Boon Oude Geuze | Brouwerij Boon

Boon Oude GeuzeBoon Oude Geuze
BA SCORE
3.95/5
746 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:
#5,059
Reviews:
266
Ratings:
746
pDev:
11.14%
Bros Score:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
146
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 746 |  Reviews: 266
Photo of dar482
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a hazy peachy golden orange.

The aroma offers lemon peel, white grape, some musty old attic, prickly pear.

The flavor offers lemon zest and juice up front. White wine and champange qualities. A touch of mustiness. The spice of candy ginger. A decent drying quality in the back.

Light on the funk, tart, and flavor complexities, but a great introduction to the style.

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Photo of Magipark
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tart, no sweetness, slight funk, direct, highly drinkable. One of my all time favorite sours. Sad it's not more widely available.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sludgeman
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcf5ve
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TubaDan
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of aasher
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of grahuba
2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of TimZebGir
4/5  rDev +1.3%

A: (3/3) Clear golden with medium carbonation -- thin head, almost sodalike
S: (9/12) Smells like sparkling cider with a touch of woody sourness
T: (16/20) Subtle flavor--very understated compared to stronger sours I’ve had
M: (5/5) Very bubbly and medium dryness on finish
O: (7/10) Was really expecting something stronger, like the Tilquin or some Lambics I’ve had
40/50

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Photo of Justdoit1234
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Orange, mostly translucent but not transparent, with white head that forms up moderately high, reduces quickly, but remains as a thin layer over the top, climbing up the edge and leaving some lacing.

S - When the bottle says spontaneous fermenting, this is the nose you'd expect. A strong sour spike, with floral and lemon notes, combining with horse blanket and a bit of blue cheese lactic elements.

T - Following the nose, with a lemon fruit line combining with the lactic hit. There is wood here, and more barnyard notes, all of which fall to a slow build of clean sourness that lingers.

M - This is a highly acidic brew, but not a gut bomb like some of the lambics I've tried. Mild pucker means it is best enjoyed with small swallows over large swallows.

O - The fruit here is bright citric, lemons and such. This is a rock solid example of the gueuze, a blended lambic that focuses on the funk and sour elements that sometimes are backgrounded in the more friendly standard lambics. An approachable, relatively balanced example.

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Photo of jwswigs
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of KevinMiley
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of david18
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of runner72
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of BrAdequate
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of booga73
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of EuphonicHops
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of bsnone
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of Shikitohno
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of veblen
4.44/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Boon Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Boon
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 746 ratings
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