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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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97
world-class

558 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 558
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 107
Gots: 147 | 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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Photo of orangesol
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Kramer for busting this one out a few weeks ago at his annual christmas party, been wanting to try this one for awhile now. 2013 750ml bottle.

A - Pours turgid purplish orange with a nice one finer tall white head, quickly dissipating down to a light film, leaving small streaks of lace down the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of mild barnyard funk, light basement must, dulled jammy plums, dash of red wine vinegar and earthy oak. Solid all around nose.

T - Starts off much like the nose with the funk, must and jammy plums mixing together to form the base. Hints of oak, vinegar, fruit skin and light lactic sourness. Finish is pretty dry, lingering long after the finish.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Dry, crisp feel from start to finish, bit of sweetness creeping in toward the end of each sip.

O - Pretty good all around fruit lambic. One of my least favorite of the night but we had some pretty serious beers so that is to be expected to some extent. Glad I finally got to try it, may have to track down a bottle and throw it in the cellar for a few years.

orangesol, Dec 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

PhatAtUT, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

schopenhauerale, Dec 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

schnarr84, Dec 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

CardsWinAgain, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of eric5bellies
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drank from my Mane Liquor tulip

A - Pours a murky pink copper colour with a white head that retains well for a lambic.

S - Horse blanket and mild plum

T - Front palate nice and plum like with zest middle palate then followed by massive sour horse blanket flavour the finish drops away quickly to a balanced sweetness and the plum return.

M - Medium body and low carbonation

O - A top quality lambic with perfect balance and an absolute thirst quencher

eric5bellies, Dec 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

beav19, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Ciocanelu, Dec 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

beernads, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of sweemzander
4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

375mL bottle poured into a lambic tumbler.

(A)- Pours a cloudy orang-ish amber color. A solid head of off-white froth. Decent retention.

(S)- An intense acidity meets some very dry oak. Some chessy funk meets subtle plum fruits.

(T)- A nice sour acidity level. A great oaky funk dryness as well. Plum fruits are extremely subtle. Finishes ever so slightly sweet and fruity.

(M)- A great carbonation level and balance. Everything is right where it should, I just wish the plums showed up more I guess, but the base is excellent.

(O)- Easily a great lambic for sure, just not as fruit forward as I had hoped it could be. Nonetheless, the base is superb and has a great balance to it.

sweemzander, Dec 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Spider889, Dec 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

sclitch, Dec 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Kmat10, Dec 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

IanSpindler, Dec 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

ThreeFishes, Dec 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

ddedhed, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

ncaudle, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of JasonLovesBeer
4.54/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: A reddish-orange, murky gueuze with pretty small, fizzy head.

S: Acidic and earthy funk, plenty of oak and just a slight hint of background sweetness that I anticipate is plum.

T: Lots of oak and tartness, gentle and natural sweetness that gives to a dry and well oaked finished. The plum is detectable towards the end, and come across under-ripe thanks to the tartness and dryness.

M: Wonderfully full bodied, seemingly from the plums. Carbonation feels great despite the small head. Exceedingly dry finish. This beer feels fantastic start to finish.

O: I was surprised how subtle the plum was, but I am not at all disappointed by that - this is an awesome drinking gueuze!

JasonLovesBeer, Nov 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Beerandboards, Nov 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

taospowder, Nov 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

oline73, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

wyatt13, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Jordy777, Nov 16, 2013
Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
97 out of 100 based on 558 ratings.