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Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

Boon Oude Geuze Mariage ParfaitBoon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait

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BA SCORE
91
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585 Ratings
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Ratings: 585
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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oline73

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Chimay goblet. The bottle says 2007.

Appearance: The beer pours a slightly cloudy orangish amber color with a small layer of off white head that goes away completely.

Smell: I'm getting a nice barnyard funky along with some vinegar/citrus sourness. Some herbal notes with a mildly sweet malt note.

Taste: The funky outweights the sweet right off the bat. More herbal citrus sourness. Some barnyard funk. Everything is very smooth and all the flavors blend together. The finish is slightly bitter and funky.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation. The finish is quite dry.

Overall: I had this with some mussels, and it was perfect. So smooth and very easy to drink. I never would have guessed that it's 8 percent.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 18:04:26 | More by oline73
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for giving me this beer, apparently from a combination of generosity and dislike of this beer

2007 vintage

Consumed 9/21/12

Appearance: Hazy copper orange, pours with a creamy white head that actually sticks around a bit longer than the average gueuze

Smell: Oak and lactic sour - damp, musty, funky planks of oak - definitely sour, with some citric acidity and lots of lactic acidity (reminiscent of bad milk... with oak...) - yeasty, with some overall barnyard funk - some light fruits, tartness, and some hints of light malts

Taste: Heavy on the oak, with some other nice flavors - tons of oak, as the smell would suggest, with some musty, damp wood funkiness - acidic and lactic sourness, more mild than the smell would suggest - hints of lemon and apple skin - very lightly tart - a light, woody bitterness and some obvious alcohol

Mouthfeel: Medium, nicely carbonated, damp and wet until a dry finish (but not dry enough), far from puckering, almost watery at times

Overall: A good, but not great Gueuze

In the past, I have criticized beers with too much oak. Fortunately, there are other issues with this Gueuze as well. It's a little too boozy, with not enough sourness. The mouthfeel leaves a lot to be desired. Still, a decent effort.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2012 07:05:22 | More by angrybabboon
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FosterJM

California

3.15/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

1500th Review on BA
Bottle to tumbler
375ml c/c

Best by 10-09-2030

Purchased at Binny's Naperville for (I dont remember)

App- Was I mistaken I poured some apple juice. Besides the bubbles. Has the exact coloring pattern. Big yellows on the outside and small orange in middle. Super fast receding head. Zero cling.

Smell- A lot that adds up to  not alot. Big oaky notes permiate this beer. Has a lot of lemon and malts in the glass. Mixed in with herbal yeast and bitter.

Taste- Can a gueze be mixed with a Belgian Pale? Way all over on this one. Malty, lemon, dry, oaky and slick. Wtf is this? Just off.

Mouth- light/high lemon, malt, and oak. Slight slick again.

Drink- Wow, was very let down by this. Average gueuze at best. Hope my 04 750 ages a bit better till I open in 2 years for 10 year anny.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 16:59:45 | More by FosterJM
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thepeter

United Kingdom (England)

3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2008 bottle: Cloudy Orange pour with a light fizzy head that lasted a little while but not the entire beer. Aroma is of grapefruit, metal, barnyard, and some nuttiness that I thought did not belong there. Taste was astringent citrus (mostly grapefruit), horse blanket, field of hay, more metal (ugh) and that nutty flavor at the end. Palate is light and refreshing. Not as good as other bottles I have had.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2012 22:22:07 | More by thepeter
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jegross2

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing the Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon out of Belgium.
Score: 91

2004 vintage bottle served in a Kentucky bourbon ale snifter and enjoyed on 06/15/12.

