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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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1,937 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,937
Reviews: 673
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 366
Gots: 504 | FT: 50
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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New York

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Arizona

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Oregon

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New York

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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GreenCard

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

A re-review of another bottle from a case purchased at the brewery a little over a year ago. Bottling date: 21-12-2002...

Appearance: golden orangey straw color, slightly hazy, medium layer of spongey white foam with a creamy top, good head retention, bits of lace

Aroma: crushed unripe white grapes, hints of chamomile, a yoghurty sourness, faint whisp of wheat, delicate horsey and buttery notes

Flavor: quite tart and dry, big hit of that lambic-y sulphury/horsey stuff, then a quick stab of enteric bitterness before fading to a mellow aftertaste with hints of butter, malt, lime, and cork

Mouthfeel: light body, lively but fine carbonation, crisp, not too acidic

Other comments: It has really mellowed out. This bottle is much smoother and much more balanced than the one I tried a year ago (same bottling date). Fantastic!

October 2007 update: After drinking another one of these 2002 bottles, I can confirm that this gueuze still does not disappoint and is still one of my most favorite. It is even more mellow now, but retaining a most delicious gueuziness. And now there's even a peachy undertone to it. Brilliant!

April 2009 update: Popped open another of the 2002 bottles. Mellowed out even more. The acidity is VERY subdued. Clarity is really good. I don't detect the peachy notes anymore, but it is still a bit fruity with cork, sourdough, and buttery notes. The distinct flavors described in the original review have mellowed to the point that you can't really discern them anymore. Still a brilliant geuze! And I am sad to say that this is one of only 4 remaining in my "cellar".

06-11-2005 17:02:53 | More by GreenCard
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saltydog

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

1995 bottle samped at Drie Fonteinen in 2001. Probably my favorite Gueuze. Appearence: Big, rocky head, orange color, vigorous carbonation, slight cloudiness. Aroma: Balanced. Tartly refreshing, hint of nuttiness. Flavor: Subtle, exciting, sharp and nutty. Finish: Sharp, nutty, quenching finish.

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North Carolina

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California

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
97 out of 100 based on 1,937 ratings.