Abijen (926) - ís-Hertogenbosch, - JUN 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a beautiful orange beer with a not very long lasting head. Smells delicious sour. Taste is heavy sour with a very little bitter end.
VinegarStroke (123) - Napa, California, USA - DEC 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (750ml): cloudy golden straw with light white head. Sour aromas of citrus juice and rind. Hint of old oak. Spice. Hint of funk. It pretty clean for sour beer. Dry, ver sour. Extreme acidity. Low to moderate bitterness. Funky saison flavors but much more acid with music lemon, lime flavors. Long and fine. Extreme but very interesting. Delicate flavors but extreme texture.
Lovely beer. Great replacement for champagne.
berntholer (574) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
ivorywhite head disappears quickly. blonde colour. aroma yoghurt, with a hint of fruit/sweet. taste citric acid, bit of hay with long finish. medium body, a lot of carbonation. too one-dimensional and tiresome to drink.
Kinz (3111) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Seemed like a good day for it, hadnít had a lambic in a while, much less a new one. Poured a lightly hazy yellow, good head, high carbonation. Aroma is funk and lemons, some barnyard. Flavor is a match. Tart, but not overpowering, funky, but not over the top. Rather easy drinking actually. Nice, but I would have liked something with a bit more complexity. Loads of dregs at bottom should be noted.
harrymel (855) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I rarely open bottled with them pointed away, but I was at the dentists and wanted to do it classy style, so I pointed it away from me and as soon as the cage was twisted loose, the cork fired out and made a dent in the siding of the house. Fucking ridiculous. Didnít foam over much though. Pours a turbid tangerine yellow with some fleeting white foam. Nose is funky and sour with plenty of co2, lemon and pepper. Flavor is Nicely tart without being puckering - grain and hot carb with some soda flavor and a good bit of metal and brett flavor. Thin with hi carb and sharp off dry finish. Meh, for a gueuze this isnít really up my alley.
Serving type: bottle
superspak (1928) - Michigan, USA - NOV 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 4/17/2013. Pours moderately hazy golden straw color with a 2 finger foamy white head with solid retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big sour apple, lemon zest, pear, grape, apricot, clove, pepper, oak, hay, straw, grass, vinegar, leather, funk, herbal, white wine, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity and balance of wild yeast ester and oak barrel notes; with great strength. Taste of big sour apple, lemon zest, pear, grape, clove, pepper, oak, hay, straw, grass, vinegar, leather, white wine, funk, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of earthy tartness/sourness on the finish; with lingering notes of sour apple, lemon, pear, grape, hay, straw, grass, pepper, clove, oak, vinegar, leather, funk, white wine, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and balance of wild yeast and oak barrel flavors; with a great crisp malt/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very crisp and moderately prickly/acidic mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent Gueuze style! All around great complexity and balance of wild yeast and oak barrel flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on with moderate acidity. A highly enjoyable offering.
drpimento (2040) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 15, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Opened at a good temperature to a serious pop and poured with a mammoth off-white foamy, billowy head that quickly settled and no lace. Color is a clear amber. Aroma is an intense blend of yeast, citrus peel, and funk. Flavorís much like nose, tang and wild yeastoids up front, citrus, yeast, malt in the back. Barest hint of sweet. Body/carbonation are perfect, especially for style. Finish is like flavor, good burps, tang lasts forever, slightest alcohol warmth. Canít say itís very drinkable, more sippable. Excellent gueuze.
DrewFace (256) - Rockledge, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a light orangish golden color. Aroma is has a light sour character but much more in the able. Decent sourness, fruity esters, and well rounded.
alexsdad06 (3855) - Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a hazy light golden color witha large fizzy white head. The aroma was acidic, tart, light citrus, funky, mild vindgar and hints of cheese. The flavor had a nice acidity, tart citrus, vinegar, a mild spicy note, fairly active mouth feel, acidic burn to the finish.
Leighton (8750) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home in London with Lyoli and Sander. Pours hazy gold, lightly effervescent with a fine, creamy white head. Nose has some tangy lemon, mild funk, tangerine. Medium sweet flavor with stirring sour citrus, some squash, more tangerine. Medium bodied with fine to average, massaging carbonation. Clean and sour to finish with further tangy citrus fruits, mild sweat, light jammy citrus. Quite drinkable and refreshing.
jbeatty (849) - New York, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 09/30/2013. Pours golden orange, slight haze, head fades rather quickly to a nearly still surface, yet active carbonation feeds around the ring of the glass. Aroma is peach and green apple, tart with hint of acetone, earthy funk with lots of wood, touch of vanilla. Taste is sour citrus fruits, acidic and puckering, quite dry with wood in the finish. Light body, sparkling. Perhaps a bit too tart for my liking, but still decent.