Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne | Gueuzerie Tilquin

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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
Ratings:
1,998
Reviews:
348
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.69%
 
 
Wants:
188
Gots:
519
For Trade:
49
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Ratings: 1,998 |  Reviews: 348
Photo of Osulou92
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JackRWatkins
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I think this beer is beyond me, too good for me etc. not a beginners lambic for sure but truly exceptional

A: a beautiful orange, good thick head with good lacing and good retention

S: citrusy, briny, funky and acidic, quite pleasant, the funk (in a subdued way) is like a stale astringent burn, astringent in a good way strangely, tinge of black pepper, all in all smells like straight up age

T: sour but not mouth puckeringly so, acidic, Very dry and fruity, almost a subtle (yet unsweet) sense of pineapple, relentlessly complex and intriguing, lingers on the palate

O: wonderful but no matter the price this should still be a beer held back and not often consumed, funk is the big note here, this is worth the money if you like sours, if you don't don't let this be your first, this is a lambic for lambic people

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Photo of Westmalle318
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cultclassic89
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edhizdeid
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gafferjohn
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DavidHume
4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bristopher89
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Liquidswordz
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.55/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ALC82
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I love gueuzes and this one takes the cake so far. Immense flavor going on for such a light body. Super tart, peaty, sour. Pure funk juice. This one and Haansens Artisinal definitely top my list for good, accessible gueuzes.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.7/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I had a feeling my one extra 2013-2014 bottle would step its game up even further with one year of cellering. I was right.

The overall balance is just astonishing. The acidic character, where it before felt slightly too sour or sharp, is now a near perfect tartness.

The yeast as wild as ever, the smell of fresh apples intoxicating.

A beautiful beer.

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Photo of brbrocc
4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IBUQT
4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of domdomdomdom
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mersh
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tyecko
4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisinRI
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.93/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dgilks
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TrulySlide
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SinjaminBentek
4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbwimer
4.37/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
4.26 out of 5 based on 1,998 ratings.
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