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


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RATINGS: 1166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2006
bottle from beers of europe] aroma of lemon, some orange peel, acidic. finish is dry and sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 10, 2006
Pours a cloudy dark golden with a huge foamy off-white head. Aroma of tart apples, oak, and sour grapes. Taste is oak, musty yeast, wheat, and cherries. Mildly sour and highly acidic. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and highly carbonated. Dry finish. One of the better lambics Ive had. I still dont think I appreciate sour beers too much though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quinten (1050) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2006
2002-2003 OEPS, sour, dark yello color, medium head,. thin and dry, not my kind but one of the better lambiek.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2008 Iv been gettin a bit gueuzed at the moment so this was really good. Aroma of dry cider apples and white grapes and dry very dry. Taste is similar with more sourness than expected, very good indeed. RERATING: Same score as before, more hops than i thought possible in gueze but excellent after a 10 hour shift at work. RERATE: Quite a few bottles from the cave. Defo more acidic and sharper than i remember, very dry, like the dryest of all gueuze apart from perhaps it big brother. Monsterous carbonation, but as you drink it it changes into a whole new beast. The hoppiest of the lambics by a long stretch. Awsome stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2005
Cloudy, hazy medium-orange body, thin-medium light beige head, tight bubbles. Sour, woody, musty aroma, with ever-present brie cheese rind. A bit fruity, too. Strongly woody body, the musty tannins delivering a bite more emphatic than that imparted by most other guezes Ive tried. Tart and sour, with a touch of white grape. The sourness ends midway through the sip, leaving the woody, bitter (but not astringent) finish. Doesnt quite deliver the puckering sourness Im after but this is a very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2005
hazy orangish straw appearance with great lacing....aroma is of sour notes, honey, cheese, and sugars....flavor is very sour and tart...hints of baking soda and lemon...follows with some woody hints...great palate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2635) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - DEC 15, 2005
Been wanting to try this style of lambic. Pours out a cloudy amber color with not much of a head, what was there was white. Aroma is very sour. Refreshign taste with a lingering citrus aftertaste, but I felt it was missing something, maybe I just dont get this style of beer, none the less I can appreciate the flacor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 28, 2005
Orange and amber colour, white average head. Typical sour gueuze aroma, nice palate, sour but enjoyable. rather sharp aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EKGoldings (592) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2007 Stoppered bottle. Pours with nice head and amber haze. Nice fruit on nose. Taste is sour, refreshing, nice mix of flavors with Brett horse blanket mixed in but not dominant. An excellent beer with a meal. Rerate: funky, a bit of nastiness that Id call puke-like. Really disappointing this time.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (14508) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2014 Bottle. Hazy orange/gold with thin white head. Sour nose. Good fruits in mouth with lemons and lime with more sourness. Finish is very dry with more lemon sourness. Good geuze. Very refreshing after a hard day at Notts beer festival. Farmyardy notes on nose.3.9/5 Re-rate 2003-2004. The aroma is really to die for, lemon sour, just phenomenal. That yeast is stunning. But rounded too. Slightly sweet, a bit like Girardin black label. Oh boy that is good.

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