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Boon Oude Kriek - Brouwerij Boon

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

120 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 120
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 23
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JorisP on 01-14-2003)
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drewbage

California

4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Procured from Vendome Liquors ($9/bottle) in a 375ml green split. SB46 and a best by date of 2025.

Pours into the glass bright red with a pink crispy head that drops quickly after the first sip.

Aroma is full of damp hay, old split wood and vinegar. First blush with the outrush of CO2 pushes the danker odors through to your central nervous system, but shortly after the aroma settles into a calmer more approachable profile.

Flavor is crisply driven by a prickling of carbonation that introduces chewy earthy notes that are flattened by the sour tango of cherries and lactic acid. (Surprisingly less acetic acid than the vinegar notes of the aroma)

Overall finish is dry and acidic, but really refreshing and tasty. Much more balanced than the regular Kriek.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2007 04:59:55 | More by drewbage
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Boon Oude Kriek from Brouwerij Boon
90 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.