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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

263 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 13
Gots: 47 | 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:
Beer added by: Floydster on 05-21-2009

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

70% 2-3 Year Aged Lambic with 30% Young Lambic. Sparkly, tart and citrusy gueuze. Can age up to 25 years.

Photo of Unchi
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of avalon07
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%

A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a dull orange color and a cloudy texture. There was an inch of foamy head that dissipated quickly. Not a whole lot of lacing.

S: A nice and sweet aroma of fruit, yeast, and some malt.

T: Tasted of a good amount of light fruit, a little malt, and some yeast. A lot of sourness, but that's what you expect from a gueuze. Very lively, vibrant, and complex flavor.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a sharp, prickly finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: This a good, solid example of a gueuze. Light, sour, refreshing and tasty.

Photo of BuchananStude
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of target88
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of titvs
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Review according to BJCP2008 (style 17E). Bottle 75cl - Batch L13.04. AROMA: acidic aroma, with na interesting balance between horsy, goat, and some fruits. APPEARANCE: gold color and very clear. average white head with medium retention. TASTE: moderate sour/acidic taste with a horsey balance and some fruit notes. no hop flavours and no bitterness. PALATE: light body and medium tartness. médium-high carbonation. OVERALL: an average gueuze that lacks a bit more fruity character.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Etterbeek

Photo of OnryAndMean
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of russpowell
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Pours an effervescent honey color with a pinky of beige head. Minimal head retention & lacing (2.75)

S: Sourness, wet hay, pears (4.0)

T: Follows the nose, very tart, sourness up front. Tartness & sourness as this warms Finishes with much sourness & tartness (4.25)

MF: Medium bodied with delicate carbonation, sticky, can feel the enamel peeling off my teeth (4.25)

Drinks very easy, super refreshing , well done take on the style (4.0)

Photo of smakawhat
3.98/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Made Feb 26th 2014.

Deep apricot and opaque solid body. Very little or noticeable carbonation at first through a thick body, but a good rising column in the middle, some that rises along the sides, at a good pin head width. Head is off white, barely making two fingers, but gives to a creamy puck that always gets reborn.

Mild hints of acid and pepper, but with a good fruity candied lemon and crabapple chewy fleshy quality. Kind of has a spritzy feel to it, without a lot of mineral or seltzery senses it seems, very clean. Quite nice, seems very different also than most gueuzes.

Palate comes with a big tart punch. Good puckering lemon, and a very quick finish that almost has some bakery apple pie quality, but it's a bit fleeting. Tonic dryness creeps up a bit, with lots of linger lemon oil and zest which really does last and blast all over. Mouthfeel hints to a little bit of wetness but not too bad,

Overall a good fruity lemon gueuze that's quite refreshing if not totally mind blowing.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of heygeebee
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Less intense than some of it's countryman cousin brews, however, still on the puckering side of the ledger.

Photo of bump8628
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Clear goldenrod, nice head of white foam that sticks well for the style. The aroma is tame at first - a bit one dimensional with simple lactic sourness. The palate gets smacked by a huge dose of tartness - mostly lactic but some acetic acid also peeks through. Traditional lambic funky notes eventually come through - brettanomyces - musty leather, moist wood. Pretty traditional gueuze here, but with the focus much more on the tart than the funky. Worth a buy for sure, and in my case, given the price and lack of decent lambics here, worth several buys.

As an aside, why do breweries like Timmermans and Lindemans insist on pumping out heinous, syrupy fruit concoctions when they are capable of producing a solid beer like this?

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3.56/5  rDev -9.9%

Timmermans Oude Gueuze Limited Edition from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
88 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.