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Boon Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Boon

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very good

565 Ratings

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Ratings: 565
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 29
Gots: 77 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website

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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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

mattmarka1, Aug 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

jakewatt135, Aug 28, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +12%

Dutch_food_geek, Aug 27, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -13.5%

mattfancett, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

roostor07, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Corson, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

cmrillo, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

portmand1ngo, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

tikk, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

staaaaalin, Aug 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

one of the better traditional Belgian examples of the style I think, and one of the primary reasons for that is its balance. not just a lactic acidity sour bomb, this has a ton of flavor and nuance to go with the sour. the malt also seems to be a bit darker than others, less yellow more amber, which gives some meat to it. alcohol is also a bit higher than others, an indication of its dryness and "doneness" in the yeast sense. hazy with fish food flakes of brick red yeast floating around and finally settling under an airy white head. the nose smells as woody as it does sour, very mature, with plenty of funky yeast weirdness in addition to the lacto of the lambic. the blend is nice too, a proper mix of old and young with just enough sourness to fit the style but not so much that I don't want to drink my whole bottle. I love the fuller body and all the carbonation. a lot of these come across still, this appears to be bottle conditioned which gives it a lot of life. less traditional to some, but I really do prefer it personally. oak and dusty malt meet where the sourness really kicks in, and it warms up well, driving the sourness up a bit more. on par with any of the blended lambics from Belgium I think, and the price point is awesome.

StonedTrippin, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

visualmartyr, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

amalburg, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

AdamP, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

KevinL, Aug 13, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Corked caged 375ml bottle
A-pours a dusty/hazed golden color with a thin but staying whispy fresh off-white collar looked brooding to me
S-tart sour apples and mild vinegar earthy dusty leather some wood
T-much like the smell nice tartness with white fruity sourness a bit of wood and leather
M-tart on the tongue a dryness to it white grape wine notes
O-very nice gueze for the price will pick this up again

gatornation, Aug 12, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours from the bottle with a cloudy golden yellow-orange color and is topped by a massive, pillowy eggshell-white head. The aroma is a lively combination of apple cider, vinegar, and damp earth. The flavor is likewise acidic yet earthy, with components of tart white grape juice, sour green apples, and a light woodiness. The lively, sharp, fine carbonation accents the acidicy, and yet this beer is surprisingly palate-coating. Overall, this beer reminds me more of a tart white wine, but in a most intriguing way.

devilben02, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

dimitrov, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

squack, Aug 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

TheFizzinator, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Elicoleman, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

heytomcat, Aug 02, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2008 vintage.

A. Light straw color. Opaque. Poured full 2 finger fine-bubble, egg shell head that slowly retreats to a film.

S. Neutral oak and wild yeast with some minor notes of light malts and straw/dust. Certainly some funk.

T. Sour on the front. Major notes of sour yeast, and neutral oak. Grass and light malts. Fairly simple but excellent.

M. Smooth. High carbonation. Light body.

O. A staple - very good. Sour and neutral oak, as it should. This is very consistent between metrics. This is certainly recommended to sour fans.

macher0, Aug 01, 2014
Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
89 out of 100 based on 565 ratings.