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Boon Kriek - Brouwerij Boon

Boon KriekBoon Kriek

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BA SCORE
81
good

382 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 382
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.61%


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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Reviews by birchstick:
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birchstick

Colorado

3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

1995 Vintage

A - pours red in color without a head at all

S - nose is cherries with vinegar and some sour, citric notes

T - starts off with sour lemon citric notes mixed in with cherry flavors. The more it moves down the tongue, a cherry pie filling flavor come out - liquid, syrupy, full of cherries, and a bit of cinnamon. Wow, the cherry fruit is alive and well after 17 years of hanging out in the bottle. A little bit of citric lambic flavors come back in the finish, but the cherry still reigns supreme on the palate.

M - syrupy, thick, and viscous

D - this is a good kriek - not as sour or funky as others I have had, but it is still delicious in its own right, especially if you like cherries.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 00:32:10 | More by birchstick
More User Reviews:
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heygeebee

Australia

2.26/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.5

2011. From Beer Cartel.

A - deep claret and fizzy. Large bubbles in head. Spotty lace. Large bubbles die to film, not a good look, somehwat high-tide - ish.

S - ice cream. Yep - ice cream.

T - fruits, cherries, raspberries almost. Really quite sweet, and where is the tart and funk? there at the 1% mark, maybe, but this is not a lambic in any way. Very lightweight palate.

M - medium carbonation, undercarbonated for style.

O - fail. Sad, but really not as good as their gueuze at all. Just too sweet and such a lightweight taste for dollar.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 09:13:04 | More by heygeebee
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alexm1309

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-19-2014 16:44:43 | More by alexm1309
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mjmu812

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.7%

04-16-2014 12:51:38 | More by mjmu812
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afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-08-2014 20:37:03 | More by afsdan
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-07-2014 23:14:28 | More by aqualung23
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-29-2014 16:54:43 | More by Hayley_86
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -15.7%

03-26-2014 17:33:12 | More by HeadyTheElder
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-22-2014 17:32:21 | More by Schmoog
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-19-2014 06:31:22 | More by Jonada
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pajeff

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

03-12-2014 02:37:40 | More by pajeff
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-03-2014 00:43:04 | More by Sparky44
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midlifec

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-02-2014 01:34:44 | More by midlifec
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-01-2014 14:22:09 | More by Goldndomer
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ambruns1979

California

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-28-2014 07:10:36 | More by ambruns1979
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Gamsy

Germany

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-17-2014 15:37:20 | More by Gamsy
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

02-13-2014 18:16:33 | More by pisano
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

02-09-2014 15:19:36 | More by scottwurst
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andysc83

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

02-01-2014 14:17:06 | More by andysc83
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-01-2014 08:28:00 | More by rudabegga9
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-31-2014 14:08:35 | More by GJ40
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.7%

01-28-2014 15:12:52 | More by lunarbrew
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

375ml bottle at the Malt House in Madison, WI. Poured into a Duvel tulip today, 1/27/2014.

App- dark brownish red body, minimal white head, looks syrupy. Not much retention, no lacing.

Smell- Medicinal, cough syrup, Robitussin. Some cherry flavor, extremely sweet.

Taste- Disgusting. Overly sweet with cherry makes it incredibly medicinal.

Mouthfeel- Medium-thick body, custardy. Had to choke half the bottle down. Luckily for me, another BA was sharing this bottle with me.

Overall- Disgusting example of a kriek. You can do way, way better than this with other shelf krieks.. even Lindeman makes a better one. Look for the likes of Hannsen's or Oude Beersel.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 05:08:12 | More by Stevedore
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

01-26-2014 04:55:41 | More by Axnjxn
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Ainjyll

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-22-2014 03:56:11 | More by Ainjyll
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Boon Kriek from Brouwerij Boon
81 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.