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

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RATINGS: 1089   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
curepute (139) - New York, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Golden haze with a one finger white bubbly head. Nose is funk, oak, sour pineapple, earth. Taste is sour oranges, lemon, oak, tart, acidic. Finishes funky, sour, acidic with buttery oak. Excellent

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Urrkhest (11) - HUNGARY - MAY 23, 2014
Bottled 0,375 from a beer shop, Hungary. The original guezue lambic. Golden colour, the smell of the simple oak and the special ,,yeast". A fantastic heritage of the past. Congratulate to Frank Boon, the head of all of this.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (562) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 22, 2014
Aroma: Strong horse blanket, barnyard. sour, lemon, Appearance: Straw/gold hazy body. Small white head. Lacing. Flavour: High tartness, medium acidity, horse blanket, mouldy, peppery, Palate: High carbonation. Medium-light body. Very crisp. Overall: Wow! A great tasting lambic. I still won’t drink pints of it, but I am enjoying this! 375ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 17E. Gueuze

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - MAY 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy yellowish orange. Aroma is fruity and sour. Taste is sour and apple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerd16 (194) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Pours golden with mountainous head. Aroma is Fermenting apples, slightly farmhouse, florals, hint of pear. Fairly tart and a little musty, almost cider-esque. Small bubbles. Bouncy, champagne palate. Taste is more apples, hints of lemon and pear. Sour, dry finish. Enjoyable, but I’m sure lacking the complexity of better examples.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jackafholmes (174) - - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from marble, manc. First non-fruit lambic. Pours a slightly Misty pale gold with a persistent frothy white head. Smells a bit like cheap cider or champagne. Reminds me of refresher sweets and alcaseltzer, obviously sour but with less flavour. Really fizzy, bloated me a bit. Not for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sa69me (10) - HUNGARY - MAY 14, 2014
Épp a minap jutott eszembe ez a sör. Egy baráti társasággal részt vettem egy sör és bortúrán Belgiumban és Németországban. Kellemes és tartós habja van, elvileg nagyon régi a receptúrája. Nagyon komlós, érdekes élmény volt, ha valaki arrafelé jár, csak ajánlani tudom...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnybgoodie (15) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
I like it. but i dont want to describe it, just recommend. Not for beginners, though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (577) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
From notes. 750 mL bottle shared at a tasting on 5 May. The pour is a foggy golden amber with a large white head that fades down pretty slowly with little to no lacing. The nose is pretty great. There is a good fruitiness, backed up by a bit of sourness and a pretty good bit of funk, The flavor is similar, but it does seem a bit skunky. The flavors linger a little bit, and the fruits seem to drown out to the skunk. The mouth feel is think and light, but there is a good carbonation and a slightly lingering aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (951) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2014
Light hazy pale body with low foam. Aroma has higher sourness with hints of pear and peach, light woody background. Taste has high sourness across the border with mostly berries and the light wood is there too. Body is full, medium carbonation.


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