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

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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rikstar (1928) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Kleine fles in de trein onderweg naar borefts. Goudgeel wet een witte kraag. Mooi zuur aroma en smaak niet te heftig, met wat overrijpe mandarijnen. Niet verkeerd

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4820) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle at Cafe Rose Red, Bruges
perhaps a bit mustier on the nose than regular Boon, its sharper, less complex, dry, gentle brettiness, moderate body and carbonation

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (2009) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle shared by Bartlebier - Thx! Pours cloudy amber with a white head. Aroma of funk, basement, oak, cheese, goose berries and vinegar. The taste is funky with notes of grapefruit, vinegar, dry cheese, green grapes and stable. Nice gueuze.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (5137) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 24, 2015
750mL bottled December 4th, 2002 drunk 8/18/15.
If memory serves correctly, Jacob Lovenlund sent me this one a long time ago, back when I had a bad case of the "must age everythings"....well, thankfully 13 years isn’t too much for a gueuze to handle and this one stood up to the challenge. Still a good pop when I undid the cage, and the cork, which was still in the neck, but not actually wedged in just slid right out. The cage was the only thing holding the carbonation in...
Still poured a lovely deep copper, with a good white head and moderate retention.
Light sulfur in the nose is mild compared to Cantillon standards, with much, much more lime-like brett acidity, green apples and lots of horseblanket and earthiness. Really quite nice! Little, if any oxidation present, no alcohol and no flaws.
In the mouth it’s tightly carbonated, appropriately dry and full of delicious lactic and brett acids, giving a healthy but not aggressive sourness. Quite fruity, with a touch of caramel/sherry-like oxidation. Obviously has dulled a bit with time, but still comes off very noble and deliciously quenching. Light acetic notes creep in as it warms and breathes. Really impressed! Not sure if this version was brewed by F. Boon or not....better consult Joris. Maybe not quite a 4.0 beer, but you gotta give it some credit for still tasting this good after 13 years....

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1330) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small white head. Aromas of funk, apple peel, brett, lemon zest, citrus. Taste is funky, citric, lemon zest, sour apples, horseblanket, hay.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6048) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2015
37.5cl Bottle from Prik&Tik Baelus, as Oude Geuze. Hazy bright golden colour, white head. Aroma of funk, lemons, acid, some green apples, all quite mellow, smells nice. Flavour is light sweet, light floral, wheat, lemon, tart, apples, funk, tart-bitter finish. Light bodied. Nice mellow gueuze.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wixie (252) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2015
Hazy, blond liquid, average head. Fruity aroma. Light body, strong carbonation. Taste is fruity and sour.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (6289) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2015
Na, das ist doch mal wieder ein netter Lambik. Frisch und fruchtig mit einer feinen Balance aus Säure und Süße. Etwas herb zum Schluss, etwas Getreide, etwas Essig und die Nase offenbart milde Hefen. Top.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (4538) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2015
375 ml bottle brought back from belgium. The beer is a hazy copper color with a white head of foam. The aroma has leather, dry, musty fruit, and strong acidity. The taste has more of the same, with a strong sourness and a more mild sweetness coming through. The carbonation level is pretty high ln this one. As soon as I srarted to move the cork, it shot out with a lot of force. No gushing, though. Delicious beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McTapps (6326) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The Lambic has got a hazy golden colour with an airy head and medium to smooth body. Aroma of mild acid and unripeness. Taste of very well balanced acid, mild vineage, mild citric, berries, nuts. Very well drinkanble with a well balanced carbonation. Enjoyed it.


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