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


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RATINGS: 1015   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Bottle @ Paters Vaetje, Antwerpen. Hazy medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is sour, ripped fruit, lemon crispy. Flavor is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration and a nice dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light astringent. Very nice and refreshing. ;o)) (300807)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
ZBF2008: From bottle. Pours golden orange/light brown, clear, and with a crispy and quickly disappearing white head. Acidic, light apple aroma. Flavour is dry, yet quite smooth. Light woody and a mild sulphorish note. Ends dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2003
The aroma is sweet and sour with notes of metal, the sourness coming from the wild fermentation and the sweetness from the malt - a very inviting aroma. The color is orange and it has a fantastic head, and is very lively. The flavor is sweet, metallic, bitter, and bitter. It starts out as a sour orange, but then a the flavor of grapefruit takes over and lingers thru to the end. A great Gueueze - but I can recommend sharing a bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2005
(Bottle 75 cl) My version was only 6% ABV. Golden, hazy - pretty much no head at all. Complex sour, vinegary notes. Very traditional blend with all the horseblanket, sweaty esters. 201297

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2007
Bottl.e Hazy orange coloured with a huge white head. Light acidic aroma of fruits, wood, brett and berries. Light acidic and fruity flavour of apples, wood and berries. Tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2006
Bottled. Hazy nutbrown colour, not much head, but a bit white foam. Very sour aroma and flavour. My first thought when having this was that unless knowing what I drink I would have guessed for a Cantillon. Very pleasant, refreshing and smooth lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19975) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2002
Golden coloured and slightly hazy with rich head. Slightly fruity aroma. Balanced acidity, rather mellow, full bodied for a gueuze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17593) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2006
Golden colour with a white head. Slightly barnyard aroma. Flavor has some nice barnyard sourness and refreshing. Long sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
19th May 2010
2005 Bottle. Very hazy amber beer. Thick bubbly white head. Nose of sherbet and wet dog! Crisp palate, dry. An approachable gueuze, not too acidic. Just a little lemon and wood. Bare whisper of hop. Finishes dry. Not too bad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2004
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2013
2012-08-31, corked bottle, vintage 2006, bb 2030.01.28, 6 years old, 9-4-8-3-17=41
Cloudy golden color, with frothy head. Deep aroma, horseblanket, with a sharp manure presence, pungent, and some fruitiness (grapefruit, pink grapefruit). Highly carbonated; the body is maybe too bold for a Gueuze, and even a bit oily; it has a strong character, with cellar elements, some alcohol perception and relatively strong bitterness.
Aggressive, maybe excessive.

Expiration date 2020, 9 years old, 10-4-8-4-17=43
Hazy golden color; good head retention. Very good Gueuze aroma, plus a nice fruitiness (grapes, grapefruit…). Aggressive, more because of the astringency than the acetic character; woody, mature.
Peculiar, my favorite Gueuze, so far.

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