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Boon Oude Kriek Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

286 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 286
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 48
Gots: 58 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 09-11-2002)
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

***2009 Vintage***

Poured from a 375ml bottle, best before 17.08.2031.

Pours a blood-red pink body with a head that is unmistakably pink. Cream, sour cherries in the aroma. Flavor has a nice balance of sweet and sour cherries. Feel is a touch acidic, next to no carbonation, oak is light. Enjoyed it but not quite up to par with some other Krieks IMO.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 01:32:43 | More by papat444
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klipper

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-02-2014 02:40:32 | More by klipper
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-27-2014 07:06:08 | More by Jamison85
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

05-25-2014 03:03:59 | More by captainbearcat
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Bhoward0698

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-25-2014 02:24:16 | More by Bhoward0698
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-24-2014 17:02:58 | More by Hayley_86
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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-18-2014 07:07:57 | More by mhaugo
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pwoody11

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-18-2014 01:03:22 | More by pwoody11
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delgotit99

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-17-2014 21:42:26 | More by delgotit99
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-13-2014 23:21:27 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.69/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into Cantillon taster.

Appearance is crimson red with dark ruby highlights. Active small head settles to a decent size ring. Spume is in rosey pink to light purple color range.

Aroma is the typical cherry nose of krieks with other berries also playing off the cherries. Oak, candy apple, and a touch of earthy funk also present.

The taste brings a very earthy, funky kick up which is only light on the nose. You can tell this is a younger Kriek as the sourness is very subdued. Also the cherries used must have been low on acidity as the kind used can influence the PH profile quite a bit. Instead, the cherry flavor is deep, earthy, fleshy but not really sweet or acidic. I love the depth of flavors here, farmhouse musk, oak, pasture reside along the other fruit flavors you get like sweet cranberry, over ripe blood orange, merlot grape, and even some plantain action going on.

Mouthfeel is light. Carbonation is beautifully soft but active. Awesome dry finish, perfect if you ask me, you get the sweet character from the cherries but no residual sugar aftertaste.

I just want to mention that this is further evidence that Boon is up there with Cantillon and Drie Fonteinen for top lambic producers. Between this and their standard Mariage Parfait they prove to be to producing top notch stuff. Would love to see some other fruit variants added to the Parfait range. Would be awesome!

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 00:23:23 | More by MarcWP
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Fitze

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-05-2014 12:40:54 | More by Fitze
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atrocity

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

04-25-2014 17:48:53 | More by atrocity
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

04-24-2014 00:29:38 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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rudabegga9

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.8%

04-18-2014 19:52:46 | More by rudabegga9
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itsscience

Florida

4.55/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2008 harvest

Pours cranberry juice red with a finger of pink head that quickly subsides. The nose is clean and sweet with the smell of green apple skins, cherries, a little bit of barnyard, and a little bit of lactic acid. This is a delicious beer: it starts off with a sour bite, melding into sweet natural cherries and ending with another huge surge of sourness with grassy, lemony notes. I get a nice dose of vanilla in the aftertaste. It's never artificial and never over-the-top sour. The body is light with high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 19:45:07 | More by itsscience
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

03-24-2014 18:33:43 | More by MSandahl23
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

03-23-2014 21:52:36 | More by dsauter
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Braden

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +19%

02-22-2014 06:19:12 | More by Braden
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wedge

North Carolina

4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2009

Deep ruby color with a soft, creamy pink head. Super smooth, mellow cherry creaminess in the nose. Sour black cherry, a bit of sherry, and a really delicate touch of vinegar along with spices. Big tart cherry flavor...there seems to be a lot going on, but it keeps everything corralled into a nice, tidy flavor profile. Much more sourness coming through here. Just enough sweetness, nice acidity, woody spice, must, and some sort of potpourri-like element. Astringent and puckering, but far from offensively so. Oh man, very satisfying. I'll try to keep my hands off the other bottle for a few years if I can.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 02:31:53 | More by wedge
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very dark burgundy red with a delightful pink tightly foamy head. Aroma is ultra smooth. Awesome cherry pie, softly tart, sweet, and fragrant. Creamy with something vanilla-like, plus musky wood. Taste is tart and smacky. Woody, musky, tart dry berries. Grape skins, astringent and puckering. Very well combined concoction. The word encrusted comes to mind... Very dry, implosively so, brightly and smoothly carbonated, almost chalky texture. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 02:25:35 | More by tastybeer
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

01-29-2014 02:35:09 | More by TurdFurgison
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-13-2014 14:00:40 | More by ChicagoNick
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bmoney

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

01-01-2014 14:50:18 | More by bmoney
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-30-2013 20:08:02 | More by Ciocanelu
Boon Oude Kriek Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
93 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.