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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 96
Gots: 94 | FT: 14
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Fux on 09-30-2012)
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4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

375mL bottle, served in a 25cL Tilquin tumbler.
Only allowed to settle for 24 hours, a bit longer would probably ensure better clarity.

Opaque orange color with very slight reddish tint from the fruit skins, audibly sizzling carbonation that settles to a smoothly textured blanket of foam on the surface.

Barnyard aromas, oaky sandalwood, mellow fruit. Sightly acidic at first, which mellows after a few minutes.

Taste is oaky and acidic, characteristic yeast from the house barrels lends notes of damp forest floor and citrus. Plum pits and skins are there, not overpowering or overly assertive, but there's a presence that sets it apart from the Oude Gueuze. Plum is such a sweet fruit, but here it's reduced to the acidity of the fruit skins and the slight nuttiness from the pits. Overall it seems a little more oaky than the gueuze somehow, and the citrus character more subdued. A very enjoyable and traditional fruited lambic.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 01:51:32 | More by emerge077
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

07-11-2014 17:27:58 | More by Marius
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-10-2014 04:40:18 | More by SteeleWright
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4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours murky orange leaning slightly towards red. Small, thin, white head that dissipates quickly. Some lacing as well as legs.

Smell of barnyard funk, a hint of vinegar but not out of balance. Fruity, lemony, and a bit of oak. Wet hay and overripe fruit. Peaches and mango. Earthy tea aroma as well. Nice forest floor aroma.

Tart and fruity in the taste followed with tea-like tannins. Extremely juicy but dries out quickly. Super acidic with lacto and a bit of acetic, but still within reason. Earthy and oaky.

A bit under carbonated but not thin. Dry and tannic.

Complex and quite drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 02:26:51 | More by sjccmd
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-09-2014 15:38:30 | More by Prospero
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2014 21:42:33 | More by threedaggers
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2014 17:32:12 | More by fehrminator
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2014 16:05:39 | More by Bobbydigi
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Quebec (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a cloudy light brown/reddish color lambic with a large foamy head with good carbonation. Aroma consists of tart a funky noes with some very subtle notes of plums. Taste is dominated by tart notes with subtle notes of plums with a light barnyard finish. Acidity level is well balanced with some oak notes easily distinguishable. Body is quite full with limited filtration and good carbonation. Enjoyable but I would have thought the plum notes would have been more pronounced.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 20:54:03 | More by Phyl21ca
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-05-2014 18:30:20 | More by t_carterb
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-05-2014 03:07:16 | More by PG2G
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 19:23:22 | More by SkiBum22
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-02-2014 06:06:18 | More by GRG1313
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United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-29-2014 17:56:41 | More by Kirk
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-25-2014 20:51:49 | More by K-Creedon
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-23-2014 18:46:18 | More by hoppymcgee
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-22-2014 13:51:18 | More by marcoe
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

06-21-2014 15:26:57 | More by JohnMagneGabrielsen
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-21-2014 11:25:09 | More by samba
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-20-2014 02:23:53 | More by brianmandell
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4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle poured into Cantillon balloon. 2014 vintage.

Appearance is a turbid and murky ruby orange. Small one finger head settles rapidly to a small ring around the edge. I love the murky look of fruit sours.

Aroma is very lambic forward with horse saddle, wet hay, goat cheese, and light leather. The fruit is faint but gives off apple, pear, grape juice, and blueberry.

Taste brings brighter fruit flavors with citrus notes not present in the aroma. Tart lemon and clementine morph into red grape, tart young plum, and cranberry. Some apple cider vinegar and balsamic lactic notes come in mid palate aggressively. The funk notes get lost in the fruit and acidity.

Mouthfeel is light with carbonation on the low level of medium. A bit more carbonation would be nice but overall it's close to most other fruit lambics. Sweetness mid palate but drys out nicely on the finish.

A delicious, fruity lambic that doesn't quite showcase the plum fruit but delivers on other flavors. Two complaints, needs a bit more carbonation and a more assertive funk presence in the flavor profile. Other than that most all marks are hit right and drinks akin to a grape infused sour with tannic and bright fruit notes.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 02:46:59 | More by MarcWP
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

06-19-2014 01:56:55 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-14-2014 03:42:31 | More by mrkdwrds
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

06-13-2014 01:10:39 | More by Iparedman
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-12-2014 23:11:06 | More by jampics2
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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
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