Category Archives: Gueuzerie Tilquin

Tilquin Quetsche – Draft Version

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

Brewer Description: (from 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 rating: 4.19
My 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.


Tilquin Oude (Gueuze Tilquin)² À l’ancienne

Brewery: Gueuzerie Tilquin
Country: Belgium
ABV: 7.6%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Gueuze)
Other Notes: Oude (Gueuze Tilquin)2 is the result of a batch of regular Oude Gueuze Tilquin overcarbonating in the bottle. Those bottles were poured back into oak barrels for further maturation before being rebottled a second time

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Beer of spontaneous fermentation, the Oude (Gueuze Tilquin)2 is made from the blending of 1, 2 and 3 year old lambics aged on oak barrels. Due to oversaturation in the bottle, this beer was put again in oak barrels, and then bottled for a second time. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, this beer is refermented in the bottle.

My rating: 4
My rating: 4.57
My rating: 4.4

Intro: A 375ml bottle at Moeder Lambic Fontainas with a neck label of 2011-2013 and a best before date of 29th January 2024. It was poured into a traditional Tilquin gueuze glass.
Appearance: It poured a slightly hazy golden orange colour with a half finger white head that dissipated almost immediately and left no lacing.
Aroma: Lemon zest, fresh lemons, tart, sour, passionfruit and funkiness.
Taste: Sour, tart, mango, passionfruit and funk.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate to high spritzy carbonation.
Overall: A very nice and refreshing gueuze with great spritzy carbonation and funk.

tilquin oude (gueuze tilquin)2 à l'ancienne 1

tilquin oude (gueuze tilquin)2 à l'ancienne 2