Appearance: Some floaties, but not bad. A bit of hazy golden straw color with a thin fog of head atop at pour that settles to a ring around the glass. Average lacing, decent retention. 3.5/5

Smell: Huge notes of sharp lemon zest. Slight medicinal funk, but that funkiness is well incorporated into the lemon aroma. Sweet and sour vinegar. Sharp, tart aroma. A little apple in the nose too. 4.5/5

Taste: Nice tart sweet vinegar and lemon sting on the tongue upfront with mild earthy funkiness and a little fruitiness on the back of the tongue. Funkier taste than the nose, but not very funky. Very clean on the palate except for a light linger on the back of the tongue. Some sour apple flavor too. As the beer layers, the beer seemingly becomes more tart, and the funkiness seems constrained to the aftertaste. The flavors become more consistent throughout and smooth as the beer layers. 4/5

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, minimal carbonation with a "funk kick" on the tongue. Lemonade-like mouthfeel. Tart and drying on the gums, but never overly dry on the rest of the palate. 4/5

Overall: The nose is quite awesome, but the taste is a little too funky for my preference and less stand out than the aroma.

Recommendation: Sour heads should give this one a whirl; probably not the best beer for the casual beer drinker.

Pairings: Key lime pie.

Cost: $14.99 for a 750 ml bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 20:56:07 | More by jegross2
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Slightly hazed dark gold. Minimal, super wispy foam. Thin, almost non-existent collar. Moderate carbonation.

Smell: Oak, lemon, dusty yeast. Bright citric tartness. Pear. Some sweet pale malts. Almost crackery. Layers of funk and hay layered over grass. Apples and some sharp cheese. Ripe with cellar. Slightly musty. Touches of peach. Lemon zest and oil.

Taste: Heavy wood influence. Almost straight bitter edge. Mild citric edge laced with worn leather. Mild mealy fruit, as in pears and apricots. Mild pale malt sweetness. Earthy. Grass and hay with an underlying funk. Heavy oak. Powdery dry yeast. Basement and damp. Lacks some overall complexity and depth.

Mouthfeel: Light. High side of moderate carbonation. Dry and clean.

Overall: A damp, dry, musty gueuze. Lacks some of the sharper and more nuanced complexities I expect from the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 01:45:59 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at the bottle share hosted by Adam Fine Wine & Liquor held at Sophie’s Place in Redondo Beach, CA.

2007 vintage.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy beige head that fades to nothing. No lacing on this one. Smell is sour, tart, and funky with some grain and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with an earthy and funky flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great aroma that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 03:28:53 | More by UCLABrewN84
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375ml bottle served in a Pecheresse flute glass.

Vintage 2008.

A: Pours a bit cloudy, dark orange color forming a huge fizzy, bubbled and aired white head. Great retention in a flute and some soapy lacings formed and left in the glass

S: Fruity and tart . Mainly white grapes and Lambic yeasts. Sweet malts and some metallic notes

T: Follows the nose. A mild sweet fruity upfront followed by a tart and mild bitter end. Again, strong notes of white grapes, sweet malts malts and Lambic yeasts.

M: Light body. Good carbonation. Tart and mild bitter aftertaste

O: Easy drinking beer, you cannot feel the 8% here. Classic Belgian Gueuze in all the aspects. Excellent beer

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 20:49:44 | More by eduardolinhalis
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reviewed on 7/14/12.

small format cork and cage bottle; vintage 2007 poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: hazy golden yellow bodied beer with a small white head that drops to nothing. This beer really comes back to life with a little bit of a swirl bringing back a solid finger of head that drops back down to no head.

Smell: wheat/straw, tart lemons, funky, and musty.

Taste: mild to moderate citrusy/lemony tartness. You get some wheat malt base noticed with the citris notes. Mid palate you get alot of funky horse blanket and musty basement flavors. That almost overpour the tartness of the beer. Finishes with oak and earthy notes.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Carbonation has held its own fairly well. Drink really light with the ABV taken into reguards it drinks like it 5%. Not a hint of booze.

Overall: Really solid sour beer! Cool bonus that I got to drink the last bottle of this beer at the Malthouse in Madison and it an old beer from 2007! Probably the oldest sour i have drank to date, but its still tastes really nice!

