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Gueuze Tilquin à l’ancienne



The Gueuze Tilquin à l’ancienne (7.0% alc / vol) is a spontaneous fermentation beer obtained from the blending of 1, 2 and 3 years old lambics. Unfiltered and unpasteurized, it is re-fermented in the bottle for a minimum period of 6 months. The lambics used were fermented and matured in our own oak barrels at the blendery. They are made from worts brewed by Boon, Lindemans, Girardin and Cantillon.

The taste is tart and dry but has a certain roundness that makes this Gueuze à l’ancienne particularly accessible for non-experts. It will also delight fans of the genre for its sweet complexity. It also has a slight dry bitterness because of the youth of the oak barrels used, as they still release some tannins. It has a fresh lemony nose.

Beer made from 60% malted barley and 40% wheat
When boiling, only aged hops are used
Natural inoculation by the air during cooling
The day after brewing, inoculated wort is brought to blendery and pumped into oak barrels
Spontaneous fermentation in oak barrels for a period of 1 to 3 years
Blending and then refermentation in the bottle for 6 months minimum
Average production time : 2 ½ years