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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

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848 Ratings
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Ratings: 848
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 70
Gots: 148 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: rastaman on 08-08-2002

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375 ml poured into a snifter. 2007 Vintage. Bottled 10-09-2010 (subtracted 20 years from best by date per website)

A: Pours a mostly opaque cloudy amber with a 1 finger that is not very compact and quick to dissipate. Lots of visible carbonation shooting to the surface. Head finishes as just a ring around the outside of the glass.

S: A very tart and sour fruitiness with a complimenting oak backing. A bit of funk and cellar in there. The fruit comes through as a blend of berries and cherries.

T: This one is certainly on the tart side of the spectrum. Intense at first any other flavor is undeserniable. After a second or two a fruitiness comes out. Oak notes are solid in the middle as well. A lambic yeast finish. I'm always a fan of pouring in the yeast for the last bit of the glass but would recommend skipping that on this vintage.

M: Light to medium body with great carbonation. Mouth puckering with its sour qualities. Any alcohol is lost in the tartness. Just a bit of stickiness upon finish.

Overall I will certainly be picking up a few more of these. About as far on the tart side as I would think sours can get. A little lacking in some complexity with fruitiness and whatnot but nonetheless a must try for anyone seeking the extreme.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured in to a tulip with a 1.5 finger, white head. Slightly hazed, golden colored body.

Aroma is lemony and citric. Good amounts of vinegar with some slight funk. Malty and a bit grainy.

Taste was lemony and acidic as well. Slight vinegar with some barnyard type funk. A bit earthy hop flavor with a fair amount of maltiness and grainy flavor.

Mouthfeel was medium/light body with high carb and a dry finish.

Overall an excellent beer. Wished I could get more of this easily. Loads of sour tartness while remaining drinkable.

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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.

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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.

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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
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