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Timmermans Gueuze Caveau - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: xlperro on 10-20-2004

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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 6
Photo of Goliath
3.8/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Beer pours a very nice clear amber color. There is a thin bubbley pure white head that quickly disappears and leaves no lace.

The aroma is fairly typical. Sour fruit notes, yeast, makes the mouth water.

Taste is nice. A simple tartness that makes your lips smack. Tastes of oak and yeast. Not overly complex.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a nice carbonation bite.

Drinkability is moderate. Flavors are good and alcohol is low, but tart beers are not incredibly sessionable.

Photo of thierrynantes
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sorry but this following comment is in french :

Appearance : gueuze de couleur bronze dorée, mousse tenant peu, fines bulles et belle effervescence
Smell : notes de pommes
Taste and mouthfeel : goût délicieusement acidulé, finale sèche
Drinkability : une bonne bière dans le style gueuze traditionnelle

Photo of bark
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I bought a crate of this beer some 1½ years ago. I did a review of the first bottle I drunk and now I’m having the last one...

The colour is orange-yellow with a red tint; the liquid is hazy. There isn’t much of head, just a minimal white ring.

The strong smell is most of all sour; it reminds more of vinegar than beer. There are also some minerals, earthy iodine and dome bitterness. Maybe it is a bit simple for a Guezue.

The taste is sour with earthy notes of iodine and other minerals. The sourness passes, leaving a fruity flavour of sour candy, reminding me of a good Weissen.

The carbonation is very strong and rather short. Good.

An OK Guezue, but there are others, more demanding and expressive to chose from.

Photo of Bierschenker
3.32/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has an golden orange colour. The head wasn’t big. But a small survivor stands strong.
I poured it in a Boon gauze glass. Some carbonation is present, as are the little flocks floating around from the brewing process.
The smell was a bit worrying, it reminded me of dissolvable vitamin tablets. Something I have tasted before in the Wittekerke Rosé. Fruit, mostly orange, grapes and sour apples. A sticky sweetness.
The taste is much more sour than other Geuzes. Almost like vinegar. Combined with a big deal of carbonation, lemons, oranges and some yeast.
The aftertaste is more like that typical and traditional Geuze taste. Sweet Lambic with a sour layer.

Not bad, but not the best.

Ut Vivat, Crescat, Floreat!

Photo of tatterdash
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head. Aroma was sour wild yeasts and a bit grassy. Taste was a tart cherry at first, with citrus and grapes coming in later, very complex. The mouthfeel was almost thick, quite impressive. I like to finish most Belgian beer night with a Gueuze or a Lambic, and this is a great finisher. I am finally starting to understand the style.

Photo of Sammy
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Was able to sip some of this sharing with XLperro at Smokeless Joe's. Yeast and citrus but also acid aroma. Cloudy peach coloured. Not too acidic a lambic-geuze. Very tart aftertaste 28 hours later, which is not relatively bad. Cork, chlorine, apple, some malt.

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Timmermans Gueuze Caveau from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
82 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.