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Boon Oude Geuze

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

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RATINGS: 1235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Geuze Boon is one of the finest examples of the traditional 100% spontaneous fermentation Lambic style. To moderate the sourness, Boon Brewery only brews Lambic in the 7 cold months, from early October until April, according to the traditional "turbid mash" system. This Lambic beer is aged for 1, 2 or 3 years in oak casks. The blend, a mild average 18 months old Lambic (unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised) is refermented in the bottle and can be stored up to 20 years. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Awards at the World Beer Championships: 2008 Gold, 2010 Silver, 2012 Gold Medal.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cyberbong (10) - - AUG 25, 2015
Hazy golden color. Frothy, slightly off-white head. Aroma of lemon, raisins oak. Light body, taste of grass, lemon, yeast, nice acidity. Short aftertaste with some maltness coming through at the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1154) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Gold slight haze. Aroma lemons grassy hops. Tastes yeast sour lemons. Slow sipper due to sour.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dermi (787) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2015
375 ml, bottled (2012 2013, #52102). Pours slightly cloudy orange with a fine white head. Aroma: Tart, vinegar, wood, leather, fruits. Taste: Some sweetness, pleasantly tart, spices. Wood. Leather. Grapefruit. Malt. Palate: Medium body, noticeable carbonation. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niksko (506) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2015
Pours a hazy golden amber with a speckled off white head. Nose is lactic tartness, light peach, a little earthy funk, cherries. Flavor is quite sour, more peach and sour cherry, earthy musty funk, a dry, puckering lemony, sharp sourness on the finish. Pretty high carbonation, medium body. Really tasty, surprisingly fruity, great sourness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rjen (24) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle from 2011/2012. Aroma is apple, lemon, tart, vinegar, wood. Appearance is golden with a white head. Taste is acidic, light sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin and carbonation is average.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (1882) - NORWAY - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle left on board Fridtjofen by THS, shared with TO in Vik (Sogn) 11.08.15. 2011/2012 brewing season. Clear golden. Persisten off-white head. Wonderful lambic aroma with lemon and lime. Similar refreshing and well-balanced taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RW80 (1324) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2015
33cl Bottle of the 2011-2012. Appearance: Light orange with a pale head. Aroma funky orange zest, wood. Taste: Sour fruit, (citrus, apples), hint of spices and wood, vinegar. Quite sour, dry finish. Light-medium body, lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thellgren (478) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2015
0.375 l bottle with cork from Alko. Dark yellow/light amber colour with nice head, if not too cold. This is dry, as you would expect from oude geuze, but it has also that tannin or old oak wood taste. This won’t make your throat feel strange, it is much easier, but not sweet.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mtu71 (314) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Season 2012-13. Medium, white, long-lasting foamy head. Hazy amber. Fruity and yeasty aroma. Very fruity, woody, mildly sour. Extremely pleasant.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marstonlad (596) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle from Alko, Espoo. Pours cloudy bronze with a little head. The aroma features citrus, sour apple and spices, fairly sour and yeasty all in all. Taste is extremely crisp, fresh and sour - as this style should be. Apple is on the forefront in the tart, fruity and a bit earthy mix. Medium hoppiness. The palate is medium bodied, slick with a quite lively carbonation. A bit aggressive but very refreshing.


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