Tilquin Oude Myrtille Sauvage À l’ancienne

Brewery: Gueuzerie Tilquin
Country: Belgium
ABV: 6.6%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Fruit)
Other Notes: 2018-2019

Brewer Description: (from bottle in Dutch) Bier met spontane gisting, de Oude Myrtille Sauvage Tilquin is verkregen door het gisting van 200 gr wilde bosbessen per liter van lambiek. Niet gefilterd en niet gepasteuriseerd, dit bier is hergist op fles.

(translated to English) Spontaneous fermentation beer, the Oude Myrtille Sauvage Tilquin is obtained by the fermentation of 200 gr wild blueberries per liter of lambic. Not filtered and not pasteurized, this beer is refermented in the bottle.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.26
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 375ml corked and caged bottle, with a neck label of 2018-2019, and a best before date of 21st March 2029. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark reddish purple colour with an orange hue and an almost two fingered pink head, that dissipated fairly quickly to a thin replenishing cap, while leaving some sparse lacing.
Aroma: Blueberry, blueberry skin, leather, funk, lemon, peppery spice, and notes of oak.
Taste: Tart, lightly sour, blueberry, light sweetness, blueberry skin, oak, funk, hay and lemon.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice and enjoyable with good blueberry and balance between the sour, sweet and funky flavours.

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