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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Rueuze is our take on the traditional Belgian-style blend of lambics of different ages. †We carefully select a number of oak barrels from our warehouse that have been aging our sour blonde ale. this is one complex beer. †Notes of hay, barnyard funk, apricots, and even olives play wonderfully with the balanced acidity.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bb (7305) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Sour and earthy aroma with light citrus. Sour and light acetic flavor with light spice. Medium bodied. Sour and acetic notes linger with light fruitiness and light earthiness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3080) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of sour apples, apricot, lemon notes, brett and barnyeard. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Light to medium bodied, watery texture and soft carbonation. A nice Sour. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4090) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours golden orange with a decent white head. Aroma of citrus, tart fruit, and barnyard. Taste is tart fruit, citrus, barnyard, malt, and wood. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (2602) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
Bomber. Thanks to mike12da. Strong acidic nose, funk and sour fruit, small citurs, and barnyard. Thin apple juice color. Very tart initial, sour apple, tiny pepper notes, strained and condensed sour fruit through the finish. Thin body, some astringency. Very nice hits of sourness. Hits the gueuze notes more or less. Not overly funky.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (7232) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle. Nose of grapefruit, vanilla, yogurt, some leather, oak. Hazy orange-gold with lace. Tart, grapefruit flavor, leather, white pepper. Decent level of acidity, funk and barnyard character is a bit light. Lots of citrus. Tart and refreshing. Creamy body. Liked this a lot.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (886) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle. Golden cloudy Body with nearly no White head. Aroma is wine with sour fruits and some wood. Taste is nearly the same but with some caramel malts in the back. Aftertaste is dry with wood and bitterness. Very nice one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saeglopur (814) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAY 2, 2015
Sampled from bottle at Craft Bier Fest Wien Tasting Sessions.
Orange, hazy body, with a big, creamy, off-white head.
Aroma is sour, tart, with funk, sour citrus, sour apples, pears, ripe fruits, sour cherries, barrel notes.
Taste is pretty much the same, with some more subtle sweet malt notes.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes sour, tart, dry, a bit salty, fruity.

Tasty! Greatly balanced, with a dominant sourness, but never too overpowering, like in other Gueuze beers. Complex, with loads of sour fruit notes and very fresh. One of my favourite Gueuze beers Iíve had so far.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (637) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAY 2, 2015
at Craft Beer Fest Vienna Tasting Sessions. kindly shared by Saeglopur, light yellow hazy color. small white head. smells sour, funk, some wooden notes, very fruity, light bubbly gum, some sweetness. quite nice smell. medium to full body, bubbly carbonation, full mouthfeel. quite sour taste, light wooden notes, citric, very astringent, funk, some light cherries. rather sour / quite dry finish. decent, liked the smell quite a lot, taste is too sour for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (772) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2015
750mL bottle poured into a snifter. The aroma is bright citrus and stone fruits with a bit of oak, a hint of a dirty martini, and a light barnyard funk. Itís a murky straw hue with a soapy white head that has moderate retention and very little lace. The beer is medium high sweet, medium sour, and medium light bitter. The texture is oily and thin with a fizzy carbonation and a medium light body with flavors of pineapple, apricot, and lemon zest as well as a dry oak and light herb touch which strengthens at the finish with a olive tartness. Thereís a cloying, lingering aftertaste of under ripe fruit, oak, and olives, but overall, itís refreshing and relatively clean and crisp.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (2549) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
Tap at Hopcat Detroit. From notes 2 months ago. Mostly clear gold pour with a small foamy head that fades to a ring. Aroma is mostly sour lemons and vinegar with some light hay and grass. Tastes very sour without much flavor really. Lemons, grass, and light barnyard. Not nearly enough funkiness to make it stand out. Very acidic too which I donít generally enjoy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsandman (563) - New York, USA - APR 13, 2015
Tap @ blind tiger. Pours a hazy golden orange, no head. Aroma is full of lemon, sweet tarts, green apple, mega funk. Flavor is heavy lacto, Brett, heavy sour, basement funk, apples, lemon lime tart. Med body agro sour, harsh sour finish. I dig.


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