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Boon Lambic Foeder # 10 (Boon to be Wild)
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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
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A special keg only "single foeder strong lambic". 100 kegs produced.

Frank Boon writes: Foeder # 10 was originally made for "Brauhaus Nurnberg" in Nurnberg, Germany in +/- 1890. The staves are 90 mm thick and the content is 6800 lit. It survived the destruction of Nurnberg in WW II because it was shipped to France for wineaging in Gigondas. Ten years ago it came to Boon Brewery, it had 4 times Lambic and in 2007 it was used for a strong Lambic to age for 3 years. One american lady that tasted it said it was "Boon to be Wild". Maybe a good name to use.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 3, 2011
Denso, pieno,corposo, legnoso, in bocca letteralmente esplode, di una complessità inimmaginabile. Eccezionale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, as Boon to be Wild
Hazy amber color, with a distinctive fine perlage. The aroma is very wild indeed, also pervasive, full and fulfilling, moldy cellar, with old timber beams and barrels...
The body is strong and quite round, with malt and strong Bretts flavor; there is some residual sweetness, and a light fruity touch; also a very nice vinous touch; the sourness is not aggressive. There is also some alcohol presence, and this is probably the only note out of tune here.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2010
A Mes rate. Tap at the amazing Brasserie 4:20
A superb looking straight lambic. Slightly hazy solid gold body with a perfect lick of a white head. This is just about the best straight lambic I’ve had. I can’t believe it’s 10%. It’s so soft yet punishingly sharp at the same time. My god, I could get messy on this, like really quickly. There is an amazing hit of something that I can only describe as strawberries and cream. Huge kick of aggressive sourness in the initial flavour, a big warm cuddle in the finish. This is a stellar beer. Easy the best from Boon. Looking at the rest of the rates either I am mental or this is much better than it has been elsewhere. Amazing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11493) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2010
Amber with a small white head. Funky barnyard aroma with grass and grapefruit. Sweet funky flavour with some hay notes. Both tart and bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14338) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2010
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Pours unclear orange with a small creamy off white head. Nose is tart and rubbery. Young lambic. Very tart - - vinegar. Flat carbonation. Super dry and tart end. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2010
Clear medium yellow amber color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate berries, old red berries, old, wood, leather, barnyard, apples notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100911]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2010
Pours cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma is acidic, leather and barnyard. Flavour is acidic, leather, barnyard, horse blanket and a sweet note.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phredrik (1011) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - SEP 26, 2010
Light orange pour with no head. Aroma is tart, nice vinegar, grapes, rather one-sided. Taste is tart, dry, oaky character, still rather one-sided.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6794) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2010
Handbottled by Theis. Thanks! It pours hazy deep golden with a small white head. The aroma is acidic, ripe fruit, apples and lots of wood. The flavour is wood, dry acidic, light brett and ripe fruit. Nice one!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3353) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2010 Håndtappet at T&Ms. Pours a hazy orange with no head. Sweet and quite bitter. Quite fruity. Also some funghi aromas. Medium bodied. No carbonation. Dry and quite bitter finish.


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