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

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RATINGS: 1364   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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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bosta (226) - - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy, golden color with medium head. Sharp sour fruity aroma. A stange mixture of champagne, green apple and lemon. Very complex and refreshing, sparkling sour taste. Dry and sour aftertaste. Since this was my first lambic beer the flovour really surprised me. I will probably never be a big fan of the style, but I can see why someone can really appriciate this style.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jacobarts (81) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle. Fine hazy golden color with white lasting head. Aroma is sour with bread and apples. Taste is also sour and dry, and some apple flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (671) - BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2016
Donkerblond bier met fijne pareling en witte schuimkraag. Geur: hout, zurig, licht zweterig. Smaak: zurig, citrus, pompelmoes. Redelijke koolzuurprikkel. Zachte maar frisse geuze.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maracuja05 (565) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
[backlog] 26-01-16 // bottle at home. 2013/2014 vintage. Light cloudy orange with small head. Sour, tart, dry, sparkling.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (468) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Hazy straw coloured with a massive white head. Taste is mainly acidic, sour... cider apple... nice, smooth mouthfeel, crisp and very refreshing. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlutonowyMan (482) - POLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Kolor pomara?czowo bursztynowy, m?tny, ze spor?, ?rednio p?cherzykow? trwa?o?? jest znikoma, po kilkunastu sekundach po pianie pozostaje zaledwie pier?cie? i delikatny ko?uch. Aromat kwa?ny, octowy, s? jab?ka, pomara?cze, brzoskwinie i winogrona.Tlem s? zdecydowane nuty wiejskie, obora, piwnica, ziemia, kiszonka. Smak: jest kwa?ny a nawet cierpki, uczucie to pozostaje do?? d?ugo w ustach powoduj?c lekkie "sciaganie" policzków. S? owoce, jest octowa kwa?no?? i akcenty winne. Równie? i "wie?" jest tu wa?nym ?yku. Na finiczu pojawia sie lekka pestkowa goryczka. Wysycenie wysokie, odpowiednie. Uwagi: Oude Geuze z browaru Boon ma faktur? g?st? a nawet nieco oleist?, jest bardzo orze?wiaj?ce i niesamowicie pijalne.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
daigoon (133) - - SEP 16, 2016
0.375l bottle. Clear yellowish golden with long lasting white head. For me taste is mostly mildly sour.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stefanaalten (3) - North Berwick, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2016 does not count
Just the right degree of sourness. Love the slightly hazy straw colour. Good head. Refreshing. Beautiful beer which I could (and do!) drink over and over.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerowl80 (228) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours light hazy orange. Aroma of sour apples, barnyard and bread. Moderately sour with nice gentle sour berry fruitiness. Not as aggressively sour as I was expecting. Very drinkable. Lovely stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (1007) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 11, 2016
Une très robe dorée, fine mousse. Nez puissant sur le lambic, des notes balsamique, de la levure, de la farine et un fin boisé. Bouche à l’attaque acidulée, une très belle trame, une fine bulle et une longue finale sur l’amertume et l’acidité. Un régal.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FinnIckler (50) - GERMANY - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle from bierlinie in Berlin. Smells like sour fruit. Taste starts with sour notes. Body is somehow sweet and sour at once. Finish is more of the same. Too sour for me. Otherwise fine.


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