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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2008
Clear golden color with a big foamy white head. Smell is super tart, yeast, fruity, acidic, and a little hay like. Taste is yeasty, tart, and a dry lasting sourness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3386) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 21, 2008
thanks to decaturstevo for sharing this one. Clear, medium gold pour. Fishy aroma. Clean taste, slightly sour. Thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
couchand (182) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUN 14, 2008
Crystal straw with gold tints, loads of carbonation, thick moussy head, medium-sized bubbles. Delicate acidic, cidery, light vinegar, light horsey aroma. Clean lactic flavor, strong bitterness. Somewhat simple flavor. Lively palate, somewhat cloying. Allright, I’ve had better Boon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 14, 2008
Botella. Pours a bit hazy brownish colour with a short fizzy head. Aroma of some fruit with horse blanket, bit mouldy and a nice sourness. Great mouthfeel. The flavour is sour with grape fruit, some eyast and a good bitterness. Dry sour bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
renffisch (890) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2008
2003 vintage. at the rake with the boys. Quite horsey nose, lots of citric sourness and gooseberry. Amber colour, no head. Very bitter and tart in flavour, quite sweet alcohol notes, lots of grapefruit. very good geuze not my fav tough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2008
Vintage 2003. Nice amber colour. Sour taste with some bitterness from hops. A very good geuze with balanced hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cheap (5146) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2008 My mouth starting watering the moment I opened the box when I got this from puzzl in a trade. Beautiful pour, cloudy beige with very little yellow. Sour appetizing aroma. Very nice tingly palate. Delicious sour initial flavors overwehlm the taste buds. Enjoyable and refreshing as with most real lambics. Wow what an experience! Has much more alky in it than I am familiar with most lambics, 8%. However it hides the alky content well. The only thing I didn’t care for in this brew was the apparent bitter lingering aftertaste, which by the way, was not really that bad, just noticeable. Overall I want to say this beer rocks and I owe puzzl big for this selection. Lovely, reminds me a bit of cantillon iris.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Cask. Pours a light amber copper body with no head. Aroma is sour fruit, orange, lemon, acrid tart fruit. Mouth is very dry and palate cleansing. A touch of pepper and yeast, but mostly sour tart fruit. good.

   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 (8321) - 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)

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