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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

662 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 662
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 62
Gots: 116 | FT: 11
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

02-25-2013 02:01:08 | More by bigred89
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halo913

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2008 vintage, bb 27/07/2031

Appearance. Pours a hazy honey-gold with a finger of white head.

Smell. Sweet pears and tart green apples, some light earthy funk and old wood. Smells really nice.

Taste. Green apples again and a little bit of lemon juice, some lightly bitter wood and nice earthy, dry funk. There's a bit of a brett quality that stands out a bit more than most other classic gueuzes I've tried, not that this is a bad thing.

Mouthfeel. Medium body with medium-strong carbonation.

Overall. A very nice gueuze that would probably just get better with more age. With that, I may buy a bottle the next time I see it to put away for a while.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 03:11:57 | More by Rutager
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

02-09-2013 18:45:20 | More by pathman
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mixed_master7

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-03-2013 14:16:51 | More by rowingbrewer
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2007 Vintage 375ml bottle

Appearance: Dark rusty orange color with a little over 1 finger of an off white head. There's a decent amount of visible carbonation streaming through the glass.

Smell: Sour lemon juice, wet hay, funk, oak, slight green apple

Taste: Oak, lemon cough drops, funk, white grape, musty. Much more funk in the taste than in the nose. Dry, slightly bitter finish. Sourness straddles the line between low and medium and is definitely not as sour as I was expecting.

Mouthfeel: Light, crip mouthfeel. High carbonation. Slight warming alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-23-2013 03:26:43 | More by mjtiernan
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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

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New York

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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2%

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sirsteve42

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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AxesandAnchors

Oregon

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2008 Vintage

A: Pours a super cloudy burnt orange color. Not a ton of carbonation, I was expecting more. Even though the head dissipates quite quickly it is easily roused. Nice consistent flow of carbonation from the bottom of the glass, although its quit hard to see through the cloudiness. I can't see any large yeast particles floating around.

S: Mild orange peel, lemon grass, hay, maybe some apple, slightly vinegary. I wouldn't describe it as funky, but there is an obvious musk about it.

T: Pretty light tartness for the style. Has an orange/apple and lemon cider like flavor. The oak is present but not heavy. White grape skins. The funk is super mild and really balances well with the fruit character.

M: Fantastic mouth feel. Very spritzer-esque, the tartness combined with the carbonation really dance on your tongue.

O: Executed, fantastically. I loved this beer, my only complaint would be that the nose is a little lackluster...don't judge a book by its nose however, this brew is tasty.

Serving type: bottle

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California

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

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Riverared

Alabama

4/5  rDev -2%

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splendidsplinter

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2004 vintage. 750ml corked and caged bottle into a Cantillon tulip. Shared by schen9303.

Pours a 3 finger frothy, light cream colored head with good retention. Beer is a clear orange that reveals ample carbonation. Thin, sticky legs. Lacing is sparse but thick with decent stick. One of the better gueuze's I've come across in this department.

Nose is cheese, wet hay, citrus, lemon, and a saturated oakiness. Moderately sour but very aromatic and funky. Really good.

Opens lemon rind, tart, cheesy. Some hay and wet wood. Puckeringly dry. Tanic with some wine-like sour notes. Finishes with a light ethanol note mixed with more lemon, hay and cheese. A light sweet tartness pervades the aftertaste. Solid.

Light bodied with moderate to ample carbonation. Lively yet smooth and oily in the mouth with a hint of booziness going down. Finishes messy with a dry, sticky aftertaste. Some alcohol comes through as this one warms which is a touch unappealing. Also not as lively as it could be. Still decent though.

Overall, I was very pleasantly surprised by this. Big, wet, funky, cheesy notes make this one a gueuze-head's gueuze. Could use a bit more liveliness in the feel and there's a very slight, mellow alcohol taste that I could do without. Still all things considered, I gotta go back and get the rest of the remaining bottles of these.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 01:55:41 | More by SpeedwayJim
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2%

01-07-2013 22:29:27 | More by Hanzo
Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
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