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 00:48:08 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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shigg85

Japan

4.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2008 vintage. Bought a corked bottle of this from the Tobu department store in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Poured into a Rochefort glass goblet. Beautifully enticing bottle with an easy-to-open wire and cork system. Immediate sour scents of apple, grape, lemon, and grapefruit come wafting out of the bottle and especially off the top of the glass once I pour it. Cloudy wheat hue with a thick petri-dish white Belgian head on it. The taste is sour and intense, and you have to have an open mind when you drink it. However, if you do, the blended citrus and sweet fruit mixed with the sourness of aged lambic makes this an amazing brew. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Would go well with a white fish dish.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 00:47:34 | More by shigg85
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Absumaster

Netherlands

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A corked 37 cl bottle, a bottling of 2008.

Appearance is very nice. An orange beer with a pretty hefty carbonation. The head is coarsly bubbly and fades into a small layer.

Smell is lactic acid with some musty and leathery tones. Ripe red and green apples with some lemon.

Taste of lactic acid. The first sip is sour, but the acidity is not sharp. After my mouth is used to it, there is the fruit, lemon, grapefruit and lime. The mustiness is there but as a layer pretty much hidden behind the tartness. After swallowing the beer, there is a slightly woody, oak flavor, which add a depth.

This beer is great and like any other geuze it tends to grow on you when emptying the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 19:43:11 | More by Absumaster
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mlazzaro

Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

* Be Careful * I chilled the bottle, very gently removed the wire cage and the cork immediately burst out with tremendous force and hit my 13' ceiling. Then shot back down and hit the ground so hard it shot back up 6 feet. Crazy! I have never seen anything like that.

375ml 2008 bottle cork and cage

Aside from that adrenaline rush, the beer appear to be wonderful. Cloudy orange hue - straw color body. Quarter inch of creamy off-white head that holds remarkably well. Obviously decent carbonation. Beautiful drink.

Smells nice and funky. Best smelling Boon I have experienced by far. Solid oak character, actually quite dominant. Tart/acidic to the nose from yeast. Note pf barn, hay, musk, and some flowers and spice. Interesting smell. Carbonation level really pushes the aromatics.

Impressive balance to the flavors. Right off the bat my palate is well adjusted. Oak is solidly ingrained but not overbearing. Wood flavor tastes slightly toasty. Wild yeast really shine. Tart, bright, fruity, floral. Really easy drinking gueuze. Grains are an after-though but noticeable.

Beer is highly drinkable for a sour. The head actually effects the mouthfeel which I find is a rarity with sours. They always seem to not have or hold head very well. Also A.B.V. is quite respectable @ 8%. I highly recommend to anyone lookin for a good sour.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 01:45:11 | More by mlazzaro
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brystmar

Texas

3.3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

2004 label date, best before 2028.

Loud POP from the cork, though thankfully no gushing. This pour at room temperature yields an orange/copper body and a good amount of fizzy head. Poor retention, however, as it quickly becomes a still liquid.

Very active body initially; that + the grape aromas present make me think I'm drinking champagne. Yeasty like a saison, yet dry and fruity at the same time.

Tons of carbonation. Mild tartness as grapes somehow take the reins. A touch sweet with a mildly bitter finish (from the yeast) in the back of my throat. If blindfolded, I'd swear this was a low-end champagne.

There's a reason these 750ml bottles are ~$12. I'd strongly prefer a 375ml Tilquin Gueuze instead of this every time.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 01:57:08 | More by brystmar
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elgiacomo

Georgia

4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.7oz bottle, 2007 vintage, best by September 10, 2030. Served at around 40F.

Pours cloudy orange/amber with a one-finger off-white head that recedes quickly, but holds a small creamy cap and leaves short-lived lacing behind.

Aroma is lemon and orange citrus, apples, a bit of pear, some musty funk, hay, oak, a little vinegar, smells a little sweet and a little sour. Very good strength. Nice, complex aroma, really enjoying it.

Flavor is pretty lemony, some orange, apples, pear, a little vanilla, a bit of funk, but not as much as in the aroma, a hint of sweetness is found in the middle, but finishes mostly dry and tart. Not super-sour, but has a nice tartness. A little alcohol as well, but quite minimal.

Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, with strong carbonation.

Really nice Gueuze, really starting to enjoy this style. The aroma in particular on this one is probably my favorite aspect, but the flavor is really nice too with the interplay between the little bit of sweetness and the sourness. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 02:53:02 | More by elgiacomo
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GameFreac

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2007 vintage. 12 oz. bottle shared with a friend from the Green's on Ponce's cellar.

Appearance: Pours a beautiful golden orange yellow with 2 fingers of a white head that dissipates quickly.

Smell: Smells of sour lemon and funk.

Taste - Taste mirrors the nose but has a nice fruity flavor added as well.

Mouthfeel: Mouthfeel is like champagne, no alcohol detected, even at 8%.

Overall: My favorite Gueuze so far.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 04:54:52 | More by GameFreac
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davey101

Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2008 Vintage. Best Before: 27-07-2031. 375ml bottle into a tulip glass served at cellar temperature.

A - Clear dark amber body with lots of rising carbonation. Bubbly 3 finger high head settles down to a thick cap. Decent lacing and retention.

S - Earthy mushrooms, lemon, sour apples, hay, and a touch of sweet malts. Lots of oak and funky brett notes. Smell is fantastic, but the finish is alcoholic and somewhat harsh the way it works off of the funk.

T - Very earthy. Mushroom, hay, barnyard funk and some wet cardboard. Some crisp lemon and apple fruit flavors. Grainy with oaky tannins. Not very sour at all. Finishes quick with just a lingering mineral quality to the beer. Mouth feel is dry with low carbonation. Hard to believe this is 8% abv.

O - A different kind of geueze. Very earthy and funky with less mouth puckeringly sour fruit than I'm used to. Very delicious!

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 02:38:16 | More by davey101
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

375 ml bottle, best by date of 10/09/2030, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a hazy golden color, produces a finger of bubbly white head that recedes to a thin collar, leaves a bit of lacing.

S- Smells surprisingly good, very earthy and damp, very nice notes of mushroom, fruit and hay on top of a musty yeast funk. Also getting some woody oak flavors. I'm impressed so far.

T- Not quite as good as the aroma, but still pretty damn good, lots of super musty, hay-filled funk up front, mushrooms and oak, very dry and mineralic. Tartness is solid and well-balanced, quite lactic, but has some citrus as well. Has a bit of spice.

M- Medium-bodied, good carbonation, has a smooth feel and is very dry and tannic.

O- A great gueuze, very good complexity and drinkability, I'm gonna have to go pick up some more of this immediately.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 02:26:09 | More by WillCarrera
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birchstick

Colorado

3.2/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

2007 Vintage

A - pours a straw / orangish yellow in color with a nice head that settles to form a nice 1/8 inch rim around the beer

S - nose is apples, funk, citrus - funk being the most dominant

T - starts off with some citric notes that are pushed aside by some mildew funkiness with a bit of grain. Some apple cider esque flavors come through at the end with a little bit more of the citric sour flavors.

M - medium bodied with some decent carbonation. Leaves heart burn, per the usual.

D - overall, I would say this is a very approachable gueuze for people new to the style. It isn't over sourly but has the classic flavors (citrus, funk, etc) that goes with the style. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 04:47:14 | More by birchstick
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Momar42

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

33cl 2008 bottle poured into Boon tumbler in Poetchenkeller in Brussels. Love the manequins, nice and creepy. (Consumed in April, reviewed from notes in May).

A - cloudy orange hazy goodness. Nice head from a proper pour.

S - crisp bitterness. Funk is present and damned appealing.

T - Sharp, crisp quick bite then fades wonderfully. Finish is smooth and the flavor hits in all the right places.

M - not to heavy on the tongue. Well balanced and appropriate for the style.

O - No, this is not Cantillon but damn enjoyable regardless. If it werent for moving on to a different place I would likely have had more. There is something about relaxing in Brussels with a fantastic Geuze that makes me smile inside and out. If I cant have a Cantillon, this will do nicely.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 00:58:23 | More by Momar42
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MEsquandoles

Texas

4.88/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2006 vintage, 33 cL, purchased in Brussels last summer for 4.95E - what a deal. Stored horizontally at 55* in wine cellar and opened immediately after removing from cellar (sediment in suspension).

