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Brewed by Gueuzerie Tilquin
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Rebecq-Rognon, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Attention: from the brewer: The bottle version is called "Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’ancienne" and is 6.4% alc/vol (it is either in 375ml or 750ml), and the draught version is called "Gueuze Tilquin on draft" and is 4.8% alc/vol.

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3.8
nimbleprop (8761) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2013
375ml bottle pours a hazy, pulpy orange with some thin, white head. Very nice nose, mouth watering tartness, pithy, some candy, lots of medicine cabinet, grassy, some nettles, a little stinky cheese rind. Flavor has a moderate level of acid and tartness, some candy sugar, grapefruit peel, pithy, funk, some band aid, grass. Funky finish, but not too acidic. I am hanging on to bottles for a while because I am interested to see how this develops in the bottle. Lacks the acid the great gueuzeries produce, but still very drinkable. I can’t regularly get Cantillon, so for now, I will regularly buy this.

3.8
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy light amber color with a thin fizzy off-white head. Aroma is a bit dry on the nostrils, with some light acetic acid and citrusy fruit notes. Flavor brings out the acetic acid notes and is moderately sour. Light sweetness hidden in there. Tingly on the palate with a lingering sour on the back of the tongue. Delicious.

3.8
Zer0 (1226) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with an off white head. Aroma is sour, fresh apples, some wheat and yeast. Taste is quite sour and light sweet. Medium body with average carbonation.

3.7
JorgeLee (2240) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle at Nuetnigenough. Fair degree of carbonation, not much head. Curious retro label. Initially found the aroma sweet, although a second go unleashed some sour notes. The Tilquin gueuzes appear well blended, sweeter, with less aggressive sharpness or sourness than say a Cantillon. A nice winey fruitiness. Good.

3.8
stecken (174) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle. Orange color with small white head. Green apples, citrus, apricots in aroma. Taste is sour and fruity, medium body, pleasant mouthfeel. Finish is long, sour and bitter.

4
StilleStorm (1579) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2013
DAA; My No. 200. 2011/2012 bottle. BB 21.03.22. 37,5 cl. Pours hazy orange, white fading head. Aroma is sour, citrus, green apples, fruit and grass. Taste of green apples, citrus, sour, yeast and pepper. Complex nose and flavour. Light spritzy and dry. Refreshing, lasting fruity, citrus dry finish.

3.8
HULK777 (632) - - NOV 23, 2013
Fizzy and festive! Nice sour sting in the taste. Citrus, berries, and earthy notes dominate.

4.1
jbeatty (1258) - New York, USA - NOV 18, 2013
2012/2013 bottle, 11/18/2013. Pours cloudy ruddish amber, fluffy white head dies to a nice crema on the surface, great retention, lacing built up around the edges. Aroma is strong earthy barnyard, light horse blanket, mild green apple and fleshy grapefruit, citrus and oak. Taste is soft green apple and light citrus tartness, bitter grapefruit, earthy funk and dry wood finish. Full, round body, silky carbonation. Really great.

3.8
Linnet (1908) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Ar: lovely funky aroma, lots of fruitiness, barnhouse aromas, tart, Green apples. Ap: hazy amber colour, medium white head. T: big tartness, lemon, low bitterness, lovely funkiness. P: medium body, lots of carbonation, tart finish. O: lovely big tartness.

2.4
glennmastrange (2924) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle. Moderate grain for the malt, dried flowers and grass for the hops, musty basement for the yeast, with hints of white grape, green wood and mixed berries. Head is average to large, fizzy/frothy. white with no lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is hazy medium amber with some small pieces in it. Flavor starts heavily acidic, acetic and sour, then finishes harshly acidic, moderately to heavily bitter and acidic. Palate is medium, dry, with a lively carbonation and a moderately astringent finish and leaves a tingle in the back of your mouth. By the smell and taste of it I can tell it’s a Gueuze lover’s dream, but this just aint my style.


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