Oude Geuze Boon Black Label | Brouwerij Boon

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Boon
Belgium
boon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by charlaweyd on 11-20-2015

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Ratings:
89
Reviews:
27
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8.24%
 
 
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10
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4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MUTINY
3.64/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It has a very well-defined apple character, subtle touches of woody funk & a pleasant, consistent tartness. However the mid palate reveals itself to be a bit hollow & the carbonation seems a touch overdone (creating further loss of flavor-definition on the mid palate). To it's credit, it is extremely delicate & obviously the product of some very thoughtful brewing.

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Photo of kvgomps
3.25/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shoegueuze
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheGent
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle. Cork flies off and it gushes immediately. Big white head that lasts forever. Murky orange body. Smells very musty. Dry hay. Oak. Light acidity. Tastes of lemon sourness. Very yeasty. Strong oak. A little bit astringent and grassy in the back end. Medium body. High carbonation. Really nice. Surprisingly good from Boon.

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Photo of BeerBeast
4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of angrybabboon
4.06/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Consumed 6/24/16

Cheers to Goblinmoney7 for sharing this

A: Orange-gold with some honey - hazy - the cork more or less exploded out of the bottle and the carbonation matches - gigantic fluffy white head - gradually fades to a white head - leaves massive blotches of lacing

S: Sour and woody, simply put - nice amount of sour, with some musty lactic notes, but mostly a solid acidity - some lemon - touches of grass, hay, and earth - some light fruits, mostly green apple - but the real highlight here is the oak - super chewy wood - reminds me of some Drie Fonteinen gueuze, to be honest - so much oak

T: Sour, tart, woody, and lightly fruity - some funk, with some barnyard and hay, but the sour is more prominent, with some sharp acidic sour and some lactic flavor, musty dirty basement - some fruitiness, with some white grape, white apple - some white wine as well - loads of wood - chewy, deep oak - ripe wood

M: Medium body, smooth, high and fluffy carbonation, woody finish

O: Back in black

Oude Geuze Boon is a nice Gueuze. There's a lot of sour, some tart, and a ton of wood. I'm not sure how limited this is, but it's worth a try if you can find it.

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Photo of sjccmd
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Musty basement, earth, hay, and browned apples in the aroma. Some cheesy funk, graham cracker. Sesame oil, mineral water. Overripe tropical fruits. Honey. Bright and floral. Somewhat sweet smelling.

Cork flies off pretty aggressively. Pours Hazy burnt orange with large frothy head. Tons of bubbles. Not much lacing but pretty good head retention.

Quite sour upfront. Tart apples. More sour than other Boon offerings of recent. Lemons and grass. Tart and fruity upfront with tea and earth following. Kumquats. Clean lactic acid. Minerally and bright.

Light body with high carbonation. A certain slickness on the palate. Acidity lingers on the palate, but is clean and pleasant. Crazy drinkable and refreshing. Driest of the Boons. Difficult to keep from drinking all of it very quickly.

Maybe not quite as complex as some of my favorites of the style, but one of the most refreshing.

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was a nice one to try, the leftovers from Boon's Mikkeller collaboration Bone Dry, blended in different proportions.
Love the throwback to the old Boon stencil label.

Slightly hazy saturated orange, explosive champagne streamers of rapid carbonation. Instant billowing head of foam, even a gentle swirl rekindles the head immediately. Lasting surface coverage for the first couple sips, some minor lacing.

Aroma is citric and grapefruity with an underlying sourdough presence, mild oak in the background.

Taste is tart and super dry, crisp and effervescent like champagne. Grapefruit pith and peels, oak hints.
Extremely carbonated, the cork blew off at the lightest touch. A little more fruity and obviously more dry than the standard issue Boon Oude Geuze, though not as funky as Mariage Parfait.

A masterfully blended classic Gueuze from Frank Boon.

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Photo of desint
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hansavijaticar
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jgunther71
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tykechandler
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Roguer
4.45/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Apples, pears, toast, dirt, a touch of cheesy skunk.

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Photo of blisscent
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gasc0igne
3.9/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Invinciblejets
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice hazy copper..nice head that stuck around
Mineral-ly
Stone fruit
Musty attic
Barnyard
Apricot
Mango
Some green apple
Nice prickly carbonation.

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Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pour is super bubbly, a ton of light, foamy head. It goes away quickly. Pale and golden in color. Funky, get a smell that reminds me of bleu cheese. slightly sour smelling, definitely lots of acidity. This is a surprisingly mild tasting beer. The sourness level is medium which allows for some earthy, grainy flavors to come through. The end is dry and reminds me of champagne, it has a slightly boozy bite. Drinks easily, light and smooth, the dryness leaves you wanting more. I enjoyed this very much.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Oude Geuze Boon Black Label from Brouwerij Boon
4.25 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
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