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


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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geophagus (244) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 4, 2013
(Draught at 17th IBBF, sample) Golden clear, color. Small, white, fast falling head. Soft body, medium carbonation, watery texture. Aroma: Sweetish, minimal sour. Crisp, dominated by aromas of brettanomyces, barnyard, yeasty, a bit woody. Taste: Crisp, a bit sour, a bit like champagne, Dominant by brett aromas of barnyard. Short, little sweet finish. Not bad but could be more sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (4594) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
light barnyard, amber, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, light sweet sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6569) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
St. Louis Premium Gueuze. Dark golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, lasting. Acidic, yeasty aroma, faint berries too. Flavor starts moderate sweet and moderate acidic. Faint bitterness. Creamy, dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2013
Gurd had this one down - sherbert and pear drops. Not the best gueueueuueueueeze I’ve had, too sweet for me, but agree with Dom that 27/11 is just weird.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
Keg at BBB. 27/11? Really? Ok, it didn’t compare with others of the same style but come on. Pleasantly suppable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (851) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Hazy orange pour. Sweet fruity cherry aroma, Flavor of cherry, oak and dark fruit. Quite tart, very nice and crisp.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Sub par beer. Falls flat on aroma taste is tart and good on front half but finish and after taste off.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mcberko (6270) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2013
375mL bottle, pours a hazy murky orange with a small white head. Nose is quite repulsive, with plastic, cardboard, apple juice and artificial sugars. Flavour is quite bad too, with lots of sweetness -- what the fuck is this doing in a supposed gueuze? -- along with notes of plastic, moderate funk, and apple juice. Very low complexity and way too sweet for the style. What a shame that these pseudo-lambics are out polluting the market, and potentially misleading dumbass consumers about what this is. Yeah, I know I bought it -- I was curious. Very bad. Don’t bother unless you’re curious or offered a free bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4620) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle at Bazar, Amsterdam. Clear golden amber colour, white head. Aroma is tart, Brett, light funk, green apple skin, caramel. Flavour is medium-sweet, sugary, caramel, light tart, apples, hint of funk, light tart finish with a little metallic sugar note. Light-bodied. OK for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnicolaescu (736) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 17, 2013
Head: off-white, medium, frothy, avg, retention. Colour: dark amber, hazy. Aroma: quite faint, some grain, sourness, some yeast (sweat). Taste: balanced sour and sweet, some wild yeast spiciness. Finishes light and delicate bitter.

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