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

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RATINGS: 1089   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (144) - - SEP 3, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2013 Licht zuur, lekker. Geuzr en oud bruin lijkt dus op elkaar en vind ik beide lekker. Pubquiz gaat niet super. Nogmaals met popquiz.. Ruikt sterk en smaak goed, maar toch iets omlaag van 4.1 naar 3.8


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3640) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
2010 vintage. OMG!!! The aroma punches you in the face! This is the most tart, danky, funky, sour, wild beer I’ve ever had. Its cloudy and deep, burnt orange in color. The aroma is f***ing musty, or smells like sex before sex after a hard day of screwing off. Wood, earth, lichen, and bacteria. The palate is great since its effervescent and tart but doesn’t dry the throat to a prune. The body is light refreshing fizz and the flavor sour lime, lemon, oak, earth, and life. Shit, this beer is making me stupid!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
250ml at Gollem in Antwerp with Kimberly and Taylor. Pours nice hazy orange with white layer of head. Aroma is nice quality Gueuze, some citrus notes. Taste is nice classic Gueuze, somewhat subdued, but very nice flavorful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1167) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
Corked 37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy golden with some sediment and a white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are vinegar, citrus, brett, and oak - with a tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingstoni (1500) - FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep golden color with a huge foamy off-white head. Aroma of apricot, apple and sour yeast. Acidic taste with a bitter finish. Medium thin body. Lively carbonation. This is a perfect gueuze.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1105) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een heel lekkere geuze. Er zijn betere geuzes, maar niet veel, dit is een topper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (331) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle from Getränkefeinkost Berlin. Pour is gold witha large foamy head, aroma is sour and acidic. Taste is acidic, with faint fruity notes, pleasant carbonation and a very dry finish. Quite nice

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devilben02 (275) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours from the bottle with a cloudy golden yellow-orange color and is topped by a massive, pillowy eggshell-white head. The aroma is a lively combination of apple cider, vinegar, and damp earth. The flavor is likewise acidic yet earthy, with components of tart white grape juice, sour green apples, and a light woodiness. The lively, sharp, fine carbonation accents the acidicy, and yet this beer is surprisingly palate-coating. Overall, this beer reminds me more of a tart white wine, but in a most intriguing way.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artyom (453) - Osijek, CROATIA - AUG 11, 2014
0.25l bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma is woody, funky, earthy and basement aromas. Taste is sour without any residual sweetness. Dry finish. Overall it’s quite unique and interesting beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Fantastic geuze. Light and dry and incredibly pungent. Lots of sourness and a good amount of earthy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1686) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle thanks to Ian! Pours a hazy straw colour with a white head. Funky light veg, a little meat, farm. Light body, medium carbonation. Lemon, white wine, white bread, a little gooseberry... Lovely balance. Tasty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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