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Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 1,667
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 155
Gots: 416 | FT: 42
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Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne (6.0% alc/vol) is a spontaneous fermentation beer, produced from the blending of 1, 2 and 3 years old lambics. It is unfiltered and unpasteurized, and refermented in the bottle for at least 6 months. The lambics used were fermented and oak aged in our installations. These lambics are coming from worts brewed by Boon, Lindemans, Girardin and Cantillon breweries.

(Beer added by: Jason on 07-05-2011)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375ml bottle

A: Dark golden body with a ton of haze. Floaties settle at the bottle. Head for days.

S: Funk. Cherries, sour apple. Oak. Very nice.

T: Follows the nose pretty well. Delicious waves of sour notes and oak.

M: Bubbly. Heavily carbonated. Fits with the style.

O: Fantastic beer. Wish I could find it around more.

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4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One bubbly beer with a pale yellow color. One clear beer (light passed right through it).

Smelled pretty funky: vinegar, apples, pear, figs

Fizzy, light mouthfeel.

Taste of pomegranate, sour cherry. Sweet and sour flavor.

Overall, very funky beer with an unusually high drinkability (pricey, but worth repeating).

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4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice to still be able to (at least occasionally) find a good Gueuze, and this is definitely a good one. The popularity of sours in this country has soared, making beers like this harder and harder to fine. Pours a dark straw color with a fine white head that thins and then settles to a ring. Nice tart aromas of green apples and a vinegar tang, as well as some light hay and the tiniest bit of barnyard funk. Much less than in some others. Thankfully, no band-aid. The taste is a bit more complex with all of the elements found in the nose present along with a vinous quality and some nice minerality. Still not a lot of funk, but long, complex sour flavors with a touch of bitterness and a slightly soft finish. Very nice indeed.

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Usual cork and caged 37.5 cl bottle: BBD 12 Apr 2021. Shared between four at the first ever Shrewsbury bottle share on 27th Jan 2014.

Cooking apples!

I don't drink cider and I certainly don't drink old sour dry cider that a vinegar fly has got into: it reminded me of that.

Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
97 out of 100 based on 1,667 ratings.