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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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98
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2,120 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,120
Reviews: 677
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 378
Gots: 545 | FT: 53
Brewed by:
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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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4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375ml bottle from late 2010.

A - Pours murky straw yellow with a huge three finger tall fizzy white head leaving small streaks of lace down the glass. The bubbles are just racing up the glass.

S - This one is pretty pungent. The funk is pretty light initially but it gets stronger as it warms up. It has lots of fruit, mostly lemon and green apple, mixed with hints of fresh cut grass and damp earth.

T - The flavors are nearly identical to the nose. Lots of fruity sourness up front with the green apple sticking around until the end. Barn yard funk and some light dryness linger on the pallet after each sip. Not too bad but I would have preferred a bit more funk.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderately high carbonation. Once the initial fizzy feel dies down it leaves a crisp, funky, feel behind. Very nice.

O - I really like this one, I just think it was still a bit too young. I enjoyed how fruity it tasted but I prefer my gueuze to be a bit funkier. Still a great beer none the less.

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4.72/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My 250th review. 375ml bottle poured into a tulip. Purchased at Local Option in Chicago.

A: Golden yellow in color. Super clear. One finger white head with good retention and OK lacing.

S: Beautiful funk without being overly funky. Sour apples. Light wet grass notes. An amazing geuze aroma.

T: Awesome sour apple flavor without being overly sour. The wet grass and barnyard funk blend beautifully with the sourness.

M: Light bodied but far from watery. High carbonation lends a nice crispness. Super dry finish.

O: Easily the best Geuze that I've had. Everything blends nicely and nothing takes from the other. Truly amazing.

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4.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled December 10, 2009.

Golden orange, opaque with a tight, fizzy head that retains well.

Smell is musky and fruity. Smoke and lemons. Wonderfully interesting and complex.

Taste is a sour musk with a long finish that sweetens as it goes. Lemons, peaches, bit of butter. There's an oaty flavor deep in there surrounded by tart sweetness. The taste is hard to pin down, and it's very compelling. It makes me want more after each sip.

Fantastic.

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4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12.7 oz. C&C bottle served Founders snifter. Bottled November 18, 2010.

A: Opened up the cage and the cork popped itself. Luckily it didn't gush at all which was surprising. Pours an apricot color with a very lively and frothy pure white head. Ton and tons of bubbles pushing the head up. Some splotchy lace down the glass with excellent ring retention.

S: Smells of dry oak and some slight sour citrus rinds. Mild funk thrown in for kicks as well.

T: Very tart orange rind with a light drying oak. Some mild fruity sweetness in there as well. Some sour young green apples with a little funk mixed in.

M: Light bodied, lively with a very carbonated body, but not overly done. Very dry finish and sour fruit finish.

O: Delicious gueuze. I'm glad I was able to find this at a local store and pick it up. Great combination of tart, sour and funk with just a hint of sweetness. Would like to have again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
98 out of 100 based on 2,120 ratings.