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


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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
available only in Belgium. if you had "St Louis Geuze" on draft in the United States, be 99.9% sure it was "St Louis Geuze Fond Tradition": http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/st-louis-gueuze-fond-tradition/6098/

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (1045) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a thick white head. Aroma is a little sweet, some tropical fruit and brett notes. Taste is fairly sweet, some soft fruit and subtle spice. Not great for the style, but still tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deanso (8285) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
25cl bottle shared at February THT. Thin white head Clear amber pour. Much of a muchness. Nothing special

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kermis (9880) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle shared. Clear dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of old dishwashing liquid, fake citrus, paint and light fecal notes. Flavour is light moderate sweet and above light sour. Light to light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
vidmidia (256) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - FEB 24, 2016
Vermelha, límpida. Espuma rala de curta duração. Aroma de cerejas, adocicado e ácido. Sabor também adocicado e ácido, com notas de cereja, maçã e um pouco de limão. Retrogosto ácido com final doce. Parece mais uma fruit beer que uma gueuze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
artemb (523) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 19, 2016
Not so sour, fruity with almond bitterness and astringency. Sour thirst trencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 13, 2016
tap at Gent in Amsterdam - A lambic with sugar and stevia added? What on earth? Why? Especially the stevia... just... why? Okay, this beer is definitely sweet. There’s some funky tartness in there too. It’s medium bodied Despite being baffled by the stevia and the fact that the beer seems to be more of a faro than a gueuze, it still tastes pretty good. I think I’d have liked their fond tradition gueuze more though.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Icedwarf (1159) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2016
Donkergeel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is flets en weinig inspirerend, heeft totaal niets van een goede geuze, lijkt nergens op, hooguit mislukte limonade. Smaak is in elk geval niet vies dus gewoon op gedronken. Mislukt product wat mij betreft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frothmeister (706) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours a clear caramel colour with a thin tan head. On the nose, tart apple, sour cherry, light citrus, and candy-like notes. Taste wise, lighter bodied with sour cherry, dry apple cider like notes, and a light musty note that leads into watery domestic malt, a light hit of "barnyard", a faint bit of cinnamon in the finish, more of the mildly tart apple cider notes and a big bready/yeasty note in the bitter finish. It’s not complex at all. It’s sort of like the Coors Light of lambics, which is a good thing, because sometimes you don’t want a bottle of puckering acid for yourself. It’s super refreshing, and there is enough going on to make it interesting. In the world of Gueuze, this isn’t great, but overall in the world of beer I would take this over a lot of other mediocre brews.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hopverdju (469) - BELGIUM - JAN 10, 2016
Koperkleurig bier met witte schuimkraag. Geur: wat zweetvoetgeur (overjaarse hop). Smaak: medicinale siroop. Iets sprankelende koolzuurprikkel, weinig body. Afdronk: licht zurig. Dit geuze? Geef mij maar hun Fond tradition.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RW80 (1860) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2016
25cl Bottle at home Appearance: Murky golden with a small white head. Arroma: Sweet, sugar, apples, bread, phenols light funk. Taste: Sweet, vegetables up front, phenols, bread,apples some funk. Below average bodiy, with light bubbly carbonation. Too Sweet, Maybe time can improve things, in the other case stick by Fond Tradition version, which is great.

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