Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label) | Brouwerij Girardin

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Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label)Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Girardin
Belgium

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Unfiltered version.

Added by marburg on 09-28-2002

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Ranking:
#629
Reviews:
561
Ratings:
1,199
pDev:
9.32%
Bros Score:
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Photo of Antyk
4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shelby415
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wordemupg
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

375ml bottle at some hosers house
Clear amber liquid, hay, has the wet horse blanket thing going for it, wet wood, a hint of vinegar, lemon, faint apple, sour but not over the top, didn’t really get to know it before my small sample was gone, wish I had more….

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Photo of brians52
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pagriley
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodlavers
4.16/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bunuelian
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mar02x
4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dannycohen62
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of floyd_pugman
3.4/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 375ml bottle into a Cantillon ball glass. Nose produces typical gueuze notes of vinegar and rancid cheese, although not particularly pungent. Palate yields nice flavors of funk, rancid cheese, vinegar, grapefruit, and cedar, but they sit against a malty, slightly sweet backbone that for me reduces its appeal. It's not bad, but not in the category of 3F, Cantillon, or Tilquin.

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Photo of burnstar
4.54/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.15/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of smartassboiler
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pletser
3.19/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaftPatrick
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeWard
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a 12.7oz bottle into a tulip glass.

body is a murky apricot color. head is initially impressive, but quickly fades to a faint ring. no lacing.

aroma is a funky fruity smell, a touch of vinegar.

enjoying the taste on this one. tart fruitiness is the most forward, with a little bit of sour funk thrown in for good measure.

mouth is closer to thin than medium. the fruitiness and tartness really hang around in the mouth. dry and fruity finish.

overall, enjoyed my first Gueuze. will not be my last.

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4.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed in Protz' "300 Beers!" and the "1001", I will review it if I have it again.
For a review, see MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium" p96.

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Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label) from Brouwerij Girardin
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 1,199 ratings
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