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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne | Gueuzerie Tilquin

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1,018 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gueuzerie Tilquin
Belgium
gueuzerietilquin.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Fux on 09-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#315
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
1,018
pDev:
6.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
270
Trade:
47
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Ratings: 1,018 |  Reviews: 115
Photo of rodbeermunch
4.04/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I can't say this is a pretty appearance of a beer, comes in looking like an overrated East coast turbidity kind of ipa.

Aroma was nice though, plenty of sour and tartness, plum, oak.

Taste was good stuff, more plum, oak, dark cherry, very acidic, too acidic if you ask me. White wine like notes accompany the plum.

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Photo of AMCimpi
4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle at Hill Farmstead on May 6, 2016.
Pours up a medium amber with just a hint of haze. Half a finger of head and great lacing.
Aromas are sour yeast and some good fruit as well. Sticky.
Taste is big and sour right on the front of my tongue, after that passes mellow fruit sweetness is present.
Finishes really clean and dry.
Overall, a beautiful lambic, not too sweet. Lots of sourness and tart.

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Photo of wonothesane42
4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mtomlins
4.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Big thanks to Beervana for the bottle.

Really nice geueze here with a strong musty, dank nose, funk nose with some spice, pepper, oak, grass/hay. The taste also has strong funk, acidic sourness, white pepper, oak, with a beautiful white grape finish. A stelar geueze!

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Photo of ChrisMyhre
4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tyecko
4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEER88
4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TravisMason
4.18/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KeyWestGator
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gcamparone
4.65/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

March 2015 vintage poured from a 375mL bottle into a Tilquin Tumbler. Acquired as an extra in a trade with CSO, thank you!

Pours a cloudy orange body with a purple tinge, a somewhat fizzy two finger white head reduces fairly quickly to leave no lacing or retention. The orange/purple/maroon-ish body is beautiful.

Aromas are fruit forward and funky - definitely get fruit here, not sure I could pick out plums if you didn't tell me but I'd definitely guess there to be stone fruit in here. Funky tartness, oak, acetic aromas.

On the tongue it's absolutely fantastic - Upfront is are tart sour apple notes mixed with a light woodyness and some funky barnyard, over-ripe fruits, dry white wine, the follow through is very tart and dry, finishing with citrus and lactic notes. Not as carbonated as expected, medium-light, easy drinking body.

I was very impressed with this offering - the "fresh" lambic character including bright fruit and a crisp tartness was really nice. Would be interested in seeing what a few years would do.

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Photo of jbaker67
4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunuelian
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.49/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was the 2013-2014 vintage. I had the previous vintage a few months ago and found the older version much more sour and tart. This new vintage is a little more accessible, so drink it younger if warheads are not your thing. Overall has a nice complexity.

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Photo of Intlpostman
4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of amano_h
4.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

37.5cl bottle poured into Cantillon Balloon.

Hints of dark and stone fruits on the nose, accentuated by grapefruit-like citrus. Slightly medicinal to a degree with hints of ginger and cinnamon, followed on by some of that dusty funk, wet hay, and tree bark that we've come to admire so much from Tilquin.

Piercing tartness is the initial impression on the tongue. The plum isn't quite in your face, but rather sets a nice contrasting undertone between the tart and funky flavors.In terms of the funk, there's a lot of oak going on, and grainy ginger-ness resides on the tongue as well. The aftertaste is ever so slightly bitter.

Medium-light body, just a tad bit stickier than what I'm used to in lambics. Decent amount of carbonation teetering on the light side, overall a very refreshing eye opener.

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Photo of InspectorBob
4.18/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 7Sport
4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.49/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.27/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

375 mL poured into a tulip.

The funk is strong with this. Not hugely fruity either on the nose or palate, but the beer has a pulpy thick feel mid-palate to go with a potent but well-placed tartness.

This beer is great for it's cleanness and nice wine-like drinkability.

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Photo of wallbj
4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbwalters
3.97/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured at cellar temperature into a chalice type glass in the hotel room; vintage 2014-2015
Look = 3.75 Pours a murky pale orange or yellow color with a thin ring of white head and loose lace. Lots of carbonation around the glass.
Aroma = 4.25 Lightly fruity, stone and dark fruit aromas, tart and acidic, the plum comes through nicely.
Taste = 4.75 Intense sour initially on the tongue followed by a terrific, sweet stone fruit flavors, a very mild amount of funk. Taste great.
Feel = 4.0 Light to medium bodied with light to medium carbonation, smooth yet crisp, fits the flavor profile well.
Drinkability = 4.75 Very tasty, easy drinking.
Overall = 4.3625 Terrific fruity lambic, great taste and easy drinking.

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Photo of Yen
4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tilley4
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Piercingly sour yet melds into a delicious plummy finish that lingers and leaves my mouth watering for more... This is a terrific beer... Not for beginners, the sourness is intense, bordering on mouth burning, yet the way it vanishes into the sensation of just having eaten a big bite of plum is quite astounding... Earthy, dank, funky... All of those and more... Sipping away and happy as hell...

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Oude Quetsche Tilquin à L'Ancienne from Gueuzerie Tilquin
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 1,018 ratings
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