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

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RATINGS: 477   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (575) - 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 (1651) - 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 (347) - 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 (3492) - 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 (1015) - 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 (2689) - 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 (1979) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (4017) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - APR 21, 2014
Bottle a cloudy red beer without head. Nose is fruity and acid like. Aroma is very dry, tart like, fruit side is there but low and on the acid side, moist notes, ok not my kind of beers.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CH-303 (1410) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 18, 2014
Appearance: 2012 vintage. Dark red, clear. Nice amount of head, slightly pink. Aroma: Cherries, slight tartness. Taste: Tartness, then cherries overload. Sorry Kriek-fans, not for me. Info: 375ml bottle, 18/4-2014, 57/100, BB: 22/1-2033

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimonTja (276) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Pink reddish with a pink head. Aroma is black cherries, some barnyard, some sourness. Taste is upfront quite fruity, mixed with a perfect pitch of sourness and then a very complex hay-barnyard finish. Very nice and very elegant.


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