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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 760   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16517) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
15th January 2015
Almost clear amber beer, tidy pale cream colour head. Palate is light, dry and crisp. Medium sourness. Wet wood, slightly dusty. Touch of dried fruits. Light dry finish. A bit over emphasised on the wet wood but okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jinroh (550) - ESTONIA - DEC 30, 2014
Had this months ago. Brownish, just as apple juice but more clear and witha clear thin foam layer. Aroma is sour, softly so but not too complicated. Lemon, sour, fermented. Taste is also quite nice and easygoing, light sourish drink that is nicely drinkable. Belgium comes in mind :) Finish is quite dry. Clean, citrusy geuze.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fellebag (1001) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
375ml bottle. Small white layer. Hazy light amber color. Aroma is roses, freshly cut lawn, strawberries. Taste is sour of yeast, wine and goosebeeries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2932) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle from the LCBO. Bright and very slightly hazy copper-leaning orange-gold with a thin white head. Aroma of slightly fermented lemon, peppery yeast, a slight dusty-funky backnote. Flavour is undeniably tart, but with a sweet tone to it as well, like SweeTarts candy. Notes of various sour fruits - sour apple, sour grapes, lemon - come towards the finish, along with a surprisingly pleasant brackishness right at the end. Not the most complex gueuze around, but still a very enjoyable and respectable one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BillHick420 (438) - North Dakota, NORWAY - DEC 23, 2014
Pours cloudy yellow, with a small white head. Nose of sour. Sour aroma, stringent, sweet malt backdrop. Brett. Lemon. Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewje41 (886) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle pour at special brews. Pours a medium orange color with a wheat like sour fruit aroma. Sour fruit all around. Strawberry, raaoberry, a little cherry. Heavy sour, mild fruit. Delicious beer. Loved it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1247) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a shallow, fine-grained, quick-dissipating head. The nose is lemon, umami, and an almost sea-like salinity. Tart and dry on the tongue, with considerable lemony acidity; there’s a slight thread of ashy bitterness as well that cuts the acid nicely. Finish is long, prickly, and astringent. Refreshing.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1414) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Pours a finger of head on a cloudy light straw body. The aroma is lots of raspberries. The taste is sour and tart all over the place; raspberry and lemon. The texture is soft, light and fizzy. Amazing. An outstanding drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3933) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 15, 2014
375 ml. bottled 2012/11/13. Lightly hazy body is burnt orange-amber with some mild activity that supports a creamy disc of bubbles on top. Nose is sharp citrus acidity, funky white grape must and oxidized apple. A drop of honey with the beeswax rounds it off a bit. Flavors of lemon turning to vinegar, starchy rice, earthy white grape skins, soap and raw wood. Medium body is astringent and has a soft, medium-high carbonation. I’m not really a lambic aficionado and this one’s plenty tart for me, but I can tell this isn’t enough for the real sourheads. It also seems to be missing a little something in the flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cattaneopapa (211) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Reviewed from old notes. 375ml bottle from Summerhill LCBO, Toronto, ON. 5% alc./vol. Aroma: Belgian yeast, oranges, and some spiciness. Appearance: Hazy amber colour with 1 finger of lasting white head. Taste: sour, grapes, citrusy. Refreshing beer.


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