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Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille - Brouwerij Oud Beersel

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

708 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 38
Gots: 79 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 03-21-2002)
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

yellow in color. A large, perhaps three inch high head of white foam then came up over the top and settled down wonderfully into a one inch layer of foam that came up across the entire top of the glass. Gorgeous side glass lacing and a wonderful presence of carbonation.

The aroma was a bit lighter then I was expecting, but still tremendously good. Rich nose of tart apple vinegar, sour grapes and a touch of wet hay. Enormously complex, as it warms it comes across with a light wheat or herbal like quality and just the tiniest amount of spice prickling the nose. The flavor was more of the same. Rich notes of sour and biting vinegar flavor coming across on it right away. A little bit one sided, and not as huge as I would have wanted given the stature to which this one is held to, but still extremely solid and worth it. Light grapes and even a touch of wheat coming through mid palate, especially as it starts to warm. Mellow grassy flavors are mingling very well within the flavor now. Smooth, easy transgression with the carbonation being nearly perfect here, and a light feel that was just spot on

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 02:53:49 | More by mikesgroove
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375ml bottle poured into an Omer Blond tulip glass. Best before 2034.

A: Pours a rocky and huge three fingers of sudsy off white head. Light gold/orange body with a steady stream of bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass. Head retention for days.

S: Up front an almost toasted oak note before jumping into all sorts of funky farmhouse, burned rubber/mineral, stinky cheese, lemon juice and over ripened fruit smells.

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Mf: Light body with a very prickly carbonation that really brings out the acidity in the beer. Once you adjust thought it's highly drinkable and even thirst quenching.

Overall: A great interpretation of an authentic geuze. Lots of weird funky and sour flavors that set it apart from the American sour ales. Recommended and easy to find.

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Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
90 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.