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

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RATINGS: 1168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12222) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 3, 2012
A lightly hazed golden orange color with a white head. Some slight sulfur up front followed by a nice funk note and some lactic tartness. A light grass note, some subtle fruits, and a bit of oak. There is a really good apple and lemon flavor to this. Some earthy funk, must, and grass. A dry finish, though there is a slight sweetness up front. Only a moderate tartness and acidity.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onkelasgeir (5) - - MAR 31, 2015 does not count
An basic lambic actually. I just got into this kind of beer so i dont have the wide specter of preferences, but the beer gives me exactly what it promises me. Good aroma, good taste, nice and smooth lambic.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (4938) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle thanks to Nathan. Pours a cloudy orange with medium creamy off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong funk and apple skin. Thin mouth, nice funk, tart apple, oak, very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syfher (179) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle of 37.5cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge. Great golden cider colour, with a very white head. An aroma of oud geuze, with the wonderful taste of it (for newbies : it’s like cider in a more sour way). Great

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stanic (16) - - MAR 28, 2015
Tasted at home and a week later in a pub. Aroma mostly of yeast. Nicely sour. Smooth. And quite cheap. Definitely go-to lambic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1200) - Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Old rating. Very nice and smooth geuze. Grapes, yeast, brightly sour with dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (258) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2015
My second geuze ever. First one was a young one and this one is definitely way smoother. I still have to get used to the sourness though. It’s nothing I’m used to. It’s nice though.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhasmonek (32) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Lambic style without fruit. Very smooth mouth feel, very dry but pleasantly sour. Nice gentile flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cokemonkey11 (93) - - MAR 20, 2015
Oude geuze boon l’ancienne 2011 2012. Dark Green Bottle, Tollcross, Edinburgh CIty. Pours medium amber with a thin, white head. Scent is fantastic with yeast and grape notes. Taste is a fair mix of sour and yeast - complex and excellent. A great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4266) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Aroma is fruit, malts and a small hint of vanilla. The flavor is lemons, fruit, tropical fruit, malts and a mix of tart and medium sweetness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alered (7) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2015 does not count
375 mL bottle (2012-2013) at home. Hazy apricot colouring with a crisp white head that vanishes quickly. Pleasant aroma of apples and hints of yeast. Light taste of sour apples and acidity, with some oak. Very refreshing.


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