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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 950   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4387) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2007
Bottle. Copper color with a towering head. Lemony, barn aroma. Very tart and sweet. Citrusy. Tasty fine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
WSSmiles (124) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2007
This was poured from a bottle, poured a nice golden body with a very carbonated white head. The carbonated bubbles uniformally coming up from the bottom of the glass was mezmorizing (sp). Nose was that of a pixi stick or sweet tart. Flavor was relaxing now I can understand why people like this type of beer. Canít wait to try different brews.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2007
Bottle, 37,5 cl. Hazy amber colour with a small white head. Nice funky lambic aroma with grape fruits and I imagine a tone of coffee too. Acidic flavour with apples and other sour fruits. No hints of alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10472) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2007
Bottle at Dilly Deli. Poured a pale amber color with a average fizzy head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Yeasty champagne aroma. Light body with lively carbonation. Light complex bitter flavor with a light sour finish of short duration. Very intersting brew, but not my style.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 Bottle from Uto beer - Golden yellow with a thin white head. Sort of a grassy barnyard aroma. Combination of lemon lime and vinegar in taste. Tart with a long salty bitter finish. Not bad but not my gueuse of choice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2007
Honey colored with a light head. not a lot of lacing. Tart aroma of slight apples. Grassy and a bit mouldy. The aroma is bitter and a touch hot. There is a large tart precense and a bit more of that funk. The palate is late and the finish, like the last one makes the jaw clench up with its tartness. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BŁckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JAN 26, 2007
Bottle: Clear light gold color, light white head and lacing. Smells of light hay, the dust that falls off a barn while youíre cleaning the rafters, a blue cheese left out on the coutner at night. Lightly charred pine and grapefruit peel. The flavor isnít as tart as Iíd like, but itís a got a light buttery impact with a spritsy citric mouthfeel. Finishes primariliy with the wood taste. Decent gueuze.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 21, 2007
Bottle from Ledgers; nose is slightly sour with some faro-like sweetness intermingled; slightly hazed gold with a small off-white head; flavor is tart with some horsebalnket in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (7996) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2006
Bottle. Golden with a small white head. Aromas are acidic and musty with brown sugar. Some cheesines and tart lemon. Flavours are dry, dusty and musty with grapefruit bitterness. Quite tart with a dry finish. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2006
Pours wtih a golden body topped by a thin head with some lacing. Itís sour and tart with a great horseblanket note. MMM...I love them gueuzes. Light bodied, crisp and smooth.


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