Aging Gueuze Tilquin

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by black13, Mar 15, 2013.

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  1. black13

    black13 Disciple (306) Apr 11, 2010 Oregon
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    Had my first bottle of this last night and I was quite impressed.
    I was wondering how well this would age.
     
  2. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Meyvn (1,452) Aug 29, 2012 Michigan
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    Most Gueuzes are able to age exceedingly well under the right conditions. I'd say if you liked it fresh (well, sort of since all gueuzes are aged a certain period before bottling), I'd give it a try. I too really liked Tilquin when I had it, so I'm planning on doing the same.
     
  3. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,164) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    My guess? Like a boss! Wish I could afford to have as many as I would like to have and try em each year for the next 60 years. 'Course I'd have to live to be the oldest human ever to do it, so there's that.
     
  4. stupac2

    stupac2 Zealot (518) Feb 22, 2011 California
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    Didn't this only come out a couple years ago? No one knows for sure how it'll age. But since every other gueuze ages well (to a point), this one ought to as well.
     
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  5. jmarce

    jmarce Initiate (70) May 15, 2011 Connecticut

    yea, 2010-11 was the first bottling I believe so no one can speak from experience but as you said it's a gueuze so it should age well
     
  6. black13

    black13 Disciple (306) Apr 11, 2010 Oregon
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    It has some Cantillon in it so it has to age well :grinning:
     
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  7. black13

    black13 Disciple (306) Apr 11, 2010 Oregon
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    One hell of a reason to live longer!
     
  8. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,106) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    It really falls off after year five.
     
  9. hooliganlife

    hooliganlife Meyvn (1,302) Apr 12, 2007 Missouri
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    It's a shelf gueuze here, love it.
     
  10. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    Yeah, here too. At something like $9-10 / 375ml.
     
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  11. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,106) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    Lucky.
     
  12. afrokaze

    afrokaze Zealot (579) Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
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    Had another one the other night and realized I need to grab a few before they disappear. I believe 2010 was the first bottling so it'd be sweet to see where they are in 5 & 10 years.
     
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