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Timmermans Oude Gueuze Limited Edition - Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

207 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 9
Gots: 33 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 05-21-2009)
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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

10-01-2012 17:47:45 | More by seeswo
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes.

A: Pours a slightly hazy peach color with a smallish white head on top. Decent retention with a little bit of lacing on the sides.

S: On the musty/funk side with less of a tart/sour aroma. Some straw and barnyard aromas with a bit of lemon and oak.

T: A flip from the aroma with a more sourness. Lemon rind, faint green apple, and some vinegar. Still some light funky/brett and barnyard flavor.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation, rather dry finish.

O: A pretty good gueuze, would seek it out again as well as the other Timmermans gueuzes.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 02:47:46 | More by mdaschaf
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 09/27/12 notes. Picked up a bottle of this at the Whole Foods on Bowery in NYC a few weeks ago. Bottled on 17/04/12, poured from a 750ml bottle into my Lost Abbey stemware.

a - Pours a hazy bright yellow color with one and a half fingers of fluffy white head and high carbonation evident. Head lasts for 1 to 2 minutes and leaves some light lacing on the glass. Looks pretty good.

s - Smells of funk, very acedic, light citrus, oak, some brett, and some oranges. Very nice nose; it is super funky.

t - Tastes of funk, vinegar, sour fruit and sour citrus, oak, very acedic, earthy notes, orange, and some bready malts. Taste is not as funky as the nose but is much, much more sour. Again, nice.

m - Light body and high carbonation. Very dry and acedic mouthfeel.

o - Overall a really nice funky and tart gueuze. Nose is funkier and the taste is tarter, but I liked it quite a bit. Would certainly buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2012 14:44:36 | More by mdfb79
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-25-2012 15:39:15 | More by Texasfan549
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very pale, hazy straw gold with a finger of wispy starch white head. Great lacing.

Subtly funky on the nose... lemongrass, wet hay, wheat, slight citrus qualities, very smooth.

Very refreshing - sweet and tart, fresh lemonade, white wine, lingdonberries, rhubarb, very bright, crisp.

I was surprised by this one. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 00:58:35 | More by yamar68
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Produced on 17/04/12

A: Pours a very hazy medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a huge three finger tall white head that very slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of tart light fruits with some lemon/citrus, hay, and light to moderate amounts barnyard funk. Nice complexity and very enticing.

T: I just wish there was a little more tartness to the flavor of this beer than there is... Light to moderate flavors of fruit tartness with lighter notes of lemon/citrus, funk, and acidity. Very light vinegar hint.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Crisp with some acidic prickliness and dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink. especially for the style - this would be a good beer for someone to get started in this style due to the light amount of tartness. Very refreshing and even sessionable (probably the only beer in this style that I have said that about). Enjoyable and I would be happy to drink this one again.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 13:19:21 | More by dbrauneis
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-22-2012 22:59:37 | More by kjkinsey
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metter98

New York

3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and poured with a massive three finger high bright white head that took a long time to die down but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are moderately aromas of barnyard funk in the nose along with some notes of lemon.
T: This beer is rather tart and has flavors of lemon citrus, hay and a light to moderate amount of sourness.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: Even with a very careful pour, pouring this resulted in approximately 90 percent head and 10 percent beer. It’s quite easy to drink and is especially refreshing when compared to other beers in the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 19:55:34 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-22-2012 19:44:13 | More by smithj4
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

09-18-2012 20:06:55 | More by thewimperoo
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nanobrew

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

09-12-2012 16:31:20 | More by nanobrew
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light gold/straw. Lively carbonation. Head is bright-white, extremely bubbly, and creamy. Carbonation keeps the head retention up. Some vestiges of lacing. Slight haze.

Smell: Hay, yeast, and lemons. Big grassy component. Mild earthiness. Yeast drops big hits of clove, ripe banana, and even a touch of bubblegum. It's like someone hit a tripel with some wild yeast. Musty. Grass and yeast.

Taste: Lemon flesh. Tart citric bite. Some nice layers of grass, hay, and damp earth. Mild wheat tang. Pale malts. Delicate with a biting layer of tart. A touch of oak with a building lactic sourness. Mild fruitiness, something akin to apples and grapes.

Mouthfeel: Light and refreshing. Crisp and touch dry. Relatively clean finish with a tiny bit of seltzer on the finish.

Overall: Bright and delicious.

Smells like a funky tripel, but drinks like a well-blended and delicate gueuze. It's definitely something special. I'll probably round up another couple bottles before it disappears.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 18:02:26 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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jivex5k

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

09-11-2012 14:05:43 | More by jivex5k
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big fizzy head fades quickly hazy golden yellow orange color.

Nose light tart fruity and lemon hint of funk and sweet malts, light bready yeast, little lactic acid.

Taste big carb, fluffy malts, tart lemon sour fruit and light wheat grass, little funk, very dry. A bit of lactic acid and juicy tart fruit throughout. Tons of carb, little bitter and fairly tart. Finish is dry still, long tartness lingering, little funk and lactic acid.

