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

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RATINGS: 917   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   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


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (517) - randers, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2015
Pour red with a small White head. Light bitter light sour, light sweet. Classic kriek aromas. Soft carbonation

3.4
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (474) - - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1714) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MSBrindbergs (597) - 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

3
   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.

3.4
   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

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
HaraldB (18) - NORWAY - JUL 14, 2015
Kvalmende søt aroma. Minner om medisin. Smaken er sursøt, tydelig kirsebær - bedre enn aromaen. Drikkes ikke opp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (307) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 12, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours is clear ruby with small reddish head. Aroma of cherry, barnyard, wet leaves, leather. Light sweet, sour, cherries in flavour, pretty much nicely ballanced. Light body, cherry afterrtaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1259) - USA - JUL 12, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle at Huizingen athletics track. Excellent Kriek which is not overly sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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