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

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RATINGS: 987   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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%.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antonio369 (134) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (4018) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2016
375 ml bottle. 2014. York Beer and Wine. Hazy, dark ruby colour. Halo of dark pink head. Nose has sweet, ripe black cherry. Cherry syrup. Black Forest gateau. Notes of cherry stone and raspberry ice cream. Barely a trace of sourness. Taste is sweet with a light, stone fruit, earthy dryness. Light body. Foamy mouthfeel. Gets less sweet on the finish. I get how some may love this beer, and I did enjoy the one glass, but overall it’s a bit sweet for me.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lnor (10) - - MAY 12, 2016
Spesiell øl vi fikk når vi ba om en morsom øl. Meget kraftig kirsebær smqk. Utrolig spennende smak.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Prim (11) - - MAY 12, 2016
Morsom øl som ikke smaker øl, det ser ut som rødvin, lukter kirsebær og smaker godteri

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (1092) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2016
0,375l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 22.09.2019 Pours light cloudy to clear deep bordeaux red liquid, small fizzy pink head, fell down quickly, Aroma: ripe cherries, light wooden notes, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, medium sour, fruity, ripe cherries, wooden notes, green leaves, Palate: light body, fizzy carbonation, slick to sticky mouthfeel, long sour sweet aftertaste, Overall: fine, enjoyed, not very sweet, but on the other hand, could be more complex.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (1407) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2016
DWF; Bottle 375 ml., 2014, from local marked. Pours small, red, with a frothy fading light red head. Nose is moderate to heavy, cherries, almonds, and light sour. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a somewhat lasting cherries finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft. Me like cherries..

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MRMedellin (273) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - MAY 1, 2016
Clear red beer, standard carbonation with a small head. The aroma is soo fruity, a lot of cranberry, red berry, and raspberry notes, not too much from malt or hops. The taste is the expected for a fruit beer, but in here the hops play a nice roll making everything work. At the end the sour flavor come into, making a good balance with the hop bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhammaren (1594) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
.3l on tap @Haltiatar. Pours clear dark red with red head. Aroma and flavor is malts, cherry, raspberry. A bit sour palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
erickok (5186) - Leuven, BELGIUM - APR 20, 2016
Candy cherry, sweet, sugar syrup. Simple taste, cherry flavouring, soft sour. Not very fine, very little complexity. Nice looks though. (25cl bottle from Dekoninck)

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trolleo (1240) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 4, 2016
Clear red color with no head. Sweet cherry aroma, taste is slightly more sour, cherry cake. Watery, average carb. Drinkable.


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