Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.29%
Wants: 115
Gots: 183 | FT: 27
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: Fux on 09-30-2012)
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Photo of Thishops4u
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of leaversuch
3.5/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I find the plums give this beer a strange combination of funky and tart that doesn't work for me. Not my favorite offering from Tilquin.

Photo of petermethot
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Danimal25
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tele
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: Bottle
2013-2014 Vintage

A: 4.5 The color is a hazy, yet very pretty ruby grapefruit with a one-inch white head. Not much retention and not as carbonated as expected.

S: 4.25 Funky right up front with lots of hay and oak. After the initial funk, the lemon and pepper aromas are very similar to their gueuze. The fruit is pretty mild and seems more like a compliment to the funk rather than the main event. However, there is a subtle medicinal quality unique to this beer (and other fruited sours) that’s absent in the gueuze.

T: 4.5 Like the nose, funk, lemon, pepper, and oak dominate. The fruit comes in a bit more than the nose but doesn’t taste like strongly like plum. Rather, the plum brings a very light berry flavor that goes very well with the gueuze-like qualities of the base beer. The balance of this beer is very nice as the initial sourness is transitioned smoothly into a mild sweetness on the finish.

M: 4.25 The body on this beer is excellent and there’s a nice dry finish, but overall, it really feels undercarbonated. I thought this was going to be a gusher and was expecting a lively beer, but it could really use a bit more.

O: 4.5 I didn’t really know what to expect with this beer and was pleasantly surprised with it. I thought this might be like a kriek a more plummy flavor, but it’s very different. The flavors and aromas I love in their gueuze are present here with subtle fruity flavors. It’s rare to have a unique beer that this well-balanced.

Photo of dbrauneis
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccfeehan
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ailong
4.54/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ottodyer
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.13/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of anabar
4.84/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NickyDee21
4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of misterrobot
4.55/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HipHopsHooray
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Morey
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Rollzroyce21
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of ObeMaltKinobee
4/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Beestin
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of birdsellam
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of craftbeersweden
4.05/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Released 2014-11-07 at Systembolaget in Sweden. Best before 2026-03-13. ABV: 6.4%

Hazy, deep orange beer with a two finger high, white head.

Nose: Wood, vinegar, apple, plum, oak and sourness.
Taste: Tart, orange peel, oak, plum amd citrus.
Body: Juicy, tart medium body with a great mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

This is excellence! So beatiful and great taste! Just love it!

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
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