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HORALs Oude Geuze Mega Blend - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

175 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 99
Gots: 52 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 08-08-2009)
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CoolJosh

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got to try this at a recent tasting. Had never heard of this beer prior to the tasting.

Pours nice slightly hazy yellow golden orange. A little bit darker than some of the other geuze I have had.

Really stinky sour cheese scent. Incredibly funky, with some unbelievable tart lemon. There is an incredible cherry scent that I have been picking up a lot lately in some of the better wild yeast fermented beers I have had. I couldn't keep my nose out of the glass. The taste mirrors the scent perfectly and is incredibly tart. This really blended together well. The mouthfeel is highly carbonated but a little bit too sharp which works against the mouthfeel slightly. All in all, an excellent offering.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2009 02:41:32 | More by CoolJosh
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into 3F stem. Vintage 2013.

Pours light gold, clear body, with lively compact eggshell colored head.

Aroma is super funky, cheesy, and citrusy. Humboldt fog, fresh lemon juice, chèvre, pungent horse blanket, and lime peel. Get that 3F and Boon character in abundance.

The palate comes off heavy in funk as well. A surge of fresh hay and earthiness join the funk and citrus characters. Plenty of sweet lemon, fresh goat cheese, tart apple skin, with subtle cattiness.

Mouthfeel presents a light body, higher end carbonation for the style, and very dry and astringent finish.

A great Gueuze that may not be better than some of it's individual components. Yet it surely delivers on many of the facets you expect from the best examples of the style. Super funky, bright, and a good level of complexity. Maybe a bit too aggressive with the lemon on the palate. Very nice nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 21:12:03 | More by MarcWP
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-04-2014 18:12:29 | More by AdamP
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-28-2014 12:32:47 | More by CwrwAmByth
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-26-2014 01:14:46 | More by sharpski
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K-Creedon

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

06-25-2014 20:47:47 | More by K-Creedon
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-25-2014 14:33:27 | More by Rifugium
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-24-2014 05:49:41 | More by Jspriest
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samba

Sweden

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-21-2014 11:18:35 | More by samba
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errantnight

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-18-2014 05:45:08 | More by errantnight
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-16-2014 01:15:17 | More by IanSpindler
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-15-2014 04:05:22 | More by Kmat10
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-15-2014 00:16:34 | More by kingjohnh
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

750ml bottle served in a tulip glass.

2011 Edition. Best before 28.10.2030. Bottle number 023099.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy orange color forming a big and bubbled white head. Quite fizzy with a lot of bubbled coming from the bottom of the glass. Medium retention, practically no lacings and a thin layer that remains forever on the top

S: Very fruity, citrus and flowery. Strong notes of oranges, apples, pears, vinegar, sweet pale malts, flowery hops. A bit metallic. Earthy Lambic yeasts

T: Very fruity upfront. Funky. Notes of oranges, orange zest, grapefruit, vinegar and flowery hops. Dry but very smooth Lambic. Delicious. The only defect is the end that is not very persistent for such a delicious taste

M: Light body. Very fizzy. Medium carbonation. Metallic, hoppy and fruity aftertaste

O: Perfect drinkability. Perfect Lambic

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 16:05:39 | More by eduardolinhalis
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-10-2014 01:16:15 | More by brother_kenneth
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California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-03-2014 07:33:55 | More by SocalKicks
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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-02-2014 14:48:38 | More by jklecko2
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greenspointexas

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-24-2014 18:12:41 | More by CDCNAM
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-19-2014 21:37:19 | More by funkyaudio
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Jeeb

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-16-2014 18:30:16 | More by Jeeb
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-14-2014 17:45:12 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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SteeleWright

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-01-2014 02:37:49 | More by SteeleWright
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-29-2014 21:46:25 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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HORALs Oude Geuze Mega Blend from Brouwerij Boon
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