Methode Goat Framboos Puur

Brewery: Methode Goat
Country: Belgium
ABV: 6%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: 2018 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) 1, 2 & 3 year old lambic with a blend of 3 varietals of fresh local raspberries.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.41
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.4

Intro: A 750ml bottle at Koelschip, bottled in January 2019. Poured into a stemmed white wine glass.
Appearance: A very nice ruby red colour with a one finger pink head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some nice spotty lacing.
Aroma: Raspberry, raspberry candy, light funk, light tartness.
Taste: Sour, tart, oak, jammy, raspberry.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Very nice raspberry jammy flavours balanced with sour and tartness. Complexity may not be high, but this drinks really well and is very enjoyable.

Methode Goat Vlierbloesem

Brewery: Methode Goat
Country: Belgium
ABV: 6%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: 2017 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) 2 year old muscaris pomace lambic with fresh elderflowers.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.9
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 750ml bottle at Koelschip, bottled in December 2017. Poured into a stemmed white wine glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with a one finger off white head that had decent retention and some nice lacing.
Aroma: Funky, barnyard, wood, elderflower and light leather.
Taste: Funky, wood, elderflower, light sour, citrus, floral.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Overall, nice and balanced, but as per my norm, I’m still not entirely sold on floral beers.

Methode Goat Barrique Levenswater

Brewery: Methode Goat
Country: Belgium
ABV: 6%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Gueuze)
Other Notes: 2017 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Geuze blend aged on a 2003 Levenswater barrel from winery Genoels-Elderen.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.3
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 750ml bottle at Koelschip, bottled in February 2018. Poured into a stemmed white wine glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with minimal white head and sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Funky, barnyard, wood, herbal spice and white grape.
Taste: Funky, leather, grass, white grape, wood, peppery spice and some light citrus.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, soft carbonation with a dry finish.
Overall: Overall, nice wine like notes, with a good balance between funk, wood and grape.