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Lindemans Gueuze - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
81
good

248 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.85%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-03-2002)
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Reviews by assurbanipaul:
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assurbanipaul

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dull amber color with a white head. Aroma? To put it mildly, it stinks (I love it!). From across the room, it's the smell of sweaty socks and rotten fruit. Up close, it's more of the same, only with a touch of herbal sweetness. ANY self-respecting gueuze will make you think twice about tasting it.

Taste is sour and a little fruity. Apricots or peaches left to rot in the refrigerator crisper for months. A bit of wheaty sweetness follows, something floral, something mildly honey-blossom. Candy tartness, something agricultural and outdoors.

Mouthfeel is light, mild and clean, only slightly puckering. This isn't the palate-raper like the more authentic lambics I like, but it gets the job done. A little too user friendly, but will do in a pinch.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2006 02:00:20 | More by assurbanipaul
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Light, cider-colored beer with almost no head. Slow bubbles; virtually transparent.

Champagne, cider, and funky aroma.

Flavor follows the nose: dry and sweet champagne/cider-like on the front, slightly tart, with a mildly cheese-tinged Brett funk on the back end. Just tart enough to make you pucker slightly.

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I always get excited to see actual beers in random places. In this case, I found this in a grocery store near the Jing'An Temple Metro stop in Shanghai China. Good find!

Poured from the 250mL bottle into a wine glass.

A: The beer is a clear malt vinegar brown with lots of carbonation showing through. The bead was off white to light tan and very fizzy, building only to about a finger and then dissolving soda-like into just a small patch on the top of the beer.

S: Hello my old funky friend. It's been a while since I've had a sour and the smell comes back to you instantly. Some sour fruits like unripe apples and berries along with a hint of wood and farm field. Lightly acidic, the twang hits like a teaspoon of vinegar but sweeter. Can't wait.

T: More fruits up front and a nice sour midpalate. This is much sweeter than I expected with a bit of sour sugar in the middle. A light bitterness and a drying sensation in the back. Swallowed quickly, you are left with a bit of wood and hay, but when held in there the sourness really takes over - like eating an unripe apple or pear, but in a good way. Grapes somewhere in there, like a white wine kind of note. Refreshing.

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Lindemans Gueuze from Brouwerij Lindemans
81 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.