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

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RATINGS: 775   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Crystalline lemon yellow pour with a negligible head. Nose is citric, with an umami undertone. Taste is a general tart, with few individual notes standing out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
tnkw01 (1286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Gold color with a nice head. Don’t understand the style. Really nasty taste and aroma. I really don’t care for sour beers.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (945) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
Jaune pale avec une petite robe blanche. Des fruits acidulés (pommes) dans l’arôme et en bouche, bien équilibré avec peu du malt et houblon. Sec, et peu acide pour le style. Pas une ’grande’ gueuze, mais très bonne et buvable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (1706) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Aroma of tart fruits, sour apple, some funk. Flavour is medium sour and slightly sweet. This is rather mild for a Gueueze and definitely not anywhere near top of the line, but still a very enjoyable and refreshing beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poech73 (251) - BELGIUM - APR 17, 2015
BB 09-2015 Voilà une gueuze que je qualifie "Gueuze de soif": j’en boirais tous les jours tellement elle est légère et bien équilibrée à la fois en acidité, en maltage en houblonnage et en maturité. Bien entendu, son nez bien fleuri exalte des senteurs de malts fruitées et acidulées avec de la levure. En bouche, la gorgée prépondérante en froment doux, reste peu maltée mais fruité sur des notes de raisin, de pomme. En fait, je goûte du fruit acidulé terminé par des saveurs vineuses et boisée subtiles qui s’épanouissent en arrière bouche. Et c’est sur la fin que je retrouve des notes houblonnées résineuses au revers de la langue sur une longueur moyenne avec une sensation minérale. Très agréable cet équilibre où aucun ingrédients ne surpasse l’autre mais donne bien du plaisir.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pour out of 375mL bottle, hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of nice funk, lemon, some earth into a bit of yeast, some grain into a bit of vanilla, oak, touch of cheese as well. Taste was mineral, cheese, some oak, vanilla into a bit of lemon peel, nice grassy notes into a bit of earth, slight yeast, finishing fairly tart. Pretty tasty, though not overly complex compared to its other Belgian counterparts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6129) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours hazy deep golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma is light acidic berries, green apples. Taste is crisp and clean, weak tarty green apples, high carbonated, dry all the way, clean mouthfeel, lingering dry rhubarb and oak finish, nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RW80 (1111) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2015
37, cl bottle - 17 years old !!!! Originally I hold back on the rating opened a second bottle weeks later and I still hold the same opinion. This is a class of it’s own. Don’t let the rating fool ya. Ratebeer has certain criteria’s for points. Appearance:Orange with a head that quivckly fades. Aroma: Sour Apples, sugar, wood. Taste: Sour apples, wood., light funk. But the thing here how it blends the complexity. medium body, soft carbonation. Well like I said a class of it’s own, not the best looking and smelling beer, but it’s taste is prety genius. No idea how it is fresh. But with 17 years aging stored in a good place it’s a masterpiece !

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
stangger (601) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2015
On hand pump at Teresa’s cafe in Wayne, PA. Tartness, slightly salty. A bit thin for the style.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
cpetrone84 (1605) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pour is hazed deep orangish amber with a good bit of white head. Nose is burnt sulfur, almost like the cooked ash of a firework. Taste is pretty rough, overly sweet and sugar with tons of burnt sufur and burnt out sparkler. Just bad, don’t drink.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gEUS (1356) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2015
375 ml bottle at home. Pours coppery golden with a faint head. Aroma is... sweet wood and pasteurised (very clear with commercial geuze), an unpleasant spiced green touch (cloves), cognac hints. Light body, some level of sourness but not as powerful as the real lambic beers, a tad tart towards the end. Pity this is positioned as a lambic beer while it isn’t;


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