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Boon Oude Geuze A L'ancienne Vat 44 - Brouwerij Boon

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Boon Oude Geuze A L'ancienne Vat 44
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BA SCORE
88
very good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 4.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-17-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-26-2014 00:33:09 | More by mrkdwrds
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-22-2014 19:40:50 | More by heerboth
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to Thirstybird for the opportunity to try this. Pours a dull, hazy orange with a loose white head. Nose is as one would expect for the style; however, there is also a trace of ethanol and a medicinal character. Taste is tannic and citrusy. There is a also a hint of cork and a slight medicinal quality at the finish. Mouthfeel is fuller-bodied than a typical gueuze with a bright carbonation and a mild astringency. Overall, Vat 44 comes off as a golden ale/gueuze hybrid than a standard gueuze in my opinion. A very interesting an enjoyable beer. Wish I had one more for the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 23:31:35 | More by Jwale73
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delgotit99

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2014 20:16:02 | More by delgotit99
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-01-2014 18:27:44 | More by hooliganlife
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SStein

Belgium

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-27-2014 05:21:58 | More by SStein
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a light golden/orangey color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention with minimal lacing. Aroma of light funky notes with some green apple and tart notes is very refreshing. Taste is also dominated by light funky notes with some green apples notes and some tart notes while maintaining a good balance and avoiding too much acidity. Body is full for style with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Solid Lambic from Boon with great level of drinkability with some very good complexity.

Serving type: bottle

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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-16-2014 18:23:04 | More by kscaldef
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

brought this back from Belgium in the spring, shared with many at my cellar cleaning.

Light fizzy head, decent lacing, mostly clear sun golden color.

Nose very nice, good musty funk, good complex gueuze, little tart lemon, grassy, funk, very nice.

Taste semi sweet but dry, nice tart funk, lemon, grassy little dank like yeasty funk, great tart gueuze like funk.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, decent carb, little pop.

Overall pretty nice, but nothing special like it seemed like it would be.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 04:08:14 | More by jlindros
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KristofH

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-24-2013 14:25:47 | More by KristofH
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rudzud

Massachusetts

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

Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear golden hue with some
thin white had that fades to leave as light blanket.

S - Aromas of tart smokey lemons, light blankets, gentle funky. No alcohol noticeable.

T - Taste is almost like a beginners level gueuze with nice lemons. Gentle funk, solid tart citrus but not oppressive.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and clean, tart carbonation.

O - Overall this was a very tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

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Belgium

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Switzerland

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-30-2013 02:26:13 | More by tom10101
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Boon Oude Geuze A L'ancienne Vat 44 from Brouwerij Boon
88 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.