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

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RATINGS: 1023   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olie (21) - Greater London, - OCT 13, 2012
Smells of lambic sourness and freshly mown grass. Flavour tart, but not a very complex funkiness, with apple, lemon. A nice geuzue, but without the complexity of a Cantillon or 3 Fontienen.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (6695) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream head. Tart and light sour aroma. Tart/light sour flavor with light lemon. Medium bodied. Sour and light lemon lingers with light spice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdwinLitzau (229) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2014
Goudkleur, weinig schuim, zeer veel koolzuur. Aroma is zuur, zacht. Smaakt lekker, nogal zuur, lekker fris.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomekk1978 (272) - POLAND - APR 11, 2014
Barwa: złota, klarowna. Piana biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, szybko opadająca. Aromat: kwaśny, piwniczny, korkowy. Klasyka. Smak: kwaśny, wykręcający kubki smakowe. Niewielkie nuty jabłkowe. Alkohol prawie niewyczuwalny.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
330ml bottle @ the 3rd Shrewsbury Bottle Share, courtesy of Jon. Has a typically wincing sourness with thin vibrant bubbles and sour apple sweets / green apple skin piercing through the palette. A classic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rightious1230 (14) - Escondido, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pretty good overall. Nice acid pear cloudy gueuze. Bready yeasty in back ground. Slight carbonation. Very nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_est_deus (501) - örebro, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
Lätt, lätt dimmig och ljus gul med ett stort lätt, lätt gult skum. Doft: Funk, halm, stal, jord, urin. Smak: Vit vins balsamvinäger, rabarber, halm, krusbär. Enkel, god basic crude.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (176) - Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle from Maltitude in Columbus, GA. Pours a cloudy golden yellow. Little head. Aroma is sour, lactic acid, yeast with hints of green apple and slight citrus. Taste is tart, but not overly sour. Hints of yeast, bread, lactic acid and green apples. Palate is highly carbonated, thin body. First beer I’ve tried in this style, but this is enjoyable. I’ll definitely be trying some more.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (793) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle from mane liquor. 2010 edition. Pours a golden vibrant orange with a fluffy white head. Nose is lemon peel, oranges and citrus. Slight acidity in there. Aging hides that sourness. Taste is more citrus and lemon peel. Very tasty. Even some slight farmhouse notes in there too. Enjoyed this one! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (680) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
2010 bottle at home. Poured a hazy orange colour with a Nice white head. Orange, lemon Peel, oak, slight accid vinegar, citrus, not that sour. Bit sweet also. Boy this is tasty

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VinegarStroke (207) - Napa, California, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle (750ml): Cloudy, light amber honey, thick head and nice lace. Clean, sour, citrus, lactic. Dry, sour not bitter. Long, acid, fresh, clean, quenching and morish. Not extreme for a geuze. Mid weight, elegant and long. Wonderfully refreshing. A little simple but wonderful balance.


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