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

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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Kriek Boon is one of the finest examples of the 100% spontaneous fermentation fruit-Lambic style. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a blend of young and old Boon Lambic that has been aged in oak casks. After clarification, the Oude kriek is bottled and refermented. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavourings, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle. Cheers !


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at home from drinkstore
Dark ruby with clear white lacing. Plenty of cherry skin and stone character on the nose with a subtley lactic undercharacter, full bodied, tonnes of tart cherries and plenty of silage like brett but with a shorter finish on the fruit than mariage parfait

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (1668) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2014
375 ml. bottle, 2008 vintage, poured in to a flute. Deep, deep red colour with a thin, bubbly very light pink head. Fruity, sour aroma with tart cherries, fruits, oak barrel - rather wooden actually - earthy, leather-like notes. Taste is sour. Medium body, slick texture and a flat carbonation. Finishes long lasting acidic with tart cherries, lots of wood and yeasts. Some spices. Excellent Fruit Lambic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - FEB 10, 2014
Dark red colour, a lot of pink foam. Medium carbonation. Very tastfull beer. Aroma of sour cherries with some hints of almond. A bit dry in the finish. Refreshing and easy drinkable. Great!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (557) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
Flesje meegenomen bij de bierschuur. Paarsrode met met een flinke roze kraag. Geur is mooi subtiel kersen en alcohol op de achtergrond. Smaak is zoetzuur en erg mooi in balans, met een volle afdronk. Nieuw genre voor me, erg aangenaam kriek.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jippijeppe (7) - SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014 does not count
Bottle 2012. Aroma of deep cherry with a equal deep red color. Taste of obviously cherry, citrus and white sugar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (820) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
Loaded substantially with good acid and cherry flavors. Feels healthy and fresh.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ninecats (54) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2014
2012 bottle. Pours deep red with pink delicious foam. Aroma is berries (mostly cherries but also red currants), a mouldy barnish touch with some yeastiness. Taste is initially berries and progresses into a vinous sourness. Ends dry. Body is medium. Not as harsh as some krieks can be. Very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rarbring (1090) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2014
Aroma: Smelling of yeast, cherries, leather, earth and stable.
Appearance: A clear ruby red beer. A high pink head with small lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet and sour red fruits, stable and yeast.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, a fresh texture. A medium body with a good dry finish.
Overall: Balanced, funky, sweet and sour, and quite delicious.
Note: Bottle 375 ml at home. (Vintage 2012) Reviewed 2014-01-01.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2487) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
375ml bottle, 2008. Pours blood red with no head. Aroma is earthy and sour, with faint cherries. Taste is light sour cherries with a touch of yoghurt. Light sour finish. Little carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (901) - SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear red with a frothy pink head. Aroma has tart cherries, hay, oak. Taste is tart cherries with a light sweet background, oily medium body with a lively carbonation.


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