St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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St. Louis Gueuze Fond TraditionSt. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Belgium
vanhonsebrouck.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
St-Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition is a pure traditional gueuze aimed at connoisseurs. It has the pure taste of a true gueuze based on a blend of young and old lambics. Fruity apple aromas stand out. When tasting, the slightly sour touches, characteristic of lambic beers, make their presence felt. It is very dry in the finish.

Added by rastaman on 08-03-2002

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1,029
Reviews:
346
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

Pours a slightly dark-ish straw yellow, with a small half inch head, and no lacing.

Smells quite funky and barnyardy, lots of Brett and lacto, big hay, some lemon. Horsey all around.

This tastes pretty similar to the aroma. Fairly mouth-puckering, with a wet haystack flavor, and a little bit of citrus. It definitely feels gueuze-like, but it feels slightly uninspired, and uninteresting. Doesn't seem all that complex, other than a big barnyard feel. It does taste pretty good, though, just wish there was a bit more.

This is fairly light bodied, with a highly carbonated and tart mouthfeel. It's a slow sipper due to the intense sourness.

This was alright, but far from the best sour I've ever had.

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Lemon and funky aroma with light pepper.

Decent tartness and acid, some faint sweetness. Citrus, and No real finish.

Light body, no alcohol, crisp dry and highly carbonated.

While other gueuze have more everything, the freshness is enjoyable.

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St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,029 ratings.
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