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Boon Kriek - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
81
good

491 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.89%
Wants: 11
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-20-2002

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3.3/5  rDev -7.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of eskilgh
3/5  rDev -15.7%

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.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jellikit
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of gatornation
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of utopiajane
3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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 .

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Roguer
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Boon Kriek from Brouwerij Boon
81 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.