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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

671 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 280
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
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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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev +2%

07-27-2013 06:56:10 | More by mc4z
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MatthewPlus

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-25-2013 15:19:16 | More by MatthewPlus
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NickBeery

California

4/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2013 01:45:28 | More by NickBeery
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JSchock7

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-21-2013 06:58:30 | More by JSchock7
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

07-21-2013 00:41:06 | More by smellandsip37
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duff247

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-18-2013 04:19:03 | More by duff247
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-17-2013 06:19:02 | More by GRG1313
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acc88

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-17-2013 01:04:55 | More by acc88
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3/5  rDev -23.5%

07-16-2013 22:08:23 | More by leroybrown10
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Kjanisch7

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-15-2013 18:32:07 | More by Kjanisch7
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

07-14-2013 03:38:00 | More by thegerm87
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft at Coleman Public House
5oz sample as part of a flight

A: amber with a small amount of white head and no lacing
S: somewhat tart but also surprisingly funky , sour dark fruits
T: vinegar, tart citrus , some sour fruits one you get past the vinegar
M: moderate carbonation, medium body good drink ability
O: not one of my favorite gueuze's but pretty good once you get past the initial vinegar notes

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2013 17:31:37 | More by zac16125
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

07-11-2013 13:26:35 | More by Thomas_Picton
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-08-2013 15:50:32 | More by mrfrancis
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ccrida

Oregon

4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

33cl bottle bottled on 110706, so almost 7 years old to the day. Appearance is burnt gold, murky (though little sediment as I had stored it on it's side and poured gently), with fine, lively bubbled forming a small creamy light sand colored head leaving scattered foam.

Smell is funky and sour, a little lemon, some baby diaper, soft tropical fruit notes.

Taste is bracing tart, lactic acid, with a fairly abrupt, slate laden finish with lingering pucker. Light sweetness.

Mouthfeel is fully carbonated with fine, crisp spritz lightening a medium body.

Drinkability is pretty good, the nose is fantastic, but the quick finish is a little disappointing. Seems to have lost some complexity with time, contrary to my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 21:14:26 | More by ccrida
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-04-2013 23:49:03 | More by WOLFGANG
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-04-2013 00:26:08 | More by Danielr26
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kristougher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

07-03-2013 00:49:49 | More by kristougher
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

06-29-2013 20:32:00 | More by hellhammermario
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-29-2013 00:49:39 | More by cjs61679
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-27-2013 15:18:45 | More by thewimperoo
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dertyd

California

4/5  rDev +2%

06-23-2013 05:48:48 | More by dertyd
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mporter249

South Carolina

3.09/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Light, with hints of yellow, orange, red, really a nice-looking beer. Head was about an inch when I poured it and dissipated to a just a little foam pretty quickly.

Smell: Smells a lot like I remember a kriek smelling last week. Hmm. Definitely some cherry smells. A little bit sour smelling. Also a little grassy and dank, but not in a bad way.

Taste: Yeah, definitely sour up front, with some lasting... bitterness? Not what I generally taste in terms of bitterness, but it's there. This is my first gueuze. Not sure I'm a big fan. Still picking up a grassy, hay-ish kind of aftertaste. I think I get why people might like it, it's not bad. Tastes pretty well-balanced, as far as I can tell (which is not far). A slightly sweet after-aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated. It's been sitting for a little while and I still got a burst of carbonation at the beginning of the last sip and at the end. Probably a little over-carbonated for me. Definitely not watery, seems pretty strong. A little coarser, I think, than usual.

Overall: They say that if it looks like a pig, acts like a pig, and tastes like a pig. This looks good, smells good, but to me doesn't taste good. So I'm guessing this style just isn't for me. I can't taste anything wrong with it, just don't like it. Bear in mind that while I've been drinking beer a little while, I'm new to reviewing and this is my first of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 07:54:37 | More by mporter249
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peteh2112

Colorado

3/5  rDev -23.5%

06-17-2013 02:16:26 | More by peteh2112
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-16-2013 12:51:58 | More by PEIhop
St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
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