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Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne | Gueuzerie Tilquin

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gueuzerie Tilquin
Belgium
gueuzerietilquin.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne (6.0% alc/vol) is a spontaneous fermentation beer, produced from the blending of 1, 2 and 3 years old lambics. It is unfiltered and unpasteurized, and refermented in the bottle for at least 6 months. The lambics used were fermented and oak aged in our installations. These lambics are coming from worts brewed by Boon, Lindemans, Girardin and Cantillon breweries.

Added by Jason on 07-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#392
Reviews:
356
Ratings:
2,028
pDev:
8.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Trade:
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4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xdroopa88
4.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottfrie
4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle with best before date 3/27/2022. 2011/2012 label.

A: Pours a clear deep golden color with a finger of soft off-white head that slowly faded into a fuzzy film that left a few wisps of lace down the glass. The film lasted the whole beer through.
S: The nose is full of funk but it’s a fruity type of funk. Not too acidic or tart smelling, but fairly dry and definitely musty. Peppery as well with a nice underlying wheat/grain bill.
T: Like the nose, the yeast and flavors are on the fruitier side of the funk spectrum. The acidity is surprisingly low, but there is a touch of bright tartness near the finish. I also get flavors of lime, wheat, and musty straw. The aftertaste turns rich and creamy with a hint of lemony tartness.
M: Medium body, soft and fluffy carbonation, smooth and rich mouthfeel. Surprisingly creamy as opposed to dry, although this finish is lightly tannic. Low acidity overall.
O: Exceptionally smooth and drinkable. Not as complex and funky compared to other gueuze I’ve had, but I’ve also had other vintages of this beer that were super acidic, bright, and tart. This bottle was mellow, smooth, and delicious. I wish I had more.

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Photo of alucard
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Invinciblejets
4.74/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fantastic!

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Magno48
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.54/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.78/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014-2015 bottling

Fantastic offering. Smell is full of bright acidity while at the same time cushioned by a light funkiness. Flavor is full of lemon juice, oranges, hay, an earthy minerality and, of course, a good amount of "ok, what the fuck am I tasting"-type funk.

Mouthfeel if medium to medium-plus. mouthfeel is rather 'filling' and the beer itself is rather round.

I like it. Not cheap but not expensive Belgian offering that has all the qualities of a poor man's Cantillon.

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4.61/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 2,028 ratings
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