overall
98
48
style
Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional belgian lambic. 100% spontaneously fermented. Refermented in the bottle. Tart, dry, sparkling and refreshing.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6273) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2010
aroma old leather,barnyard, yellow,clear, white foam, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, medium body, creamy, lively, bitter, long finish,

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (3146) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2010
The aroma of a sweet wild lambic that gently passes through the nose. The head is very smell, but one does exist on top of a beautiful golden orange colored sour masterpiece. The flavor of a gueze that is smooth, the sour is there, but tame on the palate with not bite at all.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schultsc (572) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 30, 2010
On tap. Clear medium gold with minimal head. Sedate sour aroma with tart fruit notes. Full sour flavor with nice fruit and a hint of spice in the finish. Theres a touch of toasty malt in the round, dry body. Lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hank1980 (966) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 30, 2010
Tap at Aromas. Poured a hazy blond with a smallish white head. Nose was mix of sour and hoppy, with some citrus. Pretty interesting. Taste was hoppy, sour, and bitter. Kind of a strange brew. Body was medium bodied and plenty sour. Overall, an okay brew. Not really as good as I was hoping.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beaver (1746) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 27, 2010
12.7oz bottle, probably bought about 2 years ago. Pours a clear dark golden with a huge fizzy pillowy white head that retains well and leaves very little lacing.

The aroma is sweet fruits and acidic tartness with some stinky musty yeast.

The flavor is subdued - sweet fruits with a dry metallic note and some tart slight sourness. As it warms, the fruity tart sourness dominates. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with some sharp carbonation.

Overall, I liked this. Its a bit thin and subdued in the flavor but I like whats there.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 20, 2010
On draft at Stone Sour Fest 2010. Pours an opaque honey with no head. Smells like a strawberry fruit rollup. Somehow manages to taste both tart and bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2010
Big thanks to all involved in another great tasting! Jeremy, Frank and Kevin! 2001 Bottle with 9 years on it. A-pours a clear light orange color with a thin white head. S-the nose smells of scotch, lots of malty sweetness, residual sugars, caramel, carmelized prunes, and notes of booze. T-single malt scotch up front, tons of burnt malty sugars, burnt caramel, carmelized plums, a bit of heat and booze, a little watery and papery in the back. probably past its prime. M-rough on the edges, medium syrupy body with low carbonation and a harsh dry finish. D-this is pretty poor, tons of burnt sugars and seems to have oxidized. lots of scotch and sherry notes, much like a harsh liquor.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2010
750 ml brown bottle. Vintage 2004. Consumed July 2010. A golden-orange beer with a nice head billowing over the top of my tulip glass. Cork came out with a loud pop. The aroma is very sour, very tart, lots of green apples, lemons, and is a great aroma. The taste is not near as complex as the aroma and is struggling to be either sour or tart, but is mainly citrus and a little green apple flavor. Has a fizzy mouthfeel on the tongue and has a slight grassiness that I would guess comes from the wild yeast. I have to say the taste in this was a big letdown but the aroma was great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4450) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2010
375ml green bottle with a cork, vintage 2005. Orange with a beige head, a lots of carbonation. Some brett on the nose with classic barnyard and horse blanket. The taste is acid, tart, long, classic gueuze, very fresh. 8/10

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sten (748) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2010
Very dangerous brew! Walked to the kitchen with the metal cap off and suddenly the cork popped out (quite powerful) and nearly took my eye out. Beige-amber coloured beer with a small white head. Balanced and soft aroma. Sour flavour and a dry finish. Good gueuze, just love the style. (Corked bottle 37,5 cl, vintage 2005)


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