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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1,028
Reviews:
346
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
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20
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112
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- pours golden with a small head that dissipates quickly.

S- lemon, slightly sour smell, with a bit of grass and funk.

T- sour, with a a bit of grapes , lemon, and vinegar.

M- medium syrupy body, dry finish medium carbonation.

O- good for the style although not great.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft at Coleman Public House
5oz sample as part of a flight

A: amber with a small amount of white head and no lacing
S: somewhat tart but also surprisingly funky , sour dark fruits
T: vinegar, tart citrus , some sour fruits one you get past the vinegar
M: moderate carbonation, medium body good drink ability
O: not one of my favorite gueuze's but pretty good once you get past the initial vinegar notes

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

33cl bottle bottled on 110706, so almost 7 years old to the day. Appearance is burnt gold, murky (though little sediment as I had stored it on it's side and poured gently), with fine, lively bubbled forming a small creamy light sand colored head leaving scattered foam.

Smell is funky and sour, a little lemon, some baby diaper, soft tropical fruit notes.

Taste is bracing tart, lactic acid, with a fairly abrupt, slate laden finish with lingering pucker. Light sweetness.

Mouthfeel is fully carbonated with fine, crisp spritz lightening a medium body.

Drinkability is pretty good, the nose is fantastic, but the quick finish is a little disappointing. Seems to have lost some complexity with time, contrary to my expectations.

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St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,028 ratings.
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