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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,524 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,524
Reviews: 787
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 67
Gots: 130 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2002)
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Vengeance526

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off-white head that soon fades away and leaves small traces of lacing.

Tart aroma of apples and lemon with some funk.

Taste starts off mildly sour with tart apple upfront followed closely by lemon and grapes with a somewhat funky finish.

Light to medium body with medium carbonation and a dry finish. Overall a great starter into the realm of sour beers.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2011 05:05:26 | More by Vengeance526
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Gosh-darn this is a refreshing beer. I enjoyed opening it-- the process is a little different, as one unravels the foil and then uses a wine-opener to release the petite cork. A lovely little process which enunciates the rustic element.

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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
91 out of 100 based on 1,524 ratings.