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

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RATINGS: 1468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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bluejacket74 (1995) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2011
12 ounce bottle. I think the stamp on the back label means best before 06.08.2027. Served in a tulip glass, the beer pours a hazy golden color with about a 2 inch frothy white head. The head sticks around for a long time, but there isn’t much lacing left behind on the glass. Aroma is hay, funk, apple vinegar, and a bit of lemon. I think the taste is the same as the aroma, it’s nice and tart and funky. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s well carbonated and also has a dry finish. I think it’s a good overall brew, I’d buy this one again.

3.6
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - JUN 9, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2016 Re-rate: December 2016. 37.5cl corked and caged bottle. 2013-2014 vintage. It pours a clean golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is funky tart lemony and medium sweet and fruity. Taste is medium tart lemony and medium sweet fruity with light drying funky herbal notes. Medium bodied with good carbontion. Overall, a nice simple gueuze. Score: 7-3-7-3-16

Original rating: June 2011. 37.5cl bottle. Very loud pop at opening but no gushing luckily. Pours clear golden with a huge foamy white head. Aroma is little tart, funky, lemony and a bit earthy. Taste is sweet-sour, very funky, grassy-citrusy notes. Definite bitterness in the end. Quite dry finish. Not very acidic. Medium bodied, huge carbonation. Score: 7-3-7-3-15

4.1
Rasmus40 (22071) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
Cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma is moderate sour - vinegar - lemon and apples. Flavor is medium sweet, moderate sour and rather acidic. Very acidic, dry and light sour finish. Really cleanses the palate. 260511

3.9
RexTalionis (3816) - FINLAND - JUN 5, 2011
Shared bottle at Kaisla, Helsinki. Poured clear goldenbronze in colour with whitish foamy head. Quite sour vinegar in aroma. Sticky barnyard aroma. Flavour on the other hand is really smooth compared to what aroma suggested. Flavour is a blend between sour apples and some sweet perries. Leaves a quite sour vinegar and rhubarb finish.

4
daje (4548) - NORWAY - JUN 5, 2011
Bottle shared at Øl og matfestivalen. Light orange/golden color, big white head. Aroma of berries, yeast, malt, taste is very close to champagne, fruity with apples and a lively spark. Good bitterness to finish it off

3.5
Hermod (8427) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2011
Bottle @Kaisla, Helsinki 3.6.2011. Poured pale golden with a white head. Barnyard and sourish aroma. Flavor is slightly sour with rhubarb and some lemony notes. Lively carbonation.

4
Kavu (5165) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2011
Pours hazy yellow with a medium head. Aroma is sour apple and malts. Flavor is not quite as sour as most lambics but still quite sour. Very enjoyable.

3.2
drowland (9175) - Georgia, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3/15/11. Hazy orange pour with a giant fluffy white head that cuts in half instantly but laces a bit. Fruity, funky aroma that reminds of a saison in a way. Slightly tart flavor upfront that lingers with a hint of lemon peel and green-ish bitterness. Not bad.

3.6
Kronebryg (1123) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2011
Fine head, semi-lasting, dar yellow and cloudy.
nice sour apple/grape nose, maybe a little simple/not so complex.as expected.
Very lively carbonation,and medium body. with some length.
Apple, grape, lightly bittter.
A nice aged geuze, thog not very complex.

3.6
kermis (14759) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2011
Bottle at De Paas. Yeasty aroma. Carbonated with tart and sour flavor. Refreshing beer


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