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


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RATINGS: 980   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (709) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
375ml bottle. (Vintage 2013) Pours a clear, dark ruby with a medium, log lasting, pink head that laces. Aroma of tart cherries. Sweet flavour of tart cherries with a crisp, dry, acidic finish. Light body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3335) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2016
from 37,5cl bottle. poured a deep dark red to more purple colour with a pink head. nose has a beautiful deep sweet cherry aroma, maybe a bit to sweet for my love of lambic. faint grains, citrus, slightly vanilla sweetness, cherry pits, raspberries, and a note of sweet cinnamon. old barnyard, and just a bit of funk. taste is indeed expected by the nose a bit to sweet. some of the lambic funk is lost here

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dermi (1071) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2016
375 ml, bottled. Vintage 2014. BB 06.05.2019, batch #52301. Pours clear red with a small, slightly pinky white head that disappears soon. Aroma: Caramel, cherries. Mild toasted notes. Taste: Sweet, notable but balanced acidity. Rock sugar. Cherries, woody tones. Mild toasted notes. Palate: Medium body, some carbonation. Mildly tart aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (702) - USA - FEB 10, 2016
Pink/copper, hazy. Medium body, moderate flavor, bright & cool mouthfeel, short length. Sweet & sour, no bitterness. Fruity, yeasty. Like a good fruit juice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lebermilz (206) - GERMANY - FEB 1, 2016
2014 75 cl. bottleThick offwhite froth, intensely red. Intense, sweet cherry. Off dry cherry aroma, medium sour. I expected it a lot drier and more sour, but it is quite well made and harmonious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (791) - MOns, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
Une kriek sur le fruit et la rondeur, une explosion de cerise au nez et une bouche tout en délicatesse. Une très bel accord avec le lapin à la kriek

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nerdboy19 (171) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 18, 2016
You shouldn’t expect a sour bomb, but this is a true great cherry sour juice. Very drinkable, sour and sweet, lots of cherry character, one of my favorite kriek although it doesn’t have the strong sour kick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (652) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy pinkish red with a lasting foamy pink head. Aroma is dominated with cherries, some vanilla notes. Taste is all cherries, long sweet finish. Smooth foamy mouthfeel, light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjogro (2191) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle at home. Vintage 2014. Bottle picked up at local Gall & Gall. Dark ruby red with pink head. Cherries, cooked cherries, fresh apples and some dough /cream-cheesiness (probably from the yeast). Little dusty flavors. Overall fruity sweet, no obvious added sugar in the flavor and a very light sour finish. Body is medium, texture is dry, carbonation is average. Very tasty kriek! I think this is the best ’non sour’ kriek I’ve had so far. Edit: Sweetness becomes stronger when it warms up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RasmusOtt (2162) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2015
Tap @ Beertemple. Pours deep red with a pinky head. Aroma of sweet candy-like cherries, marzipan, fruit yogurt and a bit like a soda. Almost no funk. The taste has cherry, marzipan, vanilla, and a very weak tartness - but mostly like a breezed or something. Still drinkable and nice to enjoy.

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