Oude Geuze De Cam | De Cam Geuzestekerij

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BA SCORE
4.33/5
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228 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij
Belgium
decam.be

Style: Belgian Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 08-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#870
Reviews:
92
Ratings:
228
pDev:
6.93%
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
48
Trade:
9
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Ratings: 228 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of Euroglot
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Smakawhat
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Vintage 2015, with a shelf life on the cork and bottle listed as very lengthy. Excellent pop off the cork when opening.

Dark orange body, almost sort of rusted brown in color making for a pretty appearance. The clarity is real nice, enough to see lots of fast carbonation all over, practically racing at full tilt through the body, but a touch of cloudiness obscures a bit. Head creation is minimal, but a good half finger stay puck that is getting populated with a nice white top.

Aroma has excellent funk and fruit esters. Senses of light apricot and peach qualities, big on stone fruit. An almost sweet tangerine aroma comes off the glass as well, just touching into citrus zest. A real juiced quality that dominates but make no mistake about the earth is apparent in the background. Very inviting bouquet.

Palate hits the mark real nicely. Sharp front but with less carbonation play and mineral sting. Earthy first flavors that quickly wash away in a big bowl of stone fruit like flavore. Peaches and apricots fill the mid palate with a nice earthy quality. Aftertaste brings some of that tangerine sweetness which is so subtle and really goes great with the pepper qualities and funk on the finish.

A real nice delicious gueuze. Great stuff.

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Photo of TravisMason
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trxxpaxxs
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BAsbill
4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BenBreeg
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of newbeeraday
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of anteater
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BDeibs
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jwale73
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle 1 in the De Cam tasting. 2014 vintage. Appearance is honey-gold with a hazy clarity. Nose expresses funk, citrus notes and horse blanket. Taste consistent with nose; however, immediate impression is young and bright. Mouthfeel is light in body with a pleasant astringency that leaves a residual burn at the back of the throat. Overall, a very good geuze that will definitely continue to develop with some years in the cellar.

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Photo of mltobin
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chickenm
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pale amber with crusty off-white head. 4
Acetic tang, some goat, flowers, and wax. 4
Slight tart apricot, hit of cider vinegar, horse blanket, hay, some citrus and hop spice. 4.25
Sharp, slight, crisp. 4

Probably the best balance between acetic and funky. A bit cutting - is that age? But shoots brightness through a farmy beer. 4.25

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Photo of thebigredone
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satchboogie
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blisscent
4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Photo of Wobbly
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jtladner
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had a small taster at the volkscafe across from the brewery. Beautiful, clear straw yellow color. Tart, clean taste. Very easy drinking and a striking difference from the base lambic tasted side by side.

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Photo of jwat
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnryAndMean
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Highbury09
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oude Geuze De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 228 ratings