overall
100
90
style
Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1395   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered.
De houten ton is een Gallische uitvinding, die gebruikt werd voor het gisten als voor het bewaren van wijn als bier. Ten opzichte van de amforen hadden ze veel voordelen : ze waren lichter, konden een grotere inhoud bevatten, waren minder fragiel en waren ook nog handiger, want men kon ze rollen. De tonnen en pijpen die Breughel schilderde kunnen zo afkomstig zijn uit het tonnenmagazijn van elke Pajottenlandse lambikbrouwer (of daar nog staan ...). Houten tonnen werden algemeen gebruikt tot het begin van de vorige eeuw.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcr (2661) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. Golden body. Short, fizzy, white head, mostly diminishing. Aroma of barnyard, wood, toasted grain, light vinegar, lemon, flowers. the flavor is moderately sweet and moderately and heavily acidic. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately acidic. Medium body, smooth texture and lively carbonation. Dry finish, leaving tastes of wood, must, herbs, melon, sour strawberry.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (2774) - Alabama, USA - MAR 25, 2017
375ml bottle. Pours yellowy gold with a decent ,white head. Aroma is sour, lemony, sour. Taste is sour and dry. Toast, lemon, bile, stomach acid, champagne-like. Very nice. Bubbly.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (3400) - CROATIA - MAR 19, 2017
Bottle 375 ml at La Fleur en Papier Dor. Pours cloudy golden with medium white head. Fruity, citrus, barnyard, funky, wood, quite sour. Light bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2989) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2017
A long-time favorite of mine amongst geuzes, but somehow never got around to rating it. Bottle @ In De Wildeman with bierkonijn, Ravi and the Oedipus crew. Hazy deep golden to copper color. Dense white head. with good retention. Aromas: wood, sour. Retronasal its sour, wood, light almondy. Flavor is sour with light bitterness. Light bodied. Moderate bitter and woody finish. Good as ever.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
90 (306) - BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2017
Aroma: stal en paard, muffig en toch zurig. De smaak is zeer rond en fruitig voor een geuze, maar deze wordt onmiddellijk gecounterd door een droog mondgevoel. Complexe afdronk.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1291) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Pours a murky moderately dark orange with a white lacing. Aroma is leather, vinegar, horseblanket. Moderately tart

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
john44 (2922) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Bottle. Hazy Gold. Tart, sour. Lemon/citrus. Fresh, sour green apples. Musty, funky. Crisp, dry. Very dry. Lovely. (2008)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zilverenmaan (107) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2017
Cloudy ( yeast residue not sticking to the bottom), amber, small head. Aroma tart, dry leaves, bread, a bit of yeast. Taste a very soft, pleasant tartness, fruity, perfectly balanced with some bitterness and a slight astringent mouthfeel. Aftertaste with hints of grapefruit. Bottom of bottle containing most of the yeast more fruity. Perfectly balanced to my taste: neither acidity bitterness or dryness dominating yet very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (1047) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2017
Bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma has fruits, white berries, wood. Taste is fruity with long sour and dry aftertaste. Flavors of fruits, white berries, yeast and apple.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerowl80 (340) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle. Pours light hazy yellow. Aroma of apple, sour fruit and barnyard. Crisp sour taste, dry yet refreshing. Great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aminatchime (91) - BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2016
Donker gele kleur met kleine witte schuimkraag. Het bier heeft een sterke geur die mij doet denken aan een paardenstal. Ook de geur van hooi komt sterk naar voren. In de smaak komt vooral graan naar boven. Het bier is heel sterk en scherp zuur. Op het einde is het bier heel droog.


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