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Oude Geuze Boon VAT 44

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A specially created gueze for the opening of the brewing "Oude Geuze Boon VAT 44", a mono bottling foeder 44, brewed in 2008 and bottled at 31 / 08/2010.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11001) - London, Greater London, - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, London. Huge thanks to Bruce for this new Boon. Pours hazy gold with a light, creamy white head. Nose holds lots of grass and some funky citrus. Tastes great, good sour tang, moderate grassy bitterness, some citrus and tropical fruits, mellow funk. Light bodied with fine to average, massaging carbonation. Grassy bitter finish, nice sour bite, some fruits, lemon and other citrus, touches of pineapple. Great balance, very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (726) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Bouteille 375ml. Couleur orangée voilée, mousse blanche évanescente. Arôme de levures sauvages, soupçon de vanille, boisé, vin blanc, champignon. Goût de levures sauvages, vanille, boisé, belle acidité, touche d’alcool, un peu astringent, légère amertume en fin de bouche. Carbonatation élevée, corps moyen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1221) - SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Pale golden, murky faint and slightly watery. Tart pineapple. Faint limey bite. Aged sultry sweet. Linger is a bit perplexing bath water soapy, but only make you swig again shortly after. Then back to the tart party.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2333) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma is strong, full on lambic funk. Taste of lemon, lambic funk. Dry and tart. Delish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3157) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle thanks to jtclockwork! Pours clear orange, medium kinda fizzy off white head, dissipates fairly quickly leaving good residual and decent lacing. Aroma is funky horse blanket, basement must, lots of oak. Flavor is dry, light tart and medium funky, a bit of sharp mustiness, lots of good bretty yeast character, a bit of fruitiness and tons of oak, kind of a green apple note as well. Finish is dry and dusty. Medium body, soft carbonation. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2014 Bottle at cropredy 2014... Hazy amber... Soft sweet barnyard nose... Tart funk... Barnyard funk... Light lime tartness..

bottle at home drunk .. totally funky ... big barnyard nose ... soft sharp tart fruits ... juicy fruits ... soft funk... 2.9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11074) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle from Bu11zeye. Pours hazy gold with a foamy/fizzy white head. Aroma is fruit(a hint sour) and earth. Near med body. Flavor is moderately sour fruit and earth which seems a bit yeasty. Very smooth. With time it suggests grapefruit rind. Sort of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6499) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours golden with a pretty white head and a fruit and yeast aroma. There is a mildly sour fruit flavor with some nice funkand a tart finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTheRick (375) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
L’aspect minéral et végétal explose lorsqu’on y plonge le nez, c’est même un peu poussiéreux, mais ce n’est aucunement désagréable. En bouche, c’est citronné et acide à souhait, que c’est facile à boire et délicieux! Les côtés végétaux et minéraux viennent complexifier le tout en plus. Une superbe bière à la robe dorée orangée avec une mousse moyenne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5334) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Zakdad at RBSDADG 2014. Pours a deep golden amber body with thin tight white bubbled lacing. Aroma is sour fruit, mineral and dusty basement. Mouthfeel is nice and slightly effervescent with notes of minerals, cheese, dust basement and funk.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle from Fiulijn, and a million thanks because this is the stuff that rocks my world. Appearance 4 hazy orange, actually quite a delightful looking pour with a small head at first, has quite a bit of carbonation and the cork had a really healthy sounding pop. Intoxicating aroma!!! Perfect 10. Blood orange peel, bright hoppy diamonds and stardust with a gin martini finish. Can’t stop nosing it...body 4, light, soft effervescence alive, lively fruit and juice middle balancing and offsetting the astringency, which is an awesome feature with underripe starfruit, sucking dry the apricot kernels and cherry pits till the last tendrils of fruit meat are clinging to the stones and a satisfying bitterness ensues...Honestly I live for superlative amazing transcendental beer like this. Happiness in a bottle.

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