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Gueuze Tilquin (Draught Version) - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 10
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Gueuze |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: lacqueredmouse on 07-18-2011

The Gueuze Tilquin - draught version (4.8% alc/vol) is a spontaneous fermented beer, produced by blending a low alcohol lambic (called Meerts) and 1 and 2 years old lambics, all fermented and aged in oak barrels. It is unfiltered and unpasteurized, and it is refermented in the keg. 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.
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3.12/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Groppi's in Milwaukee, WI. Thanks to BeerFMAndy for putting me on to Groppi's and also to the Tilquin -- a pretty rare treat!

A: very cloudy/milky light amber color - CO2 noticeable but head dissipated quickly (barrel not settled?)
S: characteristic gueuze features but lacks complexity and mature qualities
T: good taste but a bit "rough," this is not a criticism considering this is Tilquin's first offering - nice sharp/sour taste but lacks depth - probably a bit subdued due to yeast in suspension
M: good but not matured enough yet and balanced

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3.44/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pierre Tilquin ia a lambic blender from wallonia, who is blending just a few hundred meters south of the Flemish boarder. He studied under Jean Van Roy, of Cantillon. He is blending Cantillon lambics, and is currently the onl one doing so in a commercial capacity.

Drank this beer on tap at Moeder lambic

Hazy yellow appearance, with little to no head retention

Solid smell, as expected with a Cantillon lambic

Taste is just kind fo bland, like the gueuze hasn't developed yet.

Not to sour, and not overly impressive.

I will revisit this gueuze and re-write my review. I don't believe gueuze should be served on draft. When I drink a bottle, hopefully I'll revise this for the better.

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3.53/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at City Beer Store. Pours a hazy light amber with a small white head. The aroma is light barnyard funk, some light lemon, grapefruit, hay, wheat, and a bit of oak. Not terribly complex with the flavors being much lighter than in some other lambics. The initial taste is lemon, going into a bit of funky oak, some light grapefruit, and some hay. A brett funkiness on the finish with a light tartness. Light mouthfeel with low carbonation. You can definitely tell this is younger lambic than most gueuzes. I'll be curious to try Tilquin gueuzes made from 3 year lambic. This was enjoyable, but not quite in the class of the great gueuzes.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On draft at Monks Cafe. Golden hay color with thin white head. Nose is pleasantly earthy hay with bitter lemon and yellow grapefruit. Palate is sour but fairly balanced, a little watery on the finish. Sour yellow grapefruit, straw, and lemon rind.

First lambic on draft for me, lovely!

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Pale yellow and slightly cloudy in the body. The lace is quite good, especially for a gueuze. The nose is spot on; pleasant with some horse blanket and some lemon. Then we go to acid city, which is the taste. Even for a gueuze, this is acid and more acid. Bittering with traces of grass and very subtle lemon. Not bad for what it is, I just expected something a little different from what I got.

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Gueuze Tilquin (Draught Version) from Gueuzerie Tilquin
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