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


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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
A special keg only "single foeder strong lambic". 100 kegs produced.

Frank Boon writes: Foeder # 10 was originally made for "Brauhaus Nurnberg" in Nurnberg, Germany in +/- 1890. The staves are 90 mm thick and the content is 6800 lit. It survived the destruction of Nurnberg in WW II because it was shipped to France for wineaging in Gigondas. Ten years ago it came to Boon Brewery, it had 4 times Lambic and in 2007 it was used for a strong Lambic to age for 3 years. One american lady that tasted it said it was "Boon to be Wild". Maybe a good name to use.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2010
Clear medium yellow amber color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate berries, old red berries, old, wood, leather, barnyard, apples notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100911]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43253) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours hazy dark amber/orange with a fully gone head. Aroma is orange fruity and barnyard. Slight acidic. Sweet fruity and slight malty. Dry barnyard and brett from back of the tongue. A bit of hops presence into the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36459) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
Draft. An unclear dark golden beer with no head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, horseblanket, wood, and grapefruits. The flavor is sweet with an underlying sourness and notes of over ripe fruits, fresh grapefruit, and phenols, laying a thin layer on the tongue. The finish is tart and the grapefruit note lingers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (27286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2010
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Light acidic aroma of barnyard and oak with notes of hops. Light acidic flavour of barnyard, oak, hops and alcohol. Tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oh6gdx (26414) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2011
[email protected] Beer Co, London. Hazy ambery golden colour, small head. Aroma is peach, sour/tart wood, some slight yeasty and earthy notes as well. Flavour is very pleasantly balanced sweet and sour notes with mild fruity and wooden notes. Totally beautiful brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (25591) - Malm, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2011
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours an orange color with no head. Has a fruity funky sour horseblanket aroma. Sour tart fruity funky wood flavor. Has a fruity sour tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
Handbottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Theis. Pours a pale amber with a slight haze and a tiny rough head. Lightly tart aroma with some vomit off-flavours. Medium body, great Brett notes, wood and honey. Some light acetic astringency. 120910

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
30th April 2015
Bigger Copenhagen bimble with Colin, Ronnie, Reuben and Alex. Mikkeller Vik. Keg. Lightly hazy amber beer, decent pale cream colour head. Palate is light and finely minerally crisp. Immediate wet wood with mild lemon and dried fruits. Wood goes from wet to a little bitter. Dry finish. Clean and hides the abv well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (23609) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 15, 2011
Draft at 4:20, courtesy of Alex - grazie signore! Hazy golden color, fluffy beige head. Aroma of dusty grapefruit. Taste is intense pepper, dust, earth. Shows its strength.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (20591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2013 Tap at 4:20, Rome. Pours hazy gold with a thick, white head. Sharp, leathery, sour fruit nose. Lightly sweet, heavy grass, leather, hay, some sharp fruits. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Tangy, modest sour finish, slight sugars, some wood and leather. Bit of kick. Nice. (4.0)

Keg at Mikkeller & Friends - Copenhagen. Still very good stuff. Quite dry, lots of grassy bite. (3.8)

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