Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René | Brouwerij Lindemans

BA SCORE
4.1/5
2,143 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 09-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,991
Reviews:
909
Ratings:
2,143
pDev:
10.98%
Bros Score:
4.57
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Hazy orange body with little head retention.

S: Loads of funk and vinegar.

T: Lip-puckeringly sour with plenty of barnyard notes. Unrelenting dryness in the finish.

M: Light to medium-bodied with bubbly carbonation.

D: If Lindemans was a recording artist, Framboise would be its self-consciously accessible and commercial recording and Cuvee Rene would be its dense experimental work. Having the two so close together was really quite jarring. This is a fine example of the style, but I think I'd enjoy it more in the summertime.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color: Pours a light blond color with a one-finger head.

Aroma: Sourness with tart apple, cherry and lemon aromas. A bit of mustiness.

Taste: Musty and sour with hints of tart fruits once again. Not as easy to pick out as by aroma. Apple seems to dominate. Funky.

Mouthfeel: Tart and funky. A bit dry but not by much. Different from most other beers.

Verdict: Not quite sour as Boon but still a decent example of the style.

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Less sour and more fruity than traditional gueuzes. Strong oak aroma and hint of lemon. Short final of wet bread.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a gazed orange hued gold with a white head. Nose is grassy funky with a sweet edge. Flavor is grassy. Mix of sweet edges on a mildly funky tone. Feel is a fairly vibrant carbonation and the liquid is slick. This is a good starter gueuze as many have said before. If you don't want to dive all the way in with something super funky, this is the one to go for.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. corked and capped bottle of unknown date into a tulip glass.

Appears a slightly hazy golden color with a one inch white head. Leaves some big sheets of lace on the side of the glass.

Aroma is somewhat tart - reminds me of green apples and lemon zest. There is also a sugary sweetness below the tartness.

When the beer initially enters the mouth it seems like there is a mild sweetness but then right as I swallow more lemony sourness comes up followed by a green apple-like dry finish.

Mouthfeel is medium-light, crisp with creamy carbonation.

This one's pretty good though I haven't much to compare to. Will continue to explore the world of sours.

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Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René from Brouwerij Lindemans
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 2,143 ratings
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