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Brouwerij Timmermans

Brouwerij Timmermans
2015 Oude Gueuze

Category: Lambic Gueuze

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 5.5%
Certified Organic
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
Cellar Selection

Brouwerij Timmermans
2015 Oude Gueuze

Category: Lambic Gueuze

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 5.5%
Hazy old gold color. Sour aromas and flavors of lemon, white balsamic vinaigrette, nectarine, and gauze and horse blanket with a supple, puckering, finely carbonated, sour full body and a tingling, very long peach pit, lemon and kiwi seed, lemon zest on sourdough toast, and olive brine finish. A wonderfully bracing and appetizing gueuze that invigorates the palate and will be marvelous at the table.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Sour & Tart, Crisp & Light & Malty
Aroma Aroma: lemon, white balsamic vinaigrette, nectarine, and gauze and horse blanket
Taste Flavor: peach pit, lemon and kiwi seed, lemon zest on sourdough toast, and olive brine
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Oysters With Mignonette, Grilled Whole Fish Stuffed With Fresh Herbs, Gorgonzola
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A wonderfully bracing and appetizing gueuze that invigorates the palate and will be marvelous at the table.
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Lambic Gueuze
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Gueuze lambics are pale straw to golden in color and range in alcohol from 4-8%. Commonly brewed from unmalted wheat, pilsner malt and aged hops, the unique flavor profile of these beers is a result of wild, open-air fermentation in conjunction with extended aging in oak barrels, which imparts a unique and complex vinous character and sourness. Lambics labeled as gueuze are a blend of young and old beers typically ranging from 1-3 years. Blending results in a sharp champagne-like effervescence and tart, toasty flavors. Originating centuries ago in and around Brussels as farmhouse specialties, these beers are still brewed today in the same manner with many of the best examples still Belgian in origin. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René, Boon Oude Gueuze, Hanssens Oude Gueuze and Cantillon Gueuze Lambic.
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