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


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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8242) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2011
CBF2011. Coloured red, almost like redwine, clear. Pink head, mostly diminishing. Aroma of cherries, candy, almond. Flavor starts moderate sweet and finish light acidic. Creamy texture. Light astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5316) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Pours blood orange into a tumbler. Pink head with good retention recedes to skim surface leaving no lacing. Funk and cherry aromas. Sweet cherry upfront turning sour in the lasting sour funk finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15028) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2011
Bottle, KØ11. Good citric aroma, some fat cherry. A little sweet, but also with some dryish finishing notes. Isotonic mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (15945) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2011
Cloudy dark red with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, cherries and moderate sour. Flavor is medium sweet and rather acidic. Bone dry and acidic finish. 270511

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11525) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2011
2007 Bottle from Kris Wines. It pours deep ruby red, with a thin fizzy pink head and lively carbonation. The nose is ripe cherry, nutmeg, cinnamon, glazier cherry and brown sugar. The taste is initially tart lemon, then wood, cherry skin and apple skin with ripe cherry in the finish. The cherry is not as obvious as expected and the beer has a tangy sourness about it that leaves the mouth pleasantly numb. Not a particularly complex beer, but every drinkable stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gary (1800) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2015 (2007 Vintage corked bottle 330ml) Woahfucking God the nose is damn god like , the age on this has made it like brett in a sea of funky cherry . Poured out the same colour as the bottle lable ... god its tart , refreshing -dry as anything , complex cherry stone bitterness , rural funk .. Damn, the ageing has made this a motherfucken beautiful kriek... Any sweetness is drowned by waves of sour cherry .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2011
Mature strawberry colour. Some head. Nose is loghtly sour and aged cherry. Elegant but light. Medium body and length. Slightly sweet sour cherry fruit. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 3, 2011
alla spina alla Brasserie 4:20 - Questa kriek è tra le migliori in circolazioni! Una spanna sopra la cantillon. davvero una gran bevuta!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6001) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
CBF; sour fruit aroma,red, clear, white foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium sourness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (12729) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Red colour. Woderful cherry/sour aroma. Powerfull sour flavor with strong cheeri and marcipan notes. Long great finish. Creamy palate. Excellent.

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