Oude Gueuze | Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
Belgium

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is the result of blending different lambics of different ages. The second fermentation takes place inside the bottles and therefore they are stored for minimum six months in constant temperature kept cellars.

Added by Todd on 10-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#778
Reviews:
510
Ratings:
1,319
pDev:
10.09%
Bros Score:
4.55
 
 
Wants:
114
Gots:
244
Trade:
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4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dankacheese
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Jrodsmrs51
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Theogre83
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of SHODriver
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured into a NB globe glass to a slightly hazed golden orange topped by a minuscule white head which quickly fades to a collar around the edge of the glass
S: Smells of sourness, some funky oak, and a little white wine note
T: Taste is a nice bright sourness up front with some slight fruity white grape notes, good bit of funk and chalkyness along with a touch of oak. Swallow is more sourness, some funky oak and some lingering white grape
M: The beer has a medium feel on the mouth that is a little oily. Carbonation is effervescent and slightly prickly while the beer has a drying finish from the acidity.
O: Overall this is a really good beer with some nice flavors and interesting complexity. Definitely a solid representative for the style. Worth a try.

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4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sanchezrox23
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.79/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

My bottle was quite flat. Based on previous ratings I have to think more carbonation would do wonders for this beer.

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4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of peensteen
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

A highly carbonated, orange-red tone
S grass, lemon, wet wood, bark
T light and effervescent up front, with a big puckering sour burst and a huge malt presence on the back end
M soft, not prickly
O great beer. Upper tier gueuze for a reason. Love the contrast between the staid but noticeable malt backbone and the irreverent sourness.

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4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500 ml corked and caged bottle poured into pint glass.

A: crystal clear gold light amber body. Chunky white head that dissolves quickly.

S: Lots of wine smell, oak barrel, lots of crushed grapes and slight vinegar with a little apple skin.

T: light tartness big carbonation nice grape wine taste with some of the oak coming through and a little mustiness.

M: Carbonation is big otherwise it's crisp clean and dry.

O: this beer is amazing, not as blindingly sour as their Kreik or Raspberry. Really an enjoyable gueuze.

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4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

On-draught @ One Mile House, New York, NY.

B+ / VERY GOOD

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Oude Gueuze from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 1,319 ratings
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