Duck Duck Gooze | The Lost Abbey

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
In Belgian brewing there are fantastic wild ales brewed with naturally occurring yeast. These beers develop over time and are ready on their own terms. Duck Duck Gooze is our homage to these effervescent and wonderfully complex sparkling beers.

A blend of young and old barrel aged beers, this has been one of our most sought after beers year after year since it’s original release in 2009.

Alas, it is released in very small quantities only once every three years, so it’s extremely difficult to come by beyond the day we release it. It does, however, turn up on our Tasting Room’s Vintage List from time to time, so don’t despair.

Added by illidurit on 07-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,781
Reviews:
286
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
7.71%
 
 
Wants:
3,396
Gots:
365
For Trade:
33
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Photo of gcamparone
4.65/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2016 B3 poured from a 750mL bottle into a Lost Abbey DDG Teku glass.

Pours a golden orange, slightly hazy body with a white head that reduces slowly, leaving spotty lacing.

Aromas are tart and lactic, with a solid amount of oak, funky yeast, citrus, grassy. Oak/wine barrel is the dominating aroma here.

On the tongue is a delicious tartness, interesting oak character, grassy, white wine, hay, barnyard, fruity yeast, super dry with a crisp funky aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light with high carbonation, very dry and crisp.

Lived up to the hype! This beer is amazing. Delicate and balanced.

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Photo of brewandbbq
4.46/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

EBF samples. Lemony, sharp, and Gueze-like with stone-fruit in the back. Mild aspirin undertones. Less minierally than a traditional Geuze and more fruity. Great beer.

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Photo of RAlmeida77
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.65/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jakemn91
4.52/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Renobrew
3.46/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jas45678
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of devilfluff
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ptrck_nl
4.38/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.76/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nice mixture of a mild orange and yellow color with a thin white head 1/6". Nice aroma, very similar to Cable Car, tart, dry, lemon, crisp.

Taste delivered another super dry citrus, lemon for the most part, some orange underneath that, real dry virgin kind of oak impressions. Astringent all over. Very expensive so it doesn't hit that pleasure zone, and they only break it out if you're cool enough or some fake hype limited scarcity kind of stuff. But there is no denying its av very good beer and seems to stand the test of time as this is a 2013 bottle.

There's a lot of gueuze out there, American or Belgian that you can get for so much cheaper than this. Unfortunately Lost Abbey is in the collectible make it scarce hype business model so it is what it is.

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Photo of jrs3994243
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of allenson21
4.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SoCal_Matt
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pooles26
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEER88
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is great! Almost a 5 but lou pepe framboise stole the show! The funk, acidity, grains, and barrel characteristics were all in complete balance, slightly changing when it warmed up (in very good ways), meaning each brightened up one after the other in layers.

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Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikaveli
4.58/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jws6w7
4.38/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BNarc
4.84/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Guzzle_McBrew
1.8/5  rDev -60.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 1

Photo of Dizzydsmith
4.47/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of suckaj
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Duck Duck Gooze from The Lost Abbey
4.54 out of 5 based on 1,781 ratings.
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