Goedendag beer drinkers,
Today I bring you a beer that just does not sit well with me, which seems to be the trend with many other beer drinkers. That said, the extreme sweetness of the beer seems to appeal to the women in my office.
‘Gueuze’, a type of Belgian lager that blends 1 and 2 year old Lambic beers. A Lambic itself is a type of beer that is brewed using wild yeast, rather than brewers yeast, which creates an unmistakably distinct flavour.
Beer: Belle-Vue Gueuze
Brewery: Belle-Vue (InBev), Belgium
Impressions: This was a smooth lager with an immense amount of weirdness. Strong, very sweet cherry flavours permeate the beer, blended with an unmistakable fresh corn. Low bitterness. Medium carbonation.
Score: 5.5 / 10 (Below Average)
Verdict: I did not like this beer. It’s not terribly bad, but it just doesn’t have the qualities I look for in a beer. Ridiculously sweet in an obnoxious way, it’s like a blend between PEZ candy, Flintstones Vitamins, and Beer. Unfortunately it’s more the first two and less the latter. Not for me, and definitely an acquired taste.