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


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RATINGS: 608   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 !

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (15764) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Dark red pour with a pink head. Nice rich cherry aroma with plenty of fruit and cherry skin notes. Some nice lactic tartness, a bit of grass, a mild musty funk, and some red fruits. A huge cherry character on the palate. Nice tartness, lemon zest, and musty funk. Great cherry skin, slight sweetness, with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Velquex (73) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 26, 2016
[Butelka] Wygląd: Czerwone, z różową średnią pianą. Aromat: Wyraźne maliny, lekka stajnia. Smak: Wiśniowe, ze średnim ciałem. Dobra kwaśność. Podsumowanie: Całkiem dobre, ale do perfekcji daleko.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Turbid ruby pour with minimal head. Nose was earthiness, cherries, oak. Tastes tart cherry with notes of oak, mild funk, and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (16468) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2016
Dunkel rötliches pinkes Bier mit einer ordentlichen pinken schaumkrone. Geruch nach reifen Kirschen, kirschkerne, Joghurt. Geschmack süß nach Kirschen, kirschkerne, kirschjoghurt, lecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (4024) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
0,375l bottle @ Café Gollem, Raamsteeg. Pours deep clear red with a low pink head. Aroma is sour malts, cherries and barn. Flavor is sour malts and plenty of sour cherries with some earthy notes. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sokuzs1 (556) - - JUL 18, 2016
Aroma; cherry, barnyard, some pineapple Taste: medium sour, tart, leather, cherry, barnyard, some fruity notes in the background

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Orange_times (158) - UKRAINE - JUL 10, 2016
Pours in dark cherry colour, with large red head. Aroma of wood, sour juice, flowers. Highly soura, lightly sweet, no biterness. Medium body, light carbinization, strong sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
knasputte78 (545) - SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
Oude kriek boon + körsbärsöl, är detta öl? Syrlig och mer åt rödvinshållet. Sursöt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
OminouSC2 (425) - SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2016
It has a nice, red color and the aromas are nice with cherries and some woody hints. Taste is sour cherries and overall unpleasant. One-dimensional, sour and boring. This one is really not for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IlGagario (114) - Modena, ITALY - JUN 27, 2016
On tap. Colore rosso rubino con corta schiuma compatta. Olfatto vinoso appena acetico e di muschio. Carbonazione flat. Aroma finemente citrico, tarty, vinoso leggermente acetico, di fragola, ciliegia muschio, fiori e nota dolce balsamica come di tenue camomilla. Gusto decisamente secco, dolce velato d’acido, molto ben ristretto. Corpo leggero, trama succosa e vinosa secca. Ottima.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1424) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2016
Samled at Beertemple. Dark ruby pour, clear, with a fine pinkish head. Smells like macerated cherries and lambic funk. The taste is light sour and sweet, with strong cherry notes. Light carbnation, light body and a sweet and sour fruity aftertaste.

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