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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 905   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kriek Boon is a traditional Belgian Lambic fruit-beer. It is brewed according to the traditional Lambic style of spontaneous fermentation. Only fresh cherries (25%) are used. Kriek Boon is slightly sweet, with the surprising natural fragrance of sourcherries and almonds. With only 4% of alcohol it is a perfect summer beer.

Editor’s note: Was 5%.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (833) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2015
Ruby red colour with small pink head. Sour cherries and some slightly artificial sweetness in aroma. Rather sweet cherries in flavour with some sugar as well.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Fisler (188) - GERMANY - JUN 24, 2015
Im Galopper des Jahres derbe vergaloppiert - sehr süß, etwas pappig, etwas sauer, sehr spontan - wird aber mit jedem Schluck besser. Wenn auch nicht viel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1464) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 24, 2015
0,375L bottle, 2012 vintage. Pours red with pink head. Aroma very sweet, cherries. Flavor is sweet and sour, cherries, caramel, some caramel and slight metallic notes. Body is on the thin side. Overall: good.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
xXbaptisteXx (128) - - JUN 15, 2015
La mousse est de couleur rose très clair elle est légèrement épaisse ensuite la couleur de la bière est de couleur rouge rubis il n’y a pas de dépôt elle est bien translucide. Au nez on va sentir une odeur de bonbons aux fruits rouges puis on va sentir des note acidulée. En bouche on va sent quelle n’est pas vraiment très sucrées ce qui est plutôt positif on va encore sentir des saveurs de fruits rouges petit problème elle n’a pas assez de longueur en bouche et le goût de la cerise n’est pas assez présent le côté positif et qu’elle est quand même très désaltérante car elle est peu sucrée Cuvée de 2013

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Keg. Red with short lasting pink head. Aroma of cherry, like cherry flavoured sweets. Taste of cherry, slightly medicinal, some very light sharp funkiness. Slightly sweet and slightly tart

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2533) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2015
37,5cl 2012 Vintage, bb10/2015 and earlier bottles. Little survives of the original robust barley-and-old-hop rustic funk origins of Boon lambiek in this kriekenlambiek inspired and marked by the softdrink-like sweetening of beers in Belgium since the ’80. What remains is a helplessly thin foundation of wheat-tart lambiek underneath a barrage of aspartame-sweet cherry syrup, monodimensional and only cloying when chilled like cherry coke. A strange return to dry form in the dry aftertaste to wipe away the Haribo Cherry Coke bottles.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (543) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear red with small pinky head. Aroma and taste is Sweet Cherrys, some fruit. Fizzy carbonation, heavy sweet from the berries.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (499) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2015
Bright dark red colored beer with a pink small head, medium carbonation. Tastes like cherry, sweet, oak, vanilla and slightly acidic. Cherry aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
suurjuust (1741) - ESTONIA - MAY 29, 2015
Red beer, pink head. Nose is sweet, syrupy, cherries. Flavor is sweet, some sticky notes, cherry tartness underneath, some dryness lingers. Too sweet for me.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gangstergafje (218) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2015
The beer has a red color, like grenadine syrup. The beer pours a little drape of white rough foam. The smell is of cherry’s and there is a bitter aroma. The cherry flavor is not as artificial is a kriek can be. The taste is also of regular kriek. The tastes are mainly sweet and sour and there is a little dry sensation in the finish. Not beer is not that special.


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