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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 105
Gots: 141 | FT: 20
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Fux on 09-30-2012)
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Janeinma, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Davepoolesque, Sep 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

HeadyTheElder, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of larryi86
4.59/5  rDev +4.8%

12.7 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- A hazy reddish color, like the inside of a ripe plum, with a small off white head.

S- Sour, plums, , some cherries, lemons, barnyard funk, slightly sweet.

T- Sour plums, sour cherries, lemon, some funk, slight sweetness, great sour punch with good balance.

M- Crisp, light to medium body, nice carbonation.

O- A good lambic that is well balanced, just as good as their gueuze. I know it is pricey, but I feel it is worth and will pick up more soon.

larryi86, Sep 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

trevorpost, Sep 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Phillyz, Sep 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

infi, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of justforrazors
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%

Batch 2, 375 mL bottle poured into a Hill Farmstead wine glass.

A- Pours a hazy red (plum skin colored?) with a thin layer of off white head that quickly fades to a thin coating around the top with some larger bubbles circling the edge of the glass.

S- Tons of sour fruit that remind me of lemon peel, plum, apricot, and a touch of sour cherries along with a dank, musty fungal aroma. Over the top acidity, mostly lactic, although a touch of acetic on the nose as well.

T- Up front there is a ton of stone fruit (plum, sour cherry, apricot) mixed in with orange zest, lemon tartness, and some brett aroma following up the assault of fruit flavor. On the back end, the acidity that was apparent on the nose comes through and meshes some big brett barnyard.

M- Low mouthfeel with lower carbonation, as expected for the style. It has a great drying effect on the end, and honestly I feel that the way this beer feels is the biggest highlight besides the amazing fruit flavors. The dry finish isn't over the top like some beers, but it lends itself in convincing you to take another taste.

O- Glad I got to try this one fresh, it really leans toward the huge stone fruit flavor and acidity over the brett barnyard, and while I obviously haven't tried this one aged, I think the fruit really shines in it's current form. I can't see it improving much- absolutely great right now.

justforrazors, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -15.3%

Best before 1/29/2023.

Pours a murky purplish-red with a foamy bone head that settles to tiny wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Small chunks of sediment sink to the bottom of the glass after the pour. Smell is sour and tart with malt, acidic, and plum or other dark fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with sour dark fruit and acidic flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but there is definitely a lack of carbonation in this 375 ml bottle, which unfortunately diminishes what has the potential to be a great beer.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

cadaugherty, Sep 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Brew33, Sep 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

bigaltemple, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

soldat329x, Sep 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

vonnegut21, Sep 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

liamt07, Sep 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

fdig23, Sep 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

ahalloin, Sep 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

imperialking, Sep 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Catfish, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of Rutager
4.56/5  rDev +4.1%

Another big thank you to Jeffo!! 750ml 2012/2013 bottle

Appearance. Pours a rich, hazy orange-amber with a very slight tint of blue. Topped with a finger of white head.

Smell. Lovely sour prune plums (reminds me of picking them from my grandpa's trees when I was young), musty woody funk, berries and light orchard fruits. Very nice.

Taste. Sour prune plums again, very woody and lightly musty funk, lime juice and a bit of sour berries. Fantastic stuff.

Mouthfeel. Medium-light body ...maybe more on the light side. Fine medium carbonation.

Overall. I was expecting this to be good, but it's exceed those expectations. These plums make an amazing lambic. Thanks again Jeffo!!!

Rutager, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
4.26/5  rDev -2.7%

Served in a wedding snifter.

This beer ought only be pronounced with a Yiddish accent. Anyway, it pours a cloudy dark sunset amber topped by a half-finger or so of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises tart lemon zest, tart plum (I had no idea such a thing even existed), and a mild bit of tangerine. The taste brings in more of the same, with the tartness coming on rather strongly and some extra plum making an appearance near the finish. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, sticky finish. Overall, a damn fine beer, especially for those who like their sours to live up to that adjective with vim and vigor.

TMoney2591, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Florida9
3.79/5  rDev -13.5%

Very cloudy pinkish brown. Smallish light tannish colored head. No
Lacing. Ara is a blend if sweet and sour. Green grapes, tart apples, a light grapey sweetness. Taste is similar. Light sweetness. Plum? Sure. Nice, pleasant, light tartness. Lighter bodied, tart, but not overly acidic.
A good beer. Not my style, but enjoyable.

Florida9, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Jason1337, Sep 01, 2013
Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
97 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.