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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René - Brouwerij Lindemans

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91
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1,545 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,545
Reviews: 787
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 70
Gots: 134 | 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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LucienDeRubempre

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-25-2011 04:10:02 | More by LucienDeRubempre
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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-07-2011 04:34:54 | More by jheezee
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-27-2011 15:26:22 | More by kmwilson76
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JLateralus21

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-18-2013 23:26:28 | More by JLateralus21
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jlb502

California

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-15-2011 03:41:19 | More by jlb502
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Jay864SC

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-20-2011 17:49:07 | More by Jay864SC
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allouez86

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-16-2011 06:12:46 | More by allouez86
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robcalex

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

05-20-2012 20:25:43 | More by robcalex
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bb0bbby

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I found this at a local pizza shop in Charleston WV as my first Gueuze. Lindemans Gueuze Cuvee Rene was golden in color and kind of cidery sweet tart. Slightly similar to dry wine mouthfeel. The finish had me wanting a 12 pack. Very enjoyable and highly recommended.

I am hunting for this everywhere I go and would love to find it on tap.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 18:01:33 | More by bb0bbby
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WynnO

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

05-30-2012 04:24:50 | More by WynnO
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-23-2011 16:15:32 | More by Elfastball7
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Hokenfloken

Michigan

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-14-2011 23:46:26 | More by Hokenfloken
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-24-2011 16:20:05 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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robinsmv

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-15-2011 18:52:51 | More by robinsmv
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rolive

Georgia

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-02-2012 20:39:29 | More by rolive
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-17-2011 03:43:40 | More by Joshgonzales79
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stevefinny

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-18-2011 02:11:04 | More by stevefinny
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beerhorn12

Oregon

5/5  rDev +22.5%

04-01-2012 18:33:46 | More by beerhorn12
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QueerBeer

Colorado

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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putnam

Michigan

5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

"1998" vintage
Rose-yellow liquid with a whale-blubber-white, energetic head that hisses and spits its way quickly to a surface-hugging pattern of chunky islands. The smell is intense and resembles loads of pressed apples, burning paper, peppermint, brushed steel, and over-ripe sourdough starter. Sour as all get out. An apple with the sugar removed. Barf flavors throughout. Like barfed up apple pulp and crushed apple seeds. Lime, blood, and sour cherries churn on the palate leaving a path of dry destruction and me, dependantly, begging for more. An awesome hell-beer. From the honey-pine forests of Utopia.

Retasted 10-19. Upgraded from 4.8 to 5. Possibly the best food beverage in the world...
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Another sample on 9/13/2003 bottled in 2002. This time no cork.
Is this tamer than the 1998? Is my palate inured to the style? Does it need to age?
Wasted red apples and white paper on the nose but less than before. Simpler, more dilute, less hiss... very clean and refreshing, but hardly pushing the envelope that the 1994 and 1998 did:
4.5, 4.5, 4.5, 4.0, 4.5
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Nov. 2003...Tasted the 2002 next to a 1994 (Thanks Surly!)
My faith in the 2002 was restored. It's just too young if you prefer what age can do to this beer - as I do. Witness the 1994: It was like drinking molten lemons that had been painstakingly spiced with thousands of Sumatran botanicals. Certainly a 5, 5, 5, 5, 5!

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2002 10:17:54 | More by putnam
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ryanhall

Maine

5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

love the beer i drank a case in a couple days oops its amazing beer i'm a chef and we use this to make an aolio sauce which makes for a taste dipper for frites or put on a sandwich top knock brewer looking forward to my next case its flavors are some of the best from them ands its tartness is perfect 5.0 for me

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2011 02:18:00 | More by ryanhall
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weltywm

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Corked bottle. Bottled on date: 08 Nov. 2011. Poured into a wine glass.

Appearance: A nice satisfying "pop" from the cork. Very hazy amber to light orange. Very minimal head, quickly dissipating and leaving little lacing on the glass. Lots of small bubbles; almost looks like stars twinkling in the sky.

Smell: Even before I put my nose to it, I can smell the funk. With my nose in the glass, I also pick up a lot of green apple and apple cider vinegar, as well as oak and even more barnyard funk. There is also a surprisingly fruity sour note.

Taste: Where to begin. The first thing I noticed was the funk, and a lot of it. It seems like a common note that holds all of the other flavors together, leading to a very nice and complex balance. Following the nose, there is also green apple and some sour and tart red fruit, maybe raspberry. As I keep sipping, there is woody oak and some wine like tannins, mixed with balsamic and vinegar. When the beer warms a bit, some sea salt and yeast flavors emerge, only to become even more dominated by horseblanket and funk.

Mouthfeel: Medium to low carbonation, but this might be in part due to the bottling age. The beer is very crisp with a creamy body. The finish is long, mouthpuckering, sour. and lively. It just goes on forever.

Overall: So, so good. The price is right, the beer is incredibly complex while remaining balanced, with none of the flavors overpowering the others; they all work together like a symphony. I would definitely buy this again. This is what beer should be. I don't know what else I can say about it.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 03:38:26 | More by weltywm
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thesarahfuller

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-29-2011 13:54:03 | More by thesarahfuller
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Dyce930

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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andilane

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
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