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

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RATINGS: 865   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sitzds (318) - - JAN 21, 2014
On tap at Beachwood BBQ poured into footed tumbler. Appearance is orange-gold with some cloudiness, a thin ring of bubbles, and a few spots of lacing. Aroma is tart citrus, barnyard funk, cider vinegar, and some green apple sweetness. Taste is briefly sweet citrus, quickly replaced by tart vinegar and lemon sourness. The funkiness is there, too, but less than the nose indicated. Medium body, thin texture, active carbonation, crisp, drying, puckering finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ninecats (470) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2016
Sample at En Öl- och whiskymässa, 2016. Fairly hazy orange, small white head with no retention. Aroma is woody, funky, vinegar, citrus, grass, slight sweet jam note. Taste is sour to tart, vinegar, citrus, brett, funk, slight sweet in the far back, byt mostly citric on the edge to vinegary taste. Medium to big body, low to zero carbo.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1530) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle, shared by Phil - thanks! Hazy dark amber. Faint bandaid, apricot and other fruits on the nose. Sweet, farmhouse, acidic, would almost say vinegary, woody dry, apple peel taste/flavour. Strangely, some wasabi (chips) (no one agreed). Sticky in mouth, thin carbnation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (1398) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2016
Ámbar turbio. Aromas de uva, manzana verde, cuero, brete. Cuerpo medio con sabor como en aroma, acidez redonda y final seco.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2016
750 ml bottle. Thank you, FatPhil. Bit hazy, dark yellow colour. Modest white head. Notes of white wine and vinegar, sourness, slight fruitiness, hints of citrusses in the aroma. Hints of apples at first. Cider-like crisp. Hinra of vinegar in the middle. Sourness, wood, hints of berries in the end. Rather light bodied, medium carbonation. Quite good geueze.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6004) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 19, 2016
750ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Hazy amber color. Small size, white head, stays as a ring. Sweet, fruity, acidic, ice, faint tobacco, woody, apples in aroma. Acidic, sweet, fruity, apples in taste. Acidic apples and sweet in aftertaste. Acidic mouthfeel. Some wood too. And some spicyness. Drinkable brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heavy (2663) - Split, CROATIA - JUN 15, 2016
Jan. ’16. A 0.375 l bottle. 5% ABV. It poured amber to orange body with a big head. Typical lambic yeasty apple aroma, sour wine, other fruits and light wood. Flavor was lightly sour, cidery, lemon, honey, wood, apricots maybe. Medium body with long, tart berry and apple finish. Okay, a pleasant lambic, although nothing special indeed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13312) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 15, 2016
750ml bottle (Alus Celle, Riga)
Smells of woody sharp cider, some old schooldesks. Thin palate, crisp and sharp. Less interesting taste, pleasantly sharp, but dullish. Lacking depth, lacking bredth too. Sharpness builds up, that bit I do like. But something lacking in this geueze - it needs to reach out and grab me more, to dance on my tongue.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (2770) - ESTONIA - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle shared by Phil, thanks! Murky brownish amber beer, small off-white head. Nose is citric, woody, tart, acidity. Flavor is fairly sharp tartness, fruity, dry and woody notes. Woody and dry finish, mild fruity notes, apples. Lingering fruity dryness, apple peel and lemons. Crisp mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (2806) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle (thanks, fatphil). Pours amber. Aroma is sour, fruits, mango, lemon. Flavor is sour, acidic, fruity, oaky, citrus. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8458) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
75cl bottle shared with brewing buddies. medium white head. Hazy amber pour. Slight sour aftertaste


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