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

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CH-303 (2375) - Fribourg, - 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


3.9
Klimaet (3041) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2017
Bottle from 2016. Pours almost clear coppery golden with a large frothy white head. Aroma has a lot of green apple up front, light hay, grapes, citrus. Taste is pretty bitter, lightly sweet, lots of pear, green ripe apples, leathery, and a subtle hay-ish finish. Pretty nice gueuze, especially for the price, but nothing very interesting.

3.2
yoxik75 (289) - Wroclaw, POLAND - DEC 10, 2017
Uzupełnienie profilu notatki.
Piana niewielka i znika. kolor zmętnione złoto. Aromat owocowy kwaśny, dzikich drożdży, octowo winny. Smak intensywnie kwaśny z szorstkim chropowatym finiszem, cytryna wiśnie i ocet, czuć też w tle beczkę, dębinę wanilie. Piwo mocno kwaśne (nawet jak na mnie) i to trochę dominuje inne smaki, ledwo się przebijają. Piwo ok ale mogło byc lepiej. Dobre.

3.5
Ktwse (5594) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2017
Pours hazy golden amber with low white head. Aroma of grass, grapes, light apples, fairly subdued, hints of citrus and cracked garden branches. Taste is rich tart out of the gate, this one can probably benefit from a year in the bottle, mellow apple sweetness in the finish, some lingering sourness. Light and crisp body with average carbonation.

3.5
Ungstrup (38585) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2017
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of brett, fruits, and wood. The flavor is acidic with notes of brett, lemons, and straw, leading to a tart finish.

4
brnandersen (4183) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2017
Sample from 75 cl bottle. Hazy, golden colour with a few white bubbles on top. Tart, fruity aroma with lemons, wheat malts, oaked notes, barnyard, yeasts and apples. Taste is sour. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes tart fruity with lemons and oaked notes. Excellent Geuze.

3.9
Desverger (13166) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2017
[email protected] - Golden pour with small white head. Tart fruity with notes of orchard fruit, light apricot, horse blanket, funky and bretty accents, massaging carbonation, medium body, tart fruity into the close. Very nice.

3.9
sjogro (4841) - 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.

4.4
Erzengel (9616) - 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!

2.7
nickd717 (4901) - 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.

3.5
Rider0nTheStorm (109) - Ablis, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2017
Ma première oude gueuse, plutôt sympa avec son originalité. Un gout citronné et un peu acide, pas amère.


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