Brewery: Gueuzerie Tilquin
Style: Lambic – Fruit
Other Notes: 2017-2018
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Beer of spontaneous fermentation, the Old Groseille Rouge Tilquin is made from the fermentation of 260 gr of redcurrants by liter of lambic. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, this beer is refermented in the bottle.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.34
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2
Intro: A 750ml corked and caged bottle, with a neck label of 2017-2018, and a best before date of 14th March 2028. Poured into a Tilquin stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden copper colour with a one finger off white head that dissipated fairly quickly to a ring around the glass while leaving sparse lacing.
Aroma: Tart, redcurrants, mixed berries skin, oak, freshly cut wood, funk, hay, grapefruit, with light notes of preserved lemon.
Taste: Sour, tart, redcurrants, oak, funk, hay, grapefruit, lemon zest, and preserved lemon.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to light carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable with a nice balance between sour, fruit and funk.