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Boon Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

487 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 24
Gots: 52 | 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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rhenning

New York

3.45/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

First geuze. 12 oz corked & wired bottle recommended by and purchased from Bierkraft, Brooklyn.

Poured a cloudy bronze-orange with (despite being gentle) an enormous sudsy white head that eventually settled down to a finger or two. Head retained throughout consumption but left very little lacing. Looked ok but didn't scream "drink me!"

Nose of yeast, cider vinegar & sourdough bread.

Taste of dry champagne and earth blends into a lactic tartness that almost reminds me of a hard cheese w/ bitter lemon or grapefruit in the finish.

Mouthfeel is light, clean and very carbonated. Not at all thick or sticky.

Pretty tartly intense for session drinking.

Overall a very unique and interesting beer. I liked it but kept looking for just a touch of malt to balance out the intense tartness. Not crazy about the unfiltered yeasty wheaty qualities either, but as mentioned this was my first geuze, so maybe I'm just not used to the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2009 01:55:04 | More by rhenning
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Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
88 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.