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Boon Kriek - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
81
good

442 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.08%
Wants: 9
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2002)
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Wowcoolman

California

3.72/5  rDev +4.8%

08-28-2014 04:30:07 | More by Wowcoolman
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mattfancett

United Kingdom (England)

3.3/5  rDev -7%

08-26-2014 22:09:58 | More by mattfancett
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jdougherty

California

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

08-26-2014 03:01:28 | More by jdougherty
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-26-2014 02:11:34 | More by DaPan
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eskilgh

Norway

3/5  rDev -15.5%

A - pinkish red, red foam, clear, head dies down fairly quickly

S - Cherries. Smells heavy of what it tastes like when you crush a cherry stone/peach stone in your moth - kinda like almonds or marzipan - fairly sweet.

T - Even more cherries in the taste, sweet, don't get any malt or hops - not much funk or other yeast driven flavors either. Finish is more tart, but still fairly sweet.

M - lightbodied which fits, medium high carbonation. very clean.

O - Pretty clean version of the style - a bit boring and one dimensional. Also I think it's too sweet. More like cherrysoda then a beer.

08-25-2014 13:16:20 | More by eskilgh
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moarmare

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-25-2014 13:06:59 | More by moarmare
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jellikit

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

2011 Bottle.

A: Rosey-red. Clear. Small bubbles making a thin head.

S: cherry, wood.

T: tart cherry. Medium-mellow sourness.

M: high carbonation. Dry. Crisp.

O: pretty tasty. Balanced well. Fairly basic in flavors and complexity. Would drink again.

08-23-2014 04:02:53 | More by jellikit
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-22-2014 08:02:04 | More by zestar
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-15-2014 01:22:19 | More by PA-Michigander
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AndyEdgar

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-14-2014 13:44:39 | More by AndyEdgar
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HookemHoos

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-13-2014 14:12:37 | More by HookemHoos
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.63/5  rDev +2.3%

corked caged 375ml bottle
A-pours a light black cherry color with a nice strawberry/pink head that dissipate quickly to a fresh cap
S-tart cherries wood earth and leather
T-tart cherries with yeast some sweet raspberries notes of wood and leather mild sour/funk
M-low/medium carbonation a sweet and sour palate
O- for the price this good will buy it again when in the mood.. recommended

08-12-2014 20:50:32 | More by gatornation
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utopiajane

New York

3.49/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours crimson with good clarity and a seductive pink undertone. The head is loose cherry tinted foam that fell fast. The nose is ripe black cherries. A hint of woody oak and a brief whiff of barnyard. Taste is sweet and ripe fruit that has a modicum of tartness on it in and of itself. The barnyard is not very prominent on the palate. The wood is airy and light. The carbonation is almost right but could stand a few more bubbles. The malt is a but a touch of crisp wheat and a hint of weight on the palate. The beer is dry. What it isn't - is sour or acidic. It lacks that boldness and it is sorely missed. While the fruit is lovely it just does not engage the palate fully without that aspect. It drinks easily and a bit too easily .

08-11-2014 14:35:00 | More by utopiajane
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Eman17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-08-2014 04:33:59 | More by Eman17
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ninjembro

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-06-2014 02:31:35 | More by ninjembro
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Arch578

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-06-2014 02:28:26 | More by Arch578
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suckaj

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-03-2014 19:08:47 | More by suckaj
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-03-2014 13:23:05 | More by KevinGordon
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alexsergio

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-27-2014 19:35:03 | More by alexsergio
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Hazee

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-27-2014 14:45:35 | More by Hazee
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Holland

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

07-26-2014 07:31:28 | More by Holland
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will1256

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

07-26-2014 02:48:16 | More by will1256
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-24-2014 00:07:08 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-20-2014 06:22:41 | More by Howlader
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.54/5  rDev -0.3%

Thin pink head, decent retention, clear ruby red body.

Cherry aroma with wheat and straw.

Not particularly sweet, nor funky. Cherry pits come to mind.

Soft mouthfeel, lively.

This is a drinkable lambic, but it doesn't stand out at all. I would prefer more sweetness, more tartness, and more evidence of wild yeast.

07-18-2014 22:48:35 | More by Roguer
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Boon Kriek from Brouwerij Boon
81 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.