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

bottled
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RATINGS: 860   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%.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, - OCT 1, 2012
Non male.....bell’aspetto rubino luminoso con schiuma rosa non molto persistente.....naso ciliegioso intenso ma non molto complesso....bocca ruffiana, dolciastra, fresca, watery........da donna......


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenriqueBraga (106) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 27, 2015
Vermelho rubi intenso, boa formação de espuma, brilhante. Aromas de morango, framboesa, levemente balsâmico. Na boca há acidez bem leve, adocicado de frutas vermelhas. Corpo baixo, boa carbonatação. Aftertaste adocicado, refrescante.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
borre_m (380) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Pours red, red head. Aroma of cherries and yeast. Taste is sweet, with cherries.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (635) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a beautiful deep rose color with a nice pinkish white head. Aroma is dry, slightly tart, nice cherry sweetness. A decent tart in the flavor, but not overly sour, more on the sweeter end. Lingering sweet cherries in the finish. Tasty fruit beer for sure. Wouldn’t mind a bit more sour though.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Broncowaldon (44) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 14, 2015
One f m standard cherry favs. Low ABV to drnk all day nice cherry aroma and tartness in flavor. Perfect to style aka ways an easy find and go to kriek! A++++

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2607) - BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2015
Boon’s sweetened kriek, in collaboration with Palm, not to be confused with Boon Oude Kriek. Hazy red colour, off-white, thick head; aroma and taste combine the tartness of lambic and sour cherries with honeyish sweetness from added sugar. Still shows a certain amount of authenticity: I’d say this is a perfect stepping stone from the ’industrial’ sweet krieks in the style of Timmermans or Belle-Vue to true ’oude kriek’. Very decent in this particular segment, but I prefer actual ’oude kriek’.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek (335) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2015
Nice red colour with a thin cherry tinged head. Aroma is sour cherry and taste is more on the sweet side.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rikstar (985) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2015
0,25l fles bij Charlie’s. Diep roodpaars met een roze kraag. Smaak is veel te gemaakt zoet. Niet aan mij besteed, voor de gootsteen

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Funk fest share at friends...great cherry aroma light head no carb light red pour...mostly cherry. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MatthijsE (897) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle @ home. Deep red color, pink head. Cheery nose, vinous, cherry pits, marzipan, sour notes. Sweet cheery taste, sour candy, tart, fine balance. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1294) - DENMARK - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle@home. Redwine red. Small head. Dry sweet. Almond cherry flavours. Solid delicious but onedimensional.


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