1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

Not Rated.
Drie Fonteinen Oude GeuzeDrie Fonteinen Oude Geuze

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,186 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 2,186
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 387
Gots: 584 | FT: 65
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rastaman on 09-27-2002

This listing is for all vintages of the Oude Geuze, but not for bottles specifically labelled "Oude Geuze Vintage".
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 2,186 | Reviews: 686 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Caudalie
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Durb777
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of vermilcj
5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of DonFrap
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Benish
4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

stevedore gave me the opportunity to try this beer. As the cork was removed, there was a bit of an overflow. Fortunately only a tiny bit of the beer was lost, did not go out of control.

The beer had a cloudy orange appearance. It smelled funky or perhaps stinky. I can't help but think of my son's sweaty feet. Maybe some rotten fruit. It's not a bad smell though, I love it. Its unique and interesting. The aroma is definitely the first of that kind that I experience.

Taste wise this is a tart bomb, it just drilled into my cheekbones. It's also unbelievably sour. Minimal sweetness detected in this beer. At first I thought it seemed sweet but it's really the tartness that is the highlight of this beer. There are also some notable bitter lemon rind. The beer is highly acidic as I could tell at the finish. Kind of like when you eat a lemon. It's lightly carbonated and has a light bodied mouthfeel.

Overall it's a great beer! The aroma and the taste contrast each other in this beer. What I smelled didn't exactly seem to match what the beer tasted like - as opposed to for example the smell and taste of an apple coming together. They both were completely different experiences in this beer. Awesome beer, it was great to share and talk about with a friend. I recommend it and definitely share with someone. Hope to try this again someday.

Photo of straightlambic
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of LincolnHawk
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of BillRoth
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of buffs9
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Benjiehorn
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of akang
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of cp45
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of hotsudge
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of JohnG190
4.66/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a snifter. Pours a slightly hazy, dark golden with a quickly dissipating white head. Aroma of funk and lemon zest. Very sour taste, not much sweetness. Finishes dry. Gets more complex as it warms in the glass. Light mouthfeel with effervescent carbonation. Overall, an extremely well crafted geuze.

Photo of ausonius
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of cbnz
4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Zbeetleman
2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of sendbeer
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of jwat
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of blkcld
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of bismarksays
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of LoveStout
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of nzerbe
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
97 out of 100 based on 2,186 ratings.