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

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RATINGS: 1134   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.


0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mjik83 (659) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** mijn smaak + ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 30, 2014
Drucken på OConnors, Uppsala.. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (351) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - NOV 28, 2014
375 ml bottle @ The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Yellow, slightly hazy body with a big white head. Aromas of lemon, hay, some funk, Taste is sour, funky, tart, with notes of lemon, mud, some spoiled fruits. Aftertaste is really sour, and sticks to your taste buds. Light body with medum to high carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (3845) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Thanks to Gem for this 37.5 cl. from the 2011-12 brewing season. Funky sour citrus-berry aroma pops right out with cork. In the glass it also develops some musty grape, white wine and oak. Hazy golden body has some mild activity that supports a lasting film of creamy foam. Tastes of tart berry, earthy toast, lemon, white wine and sharp funky cheese. Finish has some mild oak notes that linger and get more intense. Medium body has a smooth, medium-high carbonation that provides a nice little tingle but never erupts. Has a nice balance and only a mild astringency for such an intense sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Padron4KM (566) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - NOV 23, 2014
375 ml corked and caged, 2011-2012 brewing season.
Hazy,dirty, golden color. Lively carbonation creates a thick, bubbly but rapidly dissipating off white head, and very little lace.
Aroma is sour fruit, wood, lemons, funky cheese.
Flavor is sweet, acidic, lemony, wood. Finish is dry.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
oliodnb (390) - ITALY - NOV 23, 2014
37.5cl bottle. Pours deep hazy golden with a bubbly white head that disappears quickly leaving no lacing. Rustic aroma of lemon, damp wood, hay. Great lambic taste, not too sour. Every good dry finish with some salty note. Lively carbonation, medium body. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fellebag (913) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle 375ml. Huge white head, fantastic carbonation. Hazy dark hay color. Aroma is hay, yeast, artificial candy, fresh oak. Taste is sour of fruit peel, sea weed and light onion.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ForlornHope (100) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
37.5 cl bottle at home, 2010-2011 brew season, so quite young. Fine orange-gold colour with a lively effervescence and a tight white head. Aroma of sour lemon and a hint of vegetable hop, earthy and pungent. Taste is initially sharp and sour with a sweet aftertaste. Lively on the tongue with a long dry finish. Overall a fine beer and one with a developing character as the glass empties. Superb with a strong cheese, I enjoyed this with some Dorset Blue Vinney.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jphartley (30) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2014
2011/2012 bottling from Mitra (Beukenweg, Amsterdam) Heady, sweet aroma without too much oak. Not to sour, not to sweet. Well balanced but lacking in any complexity. The Marriage Parfait is significantly better, but this is not bad for the price (about 2.65 Euro a bottle at Mitra).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cenzura (126) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Aroma: Sourness, wildness, fruits, classic gueuze aroma. Taste: Lemon with peel, citrus, sweet fruits and wild character. Pale colour, big white head, poor lacing and light carbonation. Very light and drinkable beer. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 24PLN (375ml bottle) - Brewing season 2011/2012


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