La Vente D'Ange | Brasserie Des Vignes

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Brasserie Des Vignes

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by pixieskid on 11-10-2010

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 6
Photo of cpetrone84
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

the pour is a hazy light orange color and has a thin white head. The nose offers lots of peach, a bit of acetic acid, sour and nutty. The taste is a bit fruitier, very sour, rather acetic with loads of peaches. The finish is very dry and a touch grainy.

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Photo of MasterSki
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can't remember who brought this - Jason? Vintage 2010, served in a Bell's tulip.

A - Quick-dissolving white foam settles to nothing. Hazy peach body.

S - Vinegar, oak, stone fruits, lemon, green apple, and a touch of sulfur.

T - The taste has a bit more stone fruit sweetness and tones down some of the vinegar. Not as much oak here either. This is still pretty sour and acidic.

M - Medium-low carbonation, medium-light body, super dry, with negligible alcohol presence. Moderate acidity.

D - A bit too heavy on the acetobacter for a 'gueuze' - as John Laffler said "I've made this vinegar before!". Beyond that it was fairly enjoyable and I'd certainly consider trying other offerings from this brewery.

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Photo of crusian
4.47/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big ass bottle from Simon's shop in Paris that my awesome girlfriend lugged home.
2008 vintage. 1.5 liter bottle.
Pours a nice copper color with about a finger of the slightest pink head.
Smells wonderful... very tart with a lot of cherry to fill out the nose, with a hint of oak... One of the nicest I have smelled.
Taste has a lot of cherry tartness as well.... smoothed out with a bit of oakiness. Nice carbonation that creates some nice lacing around the sides. This is really nice. Not overly tart, but tart enough. I like the sour the better generally, but this seems just right. This goes down very easy... which is good considering the size. Looking at the style, I would not call this a gueuze... this is much more like a lambic or kriek... but the brewery lists it as a French gueuze. This is so easy to drink my girlfriend and I easily put one away, and don't feel like we were trying.

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Photo of pixieskid
4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed @ tasting 11/5.

Med full body, crisp and slightly syrupy, spritzy carbonation.
Great notes of fruit upfront; apples, lemon, and a solid grapefruit note, with a lingering floral hop note.
Finishes with a strong sour taste a hint of alcohol and a strong earthy note.
Overall; a highly drinkable, great tasting "sour".

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La Vente D'Ange from Brasserie Des Vignes
4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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