Mouth is med to lighted bodied, tons of carb, bit of acid tingle.

Overall pretty nice, nice acidity, nice funk, good tart fruit, dry, tasty, but a little yeasty. it's a fairly good gueuze but not phenomenal compare to many of the others you can get for about the same price.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 13:11:58 | More by jlindros
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-08-2012 23:32:31 | More by t0rin0
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gottabetweed

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pourde from 750 ml. Bottle into tulip glass. Poured a hazy yellow with a generous head. Disspated rather quickly. Minimal lacing

Smell is tart, lemons, pickles,

Taste is sour to the max. Quite possibly the sourest beer I have eve had, but no hint of vinegar flavor. Lemons, no hops to be found.

Mouthfeel would be my one drawback. It's almost like it's over carrbonated. It explodes when it hits your mouth. I see many burps in my future.

Overall I really enjoyed This beer. I love sours and this is the extreme version of a sour.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 22:54:06 | More by gottabetweed
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FosterJM

California

3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1491st Review on BA
Bottle to Tumbler
750 Ml C/C

Bottled 17/04/12
Purchased for $20 @ El Cerrito Liquor, Corona, CA

App- Its a very AAL looking beer but on top of that its got a big puffy head that gave way to lace, stick and cling. Very hazy and a good looking beer.

Smell- Its a gueuze for sure. Malty, wheat, sour and lactic all rolled into one. A good amount of lemon in this one with a bit of oak mixed in. Just a bit light all around.

Taste- I enjoyed this beer. This really has a taste that has more to offer than with regards to the aroma. Really had a ton of carry over from the nose with the lemons, white wine vinegar, and fruits.

Mouth- Its a good mix of a light medium with a soft body. A high carbonation was there with a bit of a white wine spritzer residual flavor.

Drink- Its a nice queuze but doesnt leave me saying OMG! Lacked a bit of funk but had a nice sour/lactic flavor. I think with time this could become amazing.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2012 04:46:48 | More by FosterJM
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750ml bottle into a wine glass.

A: Pours a light hay color with a decent white head.

S: Very sweet and somewhat funky. Cherry flesh, horseblanket and wet wood, bright wheat and a bit of fruity acidity. Not what I was expecting from an oude gueuze but interesting enough.

T: Mild, fruit-heavy tartness hits the palate first - lemon, slight raspberry, coarse sugar, a bit of oak. The tartness is soon washed away by unmalted wheat and yeasty esters. The beer finishes like a domesticated Belgian pale ale with a bit of acid lingering.

M: Light-bodied and soft, with slightly overbearing and frothy carbonation.

O: This was decent enough to drink, but too much sweetness and a frothy mouthfeel detract from the experience. The pleasant funk in the aroma is nowhere to be found in the taste also.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 01:14:31 | More by Etan
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peabody

Kentucky

4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a cloudy orange amber with lots of white small bubbles. Good head retention.
Smell is orange and lemon zest with leather and pepper notes in the background. You can smell the yeast and not the alcohol.
Taste is sour lemon and spice with a sweet almost sticky aftertaste. Kinda like apple cider mixed with unsweetend lemonade.
Mouthfeel is clean at first then sticky towards the end.
Overall this is a great gueze for the price. Will buy this again if I can get it.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2012 11:22:38 | More by peabody
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od_sf

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-23-2012 01:40:01 | More by od_sf
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Halcyondays

California

3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle,

A: Pours a super hazy light orange, with a fizzy short-lasting white head. No lace.

S: Lemony lactic acid, with floral notes of peach and rose. Not terribly funky.

T: Peach and mandarin orange, tart fermented lemons.

M: Mild acidity, tart for sure. Light-bodied, crisp.

O: A good sour beer, the lack of funk and so-called Belgian terrior makes this taste a lot more "American" than most Belgo-made gueuzes. Pricey, but it's nice to see another true gueuze on the market.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 02:49:11 | More by Halcyondays
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-16-2012 23:23:42 | More by Yabev15
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harrymel

Washington

2.68/5  rDev -32%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Vintage 2012

I rarely open bottled with them pointed away, but I was at the dentists and wanted to do it classy style, so I pointed it away from me and as soon as the cage was twisted loose, the cork fired out and made a dent in the siding of the house. Fucking ridiculous. Didn't foam over much though. Pours a turbid tangerine yellow with some fleeting white foam. Nose is funky and sour with plenty of co2, lemon and pepper. Flavor is Nicely tart without being puckering - grain and hot carb with some soda flavor and a good bit of metal and brett flavor. Thin with hi carb and sharp off dry finish. Meh, for a gueuze this isn't really up my alley.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 02:42:51 | More by harrymel
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vobr0002

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

08-13-2012 00:51:37 | More by vobr0002
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

08-06-2012 22:12:15 | More by rolltide8425
Timmermans Oude Gueuze Limited Edition from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
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