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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,916 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,916
Reviews: 672
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 365
Gots: 500 | FT: 51
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This listing is for all vintages of the Oude Geuze, but not for bottles specifically labelled "Oude Geuze Vintage".

(Beer added by: rastaman on 09-27-2002)
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-16-2013 05:43:20 | More by Chingringo
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ellswrth

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-16-2013 02:04:19 | More by ellswrth
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fourstringer

Maryland

4.89/5  rDev +11.6%

Been searching for this for some time since my first taste some 6 months ago. Very fond memories. The cork popped assertively with a little bit of a gush, but I got most of it! Poured from 750 mL bottle with a moderate hand into 10 oz snifter. Date on bottle reads 2012 dec 7th.

A: Dark golden yellow with light orange tint. Cloudy. 1.5 finger width white head. Moderate lacing. Very inviting.

S: Tart lemons. Citrus sourness. Some lime even, which is a scent I don't often pick up in non-augmented beers. The most pleasant of funk. No vinegar. No feet. Just Brett as I imagine it in an ideal world. Now this is a Gueuze.

F: Sour citric acid burst with gradual, steady fade to clean, bone-dry finish. Lemon. Sour apple. Slight bitterness on the end. Minimal aftertaste. Just some lingering sourness and increased salivation. Begs for another sip. Superb.

M: High carbonation but drinks smoothly. Bursts in the mouth. Settles down nicely in the glass as it goes.

O: This is it for me. The deepest, best drinking gueuze I've had to date. I can't bring myself to score it a "perfect" 5, but I haven't had one better! Amazing, amazing brew.

Prost!

10-16-2013 00:18:07 | More by fourstringer
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MatthewPlus

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-15-2013 18:14:37 | More by MatthewPlus
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deonreds

New York

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

10-15-2013 10:49:28 | More by deonreds
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-13-2013 18:43:29 | More by williamjbauer
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Auraan

Arizona

4.65/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured a gorgeous cloudy gold with three fingers of fluffy white head that grew higher as it sat. Quite nice. Scents of sour green apple, lemon juice, barnyard funk, white wine, lactic sour, hints of pear, very faint hints of bubblegum, touches of oak, slight yeasty funk, funk-notes become more assertive as the beer warms, and as it warms further a bit of honey comes through. Very nice, deep, complex, sour and appetizing with a range of scents. Flavor begins with a massive hit of sour, lemon juice, crab apple, a bit of funky musty flavors, some vinegar notes, some slight hits of lemon rind, quite acidic, a tiny hit of herbal bitterness and oak as the sip finishes, extremely dry finish. The beer showcases sourness over all else, the fruit on the nose is not all that present in the taste. It's certainly a very, very sour beer, well blended with an excellent character for those who love sours. Mouthfeel is light bodied with a moderate level of carbonation, a very drying finish and a puckering sourness. Refreshing, tart, and drying, making you want to take sip after sip. Overall this is an excellent geuze. It's a bit single note, not incredibly complex in it's flavor, but the flavor is good. A nice lively sour that puckers the mouth and works with the mouthfeel to make a wonderfully refreshing beer. Highly recommended.

10-13-2013 06:36:51 | More by Auraan
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-12-2013 08:49:02 | More by DiscLizard
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scottwurst

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-11-2013 17:39:33 | More by scottwurst
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Eriogonum

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

10-10-2013 14:31:58 | More by Eriogonum
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lord_jordo

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-07-2013 21:50:53 | More by lord_jordo
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FrankHammer

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-07-2013 12:29:41 | More by FrankHammer
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-06-2013 19:03:36 | More by Dawkins
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JimGlonke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-06-2013 01:50:31 | More by JimGlonke
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-06-2013 01:36:51 | More by DimensionX
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-05-2013 01:44:08 | More by tsauce2
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-05-2013 00:38:06 | More by Cynic-ale
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egrace84

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-04-2013 23:43:19 | More by egrace84
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Brokejaw

Iowa

4.66/5  rDev +6.4%

First review!

A) Poured into a snifter. Poured an excellent hazy, golden straw. Provided a very fizzy head that disipated rather quickly.

S) Very pugnacious with slight funkiness to it. Smelled heavily of sharp fruits, very strongly of apple and lemon.

T) Deeply sour, and rather funky. Funkiness becomes balanced in with the fruit. Tastes strongly of apple, lemon, cherries, strawberry. Extraordinarily balanced and very delicious.

M) Incredibly dry. Finishes clean and leaves the palatte almost imediately.

O) One hell of a beer. Very enjoyable and tart, and ultimately a highly recommended beer for anyone a fan of sours.

10-04-2013 07:23:22 | More by Brokejaw
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-03-2013 15:54:58 | More by edhizdeid
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-02-2013 07:27:41 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-02-2013 04:13:19 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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Jas45678

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-02-2013 01:21:43 | More by Jas45678
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.21/5  rDev -3.9%

A-Cloudy bright yellow, well carbonated, one finger head.

S- Funk, horse blanket, oak, grass and yeast.

T-Semi-funky, not as sour as I was hoping, slight oak, green apples. As it warms it gets funkier.

M-Medium bodied, lightly carbonated.

O-Definitely need to let this beer warm up to room temperature. Maybe age will move more of the funk from the nose to the taste.

10-01-2013 23:38:16 | More by rlee1390
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freewill35

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-01-2013 23:24:08 | More by freewill35
Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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