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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1461   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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4.2
tommann (3950) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2010
375ml bottle, 2006/2007 vintage. Pours a light orange with a large head. Aroma is cheesey, funk and lots of wood. Funk and cheese start. Very dry and bitter on the finish. Loads of carbonation on the finish.

2.8
Ontbeertaster (3208) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
mm, weird flavour, lots of yeast in the bottle, strange aroma. Hard to discribe, just try for yourself

3.6
RayOhm (474) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2010
a little uneventful, the bitterness was nice but there wasnt much to it. still not bad.

3.7
JRock72 (597) - - DEC 5, 2010
Pop of the cork spilled a bit but not bad. Bitter, some citrus, definately wild. Pretty good. I like it but not sure how much I can drink of it.

3.3
SirLimpsalot (4550) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2010
Boon Oude Geuze: syrlig, gröna äpplen, torr, lite peppar. Småtrevlig öl kan man nog säga att de va.

3.5
koekiesbakker (89) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2010
Quite bitter, lots of funk, amazing amounts of wood. Bit of citrus in there as well. A kind of harsh bitter after taste that doesn’t change the drinkability for the better. Still good beer though.

3.5
Leafs93 (2343) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Pours gold with lots of bubbles. Aroma is funky, apple cider and grass. Taste is tart with barnyard funk on the finish. Shared with Chalsk and as he noted the funk def lingers a little long. However this is very crisp and easy to drink. It was a nice palate cleanser after the darker and heavier beers prior to dinner.

3.7
mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2010
[3366-20100902] Bottle. Herbal mild bandaid aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Sour yeast flavour has a lingering sour aftertaste. Medium body is quite sour. Lovely sour beer.
(c/o Bobsy, w/ him, jerc)

3.5
Chalsk (1104) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2010
The Geuze. Bottle shared with Leafs93 at Cloverleaf. Pours a pale golden color with a thick white foam head. Has an aroma of funk and grass. Tart taste with funk lingering on the finish. A bit much in my opinion. I prefer those Gueze’s that get in and get out quick and clean. Would prefer a cleaner finish.

3.9
Countbeer (6599) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2010
Bottle: 2007/2008: Big airy white head, disappears slowly. Very light cloudy yellow. Smell is a mix of sour, yeast, grain, barnyard, yellow fruit, lemon. Taste is fresh, light sour, more citric with a nice balanced mix of yellow fruit, lime, lemon, grapefruit, orange, yeast, light hints of wood.


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