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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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on tap
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RATINGS: 1102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
adamnowek (69) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
You can’t miss the champagne feel to this beer. Well, champagne that was produced in the middle of a haystack: the aroma is super earthy and the taste is sour and dry. Lambics are a peculiar style but this is one of the most solid examples out there.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rotaman14 (80) - Potsdam, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2014
75cl bottle. This is my first real lambic. Golden colour, medium white head. Sourish aroma of champagne. Taste is sour, with red berries and lemon, some dryness. A beer that smells and tastes like champagne. Interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1259) - Arizona, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Vintage 2011-2012. Almost champagne like pour. Pale yellow with a fizzy, frothy lasting white head. Complex yeasty aroma. Moderate sweet and sour aroma. Woody. Fruity. Flavor follows Bigger Light, lively body. Semi dry, woody, basement finish. Light acidic. Not as sweet as the aromatic nose lets on. Characterful and approachable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (554) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2014
very soury, footy, grapefruit aroma. taste is equal parts tart and sweet. Sour and dry. Interesting, Its tart and refreshing while footy and dry. I like it, but it’s definitely different.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1423) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle kindly shared by Dohny, many thanks. Vintage 2006-2007. Pours hazy golden color, white head. Aroma of peach, tangerines, cheesy (brie). Taste is sour, peach, tangerines, lightly sweet, lemon.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4628) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2014 Bottle kindly shared by Dohny, many thanks. Vintage 2006-2007. Funk, earthy notes, tartness, vinous notes, peach. Tart taste with vinous notes, funk wood. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (1822) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle 2006-2007, shared by Dohny. Aroma exquisite soft bubblegum, sour and good at that. Hazy golden colour. Taste is intensely sour. Fruity flavour, apricot, peach, clean brett character. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dohny (248) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Sourness, barnyard, leather in aroma. Sour flavor at the beginning followed by bitterness. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (372) - SERBIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle 0.375l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Pour it hazy yellow colour with big white head.Taste is sour (not too much) vinegar, apple.Little bit dry.Ok

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (6862) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2014
375 ml bottle. Vintage 2006/2007. L8350. BB 15/12/2028. (Alko) Helsinki, Finland.
Cloudy golden colour with a tiny white head. Sourness, tartness, sweetness, pear, red berries, banana and mild yeast in the aroma. The flavour is wood, tartness, sourness, red berries and acidity. Enjoyable.


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