Stout Rullquin
Gueuzerie Tilquin

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Gueuzerie Tilquin
Wild Ale
Ranked #547
Ranked #8,834
4.05 | pDev: 6.91%
Jul 10, 2023
Oct 21, 2013
Beer of mixed fermentation, the Stout Rullquin is obtained from a blending of 7/8 of Rulles Brune (Stout de Gaume) and 1/8 of a blend of 1 year old lambics, which has matured for 8 months on oak barrels. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, this beer is refermented for 6 months in the bottle.
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Rated: 4.25 by freewill35 from Indiana

Jul 10, 2023
Rated: 4 by bigred89 from Maryland

Jul 01, 2023
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Reviewed by BGDrock from Canada (ON)

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Fairly clear brown body with a lovely ruby highlight, with a fine, sand coloured head, nice retention that forms back up with a swirl.
Aroma has tart acidity, some raisin, oak, light funk.
Flavour is moderately tart, grape juice, green apple, a bit of cola, with just whispers of roast, chocolatey malt in the finish; light, fine carbonation, medium body, lightly acidic

Simple and straightforward, not pushing the extremes on anything. Well crafted technically.
Dec 02, 2022
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Reviewed by kitch from Hong Kong

3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
A 750ml corked and caged bottle, with a neck label of 2019-2020, and a best before date of 12th March 2030. Poured into a Tilquin stemmed glass.

Appearance: Dark brown in colour with a copper hue and a very nice two finger beige head that had pretty good retention and left lots of nice lacing.

Aroma: Tart, green apple, dried cherries, light roast, cocoa, caramel, and a slight hazelnut nuttiness.

Taste: Tart, green apple, grapes, vinegar, dried cherry, caramel, cocoa, milk chocolate, with very light roasty notes.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: This was blended well with interesting aroma and flavours, and was enjoyable to drink.
Jul 12, 2022
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Oct. 2020: 750 ml corked & caged bottle, vintage 2015-2016, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 7.0%. Very dark brown to black colour, large beige head. Vinous aroma, notes of farmhouse, oak and lightly roasted malts. Medium sour flavour, notes of brettanomyces, red wine vinegar, oak and roast malts.
Apr 12, 2022
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Reviewed by DefenCorps from Oregon

3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
On tap at de Garde

A very dark brown with red highlights. The nose is compelling. Roasty and cocoa like with spice, earth, warming. Mild grapefruit acidity with funk present. The palate opens with a blend of Belgian stout - spicy, cocoa, earthy and baking chocolate- and lambic. Earthy, musty, bitter grapefruit, mild tannins. Drying, fruity finish. Solid.
Feb 11, 2022
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
From the corked, caged 2018-2019 bottle with an expiration date of 12/04/2021. Sampled July 22, 2021.

A dark brown appearance with ruby red hues underneath a lacing-leaving long-lasting tan head. Attractive.

The aroma makes me think of cocoa, nuts, green apple. overripe fruit, and a wild hop zestiness.

The mouthfeel is a little lighter than I imagined but closing in on medium.

The tartness really jumps forward in the flavor but I still get ample quantities of cocoa, dark roast, nuts, green apple, green grapes, and a tart bite to finish.
Jul 22, 2021
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Reviewed by VoodooBear from Puerto Rico

4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Presentation: 750ml green bottle with the batch years on a neck label and the best before date on the back label served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: The bone white, two finger head stays around for a while and leaves behind a lot of lacing in big patches all over. It's a deep brownish color that turns a beautiful, dark amber when held up to light.

Smell: It's a beautiful aroma of caramel, green grapes, lemon and something reminiscent of a barnyard with notes of damp oak and hay.

Taste: It's tart and acidic at first with notes of green grapes and lemon. There's also a touch of bitter oak and a soft, brown sugar sweetness. It finishes with a peculiar roasted nut flavor.

Mouthfeel: It's medium bodied and quite crisp with high carbonation but it goes down smooth.

Overall: A very interesting beer with a lot of complexity and rich, bold flavors. It's surprising how much of a Lambic character this has considering it's made up of 7/8 oud bruin and just 1/8 Lambic.
Jun 22, 2021
Rated: 3.99 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska

May 06, 2021
Rated: 3.86 by TinFang from California

Apr 22, 2021
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Reviewed by Suds from Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I picked up a 750 ml bottle from a local shop. It pours a deep brownish color, one with crimson hues if held to the light. The head is impressive. Tall, rocky, thick, and intense....cream colored. The smell has a bit of cider-like tartness and deep roasted notes. It is well balanced. Flavorful, with a mix of sweetness and sourness....roastedness and funk...chocolate and fruit. Interesting and engaging.
Mar 13, 2021
Rated: 3.92 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Mar 04, 2021
Rated: 4.08 by Boone757 from Virginia

Feb 19, 2021
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Rated by BEERMILER12 from Maine

4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
On tap at Novare
Feb 16, 2021
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Reviewed by kevanb from Illinois

3.82/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
750ml bottle, 2015/16 on the front label, best before 22/03/2026 on the reverse label, poured into a Gueuze Tilquin tumbler glass.

The beer pours a dark cola brown color, black and burgundy hues with an off white head, about a finger tall with moderate retention and soapy lacing. The aroma is interesting, light roast, a hint of coffee, hearty brown bread, toasted grain, chocolate, fruity funk, light acidity, earthiness lingers. The flavors are nice, lambic funk leads the way, but is quickly overtaken by hearty grains, toasted and bready with a nice element of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, oak, funk, citrus acidity and fruitiness helps draw out some stone fruits at the finish. The mouthfeel is curious, lighter medium body, bright and vibrant with plenty of carbonation, tart, crisp and with a dry finish.

Verdict: A very provocative beer, certainly breaks the mold and explores new boundaries. The lambic is well expressed and in many ways does seem to compliment the stout, but in others does seem a bit distracting and counterproductive. The body and finish definitely feel more like a lambic than stout and the more fruit forward citrus acidity is more puzzling. The important thing is that it's an enjoyable beer albeit a head scratcher.
Jan 24, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Jan 04, 2021
Rated: 4.17 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Apr 13, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by AirBob from Massachusetts

Feb 09, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by shigg85 from Japan

Jan 11, 2020
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
750 ml caged and corked bottle, 2014/2015 stated on label, best before date of 31/03/2025. Served in a Teku, the beer pours a dark brown color with about an inch light tan head that stuck around for a while. There's a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like dark fruit, oak, funk, caramel, green apple and peppery spice. Taste is similar to the aroma, but with the addition of some red grapes/wine, dark bread, vinegar, candi sugar and chocolate flavors. Tart, funky and sweet all at the same time, all the flavors seem to mesh well together. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit creamy due to the good amount of soft carbonation. I thought it was an enjoyable brew, worth a try if you've never had it before.
Dec 22, 2019
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