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St. Louis Gueuze Lambic - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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BA SCORE
76
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107 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 06-04-2003)
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

05-24-2013 14:34:37 | More by Ciocanelu
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desint

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

05-24-2013 11:10:09 | More by desint
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +15%

05-16-2013 16:34:45 | More by Slatetank
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Jessenimmo

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

05-11-2013 01:21:51 | More by Jessenimmo
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

On-tap into a tulip.

Appearance
Amber with 1 finger of white head that dissipates quickly. Good clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Lemon juice, strawberry and lactic acid.

Taste
Mild lactic sourness followed with lemon juice and hints of strawberry. Has a good bit of candy sugar sweetness with some bready malts and caramelized grains.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied, crisp, dry and lightly tart.

Overall
Quite a bit of sweetness for a Gueuze. Has only a mild sourness. Still pretty enjoyable and recommended for those trying to get into Sours.

Serving type: on-tap

04-29-2013 17:17:15 | More by justintcoons
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +22.7%

04-25-2013 02:47:32 | More by inbierveritas
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GrindFatherBob

New York

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

01-24-2013 14:01:14 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Dentist666

Russian Federation

3.53/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

25cl bottle.
Pours reddish amber beer with off-white very big head.
Nice aroma: fruity and tart with tones of hay and horse. Sweet, moderately tart with stockyard characteristics and fruit tones. By far, no hops at all. Light, not very fizzy and well-balanced beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 11:08:37 | More by Dentist666
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-20-2012 02:48:53 | More by buckyp
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Chou

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2012 00:26:18 | More by Chou
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dos258

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +15%

07-15-2012 21:28:44 | More by dos258
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KimenTshom

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

06-26-2012 19:39:37 | More by KimenTshom
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larbush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +22.7%

05-28-2012 04:31:19 | More by larbush
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oline73

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -31%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a goblet.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber with a finger of fluffy off white head that fades to a ring around the edge of the pour.

Smell: Sweet with a slight vinegar note. No real tartness here, just a slight sour note.

Taste: Really sweet, kind of like a sweet Faro. No real tart notes and the vinegar is extremely mild. The finish is sweet with a touch of acid.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with fluffy carbonation and a slightly dry finish. The carbonation goes away way too quickly.

Overall: This beer isn't terrible overall, but it's an awful gueuze. I'm never going to have it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 21:16:44 | More by oline73
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before 04-2009... nicely aged!

Hazy, dirty orange with a white head, ring of retention leaves some lace.

Pear-like aroma with hints of mango, dried papaya and leather

Nice sweet-tart balance, pear, pineapple, papaya, mango, wheaty biscuit, leather, plum,

Moderate body has a nice crisp finish, perhaps a bit more acidic than a cider, but not much.

Crisp, refreshing and a really easy drinker. Overall a good brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 01:11:04 | More by Derek
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LittleDon

Texas

3.48/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A health quarter liter at Backcountry Pizza in Boulder on 5/10/12

Lots and lots of carbonation, which could explain the lack if head and lace. Golden and a bit hazy. Muted aroma, sour cherries and dog. Curious flavor. Nice start, sour fruit, chardonnay, very subtle bitterness. An odd iodine flavor on the finish (glassware issue?). Light body. All I could think of was the carbonation. Near overwhelming.

Serving type: on-tap

05-10-2012 23:53:35 | More by LittleDon
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AleGal79


4.5/5  rDev +38%

05-05-2012 15:35:59 | More by AleGal79
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RodneyFarva

Spain

3.28/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

bottle poured into a flute

a: pours a deep rich golden-yellow, with a two-finger white and fluffy head

s: lemon, funk, white grapes, sweetness, quite crisp

t: quite sour, lemon tartness with some white grapes and apple, high carbonation, and a light sweetness at the end

o: one of my first gueuzes, enjoyable, but nothing amazing

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 20:20:15 | More by RodneyFarva
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phaedrusovchaos

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

02-20-2012 12:37:28 | More by phaedrusovchaos
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +38%

02-18-2012 03:40:00 | More by beerhunter13
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drewburning25

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -8%

02-13-2012 15:57:25 | More by drewburning25
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scott451

Ontario (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. A slightly hazy dark amber. The thin bubbly head soon diminished to a thin layer. A fair amount of clingy lace.

Sour barnyard in the smell. The initial funk burst in the taste is followed by a sour twist at the end. Rather more fruity than most in the style.

Medium body and carbonation. Overall a pretty dumbed down Gueuze. Not bad, just nothing really special.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2012 19:01:37 | More by scott451
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -8%

01-27-2012 16:11:16 | More by Beertracker
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samEBC

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-21-2012 23:18:36 | More by samEBC
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mantissa

Oregon

3/5  rDev -8%

12-23-2011 06:08:05 | More by mantissa
St. Louis Gueuze Lambic from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
76 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.