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


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
As from 2015, they started using the word "Oude" on the labels as well. Beer is nevertheless still the same.
Dekoninck Gueuze lambic is a traditional gueuze from the Pajottenland. By spontaneous fermentation and year-long maturing in oak vessels, the gueuze Dekoninck obtains its specific flavour.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OlivierMTL (711) - Quebec, - JAN 6, 2006
Couleur dorée, apparence claire et filtrée, mousse blanche tachetée de nature plutôt persistante. Vieux chêne mouillé, herbage fané et acide lactique disproportionné tentent de masquer les arômes, moins propres, de vieilles de poche de patate longuement oubliées dans un coin de la chambre froide poussiéreuse. Acidité prononcée sous des saveurs légèrement maltées, boisées, citronnée ainsi que celles des sucres non-fermentés. Finale sèche, carbonatation très active et piquante. Ne semble pas être un produit 100% lambic. Bouteille 37.5 cl, Délirium Café, Décembre 2005.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle split at home, 21/11/15. Lightly hazed golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is funky, wood must, lemon rind, pissy citrics, stagnant pond. Taste comprises earthy straw, apple core, lemon rind, balsa wood, light acidic rise, funk, barnyard. Medium bodied, spritzy carbonation, drying close. Adequate gueuze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7744) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 14, 2015
37.5 cl bottle @ Malminkartano. BBE 06.10.2031. Aroma has earthy tones, grapefruit and some orange. Flavour has grapefruit, earthy tones and orange. A bit more sweet and less aggressive than gueuzes usually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
florent.janssens (263) - - OCT 26, 2015
Forte odeur de geuze. Mousse abondante et qui tient bien. Petite déception en bouche. Bien boisée mais l’acidité n’est pas assez présente pour une oude geuzee. C’est une geuze pour ceux qui n’aiment pas le vrai goût de la geuze. Mais bon elle n’as que 5 mois donc il faudra tester une version plus veille.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ulysse (378) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2015
Large bubble head. Lambic slash infected aroma. Watered down and sweetened kind of geuze though still feels authentic. Good pick for the newcomer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (2056) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle shared at home. Slight hazy orange golden with fizzy white head. Sour grains and some lemon, light rubber, diesel fumes, hay, wet socks, funk. Light sour. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Decent gueuze, but slightly too much rubber for me (like some other Boon lambics).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
July 8, 2015. Bottle at home, stated ABV 7%, best before september 3, 2034.
Clear golden with a small frothy white head. Aroma is quite grainy, tart green apples, citrus, some barnyard, old hops, funk and minerals. Taste is light sweet, medium tart fruity and funky. Finish is medium tart, slightly dry with grains and minerals. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (3909) - FINLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle@tuulensuu. Golden, light haze. Dried fruits- peaches, apples, wheaty malty. Funky, light barn. Med light bodied, tart dry, green apple finish. Bit light flavoured, but ok. A light dried fruity gueuze.

-- bb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8203) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2015
375 ml bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu. BBE 03.09.2034.
Pours clear golden color with a large head. Yeast and apple notes on the nose, some wood and orange. Green apples and spices on the flavor, yeast and apricot. Nice, sourness is just right with its sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2820) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2015 37,5cl bb09/2034. Bodacious yellow pour, mid-fizzy, thick white head. Worty, malt-infused lemon rind aroma with sturdy barnyard, mild old cider. Taste is straightforward like an old lemon rind cider, just as smooth and sturdy as Boon and Moriau from the same pedigree, with mid-lingering berry notes towards refinement. Manages to do a less spectacular job than Tilquin with less refinement as well in the +6% league, but still very sturdily on-topic, easily drinkable and quenching.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1582) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2015
Corked and caged bottle split two ways. Light hazy golden pour with a rather big head (for lambics). Green apples, lemon juice, funk, apple skin, some wheaty notes. Actually pretty good!

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