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


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RATINGS: 1019   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

Editors note: Was 5%.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - APR 7, 2013
A nice garnet body with a nice pink head that had mild retention and some lace. A nice presence of carbonation. Aroma had a nice mix of cherries and yeast. Some nice barnyard notes and some grass. Flavor was a nice balance of sweet cherries and bitter yeast notes, mostly barnyard. Nice mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Moravius (1201) - Beijing, CHINA - FEB 25, 2017
Flasche (Kriek Boon", Jg. 2013, daheim gelagert). - Tiefes Kupferrot, klar. - Ser aber angenehmer Duft nach Sauerkirsch-Schorle oder Haribo Happy Cherries. - Im Geschmack fr ein Kriek berraschend kirschig-fruchtig, mit deutlicher Weingummi-Note, die aber nicht strend wirkt, weil sie in mild suerliche Frucht eingebettet ist. Zarte Herbe, eine Andeutung von Bittermandel, ganz zarte Anklnge von Lambic-Muff. Prickelnd rezent. Mild herb-suerlicher Abgang mit leicht unangenehmen Noten wie von Sstoff. - Eher Limonade als Bier, trotzdem mal ganz angenehm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
devoted4hops (11) - POLAND - FEB 16, 2017
[2012] Przyjemny winny, owocowy, aromat z lekko wyczuwalną stajnią. Kwaśność umiarkowana, wiśniowa. Piwo dosyć słodkie z delikatnie cierpkim finiszem.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WaddlingPlatypus (153) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2017
330ml bottle at the Purecraft Bar, Birmingham. Watery blood red with a vanishing fine head. Aroma contains liquorice and sweet synthetic cherry, along with a distinct sour tang. Flavours of sour cherry and brandy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4576) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 10, 2017
On tap at The Local, Athens. Very dark red-brown. Cherry, port wine, some walnuts. Lots of cherry, sugary and slightly tarty at the same time. Full body, cherry sweetness finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ArtificialCyst (879) - Szczecin, POLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Tap at The Office some time ago. Aroma: Cherries, some kind of strange plasticy note. Appearance: Reddish body, low head. Taste: Sweet, cherries, very lightly sour. Palate: Sweet finish, medium-low body, medium-low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tognetta (825) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 23, 2017
(2012 edition) Avermelhada rubi, mdia turbidez, espuma rosada de tima formao e persistncia. Aroma carregado de cereja, framboesa, mdio dulor e leve acidez. Paladar de leve dulor e acidez, miraculosamente transparece o lpulo com uma harmonia difcil de encontrar. Corpo leve, mdia/alta carbonatao. Final levemente seco, frutas vermelhas de mdia persistncia, muito bem equilibrada. Acredito que esses 4 anos deixaram ela no ponto exato !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Listigovers (1063) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2016
Reddish brown beer with a pink head. Funky and sweet smell. Not too carbonated and a slight cherry sweetness. Wildness is subdued and easy to drink, quite juicy, good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (1307) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2016

Medium aroma of malts, cherry and tart.

Hazy/turbid red/purple beer with a medium pink head.

Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts and cherry; ends slightly dry and sour with tart.

This beer is intense and balanced, but lacks complexity. Rather sweet cherry flavour and just a slight trace of tart. Tasteful and drinkable and manages to never get too sweet for its own good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumpelmies (171) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2016
Draft @ Metafoor, Leuven. Pale red with almost no head. Aroma and taste of cherries. Sweet and sour. Refreshing but too sweet for my tastes. Low carbonation. I dont really care for these kind of beers but I guess its good for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
apickles (540) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Pours dark cherry red, clear with a pink head. Nose of sweet cherries. Nice and tart a touch sweet but not overly sweet. Lots of cherries.

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