Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René | Brouwerij Lindemans

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 09-18-2002

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Photo of kmpitz2
4.79/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 1994. This is my New Years beer. This one pours a slightly oranged yellow color with a 3 finger head that falls to a quarter inch over top of the beer. The nose is really sour, lots of tart and bits of lemony acid, but just sour is all about what it is. The flavor on this beer is just awesome. A huge tart and sour, wtih some lemon and acidy that almost puckers your mouth. Wow. I think this beer is awesome. Full of funk and all that goodness. The feel is nice light moderate, but right where it should be for the tart and sour. Very much an aquired taste, but I love it. For a hugely sour beer, this is really drinkable. I am going out to buy another bottle of this vintage tomorrow. Hot Damn.

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Photo of Nedry
4.77/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Smells of fruity, citrusy funk. Taste is bubbly and bright this is Brussels champagne at it's finest. A little farmhouse funk mixed with citrus. Very refreshing. Pours light and clear, a little caramel color, unless you stir up the dregs and add it for more flavor like I like to with bottle conditioned beer. Then it's a little hazy. I've had better Gueuzes for sure, but this one is always available and always delicious. There is something to be said about that.

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Photo of Alycrocker
4.76/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Diamond556
4.76/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of evsistr
4.76/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Shagator
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of DavidR_9
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L: BB19PGC bottling code

Poured into a smal snifter. First couple pours were crystal clear, yellow gold body and nice fizzy thin layer of white head. Smell is green appley, green grapes, lemon. Taste is lots of zesty lemon funk, earthiness, green grapes, green apple. Last few pours with more spent yeast got more opaque and deeper in flavor. More funk, lots of acidity but still extremely balanced. Nice fizzy and medium thin mouthfeel with just a slight dry finish. So glad to have finally tasted this brew.

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Photo of zpeckler
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DCgolfpro
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of RandyKemka
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of bret717
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of st9647v3
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of cjs61679
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of hopkrid
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Blumstein
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of esmyth15
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Schnapsidee
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Pours a pale orange with crisp carbonation bubbles and a thin head that disappears very fast leaving a clean ring around the edge of my Duvel tulip.
S: Citrus, lemon zest and a very light barnyard funk come through on the nose.
T: very dry with crisp carbonation. Slightly tart with minimal what I would actually call "sour". Very well balanced citrus that comes through very dry.
M/D: a good zing on the tongue from carbonation that finishes smooth. I could drink this all day if I could afford the $10.00 price tag. Otherwise an awesome beer that is happily balanced and not fruity like the other typical Lindemans offerings. Next up Faro.

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Photo of crob3888
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a beautiful orange with a substantial fluffy white head. Tons of carbonation makes this look and feel like a dry champagne. Aromas and flavors have a complex Brett character that is balanced between pineapple fruitiness and the funky side. Delicious and complex.

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Photo of Reed
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of KG710
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of jazztoloc
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of paulcdc
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of MarkViss
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of rbmjr1
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,155 ratings
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