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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 517   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Mega Blend Geuze is a blend of young and old Lambic from eight HORAL members (3 Fonteinen, Boon, De Cam, De Troch, Hanssens, Lindemans, Oud Beersel and Timmermans). The beer was specially produced for the occasion of the 7th edition of the Tour de Geuze, and again in the 2011 installment.

2013-2015 Edition: This Mega Blend Geuze is a blend of young and old Lambic from nine HORAL members (3 Fonteinen, Boon, De Oude Cam, De Troch, Hanssens, Lindemans, Oud Beersel, Tilquin and Timmermans).

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernbourbon (1585) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Bottle shared at Funk fest tasting, thanks!! Pour is cloudy golden with a medium white head. Aroma is quite tart with notes of vanilla, funk, hat, and horse. Flavor is really very smooth with notes of vanilla, funk, hay, and fruit. Flavor is really very smooth and great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (15558) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle (RBESGG2011, Grand Tasting) - 2011 edition
Nice cloudy orange. Rather dull aroma, has that vague gueuzy fingerprint, but it isnt singing. Lovely sharp palate, and the finish is nice and buttery, and full of woody resins. Very nice bite to it. A pretty good gueuze, but no stunner.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tquest (94) - BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2011
Drank the 2009 and the 2011 ones. 2009 was, at that time, not old enough but already quite complex, will only get better when aging.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (14356) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2011
750 ml gren corked and caged bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of straw, lemon and horseblanket. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a tart finish. Flavors of straw, lemon and horseblanket with a crisp dry lightly tart lingering funky finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (20529) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2012 Bottle in Rome during The Stag Do. Big sour nose. Heavy tart flavor. Very lively carbonation. Solid! (Sorry for this crap rate. If I remember correctly, it was quite late at night and nowhere near my first beer that day.) (4.1)

Bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting. Pours a very cloudy gold with a big, white foam head. Classic sour nose. Lots of grass. Good sweet balance. Mildly bitter. Medium bodied with average to big, massaging carbonation. Grassy sour finish. Sublime, son! (4.3)

Bottle at THE Sour and Saison Tasting, London. Vintage 2011. Thanks to Jack. Pours hazy gold with a lovely, white foam head. Big, fresh grass in the nose. Stupidly refreshing flavor, mild sour bite, some citrus and restrained bitter grass. Light to medium bodied with average, creamy carbonation. Fresh, sticky finish with grass and modest sour bite. Great stuff, though not as good as the other bottles Ive had. (3.9)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2011
Had this one @ In De Wildeman. 2009 edition. Orange colored brew. Fruity aroma, sour, barn. Flavor has fruits, moderate sourness, smooth. Really nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7793) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2011
750 ml bottle. Blend 2011, BBE 28.10.2030. No. 03078.
Pours a hazy yellow colour with a white head. Strong, extremely sour aroma of ripe fruits and some citrus with earthiness. Strong acidic flavour of ripe fruits, caramel and lemon. Maybe some sweetness as well. High carbonation with a finish of ripe fruits, lemon and some sweet toffee notes. Awesome stuff and I love the acidity here.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - AUG 26, 2011
750 ml botlle, vintage 2009. A hazy/cloudy medium to dark blonde beer, with a huge, fizzy, mostly diminishing white head. The aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately to heavily yeasty (barnyard, mold, cheese, duaty basement), with a note of lemon and green apple. The flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, heavily acidic. Medium body, watery/velvety texture, lively carbonation, dry long finish with light bitterness. Impressive yeasty and funky aroma, average appearence IMHO, but good balance and complexity. Maybe pricey, but very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KyotoLefty (9973) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
2011 Bottle at RBESG Grand Tasting, held at Dean Swift. Cheers to Chriso for another great geuze. Pretty golden color, almost pastel. Very funky citrus nose, stank-ass, lemon rind. Really funky and dry nose. Flavor is sweet lemon, though also very sour, lactic, with leather and the ol horse blanket. Nice bland of sour, funk, sweet. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (10085) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Bottles of the 09 and the 11 provided by Chuck at Glimmerglass prior to BCTC so we could do a side by side. They pour a hazed amber with some light grey floaties in the 09, and a large white head. Big funk, wood and brett, the wood being more prominent in the 11. The 11 is a bit cheesier and funkier, both having nice big funk and wood notes, brett and acid. Big acid, cheesy funk, malty, funky and nice acid. More acid on the 09 than the 11, with the 11 tending toward a bit more funk and wood. Both really nice.


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