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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1040   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kriek Boon is a traditional Belgian Lambic fruit-beer. It is brewed according to the traditional Lambic style of spontaneous fermentation. Only fresh cherries (25%) are used. Kriek Boon is slightly sweet, with the surprising natural fragrance of sourcherries and almonds. With only 4% of alcohol it is a perfect summer beer.

Editor’s note: Was 5%.

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3.4
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1120) - FINLAND - MAY 4, 2009
Bottle. Dark red colour with a pink head. Aroma of cherries. The flavour is sweet and sour cherries. Balanced, medium-bodied lambic. Quite smooth and easy to drink.

3.7
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - APR 28, 2009
Crop of 2006. Dark red with pink head. Very sweet but not too overwhelming. Would be able to drink a few of these without upsetting the stomach. Very nice.

3.7
Maria (10212) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 5, 2009
UPDATED: APR 16, 2009 Vintage 2003, and today is March 31. 2009. The color is beautiful, dark red and the head is slightly pink. The aroma has notes of cherries, almonds and raspberry ice cream. The flavour has a light sweetness and a light fruit/berry sourness, notes of cherries, almonds, raspberry ice cream and it is pleasant, smooth, well balanced and nice.

3.1
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2009
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of cherries and cherry cough-drops with a slight hint of funk. Poured ruby/cherry/purple in color with a small off-white head that diminished but lasted around the edges. Cloudy. Lightly sparkling. Full of small and medium-sized particles throughout. Flavor is medium sweet and slightly tart. Tastes of cherries, cherry cough-drops, and slight funk. Light to medium body. Thin, slightly tingly texture. Average carbonation. Sweet, lightly funky, cherry finish.

3.5
PorterPounder (7970) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2009
Tallahassee, Fl. - New Leaf Market - 12 oz (355 ml) caged cork bottle. Pours a dark, ruby red with a nice pink head. Fresh aroma of sour cherries and some musky odor. Flavor is full of good cherry sourness - kind of reminds me of a cherry sweet tart - just the right balance of sweetness and sourness. Mouthfeel has a pleasant carbonated zing to it. Very decent.

2.4
robertjm (892) - Albany, California, USA - MAR 26, 2009
(trade from Jaxson) Pours with pretty much zilch carbonation. No foam and cloudy body. Aroma of cherries. Sour cherry flavor. Based on other reviews I’m guessing the bottle lost its carbonation. The cork says SB05 on it if that means anything. Will have to try another bottle sometime for a rerate.

3.5
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2009
On [email protected] Beer Festival 2009. A thin beige head over a golden red colored body. Inviting sour-sweet cherry aroma. Sweet, still fresh cherries in the flavor, with an acidulous touch. A hint of almonds and citrus. Juicy mouthfeel. Quite well-bodied. Very easy to like, very easy to drink.

3.5
madvike (3264) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2009
Bottle - pours pinkish-amber wiht a frothy, slightly pink head. Sweet cherries on the nose, but not too overpowering. The taste is mellow tart cherries with a bit of hops at the end. There’s a little sourness in there also. The tiny bubbles give it a creamy feel on the tongue. This isn’t the most flavorful or complex beer, but very smooth and pleasant. I could drink a lot of this.

3
HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra and CaryTheDude. Big, medicinal cherry nose. Sweet, almost like cough syrup. No real complexity. Still tastes alright, though. Especially if you’re introducing others to krieks.

3.1
That1Guy (2236) - Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra and Honkeybra. Interesting cherry nose. Very sweet, some tartness. Tastes too much like straight cherry juice. Not complex at all. Very drinkable, smooth nice flavor, but it’s boring.


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