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


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RATINGS: 1249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

Troobie99's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Troobie99 (60) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2002
Remarkable how low the aggregate score is here--3.5. I admit this isn’t my top gueuze, but that’s awfully low! Notes: extremely carbonated (as noted), with a massive, fluffy head and curious bead. My partner could smell the sourness at three feet (a lambic barometer?). Palate is sweet on the front, with notes of wheat and salt. Not my favorite gueuze, but I’d take it over 99% of beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Fiston (8) - Cressier, SWITZERLAND - OCT 2, 2015 does not count
I definitevely have some issues with too acid lambics. The aroma is fruity but not too much. Gold color and perseverant head. But the taste and palate is difficult to describe because the strong acidity. Lambic is definitively not my type.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nofearhatmatt (21) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Stinky smell, but enticing. Taste is muted compared to scent, but the balance is perfect. Palate is slightly metallic. This beer is amazing and complex. Had at Harrild & Sons, with Sam who didn't like it, for Eleana's leaving drinks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BitchPls (660) - FINLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Hazy and orange, small beige head. Sour oranges on the nose. Very sour. Lots of orange peel in the flavor which gives this a nice sweetness. Grape fruits and soap. Medium bodied and refreshing. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (215) - FINLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy mango on colour with low head. Aroma is apples, yeast and lemon. Taste is sour, lemon and some interesting metallic grapy flavour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tuuker (38) - - SEP 30, 2015
Aroma: leather, woody, cider, lemon, sulphur Appearance: murky orange, thin but stable head Taste: tannic bitterness, lemonade, balanced sourness Palate: medium bodied, thin texture, lively carbonation, long finish Overall: very lemony gueze, refreshing and tasty, 7% alcohol is well hidden

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (1251) - Garching, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2015
Vintage 2012/2013. Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma is funky bretts, barnyard/Ziger, apples, grapes, a little bit metallic. Taste is more apples and grapesy lemons, hints of cheese. Dry finish. Too aggressive carbonation, as often with Boon, but it settles down after a few minutes. A classic Oude Gueuze, and relatively cheap and easy to get. I like to buy this from the shelf when I don?t have an occasion to get something from the cellar. It doesn?t even lack complexity and is stil easily drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (310) - Lodz, POLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. hazy orange color and nice white head but quickly disapear. Arona is lite acidic, lemon, grapes and hint of funk. Taste is light sour, dry and bitter at finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (689) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle at BGBB2,didn’t take proper tasting notes, will rerate when I get the chance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (3622) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2015
12-SEP-2015, bottle @Brussels appartment, with Ulkløbben. Hazy orange with a lasting White head. Very funky. Very very funky. Lots of gun powder. Over carbonated. Difficult to drink. Not bad, just very funky and extremely dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (631) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
375ml bottle, thanks Ben for the gift. 2012-2013 blend. Aroma: over ripe apples, floral. App: hazy golden, small white head. Taste and palate: thin body, fizzy, vinous, dry fruity and sour finish. Overall: awesome! Really enjoyed the palate! This is my type of beer these days. Fruity enough, not too sour, great fizzyness. Guess I’ll need to get my hands of more of this goodness.

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