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96
style
Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Editors Note: This listing is for a special edition geuze that must have a label as seen on the left: either yellow with a purple "vintage" line as shown, or a red color field. It is not for a vintage year of regular Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze, which has its own listing.

Bottles pictured are reproduced with permission courtesy of Lambic.Info. Bottles shown include the various labels and size formats used for this geuze.


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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JefVerstraete (3064) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. Orange colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Very complex and well balanced geuze. Tart, funky and dry. Medium bitter finish. Fruity notes of lemon and apple. Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (2722) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
375 ml bottle split two ways, 08 vintage. Dark golden pour with a tiny head that quickly fades and leaves small lacings. Loads of funk, barnyard, green apples, lemon peel and some leather. So mellow but yet so complex. This is wonderful stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3203) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle from trade in Brussels. Aroma of rubber, some floral notes. Orange cloudy pour. Sour and dry. Medium light feel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2203) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to artmcd8. Poured hazy dark orange with thinning white head. Aroma of sour fruit funk. Light carb med bod. Tangy taste. Ok

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GothGargoyle (2508) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
2008 vintage thanks to Mathias. Slightly cloudy golden orange with a good creamy white head. Aroma bus barnyard funk, mature cheese, dried stone fruits, hints of preserved figs. Medium bodied, tart and funky on the palate, very well balanced and complex, lightly fruity finish. Taste is dried apricots, peach pits, mature cheddar, candied citrus, hint of sour peach candy. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours hazy straw color with no head. Funky and tart nose and flavor, with hay, light malt and grapefruit. Lively mouthfeel and long tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Dave. 2006 Vintage.Thanks man! Pour is slightly hazy orange with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Big funky, lemon rind, biscuit, sweet tarts, urine, slight cheese, and wax in the aroma. Taste is lemons, some grass, dough, biscuit, stone fruits, orange, and vanilla with a semi sour finish. Slick mouthfeel with almost no carbonation. Nice stuff - just wish it had more carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2014
At Stephens 2nd annual Great American Beer Festival Tasting on 10/1/14. Pours clear orange with no head. Aroma is nice, taste is nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1788) - BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Drunk from 75 cl bottle bought in the blender in Beersel. Sharp, tart geuze. Fantastic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerconnaiseur (166) - BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2015 2007 Vintage - tasted february 2015 : dark amber pour with a stunning head. Rich earthy and mineral aromas. Splendid connected scents of barnyard, citrus, brett, white grapes, tannine. Very deep and full bodied taste character that lingers on, even in the stomach. Aging did its work! Such strength! I taste lots of apricots, some vanilla, pears, honey, apple, medium tartness and acidity, hops in the finish. What a splendid Vintage! Deep, round, potent and balanced at the same time. A 6 year vintaged vintage I will always remember! Bottle from the brewery. Vintage 2008: released this weekend. Feature the red label artwork "Nightlights" by Felix de Boeck. Pours amber murky with small sticky foamhead. Aromas are woody, oak, cedar, orange zest, very balanced and soft to the nose... and mouth! Tart, dried apples, slight cheese taste; medium sourness and smooth acidity that finishes slightly dry to the mouth. Appreciate this Vintage for its unique smoothness, balance and character : this one of the best old gueuze blends around. Chapeau Armand!


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