1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

De Neve Gueuze Ongefilterd - Brasserie Belle-Vue

Not Rated.
De Neve Gueuze Ongefilterd
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.

27 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 27
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brasserie Belle-Vue visit their website

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 03-01-2005)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of erbu


3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-08-2014 13:08:16 | More by erbu
Photo of Jspriest


4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-18-2014 18:47:24 | More by Jspriest
Photo of LambicKing


4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-28-2014 20:45:56 | More by LambicKing
Photo of TurdFurgison


4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-18-2014 02:09:05 | More by TurdFurgison
Photo of Alieniloquium


3.53/5  rDev -15.3%

750 mL unlabeled bottle poured into a snifter. 1991 bottle.

Appearance - Pours almost flat. Hazy orange. A few stray bubbles.

Smell - Oaky. A little funky. Citrusy. Lemony with some orange. A bit of white pepper.

Taste - Acetic. Pretty sour. Oaky. Lemony citrus. A bit of graininess. Some cardboard oxidation.

Mouthfeel - Nearly flat and extremely sour. A bit sluggish to drink.

Overall - It's old, but still tasty. Extremely sour at this point.

01-28-2014 02:19:25 | More by Alieniloquium
Photo of tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -40%

10-27-2013 23:42:28 | More by tom10101
Photo of ygtbsm94


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-08-2013 02:57:27 | More by ygtbsm94
Photo of beernads


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-18-2013 07:11:05 | More by beernads
Photo of drummermattie02


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-22-2013 14:16:03 | More by drummermattie02
Photo of yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-06-2013 20:40:30 | More by yourefragile
Photo of BucketBoy


4.1/5  rDev -1.7%

Thanks, Bill!

This early '80s unlabelled bottle has held up remarkably well and has a beautiful sharpness overall. Not sure the exact vintage.

L - Beautiful glowing golden in my 3F glass, nicely craned, just a whisper of foam on top.

S - Mineral sulfur, honey, red apple and touch of lemon, perhaps a bit of grassy. Not super musty but a touch of wet basement stone.

T - Very flavorful, bright, and delicious! Lemon and lemon curd, mineral sulfur, some blond vinegar, apple skin and light apple flesh, perhaps some honey sweetness.

M - Light, smooth carbonation really helps this just enough. Could be a touch spritzier if I being picky, but for a roughly 30-year-old beer, as good as can be really.

O - What a delicious treat! Get some!

04-05-2013 22:57:34 | More by BucketBoy
Photo of Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.69/5  rDev +12.5%

1984 vintages shared by Bill. Thanks!

The beer is orange with a surprising amount of carbonation. An inch of white head settles to a quarter inch and holds. Aromas of funk, oak, citrus, hay. Beautiful color and strong aroma. Impressive. Tangy citrus and oak. Lovely. What a treat to have a three decade old gueuze.

04-05-2013 22:47:53 | More by Huhzubendah
Photo of Rempo


4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-03-2013 13:49:38 | More by Rempo
Photo of MordorMongo

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-29-2013 23:15:01 | More by MordorMongo
Photo of aasher


4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-29-2013 00:17:26 | More by aasher
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

01-09-2013 00:52:57 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
Photo of woosterbill


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

750ml bottle of the 1991 vintage, shared as part of a crazy Lambic tasting. Big thanks to beerpirates for hooking me up with this ancient gem.

A: Clear, fairly deep amber body under a fine finger of tan foam. Good retention and light lace. Great, especially for being old enough to order its own beer.

S: Bright lemony sourness is right up front, followed by some deep, dry, oaky funk. Musty and fresh at the same time. Wow.

T: Balanced, rich, and complex. Citrusy, lemony sourness, vanilla sweetness, and incredible musty oldness. Terrific vintage Geuze.

M: Smooth medium body, creamy, moderate carbonation. Luxurious.

O: We opened this as part of a vintage flight alongside '84 Eylenbosch and '99 Belle-Vue Selection, and this was the perfect middle ground: it combined the musty funk of the Eylenbosch with the intense fruity sourness of the Belle-Vue, standing as a near-perfect example of well-aged complexity. Terrific beer.


11-18-2012 19:01:14 | More by woosterbill
Photo of kscaldef


4.38/5  rDev +5%

1991 Vintage via trade with beerpirates. Opened for my 35th birthday.

Despite a nearly disintegrating old cork, this bottle still opened with an audible pop. Clarity is good, color is a nice orange-yellow. A small white head raised on the pour, with minimal retention. Aroma brings hay, lactic notes, and a citrus aspect that's not quite as sharp as the usual lemon I get from gueuzes. On the tongue this has great tartness but is only minimally funky. Carbonation is medium-low. Delicious and very drinkable, and has held up extremely well over 21 years.

08-27-2012 17:42:47 | More by kscaldef
Photo of JAHMUR


4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-27-2012 16:06:37 | More by JAHMUR
Photo of claaark13


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

08-12-2012 17:39:07 | More by claaark13
Photo of UCLABrewN84


4.4/5  rDev +5.5%

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

1991 vintage.

Pours a murky honey orange 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 cork aromas. Taste is much the same with an acidic quality on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that has held up super well over 21 years time.

07-24-2012 01:36:26 | More by UCLABrewN84
Photo of CheapBeerBuzz


3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-08-2012 16:38:22 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
Photo of Thorpe429


4/5  rDev -4.1%

Huge thanks to callmemickey for pulling out this bottle. 1991 vintage. Served in a mini tulip.

Pours a nice golden color with a short, bubbly white head. The nose brings some pretty heavy lactic presence along with some earth and mild acetic character in the background. A touch of oak comes through in the flavor along with a bit of earth. Nice acidity throughout. Medium body and moderate carbonation; very smooth and actually just a bit creamy. Quite good. This has held up well.

04-09-2012 23:52:26 | More by Thorpe429
Photo of largadeer


4.3/5  rDev +3.1%

1988 De Neve Gueuze. Cloudy orange topped by a tall fluffy white cap. Nose is funky and dusty, damp hay, strong barnyard notes with rotten lemon, moderate acidity. Palate has a nice lemon sourness, slight biscuit quality, wet wood. Very mouth watering and lactic. Ding dong largadeerio, this beer is tasty.

10-09-2011 01:02:45 | More by largadeer
Photo of Gueuzedude


3.73/5  rDev -10.6%

1999 bottle vintage at De Heeren van Liedekercke; July 2010
The aroma has been influenced by a sweet oxidation; slightly nutty, oxidized caramel notes and apple-cider aromatics. The oxidation clearly dominates the nose of this beer.

Lactic sourness up fron is backed by nutty oxidation flavors that are much more restrained than in the aroma (but still quite noticeable). Light cider flavors throughout and hints of acetic acid in the finish add a spiciness and even a very light burn to the finish. The oxidation couples with a light funkiness to produces a sort of nutty, woody, mushroom like flavor. The oxidation character, while not heavy, is definitely the second most noticeable flavor-component after the tart / sour notes. Thee is some texture to this beer too, it is definitely not watery, has a lactic slickness to it as well as a faint, tannic textural influence.

This is tasty, but I wish it wasn't so oxidized; though with the nature of aging, I wouldn't be surprised if another bottle had almost none. It is really so interesting that some Gueuzes oxidize (e.g. this one), while others that are even older don't at all (the Eylenbosch from 1984)

07-25-2010 19:58:48 | More by Gueuzedude
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
De Neve Gueuze Ongefilterd from Brasserie Belle-Vue
90 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.