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

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RATINGS: 1327   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.


Yatesed's rating

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Yatesed (37) - Blacklick, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Poured 1/2 inch head, scent of lemony citrus, golden amber in color, citrusy taste initially but dissipates quickly, felt disappointed left wanting more taste


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonev (41) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2016 Kolor pomaranczowy, piwo metne. Piana szybko znika. W aromacie cytrusy, ocet i kwasnosc. Czuc delikatnie dzikie aromaty stajni. W smaku lekkie z minimalna goryczka. Raczej w strone kwasna i wytrawna. Troche jak ocet jablkowy i sok z cytryny razem polaczone. Lekkie i orzezwiajace. Brakuje mi troche kontry slodyczy.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cimbasso (647) - - MAY 29, 2016
Sampled from the 2012/13 brewing season from a bottle purchased at Belgisk Bryg in Copenhagen (highly recommended - a very friendly place!). The beer is a cloudy golden colour with a foaming white head. Delicious aromas of sour fruit and a taste which is refreshing, sour, complex, clean and fruity. The taste has lemon and lime in the flavour and is delicious and not at all vinegary. Long fruity aftertaste. A really great, well-made beer made using the spontaneus fermentaion method.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aarslew (9) - - 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 (673) - 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 (1031) - 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 (306) - 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 (1269) - 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 (526) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Dry, sour and lemony with loads of dusty barn and barrel character. Stone cold classic lambic.


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