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Tuverbol - Café-Brouwerij Loterbol

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very good

81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 16.84%
Wants: 37
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Café-Brouwerij Loterbol visit their website

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 07-19-2007)
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Photo of Rifugium
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

First had a bottle shared at Stone Soup. This review is for a recent tasting of a '12 bottle from my cellar.

Poured into a Drie Fonteinen "3" wine glass. Cloudy golden-orange with a finger of foamy white head that receded to a collar, lacing the glass nicely. Musty aroma, Belgian yeast, spice and banana esters, grassy funk. Similar taste, a good blend of Belgian ale and gueuze, musty and funky, grassy, spicy yeast, light fruit notes--banana, lemon, peach--cobweb, cork; alcohol was decently hidden, but some fusel flavors came out as it warmed. Medium body, medium-low carbonation, easily drinkable. Good overall, but I prefer a straight-up gueuze to this.

Rifugium, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

drewone, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of Seanniek91
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes from Brugge. Found in a bottleshop in Antwerp. Never heard of it, so I bought it. Blend of Loterbol Blond and Doesjel. Vintage 2012. 375ml C&C bottle into a Jupiter Tumbler.

A-Orange/Yellow haze with real thin white head.

S-Tons of funk and earthy aromas. Light sweet blonde notes mixed with sour gueze notes. Light apple/lemon/green grapes.

T-Light sour mixed with malty blonde. Yeasty and meaty with grassy characteristics.

M-Ample carbonation with lighter body. Lighter body. No hints of its 10.6% ABV.

O-Interesting beer. Smell alone, I would assume it's an intensely sour gueze, but it's very mild.

Seanniek91, Oct 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

illidurit, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of jlindros
4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was clearly brewed or blended by Drie Fonteinen, even the cork says so, so not sure what the whole story is. Brought this back from Belgium and shared with rudzud. 2012 vintage.

Light fizzy head fades quickly bit the head covering sticks around much for a while, semi clear hazy golden orange yellow colored.

Nose is awesome, pure Drie Fonteinen awesomeness, light Wild funk, great lambic sour like fruit and sour, light grassy lemon aromas, great tartness, good funk.

Taste start with Belgian golden malts, almost like tropical Belgian golden ale, then sourness kicks in, lighter than I expected, but of funk, light acidic phlegm, touch of bready malts. Finish is dry slight bready malt, nice lingering sour lambic funk, light acidity.

Mouth is med bodied, lighter carb, booze hidden well.

Overall great, like a good Belgian single ale blended with a nice lambic , and booze hidden very well.

jlindros, Jun 10, 2013
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4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Shared by JLindros, he bought this while in Belgium, 2012 vintage.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice lightly hazy golden hue with a nice light thin blanket that leaves nice lacing and good retention.

S - Aromas of nice, strong barnyard funk and horse blanket, faint citrus and alcohol.

T - Taste is quite sour, yet nice caramel and funk. Very strange with how much caramel is in this beer. Alcohol is hidden masterfully would never believe this is almost 10%. Delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and lightly carbonated, dry, not boozy.

O - Overall I enjoyed this beer immensely. Presumably it's was rare and hard to get, very nice.

rudzud, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bsuedekum, Oct 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

pschul4, Sep 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

375ml into a 3F tumbler. The brew appears a pale golden color with a white froth that sits atop for a rough pour and receeds down to a thin film. Some alcohol legs stick to the glass when swirled.

The smell is musty with earth and herbal components along the lines of moist wood, cork, leather. Some fuity citrus rinds blends with a tropical note. The rindy element is like oranges/grapefuit pulp.

This is quite earthy in flavor with rinds like grapefruit, lemon and mild tropical pulp. Alcohol is there but not as exaggerated as expected, more warming than anything. However, as it warms it has a solvent kick of alcohol that comes out almost like vodka, very spirit reinforced and a bit out of place for the style.

The feel of this brew is medium bodied with a light tingle of carbonation. It starts off very musty and earthy with bitter fruity rind elements and turns weird fast with its alcohol burn. Not bad brew and certainly worth a try but this is not something I would crave or go out of my way for again.

stakem, Aug 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

247th Review
37.5cl (corked and caged) bottle poured into 3F geuze glass
Vintage: 2007

From notes.

A: Apple juice amber. Zero head on vigorous pour.

S: Smells of horseblanket, funk, must, lemon zest, cracked wheat and aged cheese. A decent nose, but it all goes...

...downhill from here...

T: The taste is quite empty and lacking any sort of substance/backbone. Mild hints of funk/must, but it simply tastes like sweet apple juice with a touch of lemon, dash of Belgian yeast, and loads of booze. Unpleasant and disappointing.

M: Light bodied with zero carbonation.

O: I was really excited to try this beer, but I think it's a big letdown. Smells good, but the taste doesn't follow. I realize this is a blend of lambic and strong tripel-like blond topfermenting ale; however, it just wasn't enjoyable at all.

spdyfire83, Jul 24, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottle pour courtesy of mrbubbler at Woodshop 7 held at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a murky yellow with a foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour, tart, and funky with some grain, wood, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with a slight acidic quality on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great smell but the flavor just doesn’t quite match up to it.

UCLABrewN84, Jul 24, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an apple juice color, maybe a bit darker, with an off white thin head. Light notes of dust and some leathery brett in the nose, spicy pepper and orange citrus in the back. A little sweeter in the flavor and less funk, still some dusty leathery brett but very faint. Overly sweet, zesty orange, very juicy with a light peppery spice and hop bitterness in the finish. Creamy feel, medium body, light carbonation.

cpetrone84, Jun 29, 2012
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Tuverbol from Café-Brouwerij Loterbol
87 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.