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Jacobins Gueuze - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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Jacobins Gueuze
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37 Ratings

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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bockor N.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-16-2002)
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Reviews by parintele:
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

parintele, Jul 26, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Presentation: Slender 8oz brown bottle with a freshness date stamped on the label.

Appearance: Hazy amber with a lace like Houdini, now you see it and now you don't. Sediment stays on the bottom of the bottle quite well.

Smell: Raw honey, fruity aromas of ripe tropical fruit and a mild sour note also.

Taste: Thinnish mouth feel with a light crisp carbonation, tartness is of lemon rind and the malt character is more husky grain than anything else. Mild fruitiness and honey-like sweetness. Tartness fades quickly and a dry grainy after taste is all that is left.

Notes: Lacks complexity and depth that the usual Gueuze expresses. This beer did not move me in anyway.

Jason, Apr 16, 2002
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

olradetbalder, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Marius, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Prospero, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of rastaman
2.73/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A sweeter gueuze, and i suspect sweetened, very sweet nose, but has a bit of earthiness and tartness, but, it was a bit too sweet on the palate, i think this is obviously targeted at a wider audience. Not for hardcore beer fans, but theres enough in there to make it OK, slight sour tart flavour, but as i said too sweet.

rastaman, Jul 24, 2002
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

mattfancett, Aug 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

MADPolo, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Ciocanelu, Jun 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Saviour, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
2.73/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at Eulogy, Philly, PA

Poured a hazy golden brown with a quickly receding white head. Slightly sweet aroma with some tartness in the background. A sour beer to the tongue surely, yet on the thin side. Grainy and nectar sweetness coming through. Much too light-bodied for this style. Somewhat acrid aftertaste, and not what I'd call a very drinkable beer. Approach with caution.

Rifugium, May 12, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

MarshallBirdhouse, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

leitmotif, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of Beerenauslese
3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Zythos Festival in Belgium, March 2011. reviewed from notes.

Is this really a gueuze?

Body is clear gold, more like a lager than a gueuze in appearance. Poured with a massive head, with good retention and lots of lacing. Also, unusual for a gueuze.

Smells of wild yeast and musty, like a gueuze, but also sweet for a gueuze.

Tastes of old lambic, a bit sour, but also a bit sweet for a gueuze.

Body is light and crabonation is crisp. Has a refreshing lively mouthfeel.

A drinkable and refreshing beer. However, it is actually a lager blended with a blend of old lambics. This is an odd-ball beer, like the Del Borgo Duchessic, which is a blend of saison and lambics. This is definitely a novelty beer--I can only wonder why someone would add lambic to a lager? Like any lager, I could drink a pint of it on a warm day and the lambic adds an interesting sour taste.

Beerenauslese, Sep 24, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Chemister, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

thekkk, Apr 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32%

davidwhatshisnam, Feb 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

bark, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

Antiantianti, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

kjkinsey, Apr 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

AlexAfonin, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of laituegonflable
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ppurs an amber colour, some bubbles round the edge. Head lacklustre, some cloud. Good lace. Pleasant.

Smells oxidised. Slight funk. But a lot of dark fruit. Some cardboard. Bit of a shame, could be delicious fresh.

Taste is pretty tasty. Some sour notes, a bit of funk. Belgian notes, maybe touch of cardboard but has a late barrel note; some woodiness which is nice but has notes of oxidisation. Pleasant enough overall.

Smooth, some dry notes on the back. Fair texture.

Drinks Belgian but tastes like a bottle shop owner has hung onto it a bit too much. Decent but a bit too stale compared with how it should taste.

laituegonflable, Jul 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32%

nandika, Jul 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Latarnik, Jul 06, 2014
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Jacobins Gueuze from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
79 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.