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Oude Gueuze - Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

947 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 947
Reviews: 453
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 93
Gots: 152 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-21-2001)
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

NSK79, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of dbrauneis
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled October 2012

A: Pours a very slightly hazy medium to dark golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and just a touch of orange highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall sudsy but slightly fizzy off-white head that quickly reduces to a mottled extremely thin film covering about half of the surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong sour aromas with some barnyard funkiness and just a touch of yeast.

T: Moderate amounts of sourness upfront with some light to moderate flavors of vinegar, white wine, white grapes, apple, lemon/citrus, and oak. There is also a light presence of yeast + funkiness in the taste and relatively little bitterness.

M: Just heavier than light bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and viscous with some light to moderate amounts of acidic prickliness in the finish.

O: There is a decent amount of complexity to the smell and the taste of this beer that only increases as the beer warms up. This beer is not too sour for the style so is pretty approachable even for folks new to the style. Just enough funkiness to keep it interesting. Relatively easy to drink, especially for the style.

dbrauneis, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

acurtis, Feb 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Cvescalante, Feb 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

gtermi, Feb 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

alelover, Feb 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

leinie13, Feb 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Texasfan549, Feb 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

kjkinsey, Feb 17, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

330ml corked bottle served in a flute glass.

A: Poursva yellow to orange golden color. Clear. Forms a medium fizzy and small bubbled white yo yellow head. Medium to low retention and only few lacings left in the glass

S: Very fruity and tart in the nose. Apple cider, sweet grains and Lambic yeasts, mainly. Some notes of oak

T: Slightly sweet grains upfront. Very fruity with strong notes of apples. Vinegar. Strong notes of oak. Slightly metallic. Strong earthy notes of Lambic yeasts

M: Light body. High carbonation. Tart and fruity aftertaste

O: Easydrinking beer. Great Gueuze specimen. Recommended

eduardolinhalis, Feb 12, 2013
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4.76/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Served from a 12.7oz bottle into an Allagash coolship glass.

Appearance- Golden/orange with a quick bubbly white head. Lots of carbonation.

Smell- I don't even have to stick my nose up to it to smell the funkiness. Meyer lemon. Vinegar. Some vanilla oakiness. Sweet grapefruit.

Taste- Oh wow thats tart. Getting goosebumps. Lots of lemon and grapefruit. Not vinegary tasting. Some oakiness. Very earthy funkiness.

Mouthfeel- Very carbonated, but not as much as certain other geuzes I've had. Super crisp with an awesome mouth-cleansing finish.

Overall- This is a damn fine geuze. I would get it more often, but it is slightly more expensive than Tilquin or even 3 Fontenine. This will be a nice treat every now and then.

Seanniek91, Feb 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is almost a perfect beer. It's so clean and bright. It is not particularly carbonated, but right away comes that wonderful barnyard smell. The acid is great! It's like drinking a funky lemon, but with a bitter kick at the end.

I could drink this every day.

DaveAnderson, Jan 30, 2013
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4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a wonderful beer. The exuberance of the appearance starts at the bottle, but of course we are interested in the beer itself - it is a semi-shiny amber, with a well-defined white neck and strong visible carbonation.

The aroma makes clear the presence of the fruity aroma of many nuances that blend together. The taste is of strong presence, highly carbonated and sour. Exactly what I would expect from it.

What a good experience!

HabiMendes, Jan 24, 2013
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Oude Gueuze from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
94 out of 100 based on 947 ratings.