Oude Geuze De Cam | De Cam Geuzestekerij

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Cam Geuzestekerij
Belgium
decam.be

Style: 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
Ratings:
212
Reviews:
89
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
7.21%
 
 
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198
Gots:
45
For Trade:
9
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Photo of Jwale73
4/5  rDev -7%
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 +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chickenm
4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satchboogie
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blisscent
4.65/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2003

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Photo of Wobbly
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwat
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnryAndMean
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Highbury09
4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerRev22
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of simoen
4.17/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of spinrsx
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty yellow color lambic with a nice off-white foamy head. Aroma of funky ester with some green apple tart notes is pretty enjoyable. Taste is a balanced mix between funky ester with some barnyard notes and green apple tartness. Body is full enough for style with good carbonation for an 8 year old bottle. Good balanced between complex flavours and good drinkability with limited acidity level which I appreciated.

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Photo of Prospero
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jlindros
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Think this review was lost, but digging though my notes I found the original scribbles on it. Huge thanks to Francois for bringing this aged beast, 2003 vintage.

Pours golden blond with faint remnants of head and lacing.

Nose is mostly funk, horsehair barnyard funk, lemony vinous notes, tart acidic, and light grassy hay.

Taste is more of the same, big barnyard horseblanket funk, lemon, grassy hay and lemongrass, a big tart acidic lemon bite, vinous musty notes, nice sourness.

Mouth is lighter bod but typical, big acidic bite, nice carb for the age.

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Photo of rudzud
4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks for Francois for bringing this to a party at JLindros's place. Poured into a Kate the Great snifter. Reviewed from notes. 2003 Vintage

A - Poured a nice clear golden hue with very, very thin wisps. Looks quite acidic.

S - Aromas of SUPER SUPER funky horseblankets, very light tart and crisp lemons. Yeah, this is gonna be good.

T - Taste is the same as the nose. Loads of tart lemons, funky musty basement, barnyards. Finish is quite acidic, yet somehow clean.

M - Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, incredibly impressive.

O - Overall this beer was an awesome share. Love getting to try vintage Gueuze and this didn't disappoint at all. Awesome.

Serving Type: Bottle

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Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of JudgeRoughneck
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Bottled Jan 2009. sampled late August 2014

Appearance- cork pushes itself out of bottle (bottle has been in fridge for several months, and was not jostled), beer is deep blonde and just shy of brilliant with a lovely glow. Huge head with poor retention and no lace

Aroma - fresh cracked malt, hey, lemon, honey, white grape, pepper, baby's breath, just faintest whiff of horse hide, acidity lightly prickles nostrils, very pretty beer. As always with the best Gueuze, very fresh and bright aroma despite age.

Flavor- stiffly malty with a rather simple flavor of lemon juice, with light fruity notes, rhubarb, vanilla, very mellow acidity, lightly herbal, very subtle and smooth, delicious

Mouthfeel- This is where this really stands out from other Geuze that I've had. Nearly medium bodied and luxuriously creamy. No sharpness to the acidity. High carbonation. Acid and possibly light tannin stimulates the salivary glands and glides off the back and sides of tounge Amazing.

Overall- artful. a joy to drink.

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Photo of mattfancett
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Oude Geuze De Cam from De Cam Geuzestekerij
4.3 out of 5 based on 212 ratings.
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