Full Review


de Troch 2015

Category: Lambic Gueuze

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 5.75%
84 Points
Bronze Medal

de Troch 2015

Category: Lambic Gueuze

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 5.75%
Minutely hazy brilliant light gold color. Rustic, funky yeasty aromas and flavors of horse mane, herb roasted nuts, dried citrus peels, and kitty litter box with a silky, crisp, petillant, sour light-to-medium body and a tingling, complex, relaxed pickled radishes, moss and dirt, singed barn wood, and Band-Aid finish. A super funky, edgy lambic.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Funky & sour & tart
Aroma Aroma: horse mane, herb roasted nuts, dried citrus peels, and kitty litter box
Taste Flavor: pickled radishes, moss and dirt, singed barn wood, and Band-Aid
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: with food
Recipes Pairing: West Coast Oysters, White Anchovies, Gorgonzola
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A super funky, edgy lambic.

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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.