Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Brussels, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1884   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The world's classic Gueuze. A blend of one, two, and three year-old lambics creates a second fermentation in the bottle. The champagne of Belgium. In contrast, the Lou Pepe Gueuze is a blend of three 2-year-old lambics.

Newer vintages are labeled "Organic Gueuze", "100% Lambic Bio" or "Classic Gueuze".

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (3471) - Srumsand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2016
Klar gylden bru med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter sure lukter som sitron, lime og noe mot champagne. River litt i nesa. Smaker surt, eddik, sitron, vanilje, epler og trevirke. Middels lang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (1058) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Tap into a pint glass showing dark orange with sparse white foam. The nose shows a lot of acetic and balsamic vinegar. The palate is full bodied and fully carbonated. Flavors of lightly tart orange and zest with a very light zesty white wine bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karol (896) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle from Cantillon enjoyed in San Diego California. Clear golden copper color. Epic sauerkraut and pickels and white wine plus vinegar aroma. Taste mirrors the aroma plus epic sour dry flavor ending in super dry unripe wallnut taste. Nyebutchcoo epic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ctipping (1606) - Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2016
375 mL bottle. Bottled 12/30/2009. Originally reviewed 9/10/2012. Hazy yellow-orange with a nice pillow of foam. Doesnt yield an impressive head, but sticks around long enough to compensate. Nose is citrus acidity. Orange is the best descriptor. Grainy wheat with just a touch of funk in the aroma. Straightforward, but maybe lacking in some complexity. Tastes of sour-forward citric flavors. Orangy and lemony. Oaky and a little bit of a white wine flavor. Definitely lacking in the complexity of some of the great gueuzes, but what it provides is exemplary. Sweeter than other gueuzes. Not as dry. Very tart, but too much sugar to be spritzy. Id take Drie Fonteinen any day over this. Not many other things Id take over it, though. To complain about it is splitting hairs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1570) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 14, 2016
Unclear, yellow-golden colored, small non lasting white head. Aroma is of some malt and grapes, barnyard funk, some lemony and spicy notes. Taste is light+ sweet malt, spicy lemony, moderate barnyard funk and sourness, dry but not over the top. Medium bodied, lively carbonation. Not my style usually but this one was pretty fine. (bottle)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (1740) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 12, 2016
Clear golden color with white head. Aroma has really nice cellar funk, dank wood, barnyard and hay. Taste starts sour but not really acidic. I also get lemon and unripe stonefruits with some farmhouse funk on the finish. Dry body with medium effervescence. Really well made gueuze, one of my all time favorites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (1158) - POLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Piana nieduża, sycząca, szybko opada do zera. Barwa złota, delikatnie opalizująca. Aromat kwaskowy, głwnie niedojrzałe jasne winogrona, agrest, cytryna, skra, końska derka, wilgotna piwnica, lekka kuweta. W smaku średnio kwaśne, cytrynowo winogronowe, mineralne, wręcz lekko słonawe, cierpkie, konkretnie dzikie w posmakach. Wysycenie średnie, rześkie.
Bardzo udane Gueuze, ktrego największą zaletą jest smak (przy nieco mniej porywającym aromacie) - kwaśność na średnim poziomie, całkiem wyraźne bretty, bardzo pijalne i idealne na pragnienie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopmaestro (1442) - rebro, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2016
Aroma is sour lemon with hay and a energetic fruityness from unripe green apples. Taste is fruity acidity with slight grassy sidenotes. Green apples and stable notes ends up in a tart and dry finish. This legendary Gueuze brings it!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maracuja05 (936) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
05-05-16 // sample at Cantillon Quintessence 2015. 1996 vintage!! Just wow. This beer develops such an amazing comlexity after 20 years. Dry heavy sourness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imperial_suchy (104) - Rybnik, POLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Piwo to ma bardzo ładny jasny kolor, jest lekko mętne. Jego zapach jest zdecydowanie winny. Posiada słabą białą piane. Piwo jest bardzo wytrawne i kwaśne, ale przyjemne. Wyczułem też lekką goryczke. Piwo w przeszło lekko smakiem korka, ale nie przeszkadzało mi to, jest ono bardzo orzeźwiające

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