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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne - Gueuzerie Tilquin

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97
world-class

386 Ratings
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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 94
Gots: 111 | FT: 17
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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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-11-2014 04:41:21 | More by Cynic-ale
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-08-2014 23:20:59 | More by ubufan2112
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-08-2014 18:39:18 | More by cclark67789
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-08-2014 05:37:33 | More by jjheinrichs
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375ml bottle served in a flute.

2013 Edition marked Best Before 29/01/2023.

A: Big pop when opened, it pours a hazy mix of orange and rose color forming a medium, very bubbled and fizzy light rose head. Good retention and lots of lacings left in the glass

S: Very fruity. Strong notes of plums and grapes. Pale malts. Vinager, wood and flowery hops. Metallic notes and the traditional Lambic yeasts

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Funky. Notes of plums, grapes, vinegar and pale malts. I'm overall, quite dry with moderate acidity. A bit metallic and earthy finished

M: Light body. Fizzy carbonation. Fruity and acid aftertaste

O: Great drinkability. Excellent Lambic for sour beer lovers

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 19:40:53 | More by eduardolinhalis
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-07-2014 15:06:41 | More by thebigredone
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EricDu

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-07-2014 06:25:27 | More by EricDu
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Dirty25

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

05-26-2014 20:13:54 | More by Dirty25
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-23-2014 20:20:36 | More by jhillwastaken
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LancetherealLeader

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3%

05-23-2014 01:47:51 | More by LancetherealLeader
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-19-2014 21:40:00 | More by funkyaudio
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-13-2014 16:19:30 | More by muskiesman
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-12-2014 23:44:34 | More by jfstilling
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-11-2014 18:05:45 | More by DiscLizard
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-10-2014 02:59:53 | More by ElGallo
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-08-2014 13:16:15 | More by JohnnieNepal
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Damian

Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drank from a 12.7 fl.oz. corked and caged bottle purchased at Craft Beer Cellar, Belmont, MA
Best before 29/01/2023
Served in a flute

The beer poured a hazy, medium amber with a slight violet tinge. Quite attractive. The liquid was topped by a creamy, frothy, bubbly, bright white crown that faded to a lasting ring. Drops of lacing dotted the glass.

The aroma was super musty and funky. Tons of barnyard character. Quite woody. Crisp and tart with strong lemon notes. Dry and yeasty. Somewhat wheaty. There was a slight fruity sweetness as well.

The flavor profile was very similar to the aroma. Crisp, tart and wheaty with loads of tart lemony character. Definitely more lemony and acidic than the nose. Dry, yeasty notes came through strong. The finish was exceptionally oaky and slightly tannic. Some aged hops were also detectible. Tart, lemony notes lingered after every sip.

On the palate, the beer was crisp and lively with a spritzy yet mellow effervescence. The carbonation however soon died down and the liquid turned soft and smooth.

Even though I picked up no plum notes in either the aroma or the flavor profile, this Tilquin offering is considerably smoother and more complex than their original gueuze. While the date on this bottle indicates that it is rather fresh, I would love to sample something even younger to see if the plums are more noticeable.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 17:24:35 | More by Damian
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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akang

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

04-29-2014 03:43:20 | More by CoolEthan
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Vermont

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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
97 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.