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

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RATINGS: 1224   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (1752) - Jrvenp, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle (2011-2012) at porgu, tallinn. Hazy orange-golden color, white head. Aroma has super sour fruity notes, earth and stables. Sour fruity taste, apples, stables. Sour, crispy but still balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BarrelAndBeer (11) - Wien, - MAY 12, 2015
250ml bottle. Funky sour, citrus-berry aroma. Viney sour taste with some fruity tastes. Interesting, smooth sample. Medium-high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adasko (984) - Poznan, POLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Sour aroma with a bit of sulfur. In the background there are some malty and champagne notes. Its light golden color, with poor head which is not odd for lambic but it doesnt look very good. There is a lot of big yeast pieces in the beer floating around. In taste its very sour in the beginning. But immediately after that its getting more salty. Its fully dry. Has this huge wooden, salty and sour finish. Its definitely not easy drinking, but very interesting beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (1076) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle @ the Brewery Boon during the Toer de Geuze - Color: cloudy pale blond beer with no carbonation and really small white foam. Smell: grassy and floral. Good complexity and high acid nose. Taste: very nice balance of grassy, caramel and sour. Good beer, well equilibrate. Aftertaste: floral finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2613) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle. 2010 / 2011. Hazy Amber, with a thin, white head. Bready. Strawberry pure. Lime pith. Drinks light dry. Has a fruity sweetness. Very light tartness. Tart, but soft and airy palate. Cleansing, and crisp. Finishes slightly acetic, crisp, and dry. Ends with a soft sweetness on the lips.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leini (1328) - SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
Sample at a local tasting event. Hazy orange body with a minor white head. Citrus, spices, sour notes and wheat. Refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
fombe89 (629) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 23, 2015
Botella. de @Seor Lpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Gijn 23/04/2015. BBD: 10/07/2034. Color amarillo turbio. Sabores y aromas cidos.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrMeadMan (43) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - APR 22, 2015
Really nice Geuze. Great sour aroma and good balance of sour and sweet. Definitely a beer Id buy again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (944) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle @ The Bishops Arms Mollberg, Helsingborg 3/1-15. Fruity and acidic with brett and grape. Dry and fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (476) - - APR 14, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2015 Golden orange colour with white head. Aroma of oranges, lemon, oak, citrous. Taste of champagne notes, with well balanced carbonation, firstly with sweet notes, which are quickly transformed to sour. Dry sour finish. Good, but unfortunately this is not my favourite style.


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