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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 987   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rayy (38) - Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2012
(2008) Yellow color. Very lively--like champagne. Intense Brett (barnyard) & fruit aroma. Tastes of brett, almost more like a wine than beer. Tart & refreshing--hints of lemon, peach, maybe slight bubblegum. Alcohol about 8%, but not really noticeable due to so many other flavors going on. Yeasty dregs at bottom of bottle. If you haven’t tried it, it’s worth seeking out to find out what lambic is all about.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greenclansman (823) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - OCT 22, 2014
Sour grapes on aroma...thin sparkling body. Flavors of citrus and wood. Acidic aftertaste. Very nice Lambic beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enegaard (57) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle, 2010. For me this is a very straight, middle of the road sour. Super delicious, but in the light of other sours I’ve had recently, this one seems a bit too straight forward for me to turn back to. But I’d always enjoy it and recommend it to anyone who wants a good, sour, funky Gueuze.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (472) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
-Vintage 2010- Deep hazy orange with small white head. Big aroma of funk and citrus. Round and fruity palate. Aftertaste is tart, fruity, some caramel and lingering fresh finish. Overall: Excellent. I really like the subtle sweetness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aletcm (132) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 15, 2014
Bebida no restaurante Cambrinus em Brugges. Aroma ácido e frutado, cítrico. No sabor, a acidez é evidente, seguindo de um frutado. Excelente. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
375ml bottle served in a Pecheresse flute glass. Vintage 2008. A: Pours a bit cloudy, dark orange color forming a huge fizzy, bubbled and aired white head. Great retention in a flute and some soapy lacings formed and left in the glass S: Fruity and tart . Mainly white grapes and Lambic yeasts. Sweet malts and some metallic notes T: Follows the nose. A mild sweet fruity upfront followed by a tart and mild bitter end. Again, strong notes of white grapes, sweet malts malts and Lambic yeasts. M: Light body. Good carbonation. Tart and mild bitter aftertaste O: Easy drinking beer, you cannot feel the 8% here. Classic Belgian Gueuze in all the aspects. Excellent beer [ BA Review @ 7/17/2012 ]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (4023) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Sampled at Where the Wild Beers Are, 6/7/14
This is a pretty tasty one. It hits the expected marks for the style. Definitely something I’d like to sample again. Quite sour. Nice acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1805) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
A really nice gueze. Pours a bubbly straw yellow with some sediment. Aromas of lemon, white wine, blue cheese. Flavors are tart and leaves your palate dry. White wine, lemon, barrel. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bryanvdv (563) - - SEP 27, 2014
Fles gedeeld met rikstar. Fles uit 2008 met tht 2031. Mooi troebel koperkleurig bier. Aroma is citroen. Smaak is zuur, trekkend, droge afdronk. Zeer mooie body. Een bier voor de liefhebber.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (892) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
375ml bottle, pours hazy golden brown, fizzy, with a small bubbly head. Aroma is caramel, lemon zest, herbal. Classic geuze taste. Body is light, texture is light, carbonation is lively. Strong for a geuze and the abv not noticeable.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tandembrauer (149) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle at home, 2010 vintage. Pours hazy orange with white head. Beautiful aroma of fennel seeds, flowers, cherry, sugery sweetness. Well-balanced; a little hay, slightly sour-bitter, tart.


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