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


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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a large white head that fades leaving some lacing. Aroma of tart lemons, green apple, and some yeasty brett goodness. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a mild amount of bitterness, moderate acidity, and very well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2008
[1156-20080301] Bottle. Boozy grainy petrol yeast aroma with a bit of bread. Clear, medium orange brown body with quick white bubbles. Boozy astringent yeast flavour has petrol characteristics. Medium body is sour. Interesting to try and well-blended, good example of a par+ geuze.
(ZBF 2008; Sint Niklaas, BE)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjs (5616) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2008
(Bottle, 2003 vintage, at Brugs Beertje, Brugge, on 2008-05-19) Amber colour. Hazy. Dense small white head. Slightly sour nose. Acidic and sof palate that turns very dry. Taste contains some sourness. Wood in taste. Small bitterness from hops. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 19, 2008
The pour was an ever so slightly cloudy, light copper color. A substantial white head formed then gave way to some flecks of lacing. Lots of effervescent bubbles. The aroma was light funk, sour fruit and even some light malt? The flavor followed suit. The mouthfeel was clean and dry and I found it mildly refreshing. To be honest, I’d just as soon have a Mike’s Hard Lemonade if I feel the need for something sour, bubbly and alcoholic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2008
Bottle. A lusciously lemony-tart gueuze with a playful zing of sweet sourness that really puts it over the top. Sparkling carbonation really helps to carry that zing along. Truly splendid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LilBeerDoctor (3567) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Bottle. Poured a cloudy light orange with a slight white head. Aroma of sour barnyard funk. Flavor of sour fruits, typicaly gueuze flavor. Not too sour (a plus for me) and very enjoyable to drink. Kind of zesty too! I was pleasantly surprised by this beer, as most lambics are often too sour for my liking. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Golden color with a white head. Aroma is citrusy, sour, and pleasantly funky. Flavor has a nice woody-sour-funky mix that is good with almost any food. Classic gueuze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tranquillity (1583) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2008
Bottled. Oh what a shame! It’s a fantastic beer but wrong for my taste: I can’t stand grapefruit. Clear orange-red, tiny white head. Very geuzy aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackForestCO (978) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2009 Bottle. Poured a clear golden-yellow color with rising bubbles and a thick white head that left some spotty lacing. Aroma is very tart, with some funky barnyard notes and hints of straw, lemon, and orange peel. Tartness is strong right off the bat, but in a very pleasant way. Nice, crisp undertones of citrus fruit lead into a funky yeast finish with a hint of barn and cobwebs. Nice carbonation and crisp mouthfeel, dry on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours a pale yellow color with a white head. Aroma is funky and brett. Flavor is funky, astringent, and a funky barnyard brett finish.

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