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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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swizzlenuts

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Slightly orange with a head that doesn't stick around much. Pretty looking

S: Fruity and tart. Great for a Gueze

T: Stout and tart. The sourness comes through first followed by a pleasing tartness. The fruit taste lingers until the end. It's a great balance of all flavours.

M: A bit thin on the mouthfeel. It doesn't really help or hurt the beer.

D: For a gueze yes.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2008 17:32:40 | More by swizzlenuts
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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
91 out of 100 based on 1,524 ratings.