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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: 1195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 (1775) - 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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Speko (108) - DENMARK - APR 29, 2016
2011 Bottle 0,375. Pours clear orange with large white head, good retention, lot of lacing. Sour white wine ish, fruits - citrus, apple, grapes, barnyard with a dry finish accompanied by notes of grapefruit. Fizzy carbonation, full body. Quite sour for my taste, could be good in upcoming summer days though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (2132) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 27, 2016
2010 vintage. Cloudy golden, stable white head. Acetic aroma, sour apples. Flavour is sour, citric with some yeasty notes. Some rough, woody notes as well. Finishes tart and dry. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1357) - SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2016
2012 Vintage
375ml bottle from Whole Foods Market, Giffnock (£4.49):
This one was a pretty nice lambic from Boon, it started quite light on the nose with the usual sourness & some tart alongside a few grapes but things definitely picked up come the taste with a lot more acidity & funk coming through. It was quite an easy beer to drink with a nice balance to it & strong carbonation; a slight step up from the regular Boon Oude Geuze & a very nice beer overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1370) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 23, 2016
butelka, warka do 26.09.2034 (poltora roku po rozlewie?) n szybko: bardzo stajenno-skorzane w aromacie, troszke ogorkowo-kiszone, nieco owocowe (winogrona zielone / cytryna / biala porzeczka). w ustach duzo mniej funky, kwasne (mocno kwasne, na owocowy sposob), winne, ogorkowe, wytrawne, cierpkie nieco, alkohol schowany idealnie. Jedno z fajniejszych gueuze jakie pilem :)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vidmidia (244) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - APR 17, 2016
Amarelo dourada, turva. Espuma branca, fina, pouco persistente. No aroma e no sabor, abacaxi, baunilha, vinagre de maçã, álcool. Notas de couro no aroma. Bem ácida, álcool presente.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonBlok (168) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2016
37,5 cl bottle at home, brewed in 2012. Appearance: hazy orange with low white head. Aroma: white wine, citrus, caramel malts. Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness and very sour. Notes of grapes and vinegar. Palate: light body, fizzy carbonation and sticky texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (801) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2016
Lightly clouded, golden yellow, ample white head. Dry apple, light strawberry, hay. Quite sour, hints of sweetness. Medium-light body, quite a bit of carbonation, high acidity make for a very active mouthfeel. Long finish, very dry. Quite good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
comperchris (52) - - APR 11, 2016
Judging by the other reviews I think the bottle I had must have been off. It was so tart and sour it was actually unpleasant. Had a very acidic smell to it too.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnltap (4) - - APR 10, 2016 does not count
Pale yellow appearance. Brett aroma subdued, slight horse blanket/barnyard. Nice tartness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guruhso (215) - Grindsted, DENMARK - APR 9, 2016
Bottle. Aroma of Lemon, and apple with Wooden notes. The flavour is moderat sour and finish dry. The body is light and the texture is watery. Lively carbonation.


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