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

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RATINGS: 480   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 !


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (1327) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2014
Red with a pink head - good funky aroma along with cherry - good body with wood and cherries with some sournes as well - Long finish with wood cherries and a Nice sourness - This was good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5585) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle shared at De Paas. Pours clear red with a moderate pink head. Aroma of sweet cherrie with a little tartness. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light acidic. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Just a shame it’s sweetened..

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (858) - - JUN 7, 2014
Una kriek indimenticabile, con una forte presenza di ciliegia perfettamente bilanciata con l’acidità astringente e allo stesso tempo ammorbidita. La sensazione sul palato è paradisiaca!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (611) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2014
Color rubí pálido con espuma rosada ligera aunque duradera. Aromas equilibrados de madera, brett. y fruta roja dulce. Cuerpo medio alto con inicio afrutado dulce y ácido que combina bien con la madera y el brett. y el final seco. El regusto de cereza es muy intenso y duradero. Riquísima.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1680) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Clear red with a small pink head. Cherries, light wood, light earthy, leather, light dusty, light almond. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet and light sour. Ok, but not a bit muted and dull.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Icedwarf (388) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2014
Donker rozerood troebel bier met gemiddeld schuim. Smaak is zuur en droog met duidelijke kriek smaak. Blijft redelijk lang hangen. Vanwege de zurige smaak niet echt mijn favoriet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3546) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 13, 2014
Draught sample at Mikkeller and Friends (Stefansgade). Pours red hazy with a pink thick head, aroma of cherries, pleasant sweet aromas, flavor of cherries, slightly sour and dry, crisp, medium bodied, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (1037) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2014
Dark amber body with high creamy red head. Aroma has tons of cherry sourness, hints of floral berries, raisin. Taste is mostly sweet sourness with very light low bitterness. Body is full, high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2786) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 27, 2014
Boon oude kriek. 37.5 Blood red light head raw dry and old cherry nose. Bright cherry fruit salad taste. Very dry mouthfeel. Almost no sugar. Way better than regular book kriek

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1988) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2014
Bottle at Great Belgian Beer Dinner 2014. APPEARANCE: dark red beer, small stable reddish head. NOSE: cherries, fruity, wood, sour, amazing! TASTE: cherries, wood, full of carbo, fruity, brett.


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