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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,551 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,551
Reviews: 787
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 72
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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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

07-01-2014 00:55:27 | More by GuitarIPA
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ElegantRose

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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.

The smell is the only score that I did not give a perfect score on, not because it is a perfect example of the style, but because the rubbery scent was a little off-putting.

The brettanomyces is very playful in regards to the taste profile. Quite refreshing, and I would say that while this lambic geuze style is different from the traditional style of Rodenbach, I would say that both are equally excellent examples of a successful variation on a theme.

The previous beer I tried (Urthel Saisonniere) I put away in the refridgerator, perhaps to drink later, though probably not. This beer I will probably finish, just because of how good it tastes.

The finish is clean and elegant. The previous beer left a earwax taste in my mouth that lingered, but this beer has cleaned it away quite wonderfully, and now I taste almost cherry-like freshness amidst the sour after notes.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 23:10:53 | More by ElegantRose
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ponderous

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-30-2014 06:25:32 | More by ponderous
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-30-2014 01:04:39 | More by thegerm87
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

06-28-2014 14:22:19 | More by nh2032
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brittanylicious

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

06-28-2014 13:31:44 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

06-28-2014 13:19:53 | More by heysuz
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tree777

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-28-2014 03:29:31 | More by tree777
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-27-2014 16:24:55 | More by sammyg832
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Lindemans stange. Pours a bright golden amber with a two finger pure white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of fruit and sourness are evident immediately on opening the bottle, which is both crown capped and corked, kinda classy. Aroma in the glass is similar, sour apple and grape with funky yeast. Flavor is lemon citrus, apple and grape juice, very tart with wild yeast funkiness. Finishes tart and funky with hints of woodiness. Nice active carbonation makes it look good in the glass and gives a nice mouth feel. The tart fruit and yeast funk were actually not too much more intense than other old lambics, which worked well for me. I'm not a big sour fan, but wanted to try this style, and this satisfied my taste for a champagne like, light sour ale. A fairly classy looking bottle and it looks great in the glass. If I liked sours a bit more, this would be in my fridge all the time.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 03:13:30 | More by LiquidAmber
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-26-2014 19:46:34 | More by huntermop
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jakewatt135

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 23:35:15 | More by jakewatt135
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 22:43:11 | More by Doomcifer
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velcrogrip

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

06-24-2014 01:47:10 | More by velcrogrip
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden straw color that is hugely carbonated beverage comes with more head than you can shake a stick at. Watching the bubbles rise to the top almost reminds me of sparkling white wine or a champagne. I could not get my nose out of this beer, there's a peach note with musty mushrooms, hay, sour blueberries, farmhouse, wood, lemon, just straight up funk. And it smelled really good. The taste was sour, the bottle was about a year old but still had a brightness to it. Blueberries and peach, sour funk all with a nice prickly carbonation.

Really a fun beer to share with others and watch people guess all the aromas and what they are tasting in it. Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 04:06:48 | More by TheFizzinator
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JG-90

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-23-2014 01:22:13 | More by JG-90
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KG710

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

06-22-2014 07:18:49 | More by KG710
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weonfire

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-22-2014 01:56:41 | More by weonfire
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pisano

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

06-20-2014 17:06:27 | More by pisano
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Anyportinastorm

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-19-2014 18:06:32 | More by Anyportinastorm
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nguasta2

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

06-17-2014 18:36:28 | More by nguasta2
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hvy1

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-17-2014 11:40:25 | More by hvy1
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LakerLeith

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-17-2014 11:22:47 | More by LakerLeith
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MCano

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2014 20:56:01 | More by MCano
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Brutus627

Maine

4/5  rDev -2%

06-14-2014 23:02:13 | More by Brutus627
Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
91 out of 100 based on 1,551 ratings.