overall
100
86
style
Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2, and 3 year old lambics.
A true Geuze - a blend of 1, 2, and 3 year-old lambic, unfiltered and unpasteurized, and aged in the bottle for at least a year after blending. Refermentation in the bottle gives this Geuze its famous champagne-like spritziness. The lambic that goes into it is brewed only with 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, aged hops, and water, spontaneously fermented by wild yeasts, and matured in oak casks.

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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (390) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Opened with an explosive boom. Very lively. Dank skunky aroma with fruit and a bit of bandaid. Mouthfeel is super dry and tart. Flavor is bright and lemony with other fruits and slight barnyard notes.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (979) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2017
750ml bottle. (2014 vintage) Pours a hazy pale orange-gold with a medium, fizzy, short lived, off-white head that dissipates to an outer ring, leaving spotty lace. Funky aroma of leather, barnyard, skunk, vinegar, citrus, yeast and oak. Fruity flavour of lemon, grapefruit, orange, green apples, wheat, yeast, barnyard and oak with a crisp, sour, bone dry finish. Medium body with an oily texture and average carbonation. A great lambic with some complexity.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HerrBierkoenig (1257) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2016
0,75l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 26/10/2035, Pours cloudy orange golden liquid, medium frothy to fizzy white head, Aroma: barnyard funky, hoppy, lemon, tar, Taste: light to medium sweet, medium bitter, heavy sour, barnyard sour wild, saaz hopy, lemon peel, lemon juice, grapefruit, spicy, peppery, Palate: light to medium body, lively carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long sour bitter aftertaste, Overall: perfect, Gods nectar, enjoyed.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Myonlyvice (211) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2016
I think I have to accept that lambic styles are not my thing. There seems to be a potential for something that I would like and for that reason, I have been trying different lambics. This one was the most revered of them and also the one, I liked the least.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jashiu (637) - Gdask, POLAND - DEC 27, 2016
750ml bottle from sklepzpiwem.pl Gdańsk.
2016 vintage

Funky barnyard and citrus fruits aroma.
Taste is very bitter, bitterness resembling that of grapefruit albedo, some white fruit pit taste (grape pits). Medium sourness. Rather long and unpleasant finish of pits and grapefruit albedo bitterness.
Overall I was greatly disappointed by this one. I guess I should not have drank it fresh without aging as its harsh and needs balance.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamwnukers (246) - Legionowo/yrardw, POLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Butelka 0,373 l., data butelkowania 11.02.2015r.
Aromat - Kwaśny, lambikowaty, końka derka.
Wygląd - Barwa złota, klarowne. Pina biała z początku wysoka, opada do kożucha, drogbno pęchrzykowa.
Smak - Kwaśne. Lambik, bardzo dobry, trochę cytryny i albedo. Dobry, prawie dwuletni.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Parmenion777 (192) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2016
A clear bright gold pour with a good sized frothy white head. A pungent aroma, of tart green apples, lemon juice, hay and yeasty. An initial tart sourness, apple and grapes before a some malt sweetness kicks in with a lemony sourness in the finish. Fairly smooth medium bodied and moderate to light carbonation. A very good lambic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lmojoh (515) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2016
Flaske p Agenturet. Aroma syrlig duft, duft av gammel do. Utseende uklar gylden med hvitt skum. Smak syrlig eplejuice, en anelse hvetemalt. Srdelses inspirerende surl

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
pras (587) - Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2016
What can I say that hasnt already been said? Tart and funky, what everything else should be judged by. I have dreams about this beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
apickles (520) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2016
Bottle at Compton des Arts. Pours golden with entry of fizz and a cream head. Nose is nice and sour, plenty of bret. Taste is lovely and sour but not too overpowering. Really refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gormio (45) - FINLAND - DEC 6, 2016
Kivan punanen hapan kirsikkamehuolut. Pirskahtelee kivasti suussa. Ihan jees.


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