Contents under pressure! High carbonation, strong head retention.

Smells like the most purest poop from a prized countryside horse, a really pampered all-natural horse...leather, earth, caves and cobwebs. Cork, Champagne, funky French cheese, sour green apples. I salivate from smelling it.

Wow. What a wave flavors. Sublime lingering presence. Tart orange marmalade, wheat.

It doesn't get much drier than this. Acidity seems to have faded over the years, making the flavours more subtle and graceful.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 04:59:45 | More by MEsquandoles
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Devoidb


4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- very carbonated, light in color with some settlement. Some head, but it doesn't last long with little to no lacing.

S- Smells of citrus and very champagne like, with a real dominate "funk" going on.

T- Pretty tart but it's not overwhelming by any means. Little oak character as well and it finishes dry like a saison.

M- Light body with high carbonation, It kept bubbling in my mouth as a champagne would. Which I loved.

O- I'm really glad I stumbled upon this Geuze. Very pleasant and a great summer brew. Highly recommend it

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 19:17:13 | More by Devoidb
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ChBass

Texas

4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served at Le Sous Bock Tavern in Paris. It is a 2007 vintage.

Beer is a dark amber in the lambic glass. The foam subsides, but does not go away!

The smell hits you as soon as you pop the cork... Tartness, with some lactic funkiness.

The taste is not nearly as tart as it smells; absolutely refreshing. The light body is balanced by the lactic tartness and some woddy notes from the oak casks. I could drink a gallon of this stuff; you get no hint of booziness, despite being 8%.

The mouthfeel is light, with some body. Very good.

Overall, an excellent, excellent beer!

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 15:38:14 | More by ChBass
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marcobrau

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Trying this again, as my first review didn't save... :-(

Pours a hazy gold with a decent amount of carbonation. Some head, no lacing. Smells like a champagne, but to put a fine point on it, there's some leather, grape skin and a slight hint of mustiness. Also a trace of vanilla and maybe even marzipan. Somehow it SMELLS dry, and it is dry, bone dry...but not before my tastebuds are met with delightful bittersweet combination of sweet and tart. Sweet at first then tart.

I've haven't had a gueze in ages. Not sure why, but probably monetary reasons. I'm really glad I picked up this bottle tonight.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 01:59:46 | More by marcobrau
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Huge thanks to Patrick for providing this beer. A primer as I get ready for my trip to Brussels.
Vintage 2006

Pours with a huge pillowy white head that slowly settles. The beer is a nice bright orange color with a decent amount of escaping carbonation.

Very musty aroma. This is where I envision what others call horse blanket . All the cliché’s to barnyard and funk apply here.

Wow, this one did not mellow with age. Whatever I described and sensed in aroma is here in the flavor format. Not that I’ve tasted a horse blanket before. Initial bracing sourness and acidity. Then it suddenly switched to a surprising and aggressive bitterness. After taste is especially funky. Some lemon and green apple.

Not as delicate in body as others. I think the bitter finish helps this feeling.

Very happy to have tried this.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 22:07:49 | More by Reagan1984
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes. 2007 vintage.

A: Pours a hazy golden/orange color with a small white head that does not last long. Very thin lacing that forms randomly.

S: Starts off with some lemon and green apple on the aroma, but it is VERY barnyard/funky. The funk sort of covers the
fruit and other aromas. Definite tartness.

T: More sour apple and lemon on the flavor profile, with a nice tang/sourness. Again, rather funky, but not a pronounced as the aroma. A little bit of oak shines through as well.

M: Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Not the most sour of gueuzes that I have had.

O: A pretty good gueuze, but not my favorite. I like them a little more sour with a little less funk, but would be happy to drink this one again.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 18:31:19 | More by mdaschaf
Boon Oude Geuze Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
91 out of 100 based on 585 ratings.