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


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RATINGS: 995   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EugeneStraver (166) - Nootdorp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
20160605 Home; 37.5 cl bottle; BB 20200304; Kriek 2015 with 4% ABV: A very red clear beer with a red foam layer, which disappears nearly direct. A really big smell of cherry and framboises (red fruit) and off course a sour impression. The taste is more or less the same, but with an adding of bitter from almonds. In the aftertaste somewhat sticky of the sweet and dryness of the sour. Also the bitterness of almonds stays. A kriek with a good taste, but a too sweetly aftertaste. But still also a wooden smell and taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeiznogood (20) - DENMARK - JUN 4, 2016
At home, 2014 37.5cl bottle. Pour: Dark red, intense. Significant foam, dark red almost purple foam. Initial smell: Fruit, fresh, mild. Intial taste: Sweet, well rounded fruit, mild. Slight tart finish. After breathing - First: Fruit, sharp, slight tartness; mids: jello, gummybears, acid; after: slight tartness and bitterness, but very limited. Verdict: Very good, much better than the Framboise. But not lambicy enough for me, needs more sour, acid and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1033) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 3, 2016
F: pink, not long lasting, thin. C: deep ruby, clear. A: cherries, light woody, apples. T: semi sweet to dry, cherries, light woody, apples, light body, good carbonation, refreshing, good, 0,25l bottle from De Keyzer Drinks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (290) - POLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Kolor rubinowy, piana w kolorze jasnorozowym, piwo klarowne. W aromacie dominuja wisnie i slodycz. W smaku slodko z kontra kwaskowo - wytrawna. Czuc dobrze wisnie, nasycenie srednie. Na finiszu wystepuje "dzikosc" w piwie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuspoenari (1532) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2016
37cl bottle. Dark ruby pour with a light purple head. Notes of cherries dominate the palate, with additional sherry, caramel and honey and very (and I do mean VERY) subtle lambic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markschiedon (586) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2016
Drinking from a 25 cl bottle. In the aroma cherries. The clear red beer has a medium red beer. In the soft sour taste a nice cherrie taste. Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bulk_Carrier (3736) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 21, 2016
This was poured into a pokal. The appearance was a dark hazy burnt red color with a slim finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Moderate amount of lacing appeared around the glass in a messy sort of way. The smell started off with the sweet cherry side and then opened up into a lighter tart to almost sour underscore of cherries. The taste was mainly the sweet cherries flowing into a delicate sour to tartness of the cherry side. Guess the aftertaste - yup - cherries. Finish is somewhat sticky sweet through the cherries. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a great sessionability about it. Carbonation runs light - nice sweet to semi-sour/tart edge hitting my tongue underneath. Overall, damn nice lambic, I know I’d have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mithe (1532) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 15, 2016
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Tart, light fruity.
Appearance: Hazy red color. Medium, pink head.
Taste: Very sweet, light-medium sour, light fruity/cherry.
Palate: Medium body. Sweet-sour finish.
Overall: Quite sweet. Only light fruity/cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Echon (369) - Århus, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Dark red with a light body and soft texture. Rich cherry aroma and flavour, with light sweetness, medium acidity and no bitterness. Some brett character. Overall, a pretty good kriek. Drinkable and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antonio369 (160) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2016
37,5 cl bottle, served in flute. Poured dark red with a one finger pink head. Lively carbonation. Aroma of cherries & vanilla. Taste: Cherries, caramel, vanilla, sugar, very sweet. Almost no bitterness present. Light body with some little dry tart in the finish.

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