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Gueuze Tilquin (Draught Version) - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 10
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Gueuze |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: Jason on 09-13-2011)
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Photo of tastybeer
4.46/5  rDev +4%

The smell is very intriguing. Like flowers that have been marinading in the summer sun for a long time. Lemony funk, musky wood, mystery flowers all really really well combined. Flavor is dustily dry, lemony sour, apple, floral, woody, musky. Harmoniously wacky. Like it a lot.

tastybeer, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of djtomain
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

djtomain, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

jlee185, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of IPAIsaac
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

IPAIsaac, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of nharres
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

nharres, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Peter1977
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Peter1977, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Dirty25
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Dirty25, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of stoney420
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

stoney420, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of mportnoy
4/5  rDev -6.8%

mportnoy, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of Gww1864
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Gww1864, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of JefferyYoung
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

JefferyYoung, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of ncaudle
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

ncaudle, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of anhigdon
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

anhigdon, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of WeisGuy
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

WeisGuy, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of bradfordjohnson
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

bradfordjohnson, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of HeatherN
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%

Had this on tap twice at Federal Taphouse, Harrisburg PA. Was from different kegs, and it showed. The first time, this Gueuze was absolutely amazing, an excellent blend of fruity hints, without being overwhelming fruity, a little tartness, picked up hints of the lambic flavors and body. It was absolutely amazing, especially since it was $12 a glass.

A month or two later, had the same Gueuze from the same bar, new keg... it was so bland, lacked all the diverse flavors and notes I had experienced the first time. The color was also noticeably lighter, was not very enjoyable.

Bottom line, either the bar didn't handle the keg properly, or this varies significantly in quality over batches. I know to always expect variations but this was night and day.

HeatherN, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of doremite
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

doremite, Nov 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

bauermj, Nov 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

distantmantra, Oct 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

MaseFace, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of pmsawyer
4.64/5  rDev +8.2%

A - Pours dark orange with a decent white head that faded thin

S - Funky, light fruitiness, apple and sourness.

T - Initial musty funk and fruitiness followed by acidic sourness levels. Hints of grass, green apples. Dry finish with lingering sourness and fruit.

M - Medium bodied dry with moderate carbonation.

O - Pricey but worth it on occasion. Balance of sour, funk and fruit notes made for a very well done gueuze.

Served on-tap at Federal Taphouse

pmsawyer, Oct 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

flyingPharmacist, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of Corkpuller
4.69/5  rDev +9.3%

I have no idea how my original rating on this beer was only 3.5. For me this is the gold standard for gueuze. I love Drie, Hanssens, Girardin and Cantillon...but Tilquin is my favorite.

The balance of funk and oak is perfect. It reminds me of aged champagne and I often drink and serve it as a stand in. It is nearly perfect with food. A beer above description, so I won't try.


Corkpuller, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of francisweizen
4/5  rDev -6.8%

francisweizen, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

sbart518, Sep 30, 2013
Gueuze Tilquin (Draught Version) from Gueuzerie Tilquin
95 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.