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


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RATINGS: 920   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   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%.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a murky dark cranberry red with a very small (almost non-existent) light pink fizzy head that was fully diminishing in just a few seconds and had no lacing to speak of. The aroma was all about the cherries with a mild caramel malt and a sweet yeast and had a hint of candi-sugar and a slight sour odor. The taste was abundantly sweet and a tad acidic with a very big cherry presence throughout, with the finish having a hint of candi-sugar and a nice mellow tartness towards the end. The flavor hung on for a decent duration with the sweet-tart cherry taste fading ever so slowly. Mouthfeel was just a tiny bit beyond light in body and somewhat watery in texture with a soft mellow carbonation. Overall a nice fruity tart Lambic that was extremely drinkable, reminds me a little of a Sour Cherry Jolly Rancher...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Moacyrpinto (2) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - AUG 15, 2015 does not count
Primeira Lambic que bebo e achei perfeita. Essa cerveja é sensacional, tanto no aroma quanto no sabor. Cheers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
novair (130) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2015
Pours clear red. Sligtly tart cherry aroma, and the taste is refreshing and light. Medium carbonation and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
yourilevesque (473) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2015
Vilaine Boon Kriek! Comment peut-on être aussi mauvais et porter l’étiquette Lambic? Bon, c’est de ma faute, à quoi d’autre pouvais-je m’attendre? Couleur environ brune avec des reflets environ rouges, la bière est laide. Au nez, c’est bien entendu médicamenteux et sucré à la manière de jujubes de dépanneur. L’action en bouche est la suite logique pressentie par le nez. C’est sucré et artificiel. J’étais prévenu et je ne me suis pas écouté. Ça m’apprendra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (532) - randers, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2015
Pour red with a small White head. Light bitter light sour, light sweet. Classic kriek aromas. Soft carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jelledebont (39) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2015
Niet slecht. Kriek is niet mijn favoriete biersoort, maar deze is eigenlijk best goed te drinken. Goede balans tussen zoet en zuur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (508) - - JUL 27, 2015
Purple red haze colour with pinky/white tiny head. Visualy medium carbonation. Aroma of cherries, hint of grape, but without note of an alcohol. Flavor is similar: firstly sugary sweet, with slight sourish finish. You can detect notes of cherries, but it seems somehow artificial. Good but in comparison with Oude Geuze, this is completely average lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1748) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2015
@ Röhälla 150725. Bottle (375 ml) from Kihoskh, Copenhagen. [ Vintage 2013 ]. Fruity and sweet with cherries, light acidic, medium body with a light to oily texture. The finish is sweet and fruity with cherries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MSBrindbergs (612) - Solna, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
Årgång 2013 Flaska från Best of beers i Ålborg. Ser ut som ett ljusare rödvin. Doftar härligt av körsbär. Söta körsbär med en fin eftersmak. Söt men inte så det slår över. Mycket smarrig! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1866) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2015
375ml bottle->tulip. Ruby red with thick frothy pink head. A: slightly tart cherries. T: sweet cherries, faint tartness. Syrupy. Too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
InPivoVeritas (404) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear ruby with medium pink head. Aroma of cherries, hay, almonds. Taste is sweet with low sourness in the finish. High carbonation. Good, though a bit too sweet

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