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Boon Kriek - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
81
good

463 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 463
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.65%
Wants: 10
Gots: 28 | 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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Photo of johnnnniee
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Harvest Market
Pours a deep reddish purple color with a small bubbly pink tinged head that dissipates slowly. Aromas of sweet and tart cherries dominate the aroma. Hints of tart lemon, balsamic, brown sugar, and earth round out the nose. The flavor is quite a bit sweeter than I was anticipating. Dark sugary sweet with plenty of tart and sweet cherry flavor but seriously lacking in much lactic tartness to offset the sweetness. Hints of almond flavor and a bit of earthiness round out the flavor. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Super easy to drink, more tart than a Lindemans but less than I was expecting.

johnnnniee, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Texasfan549, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

kjkinsey, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

shigg85, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Cherry red and filtered, this beer appears to have no carbonation. It has a finger of bright pink head with a slight brown tinge.

S: Lambic lactic macaroni quality, dusty oak and old wood quality, totally reminds me of the atmosphere in Cantillon. Some cherry quality.

T: Cherry sweet and strawberry jam. Sour puckering balance, light macaroni, some acidic like a tart unripe fruit.

M: Medium body, lots of light foamy carbonation.

O: Not a bad lambic, certainly not my favourite as I lean towards the unsweetened verson. Love the scent, taste is okay and mouthfeel not bad.

patre_tim, Jul 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Walkerjgt, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Fettpopps, Jun 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

magictacosinus, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

javahead71, Jun 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

smellandsip37, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

mrjmann, Jun 17, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

CrusinforaBrewsin, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Funky-Brewster, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

DCgolfpro, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

evil_liver, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

windypete, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Kaizoku, Jun 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

pmoney, Jun 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

rcjennings, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Adkins1203, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

polopaul20, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

NJBeer265, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

davidwhatshisnam, May 14, 2014
Photo of SebD
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From notes

Appearance: It has a nice amber/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of cherries, some tart raspberries and faint bready notes.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has dominant cherry notes, a light tartness and faint yeast esters.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas although it's not quite what I expected from a Lambic.

SebD, May 12, 2014
Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

DaftPatrick, May 11, 2014
Boon Kriek from Brouwerij Boon
81 out of 100 based on 463 ratings.