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Review by smellysell on 05/02/09  
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
88 3 9 18 5 9 2003
This is a 2003 vintage, and I took a double take when I saw the best by date. 02.02.27!!! Guess I cracked it too soon! It pours a murky honey color with an austere white, champagne like head. The head doesn’t stick around, and leaves no lacing at all. There are signs of heavy carbonation, I guess there needs to be if it’s going to hold up until 2027.

A very strong smell of citrus hits my nose immediately after popping the cork. There isn’t a whole lot going on other than the big, sour smell though.

It starts off nice and tart with the same lemon character from the nose. It sweetens a little in the middle and there is some vanilla too. It finishes very dry with a lot of oak character.

The carbonation is very heavy, especially considering it is 5-6 years old. Very light and exceptionally crisp.

This is nicely balanced and is a great representation of the style. It’s a very solid beer that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend. This is a great baseline of what a geuze should be in my opinion.

Served In: Flute Glass