Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille | Brouwerij Oud Beersel

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
976 Ratings
Oud Beersel Oude Geuze VieilleOud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Belgium
oudbeersel.com

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xlperro on 03-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
976
Reviews:
447
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.42%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
149
For Trade:
5
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Photo of steverx8
4.41/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Gotti311
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 1

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Roguer
4.07/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Surprisingly big head for the style, with very good retention. Cloudy straw-yellow brew.

Aroma has lots of funk, oak, and apple. Not particularly tart on the nose.

Flavor has tons of funk, with a kiss of apple on the end. The tartness comes almost entirely from the yeast. Oak is fairly subtle, but present.

Surprisingly medium-full bodied, fairly lively.

Really a very pleasant Oude Gueuze.

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Photo of pin
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Flounder57
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

375 ml bottle was poured into a sniffer.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with good clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Nice Gueze barnyard funk, grassy, skunky, green apple, herbal, biscuity, cracker, and pale malts.

Taste: Getting that grassy, skunky, barnyard funk up front. Tart, chewy, apple, and a little sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, medium to high carbonation, tart, funky, a little chewy, and a little chewy.

Overall: It's been awhile since I've had this beer. Good to see it again and finally review it.

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Photo of Tertullian007
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lloydboss
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

best before 3/17/2035 375ml bottle, enjoyed September 2016

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Photo of whatname
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Listed in the "1001", my tasting notes say "refreshing, balanced, but not my type."

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Photo of MrDell
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SassaDog
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirtinabottle
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light gold with spritzy, billowing head. Aroma has a slight skunky barnyard notes to it. Flavour is tart, sour lemon like. Some earthy notes. Feels is dry and prickly. Great refreshing geuze

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Photo of Wonderweasel
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy gold with a two finger fizzy white head. The head dissapates to a lingering thin ring. Light spotty lacing.

S - Aroma is a funky skunkiness with some lemon peel and green apple skin.

T - The flavor is a mellow mix of lemon peel, green apple, white grape and funky brett. There is some white pepper in the finish.

M - Light body with medium/high carbonation. Nice crisp mouthfeel with a bone dry finish.

O - A very solid Gueuze. Nice balance between sour and funk.

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Photo of EdrickCS
4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of erk0607
4.44/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First impression: wow, that's a unique beer. Also saw a best by date of 2034.
Look: Dark gold, foams like it is going out of style, long lasting white lacing.
Smell: I thought this beer was skunked when I opened the cork. Now that I poured it, it has a champagne aroma with some maltiness, light, sour fruit notes, something like a lemony honeydew perhaps?
Taste: I drank this without reading any reviews on it, so it was a bit of a surprise. Definitely get the sour from the spontaneous fermentation. Tart. Lemon notes, mellow at first though. Sweet fruits similar to the smell make themselves known. Bitter aftertaste though.
Feel: Fluffy. Bubbly. Foamy. Light. Effervescent. Totally like a dry champagne.
Overall: Surprising and good for the style! It got way better as it warmed up.

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Photo of smithj4
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Vieille from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
4.03 out of 5 based on 976 ratings.
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