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Boon Oude Kriek Mariage Parfait - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

287 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 287
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 48
Gots: 58 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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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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beerandthedead

United Kingdom (England)

4.9/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle of 2011 pours dark ruby red/purple with dark pinkish head,aroma sour cherry with light
almond tones

taste is pure sour cherry dry acidic but but not acidic as some long dry finish with sour fruit
thin body typical of the style ,very fine kriek up with the best available

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 19:24:33 | More by beerandthedead
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Honus1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-29-2013 00:42:10 | More by Honus1
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

07-28-2013 06:40:31 | More by BrownAleMale
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-16-2013 04:12:18 | More by rolltide8425
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-15-2013 02:09:21 | More by pathman
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jkane101

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-14-2013 15:19:59 | More by jkane101
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safaricook

Netherlands

4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle is from harvest 2011.
Poured it in a tasting glass from Bierconsumentenvereniging, the Netherlands.

Nice pink fine bubbled head hanging in there for a while and little but picturesque lacing. Body clear ruby with lots of bubbles visible.

Surpringly sweet aroma of cherries, raspberries and candi with some tart undertones and other wild yeast flavors

Tartness as expected but not as biting as found in other oude kriek; red fruits of course that bring a little fruity sweetness.

Mouthfeel is velvety from fine carbonation. According to style a light body but not watery.

This is a very drinkable kriek that is restrained on sourness, which makes it accessible to a broader public. Not only that, but it also balances the sourness with fruitiness. I think this is very well done. Probably the best of this style I have ever had.
P.S.:Reading the other reviews just realized that this kriek has 8%, which is really high for a kriek. Didn't taste the booze at all, but this explains somehow its immaculate balance. No change of score though.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 13:23:00 | More by safaricook
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-11-2013 00:02:29 | More by WOLFGANG
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

375ml, vintage 2008, poured from a basket into a 3 Fonteinen wine-style glass.

A: Lightly hazy, deep purple body under a gorgeous 2 finger head of fine lilac foam that settles into a cap. Stunning Kriek.

S: Lovely, if slightly understated (for an 8% fruit lambic at least) aroma: tart cherry, oak, vanilla, and some grassiness. Very nice.

T: Rich, juicy cherry right up front, with more complex lemon and green apple acidity midway through. A bit of oak and spice, too. At first I thought it was a little plasticy and boozy, but as it warms that all goes away. This is really, really pleasant.

M: Soft, velvety, moderately-carbonated medium body. Excellent.

O: This was great. Wish I'd bought more.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 16:45:32 | More by woosterbill
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

07-03-2013 16:52:11 | More by Gonzoillini
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KickInTheChalice

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From notes. Poured from a 375 mL bottle into a tulip.

It pours a deep ruby color with a nice foamy cherry colored head.

The aroma is sweet and slightly tart cherry, Musty oak, vanilla, and some balsamic vinegar in the background.

Boon Kriek starts off with a sweet cherry flavor with a little bit of vanilla. Slowly the flavor turns tart and sour, with an acetic undertone.

The mouthfeel is a little bit on the full side to start out with, but it lightens up a little bit as the sip progresses. The carbonation is creamy and imparts a smooth character. It is not intensely sour, but somewhat acetic and vinegary.

This is quite a solid Kriek.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 01:33:11 | More by KickInTheChalice
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-01-2013 01:43:09 | More by williamjbauer
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-21-2013 07:53:33 | More by GRUUMSH
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-16-2013 04:12:28 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Dark red; small; pink head; good lacing

Aroma: Tart; sour cherries hit you up front

Taste: Just like aroma, tart; sour cherries; dry finish

Remarks: Too dry for my taste; not really my thing

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 02:24:49 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-08-2013 23:32:55 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-08-2013 23:26:59 | More by kjkinsey
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-08-2013 22:56:40 | More by bcm75
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-04-2013 01:53:38 | More by AlexFields
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-01-2013 04:42:30 | More by Anonymous1
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -64.3%

06-01-2013 01:30:42 | More by BrewmanCapote
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-31-2013 03:43:36 | More by Magery
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sblank

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

05-28-2013 21:40:50 | More by sblank
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-28-2013 19:17:44 | More by tom10101
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LEdubs

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

05-25-2013 14:49:48 | More by LEdubs
Boon Oude Kriek Mariage Parfait from Brouwerij Boon
93 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.