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

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RATINGS: 552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1753) - Göteborg, - NOV 18, 2012
2009 bottle, thanks to Ludvig and fredrik_! Dark golden with champagne-like rising bubbles in the glass, huge white head. Aroma: green apples and citrus fruits. Taste: super tart, green apples, sour grapefruit and lemons, dry. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Pretty nice.


4.1
Piotrek4 (311) - Lublin, POLAND - NOV 22, 2017
(2015) W aromacie dużo nafty, skórzanego paska, liczi i białego winogrona. W smaku ponownie dużo białych owoców i ponownie dużo dzikich skórzanych klimatów. Ogólnie rzecz biorąc jest bardzo dojrzałe. Idealnie zbalansowane między kwaśnością a dzikością, a przy tym jest też trochę słodyczy z białych owoców.

3.7
OminouSC2 (902) - Mora, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2017
Sample from bottle at The Local Pub, Athens. (A group of people had a private tasting with beers they had brought themselves. The bartender made it known to the group that I was interested in beer and they gave me a sample. So a big thanks to MikeBibere, AntonFred(?) and all the others! Cheers!) Orange color, small white head. Slight tart aromas of gooseberries, cherries, dough and slight citrus. Slight tart taste with citrus, earth and gooseberries. I like it, and I usually don't enjoy Gueuze all that much.

5
DavyK (195) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2017 Bottle at Koelschip Yard. The movement through sweet, sour, fruit, tart is really impressive. Lovely texture on the palate too.

4.5
crazy_cat_lady (707) - - OCT 15, 2017
September 23, 2017. Bottle pour at Zwanze day at Birreria Volo. Golden yellow with finely bubbled white head. Quite tart white grape aroma, some citrus and light funk, quite carbonated. Nice dry tart lambic.

4
jinroh (2282) - ESTONIA - OCT 8, 2017
Pours creamy orange, some white foam on top. Nice autumny nose, lightly acidic, fruity, hinting a perfectly balanced tart lambic. Nice fruity flavour, perfect balance of tartness, light and drinks well. Shrimp cocktail is actually a good pairing, cuts through mayonnaise and blends well with salad.

4
Rubin77 (2596) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2017
F: huge, white, good retention. C: orange/gold, hazy. A: brett, woody, fruity, peach, bit grapes, bit sulphur, cellar, bit lemon. T: woody, fruity, brett, lemon, sour fruity, bit spicy, basement, bit cheese, grapes, smooth mouthfeel, dry bit sour fruity finish, medium body, high carbonation, very good, enjoyed, 75cl bottle version 2017 from Bierwinkel De Hopduvel in Gent.

3.8
rami_pl (4468) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a HORAL's Oude Geuze Mega Blend 2017 by Brouwerij Boon at Kasprzaka Bardzo owocowe, ciut kiszone, zaskakujaco pelne, wcale nie bardzo wytrawne, jest ciut slodyczy... ryli fajne piwko, zwlaszcza fajnie z serem

4.5
rodenbachvintage (178) - Roeselare, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2017 Héél goede frisse geuze. Goede blend, verfrissende zuurtegraad. Niet te droog.

4
Foffern (1983) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2017
Bottle at home. Two year old bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber colour with a small off-white. Aroma of rowan berries, oak, apple cider vinegar, forest floor, minerals, apricot, barn yard and heather. Fruity flavour with apricot, barn yard, apple cider vinegar, wet hay, lemon juice and oak. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and a light bitterness. Very balanced and with a nice fruitiness.

3.5
jc1762 (1610) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2017 2017 bottle shared and poured into a snifter showing 2-3 fingers of clean white foam and moderately filtered dark brown. The nose shows moderately intense notes of steel tank, dish detergent, and light pool chlorine. The palate is moderately carbonated and medium bodied. Moderately tart with a subtle sweetness and light flavours of caramel and mild acidity on the finish.


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