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


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RATINGS: 1392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Oude Geuze Boon is one of the finest examples of the traditional 100% spontaneous fermentation Lambic style. To moderate the sourness, Boon Brewery only brews Lambic in the 7 cold months, from early October until April, according to the traditional "turbid mash" system. This Lambic beer is aged for 1, 2 or 3 years in oak casks. The blend, a mild average 18 months old Lambic (unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised) is refermented in the bottle and can be stored up to 20 years. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Awards at the World Beer Championships: 2008 Gold, 2010 Silver, 2012 Gold Medal.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (10215) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Hazy straw pour with off-white head. Nose was tart light fruit, oak, yeasty funk. Tart taste, lactic acid, earthy and oaky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2950) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - AUG 21, 2016
2012/2013 Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a finger of foam. Lemon zest, wood, musty basement and citric acid all dominate the nose. Some light woodiness on the palate with more lemon and gooseberry flavors. Active carbonation with a slightly creamy finish. More tart than expected on the palate as well. Dry finish. Very tasty and for the price really unbeatable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ulrikolsen (538) - DENMARK - AUG 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden with small head. Aroma is sour and fruity with bretty esters. Taste is balanced between sourness and fruity flavours with citrus, apple and leaves a little maltyness. Refreshing and good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
desolat (26) - ChongQing, CHINA - AUG 12, 2016
AROMA-Medium fruity, grape, light apple, sour, earthy, woody, yeast, hint of solvent. APPEARANCE-Gold color. Cloudy clarity. Large head dont last very long. FLAVOR-Medium tart, barnyard, earthy. Aftertaste is medium tannin, light salty and sweet. Alcohol feeling. MOUTHFEEL-Medium light body. High carbonation. Medium tannin. OVERALL-Great sour. Fresh and crisp.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyldeturkey101 (136) - - AUG 12, 2016
pours into an amber yellow with a crisp white head.lets cut the shit and get down to brass tacks, the smell was a dry vinegar at first, after having a beer already tonight that had that signature i thought this would be too much however the smell broke off into a hay aroma almost familiar to any that have owned horses. the flavor changes and remains on the vinegar almost rolling off the tongue into sweet salvation. this beer was really enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (721) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with small white head. Aroma has sour crisp feeling. Lots of herbs. Taste is fresh and sparkling sour. Light body

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1653) - CANADA - AUG 5, 2016
Appearance: hazy deep gold with two fluffy and growing fingers of light ivory head, moderate retention and patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: lemon zest, barnyard funk, green apple, vinous white grape, light woody. (7/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate tart, light funk. (7/10) Medium-light body, lively champagne-like carbonation, dry crisp lightly funky finish. (4/5) Not quite as good as I was hoping for, if Im honest. All the elements are there for a classic Gueuze, but all seem to come up just a little short, especially by comparison to e.g. Cantillon. The appearance, tartness, and funk are all in the ballpark for the style, but it just doesnt pop the way some others do. Even their own Marriage Parfait, for example, is a much better example of the style. I know this is brewed in Lembeek (the home and namesake of lambic,) and I suppose its possible that this is actually more representative of the traditional style ( lancienne), which means that Im just an unwashed heathen, but this just seems to fall a little short. Good, verging on great, and damned with faint praise. (14/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2260) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 2, 2016
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with white head. Wood, narmyard aroma. Sweet, fruity, wood, sour taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PanMarek (336) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Sour on the nose with tart fruit in the background and a little sweetness. Cloudy dark amber with some sediment and a quick white foam. Tart on the tongue with sweetness and a little woodiness and a dry finish. Medium body with low fizz. The mustiness is muted and the taste overall is on the mild side for a geuze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gephross100 (588) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2016
2010-2011 bottle. This bottle had quite a bit of movement before it was opened so some of the yeast was kicked up before it was poured. Pours a heavy orangish red color. Nose is barnyard, Apple juice, peach. Medium sweetness. Juicy finish. I think after drinking this with the dregs I like it this way it adds a huge fruit character and it takes away from the dry finish I normally have from this gueuze.

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