Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Itterbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 543   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Oude Gueuze is an appellation controlee : its label is protected. It is also known as the champagne of beers, especially as it is only available as a limited edition. Timmermans Oude Gueuze’s special flavour derives from its time-honoured method of preparation. It is a blend of old lambic, which has been aged for three years in wooden barrels, and young lambic which ensures spontaneous fermentation in the bottle. The different lambics are carefully selected by the brewer to obtain a perfect flavour. After it has been produced, Timmermans Oude Gueuze, which is refermented for four months in the bottle, continues to improve for 20 years.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lhharris (28) - Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Hazy golden color with no head. Barnyard funky smell. Taste is pretty sour and citrus. Highly carbonated and dry. Overall I liked this beer had a nice sourness very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

sjogro (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2017
Bottle at home. Brewed 2013, bottled 2016. Clear golden with white head. Gunpowder and metallic notes on the nose. Sour grains, wet hay and horseblanket. Moderate sour. Medium body and a little happy fizzy sparkle going on. Nice, decent classic gueuze. Goes very very well with this tasty juicy dried sausage that I’m having next to it.

Erzengel (9505) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2017
2013er bottle, 37.5cl. Nice intense sour nose of horse blanket. The beer starts extreme sourish, nice fruity sourness with lots of funk and horse blanket. Peaches, yellow grapes. Lots of fruity acidity, intense and very deep. Wood there, sour fruit, fantastic long sourish deep aftertaste. Great stuff!

nickd717 (4889) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 23, 2017
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Spirits. TIMMAY!!! Hazy good with some floaties and an uninspired head. Aroma is sour green apple, funk, butter. Sour flavor, acetic, unripe apple and stone fruit. Medium body, biting, average carbonation. Fine, but weak for the style.

Rider0nTheStorm (102) - Ablis, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2017
Ma première oude gueuse, plutôt sympa avec son originalité. Un gout citronné et un peu acide, pas amère.

CH-303 (2362) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Appearance: Orange golden, clear at first. Very fizzy, huge white head. Sediments at bottom of bottle.
Aroma: Tart fruits, slight sourness.
Taste: Tart fruits, lemon, sourness. Dry. Not all bad, though.
Bought: Trade with Grzesiek79 - thanks!, 375 ml
Info: 9/9-2017, 108/300M, BB: 31/12-2035

DavidSvinth (270) - DENMARK - SEP 9, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2017 Uklar gul i glasset. Dufter af klassisk gueuze - måske lidt cider. Halvtør til tør, god syre.

rodenbachvintage (178) - Roeselare, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2017
Prijs-kwaliteit gezien een koopje. Smaak van jonge eik, citrus, gist en natuurlijk de fruitig zure (niet al te) droge smaak. Iets zwaar in koolzuur, maar niet storend. zeer lekker biertje!

Kita (2247) - Koper, SLOVENIA - AUG 22, 2017
Bottle, 0.375l, shared with Patrick. Pours clear orange amber color with thin quickly diminishing head and soft visible carbonation. Aroma of grape skin, wine, yeast, funk and some tannins. Taste starts light sweet and sour grainy and woody, following is yeasty, musty, tart and vinous, mouthfeel is dry and astringent, while finish is almost without any bitterness. Light to medium body, thin texture and average carbonation in palate. Cheap and very tasty...

vinivini (3009) - Gomel, BELARUS - AUG 20, 2017
Bottled. Misty pale amber colour. Small head. Aroma: sour apples, wild yeast, horse blanket. Light body. Medium sour flavour. Acetic, fruity, tart & dry. Good

kaipradel (4) - - AUG 14, 2017 does not count
Well balanced Gueuze that is just the right amount of sour. Not much else to say. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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