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

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RATINGS: 822   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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%.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DwarfeD (941) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
375ml bottle from Gall & Gall. Cherry red with a ditto medium head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Very sweet with some sour notes. Cherries (lots of ’m), yeast and some vinegar. A decent kriek.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BagerPL (83) - - SEP 13, 2014
Pachnie jak delikatne wino, w smaku wiśniowe, nieco gorzkawe prawdopodobnie od pestek. Mocno gazowane, orzeźwiające, ładnie i przyjemnie wiśniowe.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Liljan (2) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014 does not count
Riklig söt körsbärsdoft. Medel syrlig smak, lätt eftersmak av jäst. Lätt sötma, svagt kolsyrad

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (101) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, 37.5cl. Pours a cassis color, subtle foam head. Very nice aromas of sour cherries, gentle sweetness. Taste equals the aromas: short sweetness from the cherries, large sour middle (beautifully executed), cherry sweet aftertaste. Good kriek (considering I am not a fan of sweet beers).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (501) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Ruby red pour with tan head. All cherries, thick luscious aroma. Flavour is cherries, low carbonation. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (26) - Bonn, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2014
Nice clear red colour. Hasty white foam. Massive cherry aroma. Quite sweet with a dry, sour finish. Lively carbonation. Overall a very nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1071) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Aroma: cookie and molasses, massive cherries. Appearance: reddish, small creamy red head. Taste: moderate sweet. Palate: medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, average-long bitter finish. Overall: very nice Kirek, quite sweet. Pint at the GBBF 2014, Kensington.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrymel (1502) - Spokane, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Best by 03MAY16 Pours a dark, deep sanguine red on purple with some scattered pink bubbles. Smells like Bing cherries - furrreal. Flavor follows with plenty of cherry flavor, rather sweet with some bits of tart in the background and plenty more cherry. Light bodied with moderate carb and a dry finish. Good enough. Like that it is the Bing character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jmar33 (158) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Just a small taster of this one, but it sure packs some punch! Nice sour cherry flavour, slightly sweet but very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zekada (137) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle shared by a friend. Smell is very sweet and light and has tones of cherry. Pours wine red with a small pink head. Taste is sweet, light and fruity. Palate is a bit bland and too sweet. Overall an okay beer for a warm summer day / evening but too sweet for my taste.


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