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

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As from 2015, they started using the word "Oude" on the labels as well. Beer is nevertheless still the same.
Dekoninck Gueuze lambic is a traditional gueuze from the Pajottenland. By spontaneous fermentation and year-long maturing in oak vessels, the gueuze Dekoninck obtains its specific flavour.

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3.3
JulienHuxley (5964) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Older bottle, pre ’78. Really pretty pour, clear amber with huge 2 finger white head. Aroma is funky, some light acetone notes, cheesy notes, lots of mineral aromas as well. Taste is sour, metallic, with funky and grainy aftertaste. Palate is well carbed, med bodied and dry. Has held up surprisingly well.

3.3
tom10101 (6278) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by a friend of Tyler. Very old bottle (30+ years), from before Boon. Clear golden/orange with a frothy white head and some lacing. Aroma is very finky and acidic presence and wood, but unfortunaly there’s a good amount of nail polish. Taste is very acidic too with nail polish, light caramel and lemony notes. Medium body. Lively carbonation (surprising for a bottle that old). Dry finish. Not bad at all considering the age. Too acidic and some defaults, but certainly an interesting one to try.

3.5
AdamChandler (5182) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 28, 2014
Older bottle, 75CL champagne size. Pour was great, 2 finger thick frothy head, muted orange appearance, minor haziness but not bad. Nose was dry, crisp, lemon grass and tea. Taste was quite acidic, some acetone and leather / shoe polish. Maybe just slightly too sweet but I finished my glass and would drink it again.

3.9
Countbeer (6599) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Cantillon shaker ish glass:
Pretty big vast and staying white foamy head on top of a hazy yellow colored beer.
Aromas of earth, dust, cellar, wild yeast, cheese, grains, old flowers, some dried apricot and stingy grainy lemon...
Flavours of old malts, old wood, bitters, grains, tart, wild yeast, cheese, some older herbs, light dusty, lemon, light funky tone, some barnyard and some metal.
Aftertaste is bitter, tart, some yeast, cellar, some cheese, older herbs and a dusty tone.
Low carbo, light watery mouthfeel, at least a meeium body and a light creamy texture.
Nice, good drinker!

3.5
Benzai (16751) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle shared @ weekly tasting. Hazy yellow color, medium sized white head. Smell and taste are moderately sourish, sourish fruits. Can’t really describe it better. Quite pleasant.

2.6
ansjelaah (1747) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Hazy yellow color with a white head. Smells and tastes bah, leather, some fruit, sour. Don’t like this one. Mwah bah.

2.8
DutchDrebus (6237) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle @ benzai shared by benzai. Hazy orange with a small white head. Smells rubber, car tire, dusty. Tastes sour, car tire, dusty, sauerkraut. Medium body, soft/fizzy carbo.

3.7
Pinball (12396) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Cloudy orange, smooth white head. aroma is leather, dry old hops, gueuze tartness. flavor is tart, sour beer, old hops, bretty fruity note.

3.8
yespr (48072) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity. Dry and bitter, Wooden and herbal. Smooth fruity and spiced. Ends dry and bitter finish.

3.9
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2013
37,5cl bottle, shared with Mathieu87. 2 year old sample.
APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable white head.
NOSE: horse blanket, sour, little sweet, brett, BOON-like.
TASTE: sour and little sweet, brett, nice carbonation.
Very nice geuze!


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