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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 913   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.


Mortlach's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mortlach (959) - Rome, - FEB 12, 2012
30/06/2011 Birra+ (Vintage 2005). Degustazione da Birra+. Ambrata chiara, lievemente torbida, buona schiuma biancastra, abbastanza persistente. Aroma intenso acidulo, con note agrumate di limone e di pane. In bocca è morbida, acida ma non eccessiva, complessa, con note agrumate di limone. Corpo medio, buona carbonazione. Geuze decisamente interessante, invecchiata magnificamente.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CpyNPrnT (221) - Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2014
2009 Bottle. Aroma is grapes and sour. Taste is tart, sour, grapes, some sweetness. I will definitely have to try more Gueze!.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (1705) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2014
Corked and caged 375 ml bottle at home, 2008 Vintage, into a big Chouffe glass, ABV 8% Hazy pour, deep orange golden in colour, with a big fluffy head, slighty off-white in colour, with average retention, leaving light lacing on the glass. Aroma is grape-y, with old wood notes. Light sour taste, fruity, with white grapes, light apple juice. Medium thin body, quite carbonated, tart on the palate without becoming extreme. Overall an easy drinking gueuze, nice and refreshing. Difficult to choose between this and the "normal" Boon gueuze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (684) - NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2014
37,5cl bottle, 2008 at home. Poured a murky orange colour with a bigger small of white head. First note of a sweet sugary smell, murky sour notes, Apples, vinegar, white grape, earth tones, oak, lemon Peel, small unplesant aftertaste. Regular oude geuze from boon is better for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1089) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 9, 2014
12.7oz bottle shared. Pots a cloudy yellow with white head. Aroma is sour. Tart, and funky. Classic gueze. The flavor is wonderful. Starts off tart followed by sour and then dry. Got some mild Brett and funkiness. This is really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (1249) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 7, 2014
Bottle from Csak a Jó Sör. 2009 edition. Aroma is nicely bubble-gumy. Very clean, yet intense, evidently sour with light sweetness. Clear golden colour. Taste is really sour, lightly sulfury. Not as good as aroma suggests, yet still good. Clean profile. I find it easily drinkable (considering what it is).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5571) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch säuerlich, Citrus, Äpfel. Geschmack sauer nach Äpfel, Citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (373) - SPAIN - APR 4, 2014
Lote de 2009. Color cobrizo pálido con espuma blanca. Aromas de brett. con toques afrutados ligeramente ácidos. Densidad media con burbuja muy activa en boca, inicio dulce y afrutado, con trazos ácidos y final seco, algo terroso, bien equilibrado. Muy rica.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (1992) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
2007 bottle. Hazy orange body, small white head. Aroma has leather, pink bubble gum, tannins, bit vinegar, sweet maltiness. Flavour is mixed sour fruits, some bubblegum also, but tart. Harsh yeast, finishes very dry. Very nice one, very balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5086) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
37,5 cl. bottle. Clear golden colour with a clear white head. Aroma and flavour of tartness, acidic, fruit and sourness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ozckr (213) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 2, 2014
citrus, herbs, golden, amber, hazy, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, medium body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,


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