Definition of gueuze in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡəːz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
A type of sour, strong, sparkling Belgian beer made by blending new and aged Lambic beers before a secondary fermentation.
Example sentences
  • Cuvee Rene is a blend of lambics of various ages and is destined to be the standard by which gueuze is judged.
  • Gueuze is known to mature beautifully, and stories abound of discovering age-old gueuze lambics that had matured to perfection.
  • Lindemans, which originally made only traditional unfiltered gueuze, switched to the filtered version because it is quicker to make.


Flemish: origin uncertain.

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