Boon Oude Geuze | Brouwerij Boon

Boon Oude GeuzeBoon Oude Geuze
BA SCORE
80.3%
Liked This Beer
3.95 w/ 745 ratings
Boon Oude GeuzeBoon Oude Geuze
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon
Belgium
boon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 40% unmalted wheat, 60% of barleymalt, aged hops and wild yeasts collected from a coolship and is aged for up to 3 years in oak casks.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 03-16-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,995
Reviews:
266
Ratings:
745
Liked:
598
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
11.14%
Alströms:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
146
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 745 |  Reviews: 266
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4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamFuel
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

14/15 vintage.

Pours an unclear yellowish orange, very little foam.

Smell is tart with lots of Seville oranges and lemon. Just a hint of funky stables.

Taste is tart, sot sour and a bit mineraly. Hints of bitternessmingle with the lemony tartness before finishing like a dry white wine.

Mouthfeel is dry and thin.

Overall, a good, casual sour. Not nearly as complex or sour as the masters, but a nice, refreshing beer.

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Photo of Estria
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beersnake1
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

14/15 vintage Poured from fridge temp. Pours a golden yellow with good carbonation. Smell is beautiful funk and sour. A bit of bread and orange peel. Balance is amazing. Taste is tart and sour, with a bit of bitterness. Definite citrus peel and bread. Really smooth and a nice balance of flavors. Overall, this is a fantastic beer for the style and the price.

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Photo of bret717
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Warren2621
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zknight
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LightnerLiquorKS
4.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StormAles
4.22/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This one pours a light clear sunny orange, with a small head, and a good amount of lacing.

This smells fairly barrel-forward, which is nice- there's semi-sweet vanilla, light grassy funk, bright citrus, peppermint, and oak.

I had this side by side with the Mariage Parfait gueze, and this one was better. The citrus was brighter and more intense, with a warm and toasty vanilla-forward oak flavor. It's a bit less overtly funk than the Mariage Parfait.

This is light bodied, crisp and clean, and not very tart, with a good level of carbonation.

These were definitely fun to try. This was the beter of the two.

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Photo of Dope
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a stange. The appearance was a hazy burnt yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly dissipated and leaves no lacing. Light carbonation is seen rising at a moderate pace. The smell starts off with a sharp sweet to acidic tart cherries, light lemon and some citrus rind bitterness roll into the blend. The taste was sweet with a sticky sour fruit. Bitterness tries to pummel but slides into blend nicely. There’s no aftertaste but has a quick sweet to sour citrus finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a fairly sharp sticky citrus harshness hitting my tongue. It makes for a great session. Overall, what a wonderful lambic, fully sour and quaint enough to show wonderful flavor all around.

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MAUEX_MFA
4.56/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Quafftastic
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EmeraldMist
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Look - Pours a hazy light orange, three fingers of rocky white head, great retention, no lacing, loads of carbonation.
Aroma - Green apple, hay, a bit earthy.
Taste - Crab apple, sparkling cider, sharp sour note, menthol, thin crackery malt, dry woody note that reminds me of cedar wrapped cigars, puckery finish.
Feel - Light bodied, effervescent, sharp, supremely dry.

Overall - Big fan of the wood character in this. Springtime in a bottle.

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Photo of jason_nwx
4.43/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hellpop65
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ScientificSquill
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drone
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blisscent
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of peensteen
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
Beer rating: 80.3% out of 100 with 745 ratings
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