Brewery: Lambiek Fabriek
Style: Belgian Lambic (Gueuze)
Other Notes: 2017 vintage
Brewer Description: (from bottle in Dutch) Oude Geuze, traditionele blend van zelf gebrouwen lambieken van spontane gisting. Ongefilterde blend van verschillende jaargangen, niet gepasteuriseerd.
(translated from Dutch to English) Oude Geuze, traditional blend of home-brewed lambics from spontaneous fermentation. Unfiltered blend of different volumes, not pasteurized.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.17
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1
Intro: A 375ml capped and corked bottle, bottled on 4th April 2017. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen gueuze glass.
Appearance: A clear golden colour with a thin half finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly and left only sparse lacing.
Aroma: Musty, damp wood, earthy, funky, barnyard, oak, wood, with notes of stone fruit, peach, and lemon.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, funky, barnyard, peach, green apple, lemon, oak, wood, with notes of vanilla.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable with surprising stone fruit notes, and strong oak in a good way.