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Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1357   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Geuze is a classic among the Belgian Ales, following spontaneous fermentation in wooden barrels (no yeast or sugar added), young and old Lambic are blended; which results in a dry, tart and fruity wine like taste. Oud Beersel Geuze Ale is the white sparkling wine of the ale world.

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4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
skibumphishead (259) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 15, 2007
I love a good geuze and this one did not let me down. This is a little on the sweet side for the style, but the barnyard funk is there and strong. The taste is light and a little fruity. I will look for more offerings from this brewery and I recommend that everyone give this one a try.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2007
Pours a lightly hazed copper-gold with a briefly tall head of white foam. Tart aroma, not as tart as some lambics or geuuze, but still plenty tart and acidic. Interesting combination of funky flavors – hay, lemon, hard cider, a bit of white wine vinegar, and some cheese. Lively carbonation, and this may sound odd, but I found it rather smooth. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2007
Cloudy amber beer with a large lasting dense white head. Aroma is sour,sharp and crisp with a similar flavour that just fills the mouth.....my first Geuze and very happy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2006
375ml bottle. not sure of vintage. pours a slightly hazy pale color with nice head. nose is rather funky sorta the barnyard thing and sour. at first sip this beer is really sour. second sip you get more of the complexities. starts off mildly sweet just for an instant then quickly a very dry tartness. finish is extremely dry. actually not an extremely sour gueuze, but very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
f351c4v (411) - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2006
Pours a hazy blonde color, noticable natural carbonation. Keeps a small white head. Aroma is barnyardy, some hay. Sour, fruity taste, minimal funk in the palate compared to the aroma. Not overly sour, and a touch sweet. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7594) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2006
Bouteille verte de 375 ml, avec bouchon de lige, obtenue via Importations Prives Biropholie. Arme: Odeur de pommes sres et de raisins. Apparence: La couleur est blonde ple avec une moyenne densit de bulle. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got dagrumes et de pommes. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement crmeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de limonade en arrire got. (Rating #778)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2006
Aroma:light fruity nose,light sour... Appearance:hazy gold,light head.. Flavor:light sour,very fruity,need more acidity...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (6214) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2006
Bottle: Poured a cloudy dirty beige color gueuze with a big foamy white head with great retention. Aroma consists of light horse blanket, funky yeast and some light green apple. Taste is sour with a nice funky touch and with a low acidity level, which I did appreciate. Not as overly complex as some other gueuze producers or blenders out there but still very much enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerBB (132) - Harleysville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2006
thanks to my brother Chris for this one. pours golden/dark tan and cloudy with large head. very sour aroma. nicely sour with a touch of fruit. very crisp and clean to be very thirst quenching. I need to try this in the summer. I did not think Id like this style but very good

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 25, 2006
Cold 375ml bottle: Pours a clear golden orange color with ivory bubbles around the edges. Aroma is of strong yeast, citrus, farmyard and sour notes. Taste is mostly tart and sour. Crisp and zestfully carbonated with a watery texture. Ends quick with a light citrus and sweet malt aftertaste. Interesting and unique old world style beer.


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