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Oude Gueuze - Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

894 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 894
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 91
Gots: 141 | 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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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-19-2012 19:44:10 | More by JasonSiedman
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anteater

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-18-2012 16:37:12 | More by anteater
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N3ptune

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-13-2012 22:35:46 | More by N3ptune
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t0rin0

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-10-2012 03:19:05 | More by t0rin0
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.9/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Into a flute. Half finger of head. Strawberry colored body with lots of bubbles. Looks pretty.
Smells like fresh fruits, mostly apples.
Wow taste. Starts a little sweet, then quickly moves to a dry sour and bitter taste. Quick ending.
Crisp and fizzy texture.
My first of this style so I am not sure what they are supposed to be like. However, I enjoyed this.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 01:25:18 | More by Fatehunter
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schneid

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

10-08-2012 19:37:06 | More by schneid
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frankiepop

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Too sour for me. Reminded me of a good quality champagne really with intense flavor, but I must reiterate this is very much like a Belgium Flander and that is way too sour for my taste buds>

Goes good with good music. Recommend saxophonist Mark Whitecage with this brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2012 08:16:37 | More by frankiepop
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cardern

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

09-29-2012 12:55:57 | More by cardern
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-hazy golden amber color with a decent white head and some lacing

S-sour, fruity, spices, pepper

T-sour grapes, pepper, nice yeasty funk, tart crisp finish

F-medium body with lively carbonation, crisp and dry

O-delicious gueze with great flavor and balance

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 20:31:09 | More by MDDMD
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davefromdesign

California

4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color:
Beautiful dark golden color.

Smell:
Very subtle.

Flavor:
Very light, clean and simple. The wonderful light funk of farmyard saison applied to a sour ale with a crisp edge and a clean finish. It reminds me of apple cider vinegar.

Perfect for a nice summer evening.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 03:22:05 | More by davefromdesign
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12.7 oz, LOTNR G
Poured into a Cantillon gueuze glass.

Appearance. Pours a rich yellow-gold with a little haze and a thin bubbly white head that quickly fades to a skim.

Smell. Nice and fruity, pears and apples, sweet and earthy funk with some old wet wood. Smell is strong and very nice.

Taste. Very sour lemon juice (from concentrate, not fresh), some bitter leather and earthy funk, maybe a little lime rind. Very nice.

Mouthfeel. Medium body with medium, lively carbonation.

Overall. A very fine gueuze. Really enjoying this one.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2012 02:38:01 | More by Rutager
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Mother Earth tulip glass.

I've had a sour beer or two in my day, but today I decided to go headlong into a plethora of sours. First beer to tackle, one Hanssens Artisanaal Oude Gueuze. As soon as I cracked open the bottle, the aromas just gushed out of the bottle before it even touched my glass. The beer poured into the glass with a gorgeous setting-sun orange glow, but with little to no head on it. Not much carbonation, overall not too much as far as presentation goes, just a nice hazy orange lambic.

As mentioned previously, the aromas kicked my ass. Lots of lemon, extremely tart aromas, vinegar, and grapefruit. You can't help but wince when putting it to the nose. As for the mouth, you get that extreme tart flavor to match the aroma. Definitely some muscadine grapes, lemon, granny smith apple, and citrus flavors. Very clean and crisp, refreshing, and smooth.

All in all, stop reading this review! Go out and purchase this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 23:21:36 | More by hellhammermario
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JustinQ

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

09-18-2012 02:30:41 | More by JustinQ
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-16-2012 23:56:55 | More by muskiesman
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ctwinne


5/5  rDev +17.6%

09-15-2012 21:53:55 | More by ctwinne
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

09-14-2012 17:30:36 | More by ReeseMax3
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy orange with a billowing white foamy head on top. Great head retention and plenty of thick lacing clings to the glass.

S: Nice tart lemon aroma mixed with some barnyard funk and must. Very sharp tartness in the aroma. Gets a bit funkier as the beer warms.

T: Again, a piercing tartness/sour component right away with some lemon and green apple flavors mixed with a little bit of funk and wood.

M: Medium bodied with a nice level of carbonation, slightly dry finish.

O: A little pricey, but a nice gueuze for sure. Nice blend of fruit/sour/must. Would drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 03:17:12 | More by mdaschaf
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bentonquest

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

09-11-2012 19:50:07 | More by bentonquest
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ccrida

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is darker gold with lots of streaming bubbles forming a fairly large, somewhat loose white head.

Smell is grapefruit citrus, a little overripe fruit, a touch musty.

Taste is pithy and tart, but not overly so. Really nice minerality.

Mouthfeel is dry and crisp, but a touch on the watery side.

Drinkability is high, it's a delicious beer. Classic gueuze, made to be highly drinkable and quenching, yet still offering depth of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 20:59:57 | More by ccrida
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pjs234

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

09-09-2012 02:53:20 | More by pjs234
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

09-05-2012 02:50:39 | More by DelicateDelirium
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brotherloco

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

09-04-2012 00:54:19 | More by brotherloco
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schteve825

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-31-2012 21:30:43 | More by schteve825
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beerpadawan

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-27-2012 18:27:43 | More by beerpadawan
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FullObs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-20-2012 17:23:21 | More by FullObs
Oude Gueuze from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
94 out of 100 based on 894 ratings.