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Belle Vue Sélection Lambic - Brasserie Belle-Vue

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

71 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 71
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 39
Gots: 14 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brasserie Belle-Vue visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 09-01-2003)
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -34.2%

1999 vintage. Paid more than I care to admit at DHL in August 2014. This was sour and acetic (acetic to a major fault in my opinion). Difficult to finish.

It wasn't the age that did it in my opinion, as I've had many aged beers which oxidize beautifully with hints of sherry and mushrooms. No, this was just solventy.

08-15-2014 08:13:07 | More by TurdFurgison
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-27-2014 23:29:04 | More by Holland
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erbu

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-08-2014 13:04:08 | More by erbu
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-06-2014 05:57:13 | More by WillCarrera
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-19-2014 15:42:04 | More by baybum
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-18-2014 06:40:03 | More by drewone
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-15-2014 02:36:31 | More by GRG1313
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Rado

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-15-2014 02:34:58 | More by Rado
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vissai

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-15-2014 02:32:27 | More by vissai
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Mbrown44

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-02-2014 19:49:08 | More by Mbrown44
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.49/5  rDev -16.5%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 1999 bottle.

Appearance - No head. Hazy orange body.

Smell - Cardboard oxidation. Citrus. Acidic. A little funky.

Taste - Starts off with a nice citrus flavor builds it gets very acetic quickly. Woody. Sharp sourness. Very intense. A little bit of pepper.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Very sour.

Overall - One of the most sour beers I've had. I see why people like it, but it's not for me.

05-18-2014 23:32:28 | More by Alieniloquium
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-21-2014 16:49:19 | More by tom10101
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biernack

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

12-01-2013 11:59:37 | More by biernack
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zrab11

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

10-16-2013 14:09:27 | More by zrab11
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aasher

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-04-2013 13:38:11 | More by aasher
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claaark13

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-03-2013 20:49:36 | More by claaark13
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-03-2013 20:45:51 | More by cosmonick
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bauermj

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-14-2013 15:50:34 | More by bauermj
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spicelab

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +3.6%

1992. #15355. Huge thanks to bluebetty for sharing. Reviewed from notes.

Zero pop on corking. Absurdly murky orange-brown with nil carb. Still.

Nose is palpably vinous and tannic, supporting juicy kumquat, sour apricot, lemon, honey and hints of nail-polish phenolics

Moderate acidity and a mellow mustiness form a solid canvas for lashings of chewy blood orange and grapefruit pith. Grows and grows over the course.

Satisfyingly meaty, with a lengthy buzzy acidity before a dry, tight finish.

Still in great nick. Big tannins, plenty of fruit and restrained sourness.

07-14-2013 04:47:28 | More by spicelab
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-25-2013 21:02:00 | More by bsuedekum
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-04-2013 22:57:58 | More by kscaldef
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JRod1969

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-28-2013 04:36:32 | More by JRod1969
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-07-2013 12:49:44 | More by Thorpe429
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-06-2013 20:50:25 | More by yourefragile
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BucketBoy

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%

As of this paralleling golden yellow beer looks really nice in my glass. Crisp comes the noses if you love them and the acetic mess. Touch of honey citrus must get cobwebby basement, vibrant and bright. The flavor is sharp piquant. Sharp Tartness almost stripping my teeth but thank you very well, complex see what I Redonda. whatever, why might be a touch of dental flaws, underwear fruit mostly tart orange and lemon, lemon rind, nice. Overall, what an experience! Thanks for the hookup, Ryan!

04-06-2013 05:09:49 | More by BucketBoy
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Belle Vue Sélection Lambic from Brasserie Belle-Vue
92 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.