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Boon Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

488 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 25
Gots: 54 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
6.5-7.0% abv

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 03-16-2005)
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Agent1

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4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - Poor head, but great color. Fairly inactive. Hardly any bubbles rising to the surface. Definitely a bit boring to look at in the glass.

Smell - Excellent. Lots of fresh lemon, coriander and plant-y/ floral notes. Honey as well. A fresh yeast smell. All standard Gueuze elements. Nothing atypical, but bright and zesty and true to the style.

Taste - Lots of grapefruit, orange zest and lemon peel. Very crisp and clean. Nothing off about this. Honey, subtle vanilla and a clean, short-lived bitterness via the hops. Tangy. Nice and simple. Lots of lemon in this Gueuze. Hops are balanced nicely.

Mouthfeel - Good, but not amazing. There are other Gueuzes that pop a little more, giving their beer more life. Carbonation is decent, but could be better. This also effects the overall look of the beer. As far as the palate goes, this is very well-balanced. Lots of sugars and bittering notes. Stimulates all parts of the mouth and tongue. This lingers on the roof of the mouth the most. This definitely makes up for the low carbonation.

Overall - For the price point, this is an excellent Gueuze. Very clean, very balanced and refreshing. Quality ingredients and a ripe blast of flavor. Recommend this guy. Tasty!

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 06:37:44 | More by Agent1
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Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
88 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.