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

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RATINGS: 1325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BillHick420 (456) - California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Pours hazy straw with a fizzy white head. Nose of... well, lambic (esters?) Smooth sourness, some fruity esters, and apparently what people call brett. I LIKE


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aarslew (8) - - MAY 22, 2016 does not count
Bottle from Flask. Vintage 2013/2014. Pours bright golden with a white head. Aroma of yeast, vinegar, citrus and oak. Taste is sour without being too vinegarish, has some grapefruit bitterness. Slightly dry. Oily mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (670) - Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Bomber to a tulip. Hazy gold, fizzy white head. Funky tart aroma, flavors of damp forest and fresh meadow ... A very tasty geuze... Yum!

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
fedesilvia (1) - - MAY 14, 2016 does not count
Very good!!!!!!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thyssen (9) - DENMARK - MAY 13, 2016 does not count
Pours a hazy golden orange colour with a white sparkling head. Aroma is yeasty with hints of grass, vinegar. Taste is acidic with a bitter aftertaste that last long. Mouthfeel is sparkling and dry.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (1028) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2016
0,375l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 17.09.2035 Pours deep cloudy light golden liquid, small fizzy white head, Aroma: nice barnyard aroma, wet leaves, spicy, light tar, Taste: light to medium sweet, ight to medium bitter, heavy sour, barnyard, wet leaves, wooden notes, peach nub, Palate: light body, lively carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long sour bitter aftertaste, Overall: very good, enjoyed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
creppyiceman (303) - POLAND - MAY 7, 2016
(bottle) Aroma:lemon accidness,quite funky(mainly leather-ish notes),grapes,hint of vanilla. Appearance;gold color,very hazy,medium-sized long-lasting dense white head. Taste:medium sweet,medium to high sourness,flavour of leather,lemon,hay and vanilla,slightly sour and vanilla-ish aftertaste. Palate; medium body,high carbonation, Overall:Very nice balanced gueuze.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (1264) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
A bottle from the 2011 2012 season. Quite floral notes on the aroma, with just a hint of dryness. The sourness comes through on the finish, but the barrel aging has given a good balance

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chimpgibbon (524) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Dry, sour and lemony with loads of dusty barn and barrel character. Stone cold classic lambic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenkiGonzo (959) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 29, 2016
Draught at Bierhaus. Aged for two years. Slightly opaque amber with no head. Oak and light grape aroma. Really sour with a lot of wood and an almost splintery mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (673) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 22, 2016
Dark yellow, clear, white foam. Thick sour aroma. Sour, bret, with malty casket aftertaste. High in carbon


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