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Boon Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

597 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 597
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 29
Gots: 89 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 03-16-2005

6.5-7.0% abv
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Ratings: 597 | Reviews: 233 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of breadwinner
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SoPeL
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stokebob
2.84/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

First time trying this style of beer, not my kind of thing. Probably a very good example of it style though, no off flavours.

Photo of Rclark81986
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice clean simple sour! No special flavors but also no off flavors.

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy golden amber with a large two-finger foamy white head. The head lingers to a sturdy ring. Lots of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma of lemon, oak, and white vinegar.

T - Sour upfront with lemon and lactic acid. The sourness mellows mid palate with pear, white grape, and a light malt sweetness. There is some oakiness in the finish.

M - Light bodied with high carbonation. Heavy carbonation with a nice dry finish.

O - This is a very satisfying Geuze. Very refreshing and extremely drinkable. Very nice.

Photo of Fcolle2
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy light Amber in color with a big fuzzy white head. Smell has some peppery yeast notes, straw, and grainy malt. Light funky acidic lacto sour flavor follows with lemon peel and slight vinegar notes. Mouthfeel is light bodied highly carbonated and crisp.

Photo of rjp217
3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

look: murky honey-gold. Full white head Lacing dissipates quickly.
smell: Array of citrus, floral, sour, and fruits.
taste: Much like the nose up front, quite dry. An interesting tart, slightly sweet finish.
overall: pretty tame but pleasant Geuze.

Photo of flyingpig
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

250ml bottle from Beers of Europe (£1.79):
This one was a really excellent gueuze style lambic, it had tonnes of flavour and sourness but held a good balance and proved an easy one to drink. I'm kicking myself for only buying a 250ml bottle when larger ones were available but I guess that just means I'll need to pick this one up again at some point.

Photo of Toteezz
4.72/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.48/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle served in a pint glass. Bottle is from 12/2012

Appearance: Cloudy and pale yellow with plenty of off white head. Very bubbly.

Nose: Pears and pineapple, Belgian funk, absolutely no hops aroma at all.

Taste: Light and fluffy, initially pretty sour and tart, the pears and tropical fruit really comes through. There is no sweetness; all the microflora has taken care of any residual sugars and dried out the beer. Amazingly drinkable.

Overall: Must buy more Geuze! I'm actually going to use the bottle dregs to propagate a colony of bacteria for my house sours. I love what Frank Boon is doing over there. I originally reviewed his regular Boon Geuze with an under developed palate. This is a must try for all craft beer lovers looking for something off the beaten path. Long live sour beers.

Photo of Bartos
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xShoWTeKx
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a orange body with one finger head and no lace with a tart, acidic aroma with touches of funk and oak. The fruit flavors in this beer come across as white grape and pear, basically, there are little bits of sweetness balanced with a funky, almost sour, tart dryness that leaves a crisp finish. The oak/wood keeps beer smooth and pleasant overall the balance in this beer makes it quite enjoyable.

Photo of KristofH
4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alex-Alkis
3.32/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DarthGuitarHero
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a hazy peachy golden orange.

The aroma offers lemon peel, white grape, some musty old attic, prickly pear.

The flavor offers lemon zest and juice up front. White wine and champange qualities. A touch of mustiness. The spice of candy ginger. A decent drying quality in the back.

Light on the funk, tart, and flavor complexities, but a great introduction to the style.

Photo of Magipark
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tart, no sweetness, slight funk, direct, highly drinkable. One of my all time favorite sours. Sad it's not more widely available.

Photo of Texasfan549
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sludgeman
3.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcf5ve
4.31/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TubaDan
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
88 out of 100 based on 597 ratings.