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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%
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%.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crabbey (17) - - JUL 14, 2010
Dark red rose with thin pink head, slight turbidity. Nose is dominant cherry, with some oak. There is both a moderate sweetness and sourness, nicely balanced, and no bitterness. The body is light with a lively carbonation. First proper kriek I’ve tried, so no real basis for comparison. Enjoyed the dominant cherry character, but the lambic character could be a bit stronger for me. My next one will be aged another year. 375mL corked and caged bottle. Crop 2008, BB 12/05/2013


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7007) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Lots of initial cherry aroma. Some underlying citrua and grapefruit. Red ruby pour. Tangy and sweet finish. Nicely done. Bottle from Total Wine.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anfractuosity (315) - - JUN 22, 2016
Top notch kriek, not as sweet as lindemans kriek, not overly sour, 2014 version..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (1093) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
0.33 bottle. Clear, dark crimson color and a small, pink head. Aroma is obviously dominated by cherries and features small hints of chocolate. A sweet and sour taste of cherries - relatively refreshing considering krieks. A medium body, a slick texture, and an above average carbonation. Finish is medium long and not particularly strong. Overall the beer is good, it’s flavorful but balanced and unimposing, sweet but not tacky.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evilkniamhel (379) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle from Appellation Wines Comely Bank. Pours clear dark cherry red. Nose of cherry sweeties, fresh dark cherries, hint of chocolate malts. Super tangy, fresh fruit, refreshing, full-bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EugeneStraver (149) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeiznogood (14) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (792) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (92) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuspoenari (1214) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markschiedon (542) - 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.


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