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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

695 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 695
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 63
Gots: 120 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-08-2002)
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

Cloudy orange gold pour with a one-finger white head. Big sour fruit aroma. Delicious mild sour lemon taste upfront backed with a slight fruity sweetness. Also has a very nice oak character and light spice flavor in the medium body. Really well done beer that isn’t overly sour or tart and drinks very easy for the body and slightly high ABV.

08-30-2014 00:51:32 | More by Karibourgeois
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NW2285

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-29-2014 01:17:36 | More by NW2285
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Vivinski

Netherlands

4.56/5  rDev +11.5%

08-28-2014 19:53:57 | More by Vivinski
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

2007 on the neck

A: After popping the cork with a loud pop, the beer poured into a teku glass with 3 fingers of loud fizzy head; pale white in color, it fizzed out fairly quickly leaving no trace of lacing on the glass. The beer has a murky appearance, copper to dark orange.

S: Bright lemon character that melds into a tart sweetness. Mild amounts of funky brett character in the nose with a slight bready note in the end.

T: A bright sharp sourness from, three more sips and the pallet adjusts bringing out lemon zest, rustic funk and a refreshing bready undertone. As the beer warms the brett character becomes more apparent and brings out the woody oak flavor. The tart sourness stays bright throughout but it seems to become more refined as it warms. Sweetness is low and a nice compliment to the overall flavor.

M: The high carbonation gets very sharp on the tongue as you chew on the beer. Very dry but the oak gives it the sense of body. Tingling from the sourness starts to numb the tongue after awhile.

O: Complex, tart and a nice funky and oak undertone. At a reasonable price this was a nice geuze. I'd pick this up again if I see it.

08-27-2014 02:39:26 | More by guityler83
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Chingringo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-26-2014 15:52:01 | More by Chingringo
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Beervana

Denmark

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2014 20:30:48 | More by Beervana
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reaganrvltn

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-25-2014 19:54:31 | More by reaganrvltn
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michael78747

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-24-2014 23:40:30 | More by michael78747
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TheAdamConners

Georgia

5/5  rDev +22.2%

08-24-2014 01:05:55 | More by TheAdamConners
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-23-2014 22:18:40 | More by spycow
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-23-2014 02:59:29 | More by TheSamKuehn
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cmrillo

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-23-2014 02:48:07 | More by cmrillo
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utopiajane

New York

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

Pours the color of a ripe apricot with the blush on it. Hazy and almost opaque except for it does let enough light in for you to observe it’s lovely color and the bubbles that are starting their way up from the bottom. 2 fingers of white foam top the beer and last until they become a light layer of film on top. Nose is funky with barnyard and earth. Wet damp earth. Some fruit tartness and a sour you can smell. A drop of vinegar and some overall lemon fruitiness. There is some vanilla on the nose that is like a fragrant flower that has grown in this earth and is sweetly in bloom. . Taste is outstanding. Funky, sour, citric, the embodiment of the lemon. The essence of the icy bright peel. The vinegar is not too strong. The earth and the wood come together as like is to like. The headiness of the fruit sweetness meets the light sweetness of the crisp wheat and lay a soft foundation for this dynamic beer. Sour, acidic, earthy, and with a touch of some kind of green but woody herb to round out the flavor. Dry crisp and bubbly mouthfeel.

This beer is intense. The coming together of powerful earth and a bright bit of uplifted sweetness. The shyness of the musty earth after it rains and the greeness that lies in wait for when the sun comes to shine again. The fruit is the culmination of this beer and is taken whole in it’s every aspect from sweet peel to the tartness of it’s flesh , right through to it’s final incarnation - sour and like vinegar in decay. This beer is truly a perfect wedding of elements.

08-22-2014 17:17:48 | More by utopiajane
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-22-2014 07:41:54 | More by zestar
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-22-2014 03:06:21 | More by Soto
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-21-2014 22:34:38 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Shroud0fdoom

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

This one has been on my list for some time. So why not "tick" it if you have it? Ok, reviewing this because it's Wednesday and I have nothing better else to do. Keeping it real and to the point. This beer pours brilliant! Nice pale gold with a soft pillowy white head. Very nice! Well the old sniffer is getting abused tonight I tell you! This smells like lemon pepper, faint cheese funk, with almost an autumn dead leaf and vanilla spice fragrance. Very intriguing! The taste! First hits with that lemon citric acid/sourness. With some spiciness and more of that dead leave autumn-ness. Not a whole lot of cheese funk. Finishes very sweet with vanilla hanging around and dry. Lingering wet dog hair funk in the aftertaste. I groom my own dog so trust me, it's there! The feel of the brew is Medium-light and par carbonation.

Overall: This beer is my new found favorite. I'm going to buy every single bottle. I like my sours to finish very sweet and this one excels in that department. The 8% ABV is where? That's right, the beer hides that ABV very nicely. The wet dog hair in the aftertaste is actually enjoyable. Not offensive in any fashion and mingles with the vanilla notes. So it's like a fragranced wet dog hair. Anywho, I'm babbling back to basics, this brew is recommended!

Edit:2010 date.

08-21-2014 01:10:26 | More by Shroud0fdoom
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brianmandell

New York

4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

2009 sticker; 2012 bottling. 375ml bottle.

Hazy golden appearance with thick white head

Ah, smells like geuze. Lemon, hay, sour funk and cheese.

Taste is bright lemon apple and grape with a mineral, almost salty quality. Pungent cheesy funkiness. Quite sour. There is some sweetness that dries out into oak tannins with some astringency. Some booze is apparent as well-at 8% it's pretty hefty for a geuze.

The mouthfeel is a little less refined than the competition as I think the carbonation is a bit too lively even if it goes well with this sour, funky geuze.

Overall this a delicious and well made geuze. While it's not as refined as the best in class it's interesting, fairly well balanced and very drinkable. It's not for the faint of heart or those opposed to the funk. Its also available on the shelf once in a while which is a big plus.

08-20-2014 23:27:53 | More by brianmandell
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jborg

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-18-2014 21:32:09 | More by jborg
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-18-2014 06:12:03 | More by TheFizzinator
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DHS1029

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-17-2014 20:51:41 | More by DHS1029
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Wayne17

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-16-2014 21:54:12 | More by Wayne17
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nabit

Georgia

4.48/5  rDev +9.5%

08-16-2014 21:14:28 | More by nabit
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lucat

Italy

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-16-2014 20:42:11 | More by lucat
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Danimal25

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-15-2014 23:24:12 | More by Danimal25
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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
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