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Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 1,479
Reviews: 290
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 143
Gots: 359 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
Gueuzerie Tilquin visit their website
Belgium

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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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-06-2014 03:31:30 | More by 01001111
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Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -6%

A-Aggressive cork pop, then a gush. Pours a very cloudy yellow colors head is white and bubbly. Head dies off leaving bubbly lacing.

S-Very funky and rustic. Tart lemons, damp, rotten wood. Very musty. Hay and earth. Smells like it will be super sour.

T-Inexplicable sourness and tart fruit. Lemons, apples, white grapes. Soggy oak. Earth and sour cheese. Pale malt. Vinegar.

M-Lighter bodied but nearing medium. Airy feel. Very bubbly. Puckering. Dry. Acidic.

O-An intense Gueuze. Packed more punch that I anticipated. I was happy with this; I was expecting something less authentic, so this was nice.

08-06-2014 00:45:59 | More by VelvetExtract
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New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-05-2014 22:22:24 | More by Beerandboards
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-05-2014 19:22:19 | More by djhowell
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Virginia

4.38/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured into teku. Perfect blend of sourness, creamy mouth, and low heat. Wonderfully drinkable and not too tart. Still the sourness does come through and doesn't disappoint. A nice lingering sour aftertaste as well. Doesn't seem overly dry to me. Instead, it has a crispness to it. If anything, any dryness is subtle. Excellent representation of this style. Never disappoints.

08-05-2014 03:32:21 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-04-2014 02:14:11 | More by gshackles
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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-04-2014 01:55:36 | More by More_betterness
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China

4.11/5  rDev -5.3%

A: Peachy gold and cloudy with fine bubbles rising fast and furious, seen only with close observation. 3 fingers of white foamy head.

S: Awesome sour, hay, barnyard, funk, old aging wood from the barrels, macaroni, burnt rubber, volcanic rocks, mineral quality. Lemons and peaches, nectarines and apricots.

T: Sour lemon juice, rubber, macaroni and aged wood, volcanic rocks, mineral qualities all come in. A hint of the stone fruits mentioned above also comes in, macaroni or boiled pasta as well.

M: Thick acidic, with lots of fine epervescent carbonation. Dry and vinegary.

O: Definite 9 out of 10 from me. Excellent on all accounts. To know Boon and Cantillon’s lambics amongst other great breweries’ are in this, makes me appreciate it all the more. I found this in Whole Foods, Birmingham AL, and am drinking it in Hopkinsville, KY.

08-03-2014 03:39:14 | More by patre_tim
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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

08-03-2014 02:56:56 | More by tclipse
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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-02-2014 04:45:00 | More by shelby415
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

08-02-2014 04:39:49 | More by lupercmda
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Kruxx

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-01-2014 14:22:41 | More by Kruxx
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-01-2014 03:21:50 | More by snowmageddon
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sjccmd

Minnesota

4.41/5  rDev +1.6%

2013/2014 printed on the bottle. Pours white amber with a white meringue like head. Super frothy and very fine bubbles. Surprisingly good lacing for a lambic.

Fresh fruit mingling with barnyard funk in the aroma. Thoroughly musty and rustic. Spices, oak, earthy blue cheese, and berries. Very complex but surprisingly balanced and approachable.

Tart upfront quickly followed by tea and mushroom. I often get overripe fruit in wild beers, but there's an interesting fresh fruit quality in this one. Bready malt can still be found given the relatively young age of the beer. Complex and drinkable.

High carbonation with loads of tannins. Firmly sour but not mouth puckering (for me at least).

An excellent complex and balanced gueuze. I'm sure Tilquin will soon be in the ranks of Cantillon and Drie Fonteinen.

08-01-2014 01:40:02 | More by sjccmd
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Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-31-2014 14:51:46 | More by KevinGordon
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-31-2014 12:26:13 | More by moarmare
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-29-2014 18:58:14 | More by kk73
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Netherlands

4/5  rDev -7.8%

A: tanned-caramel in color, little haze, with foam that dissipates fairly quickly, leaving lace on the glass.
S: bretty funk, musty earthiness, apple, cloves
T: sour cherry, unripe grape, apple, lactic sour, some lemon-rind bitterness, some chewy caramel
M: very refreshing and dry. lingering bitterness
O: nice sour, balanced between sour and fruitiness

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Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-28-2014 13:08:21 | More by Mplsmetro57
Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
96 out of 100 based on 1,479 ratings.