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Fond Gueuze Bierpallieters - Brouwerij Girardin

Fond Gueuze BierpallietersFond Gueuze Bierpallieters

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BA SCORE
89
very good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Girardin
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 10-13-2011)
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Sean9689

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-15-2013 19:51:09 | More by Sean9689
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours a flat hazy orange. Nothing going on.

Smell - Cheesy. Like a bleu cheese. Some funky. Lemony tang. More complex,, though.

Taste - Sharp sourness. Some malt. A little wheat. Some hay and acetic acid. A little funky and cheesy.

Mouthfeel - Flat. Not a lot going on. Nice sourness.

Overall - All together this is really good, though flat.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2013 04:09:02 | More by Alieniloquium
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-30-2013 14:56:43 | More by Thorpe429
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Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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10-28-2013 07:28:57 | More by GRG1313
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-21-2013 19:43:28 | More by BucketBoy
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-14-2013 18:25:45 | More by spycow
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bauermj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-14-2013 15:47:42 | More by bauermj
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-06-2013 00:55:12 | More by ygtbsm94
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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-25-2013 02:17:54 | More by illidurit
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -20%

04-25-2013 23:14:25 | More by DaSolomon
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joel66

New York

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-25-2013 19:22:11 | More by joel66
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jbuddle

New York

3.25/5  rDev -20%

04-25-2013 18:41:05 | More by jbuddle
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to t0rin0 for this bottle. Served in a tulip.

A - Seems my bottle is still sleeping. Pours still, albeit a nice attractive transparent apricot color.

S - Nice bright notes of peach, lemon, hint of white wine vinegar, slightly dirty and earthy funk, touch of vanilla and oak. More like 3F in terms of flavor balance, but with a bit more acidity than Armand's beers.

T - Taste is quite a bit more sour, with lots of acetic character and light lemony pucker. Vinous tart grapeskins, with a bit of pale malt sweetness and grain in the periphery.

M - Still, with a smooth medium body that yields to a super dry and moisture-obliterating acidity. Gets a tad stomach-churning after a while.

D - Really good, but clearly a bit young right now. Hopefully the yeast wakes up in other bottles, as some carbonation would help cut the acidity and clear out a bit of the lingering malt sweetness. It took Loerik nearly a decade to reach prime-time and this is only half-way there - get this while you still can. We had no troubles killing the bottle, but there are a number of gueuzes that I'd prefer to drink at this stage.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 03:57:11 | More by MasterSki
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futura123

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-10-2013 21:34:36 | More by futura123
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hooliganlife

Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

sleeper gueuze, and well, mine is still asleep. dammit.

pour was a golden yellow, no head at all. pretty flat.

pungent lemon sourness, bright oak, mineral.

similar to nose. i noticed the flavor popped and was vibrant. the lemon to mineral complexity was great. what killed this from being higher than a 4.0 was the carbonation.

flatliners, like the movie.

good but missing that spritz. i noticed my bottle had little to no yeast at the bottom, could this be a driving factor? i will revisit this in a few years and hope for some bubble.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 14:33:21 | More by hooliganlife
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-27-2012 03:07:08 | More by bsuedekum
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pperez38

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-18-2012 00:40:31 | More by pperez38
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2012 00:19:50 | More by t0rin0
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Fond Gueuze Bierpallieters from Brouwerij Girardin
89 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.