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St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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St. Louis Gueuze Fond TraditionSt. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition

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BA SCORE
88
very good

679 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 679
Reviews: 283
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 12
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-03-2002)
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itsscience

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy golden straw color with a finger and a half of head that dissipates quickly. The nose has some artificial fruit aromas, like cherry kool-aid and grape kool-aid, clean pale malts, a slight vinous quality and some barnyard funk. I get wheat and bread yeast on the front of the tongue with a sharp sour attack on the way down, then a lemony finish and nice bready aftertaste. Drinkable, light, and highly carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 05:56:38 | More by itsscience
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

375 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 7/18/2012. Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of sour green apple, lemon, white grape, wet hay, straw, grass, oak, leather, musty funk, white vinegar, wheat, light pepper, and yeast/oaky earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/funky/lactic yeast, oak, and light malt notes; with good strength. Taste of tart green apple, lemon, white grape, wet hay, straw, grass, leather, oak, musty funk, white vinegar, wheat, light pepper, and yeast/oak earthiness. Fair amount of earthy/fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of green apple, lemon, white grape, wet hay, straw, leather, oak, musty funk, white vinegar, wheat, and oak/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of fruity/funky/lactic yeast, oak, and light malt flavors; with a great malt/acidity balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, dry, and fairly acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 5%. Overall this is a very nice gueuze style. All around good complexity and balance of fruity/funky/lactic yeast, oak, and light malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink with the balanced acidity. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 03:21:11 | More by superspak
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MaxPowers

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

08-02-2014 02:52:18 | More by MaxPowers
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

08-01-2014 03:49:52 | More by ThaJokerWild
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-01-2014 02:09:35 | More by KrisDLSmith
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xICooRsYIx

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -49%

07-31-2014 02:15:04 | More by xICooRsYIx
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml bottle into snifter. best before july 2022, enjoyed on july 30, 2014

a: a vibrant yet almost fully opaque orange. a finger of head that fades away quickly

s: smells sour and funky. hints of green apple, lemon, and yeast

t: up front is a sharp sourness with hay and hints of salt. this lingers and tapers off at around mid-to-late-palate, and then shy notes of pear, tart granny smith apples, lemon, and vinegar reveal themselves on the back end. maybe bits of wood tastes as well. excellent dry finish. the fruit flavours open up as the beer warms

m: nearly medium body, medium-high carbonation

o: sour, refreshing, and delicious

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 20:33:57 | More by kevinlater
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KG710

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

07-28-2014 17:20:41 | More by KG710
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Purchased at the LCBO 375ml bottle for $4.75. Served at 5deg C in a tulip.

A- Opens ok. Pours not much head that dissipates to a film within a minute or two. Unfiltered and dark golden color

S- Outstanding!! What a refreshing change of pace. You can smell the sour LOL.

T- Sour and good.

M- Dry and very tart. Super sour. Loads of carbonation.

O- Very good. Completely different from a flavored Lambic but enjoyable. Almost wine like. Liking this style of beer. Looking forward to seeing how it ages

Food Pairing

This nice little lambic went well with... Spicy tuna sushi roll

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 16:39:09 | More by DaveBar
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-26-2014 12:45:22 | More by capnamerica
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Holland

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-26-2014 07:30:46 | More by Holland
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BakaGaijin

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

$4.35 bottle from the LCBO.

A - brownish straw appearance, slightly cloudy. Thin head made of small bubbles.

S - A little bit of funk, saline,

T - sour, lemon, granny smith apple, and a touch salty. Lime and white grapefruit follows. Dry on the finish.

M - light bodied but zesty. Medium carbonation.

O - Fantastic beer. Extremely refreshing and nice amount of sourness.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 01:18:53 | More by BakaGaijin
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butler

Ireland

4/5  rDev +2%

07-26-2014 01:03:57 | More by butler
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

07-26-2014 00:31:35 | More by jrenihan
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-25-2014 23:09:43 | More by WillAndSarah
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-24-2014 23:20:25 | More by DrBier
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Knobs303

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-23-2014 20:31:06 | More by Knobs303
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Petegrieco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2014 22:25:21 | More by Petegrieco
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Matty123

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2014 16:20:44 | More by Matty123
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-22-2014 05:46:34 | More by AugustusRex
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Richardbeerlover

Texas

3.31/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice amber yellow with a decent hit. Good carbonation. Bottle indicates brewed in 2012. Smells like a typical lambic. Taste is typical sour but surprisingly without any hint of sweetness. Nice clean refreshing beer with a sour finish. Not a lot of substance. Lots of unfiltered goodies at the bottom of the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 03:09:38 | More by Richardbeerlover
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spham

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.6%

07-22-2014 02:38:27 | More by spham
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2Cents

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-21-2014 02:55:06 | More by 2Cents
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J-Bonestradamus

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

07-20-2014 21:23:07 | More by J-Bonestradamus
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Moheban

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-19-2014 23:03:32 | More by Moheban
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St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
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