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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: 1327   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (809) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Light gold, almost clear, small white head. Nose has sour apple, white wine vinegar, lemon, gooseberry and a whiff of barnyard. Taste is crisp, tart, full of fruit and a dry finish. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (1774) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 10, 2016
Keg @ Beergeek, Prague. Pours golden, clear with a white head. Nose is full on lambic sourness, some lemon, lemon zest, sour. taste is funk, slight football socks that have played 90 mins plus extra time and penalties. Some fruit in there as well, lemons, sour lemons.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nurmis (470) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2016
37,5cl bottle. Pours yellow with medium sized head. White wine is a good comparison. Yeast, spices and fruit. Intense sourness. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maracuja05 (820) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2016
01-10-16 // on tap at Herbst Craft #3, Frankfurt. Hazy golden colour. Small white lacing. Sour, lacto nose. Taste is tart, medium sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thirstyrabbit (1773) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle. Semi-clear golden body, medium head. Mildly funky aroma with cellar notes. Medium tart, good carbonation. Taste is dry and wheaty with cellar funk and light cumin seed. Finish is moderately woody and has some fermenting apples. Good classic Gueuze.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimmydolain (3) - IRELAND - SEP 30, 2016 does not count
Really good. Light in body. Refreshing mouthfeel with a touch of creaminess. Hints of basil and elderflower (very faint on the elderflower) on the nose and in flavour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyobon (1334) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2016 (Bottle) Pours clear golden with small white head. Distinctive and intriguing aroma - farmyard, hints of leather and fruit. Light body with very full and pleasant carbonation. Excellent taste. Initial tartness develops complexity - faint honey sweetness, spice, fruit, leather. Wonderful beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mateuszk (2260) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 26, 2016
Bottle. Hazy gold with small white head. Aroma of bretts, apples, lemon, barnyard. In taste sour, very dry with lemony and bretty notes. Medium body, high carbonation, sour and dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minihame2 (524) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Cloudy, yellow colour with a bit of orange/brown. Thick, creamy white head. Fruity aroma, banana, with some yeast. Taste is tart and dry. Light bodied with low carbonation. Its a lot like white wine, very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (970) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden color with quite thick white head. Aroma is quite tart with funky elements and some berries, fruits and a hint of yeast. Taste is fruity but quite sour and dry with long nice aftertaste. Flavors of sour apples, berries, citrus and wood. Well balanced and very drinkable.


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