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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1219   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.


rayy's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rayy (45) - 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 havenít tried it, itís worth seeking out to find out what lambic is all about.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1664) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle to tulip Consummation: Barnyard funk, orange rind, yeast Adjunct: Aroma of ginger, barnyard, orange/triple sec; golden amber, thin ringed head; medium bodied, tart, light carbonation with a long finish

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlf (235) - DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016
Pours golden with huge white head; aroma is very funky fruity tart, some wood, citrus; taste is slightly malty with low sweetness, very fruity and citric with a bitter funky dry finish, some hints of Alkohol, very balanced bitterness; thick creamy mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanVH (7) - USA - JUL 19, 2016 does not count
Just a plain good Geuze. Bitter, sour as a Geuze should be. Compared to itís competitors (Girardin, Hanssens, ...) not the best, but a good compromise for a slightly cheaper beer

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
heavy (2663) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 16, 2016
May í16. A 0.375 l bottle, 2012 vintage. It poured a hazy orange body with big head atop. Very nice crisp aroma of sour apple touched with lemon. Flavor was quite sour, too, but very balanced, so it was not overwhelming or offensive. Wood aging gave its share in it, also its fruitiness, apple, peach, lemon, some berries; quite complex. Medium in body with a long, sour and tart apple finish. Reminded me of Basque ciders, just more mature and rounded. A rich, nice fruity Lambic - calming, slowly enjoyed brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3834) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
Pours clear orange amber with flat head. Aroma of apple, green grapes, bretta, grass, elderflower. Taste is gently tarty with a lot of fruit sweetness before a funky and tarty finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchMark (351) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2016
Good one! Nicely sour with pleasant lively carbonation. Flavor has good funky overripe fruit and vinegar. Finish is dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melnis (474) - LATVIA - JUL 9, 2016
Aroma: ābolu sidra etiķis, citrons. Garsa: mazliet pēc skāba sēra. Garsa un smarza gribetos auglainaku

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1114) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Pours a hazy gold with a white lacing. Aroma is grass, citrus, lemon and vinegar

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1254) - Iowa, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle. Pours mostly clear golden with big white head. Nose and taste is barnyard funk, green apple, gooseberry and vinegar. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2126) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy Cooper with a white head. Aroma of green apples, barn, acedic acodoc, lactic acid. Taste is heavy sour, unripe gooseberries and green apples, light dusty notes. Heavy tart. Decent


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