Tilquin Quetsche – Draft Version

Brewery: Gueuzerie Tilquin
Country: Belgium
ABV: 5.3%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: Draft version

Brewer Description: (from lambic.info) Quetsche Tilquin (Draught Version) is a fruited, blended lambic created by combining a low alcohol lambic beer called Meerts (from Boon) and one- and two-year-old lambics. According to the blendery, it is comprised of 50% meerts and 50% lambic, in order to keep the ABV down. No 3-year-old lambic is in the draught version. The fruit concentration is the same as the bottle version – at least 250g/l of plums – and it is typically 5.3% ABV.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.19
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 250ml draft pour into a Tilquin gueuze glass at Moeder Lambic Fontainas.
Appearance: A hazy dark orange colour with minimal white head and no lacing.
Aroma: Tart, plum, lemon, mixed berries and light funk.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, plum, lemon zest and oak.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft to moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice, balanced and refreshing.


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