Timmermans Oude Gueuze Limited Edition | Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.

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4/5
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365 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
Belgium
brtimmermans.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Floydster on 05-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,684
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
365
pDev:
10.5%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
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19
Gots:
73
Trade:
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Ratings: 365 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of pagriley
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2015 bottling into snifter

L - Pours golden straw. a touch oily, but with a fluffy white head
S - Soft lemon zest and funk
T - More lemon with a touch of funk and tart sour. well balanced and just off dry - lovely
F - A little fuller and thicker than I prefer. hefty for the 5% ABV

Overall, a very tasty and enjoyable shelf Geuze. Nothing about it is amazeballs, but everything is correct. I would probably go with Lindemans Cuvee Renee as a slightly better beer, and it is also 30% cheaper, so I will probably come back to this only occasionally.

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Photo of Jow
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gehille
4.75/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

very good and underrated.

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Photo of valianes
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atrocity
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bylerteck
4.42/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden color with white, foamy head. Aroma is intense and fresh. Farmhouse funk, hay and lemons. Taste starts sour up-front. Piercing lemon, grass, floral notes, not really funky on the taste. Also no bitterness. Body is medium bodied and highly effervescent. Very clean and fresh but lacks some complexity.

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Photo of groleau
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of frasergrove
3.49/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

2/2014 bottling. Super pale pilsner malt based body, thin head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is smooth and crisp, straight forward but enjoyable. Some hay, some wood sap. Flavor has a hint of vinegar acidity (acetic acid), then lot of lemon. Not much funk, and not much complexity. A mediocre Oude Gueuze.

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Photo of acurtis
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigS119
4.54/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled the 26th of February, 2014; drank the 16th of December, 2015. Pours a nice straw-to-orange color. Smell is of brett funk (barnyard hay), some peach/apricot pit, and lemony citrus. Taste is quite tart, almost lemon juice-like acidity w/ light, barely perceptible vinegar notes. Finishes sweetly, but not cloying with traces of acid lingering. Overall, this beer definitely quenches the sour-beer-lovers' thirst, though it does lack some of the subtle complexities of other sours I've had. 7.7/10

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Photo of dcmchew
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Invinciblejets
4.39/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.6/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kvgomps
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rand
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 750 mL corked bottle to Lost Abbey teku glass. 2012 bottle

A: Orange-tan appearahcne, cloudy. Looks like an orangesicle with the creamy head.

S: Tart and citrusy nose, a little sweet. Suggestions of lemon zest and dried grass edge the bouquet.

T/M: Light and refreshing on the palate. Tart, but cellaring has bent the flavor profile toward sweeter aspects (I've had this fresh and it's much more tart). Earthy mid-sip with floral tones. Finishes quickly without much lingering between sips.

Refreshing and easy to drink...has held up well given the ABV.

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Photo of khmel
4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lively dirty blonde with no head. 4
Funky wax with citrus rind on the nose. 4
Candy sugar, clean acid, and piles of grapefruit. 4.25
Lime zest end and slightly cheesy linger.
Dry, light, crisp. 4

Super bright! Sour more than funky and way drinkable. Exceeds expectations. 4.25

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Photo of MNBeerGeek
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrfehon33
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moshulu
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JackiO
4.73/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This one was bottled 2/26/2012.

Appearance is deep, hazy gold with lots of carbonation, but no head. Smells vibrant, lemony, stone fruit, and a hint of barnyard. Tastes almost identical to how it smells, very pleasant, light funk and oak in the aftertaste. Highly effervescent.

Ultimately, this is a beautiful beer.

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Timmermans Oude Gueuze Limited Edition from Brouwerij Timmermans-John Martin N.V.
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 365 ratings