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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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97
world-class

555 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 555
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 107
Gots: 145 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Gueuzerie Tilquin visit their website
Belgium

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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4/5  rDev -8.7%

aztraz, Oct 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Snowshoes, Oct 04, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +10.5%

heytomcat, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

UcDru, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 edition, absolutely stunning. some huge quantity of plums in this gives it just a pink shade and isnt overly fruity or sweet, a testament to its maturity. hazy as orange as it is pink. the nose here is tart from the plums, not sweet, almost not ripe or something, with the lactic funk of quality lambic and the oaky maturity of a well blended gueuze. wishing for nothing else, the flavor just explodes for me, the right mix of sour and funk, its weird and open fermented feeling and farmy and all of that, but its also quite puckery, especially in the finish, but it never really gets acidic or churny in the stomach like many others, its balance there is insane. the fruit adds less than expected, maybe a product of age, but it just adds a touch of sweetness and that tartness you get from the skin of the plum. it really is a cool use of fruit, and an expertly made beer. the tilquin gueuze has come to prominence recently given the sour craze we all seem to be on, but this is a level better than the base beer, its incredible really, one of the better fruited sours i have ever encountered. a beer you have to try to believe.

StonedTrippin, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

ScottJWing, Sep 30, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -7.5%

I had this a Borefts 2014. I remember that I was quite excited about the beer. Being used to the strong tartness of Cantillon brews, I was surprised to get this nose of quite typical geuze flavors, but more retrained than usually and combined with the scent of sweet plums. The beer tastes tart enough to qualify for the honorary title of "Oude" but with the fruitiness comes along pretty harmonic and drinkable. Like it!

safaricook, Sep 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

nguasta2, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

farnold, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

mrn1ceguy, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

jeremiahoden, Sep 27, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good sour. Pours a reddish orange very hazy color with almost no head or head retention. Plenty of dark sediment at the bottom of the flute.

The key aspects of this beer are aroma and taste. A mixture of sweet dark fruit (the plums I guess) and a vinegary sourness that is prominent but not over done.

Mouthfeel is tart and crisp. I detected a little alcohol and some peppery spicing too.

If you want to call a tart slow sipper as "goes down easy", then this beer goes down easy.

Overall, an exceptional sour beer.

JayQue, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Bockerdoppel91, Sep 26, 2014
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4.22/5  rDev -3.7%

stephenjmoore, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

StephRai, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

drmcleod10, Sep 25, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +0.5%

Lucho, Sep 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

afi4lifer, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

jjdc, Sep 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

JWalterWeatherman, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Anatole, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

rightcoast7, Sep 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

markgugs, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

ArsMoriendiOU818, Sep 19, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -11%
look: 2 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

CraftFan5, Sep 19, 2014
Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
97 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.