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:
#415
Reviews:
365
Ratings:
2,065
pDev:
8.29%
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Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.32/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Samact
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yancot
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ajm5108
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Striking golden hue, crystal clear, vibrant carbonation, thin soapy cap. Gentle, cajoling aroma - lots of traditional Belgian barnyard wafts with notes of honey, dry pear cider, apricot & tannin.

Tart & tingly upfront - perhaps a bit yeasty & chalky, finishes with bit of a vinegar bitterness, but I was bit disappointed with the lack of diversity & depth. There is a vague citrus note, some apple / pear must, hay, but it is all pretty subdued by the yeast. A little wheat pops up towards the end. It is a good beer, don't get me wrong - just a teeny bit bland compared to some of the top end guezes out there.

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Photo of Derek
4.86/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a nice head, thin ring of retention. Clear copper.

Aroma of leathery funk with hints of mango.

Lots of leather in the flav, oak, vanilla, light sponge toffee, mango and a hint of vinegar.

The body on this is exceptional. Very smooth, with a very light acidity and a crisp finish.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Orange, clear, with thin head that recedes immediately. High carbonation.
Smell: Horse blanket, barnyard, funk, tart, grapes, and apples.
Taste: Slitly tart, barnyard, funk, and apple.
Mouthfeel: Light.
Mouthfeel: A good funky Geuze.

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Photo of Taybeh
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yoshie
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npachl
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

2014 bottle. Balanced and tart

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Photo of LeftHanded666
4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mateo2699
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2011 vintage. Deep orange hue, frothy head on initial pour with somewhat sticky lacing. Fizzy. Lemon, citrus aroma with a little cider. Hints of Belgian yeast esters coming through, slight barnyard characteristics. Cider like taste, nice amount of citrus, apples and pear. Slight leathery funk is brought our especially as it warms. Mouthfeel is soft, finishes a little dry. Solid offering, was expecting a little more complexity. Preferred 3F Gueuze to this.

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Photo of DucksFan16
4.02/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

06/23/2017

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Photo of Mantooth
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Gold in color with a fingernail of off white. The aroma is of pale grains, light bready notes, oats, and pale wheat. I'm tasting light sourdough to chardonnay breadiness. Pale wheat is also in the taste profile. The mouth is moderately carbonated, crisp, and refreshing.

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4.51/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of kylehay2004
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Quafftastic
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 bottle

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.07/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puftdank
4.29/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zoober911
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oude Gueuze Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 2,065 ratings