Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label) | Brouwerij Girardin

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Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label)Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label)

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Girardin

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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Photo of auroracrisis
4.57/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

375ml into a Boulevard tulip.

Dizzying marmalade orange with a 2cm head that sticks around.

Big notes of fruit similar to granny smith and lemons, with a solid barnyard funk. Haystacks, horse sweat, with a touch of must and sweat coming through the most on the end.

Fruit again, then sweaty socks and lemon on the tongue. Granny smith apparent behind the tart notes with more barnyard funk.

Medium thin and drying, with some stickyness on the lips.

Great funk and fruit, both displaying balance. An outstanding gueuze for the availability. On par or maybe even exceeding Drie Fonteinen.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4


Best Damn Sour Fest
San Diego, CA

Orange and amber in color like a light cherry, at least in this dim lighting. The head is fairly large, persistent and near-white in color.

The aroma of this beer is particularly good. This has lots of the earthy, musty funk I love, but also a huge amount of tart sour lemon character as well. Very nice.

The flavor is a bit disappointing, though by no means bad. This isn't quite as tart as I prefer in my gueuzes, and a bit surprising after the particularly tart aroma. This is full of lovely funk and brick.

Thin to medium mouthfeel with ample carbonation.

A very good gueuze with a particularly great aroma, though I've had much better tasting ones within the style.

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4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

375ml bottle into a flute glass

A: Hazy light amber color with a finger of carbonation atop the beer. Good.

S: Lactic sour with lots and lots of funk. I get a juicy peach aroma as well - makes my mouth water. Very, very good.

T: Juicy fruitiness, lactic sour flavor, and lots of funk. On the sweeter side for a gueuze, but well balanced. But, there is a ton of must and hay.

M: A bit thick for the style. The beer is less dry than I am used to for a gueuze, but quite good.

O: This beer is really quite funky. It is sweet for a gueuze, but balanced by significant sourness. I really enjoyed this beer.

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Girardin Gueuze 1882 (Black Label) from Brouwerij Girardin
4.29 out of 5 based on 1,185 ratings.
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