. Nose is fairly funky, with light citrus and farmhouse notes. Flavour brings out citric notes, moderate acidity, and very light funk. Finishes on acidic, vinous notes. Certainly not like an authentic gueuze by any means, but pretty nice sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5689) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 7, 2014
bottle shared by tom10101, many thanks! pours hazy bright golden with a low head offering poor retention and lacing. bretty and peppery, dill, no funk per say - pretty far from a geuze in my sense, oaky - bourbon mostly, lightly doughy maltiness, light acidity - lactic but also acetic, pepper. light carbonation - could be brighter, light body - particularly oily, tart lightly acetic finish. still.. tasty american sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4266) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Shared bomber. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma of funk, fruit, and grain. Taste is tart fruit, funk, wheat, grass, and oak. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2595) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle 22oz. Pours golden with low-medium white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of pickles, sugar, citrus, peaches. Taste is of sourness, fruits, acidity, citrus, funk. Palate: Light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Very easily drinkable. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (2175) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a small rim that leaves some lacing. Nose is slightly buttery but mostly of caramel and fruits. Taste is of yellow fruits, moderately tart and lightly acetic (but way less than your usual american sour). Body is medium and carbonation too. A good american sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3883) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle (22 oz). From Eric, thanks! Clear golden with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma is dominated by buttery oak and vanilla, but after breathing a little there’s also some sour notes, light spiciness and musty notes. Taste is also quite oak (buttery oak), vanilla, moderate sourness, more spices than in the aroma but not enough to be disturbing and grains. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Woodsy finish. Lack of depth and real funk. We are definitely in American Wild Ale territory... no gueuze to see here. Still, it’s not bad for what it is.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50