De Heeren Van Liedekercke 20th Anniversary Blend | Brouwerij Lindemans

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4.11/5
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107 Ratings
De Heeren Van Liedekercke 20th Anniversary BlendDe Heeren Van Liedekercke 20th Anniversary Blend
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans
Belgium
lindemans.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blended by Lindemans from 1-year and 2-year-old Lindemans lambic and 2-year-old Girardin lambic.

Added by Thorpe429 on 09-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
107
pDev:
8.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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44
Gots:
23
Trade:
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of stevoj
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

RBSG 17 grand tasting, courtesy of T0rino. Pale, golden, light haze, fluffy head. Nose is pure sourness, funky, yeasty, cheese, meadow. Taste is all of the above with a nice velvety feel, and just enough of a pucker. Really nice!

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spoda1983
4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petermethot
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMCimpi
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothman
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Gusher of a bottle. White head. Golden orange color.

Great funk. Light acidity. Barnyard and cobweb. Horse blanket. Lemon. Basement musk. Dusty.

Great gueuze. Very impressed with this blend. Tastes

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Photo of Anatole
3.19/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of YvesB
3.4/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of samEBC
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rutager
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Phenomenal stuff. Tons of nice mineral funk with a bit of citrus and stone fruit preserves to brighten things up. Tom, thanks so much man!!

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4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Brad for sharing this on 3/13/16.

L: Beautiful. Hazy orange, light amber color with an eggshell white head that fades to a ring with some bubbles in the middle.

S: The nose here is very Girardin, which is very much like fresh Cantillon. Very clean funk that's almost soapy but lemon and hay.

T: Much better here. Lovely funk and lemon that blends well with the malt. Maybe some slight amaretto.

F: Perfect. Just like 3F OG. Full and creamy and effervescent.

O: Fantastic gueuze and the best Lindemans I've had. Had this been blended with 3F lambic, it probably would've been a 5 for me, but this is great too. For what it costs now though, it's not worth it to me.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Best by 9/3/2043.

Pours a hazy golden-orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour with grain, funk, fruit, earth, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour grain, funk, acidic, wood, and slight fruit flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a nice combination of sour, funk, and earth qualities all around.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of TampaRainman
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of treznor
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IPAIsaac
4.57/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle opened April '15.
Popped open cap, cork expanded out on its own and shot out hitting a 30-40 ft ceiling
Funky noise, much more complex over the course of the night when left off to the side
Look was standard, lots of carbonation.
Taste was exceptional and I certainly liked this blend.
Even for one and two year, this beer was complex.
Can't wait to see how this beer will develop over the course of a few more years.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WTKeene
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IrishColonial
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrbubbler
4.74/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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De Heeren Van Liedekercke 20th Anniversary Blend from Brouwerij Lindemans
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 107 ratings