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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 989   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.


bursprak's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (664) - Aarhus, - DEC 20, 2013
375 bottle@ home. 2002 vintage. Pours amber/bronze with a minimal head. Aroma is tart with grassy notes. Taste is really nice! Balanced funk with green apples and hay. Really bitter finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2474) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Shared 2009 750 ml. bottle poured to snifters, showing a hazed, orangey gold color, with frothy, soft white head foam, and spotty lacing. The aroma was funk, tartness, light fruit, citrus, a hint of sweetness, and light spice. Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation, the taste was as the nose, plus lightly sour, with some alcohol presence that wasnít necessarily warming, but interacted well, dry finishing, and quite a refreshing palate cleanser.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kermis (5433) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle, 2008 vintage. Canít believe this is the first time rating this one! Pours a lively clear dark golden with a big white head. Aroma explodes with citrus and funk while being poured and sitting on the table. Very dusty, dank, cobwebby and old cellar on closer inspection, still with the citrus and big funky notes. Flavor is light to light moderate sweet and moderate to heavy sour, citrus fruits on the palate and major funky, barnyard and horse blanket notes coming out. Medium bodied with light moderate carbonation. I expected this to be pretty decent, but itís better than my expectations. Certainly at this vintage itís an excellent Geuze.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greenclansman (826) - 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 Iíve had recently, this one seems a bit too straight forward for me to turn back to. But Iíd 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 (475) - 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 (136) - S„o 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 (867) - 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 (4027) - 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 Iíd 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 (1808) - 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 (569) - - 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.


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