Boon HORAL’s Oude Geuze Mega Blend 2022

Brewery: Brouwerij Boon
Country: Belgium
ABV: 7%
Style: Lambic – Gueuze
Other Notes: HORAL members – Boon, De Cam, De Troch, Den Herberg, Hanssens, Lambiek Fabriek, Lindemans, Mort Subite, Oud Beersel, Tilquin, and Timmermans. Limited edition – 29300 bottles

Brewer Description: (from bottle in Dutch) De Oude Geuze Megablend symboliseert de samenwerking tussen de lambiekbrouwerijen en geuzestekers uit de Zennevallei en het Pajottenland. Voor deze botteling hebben 11 verschillende lambiekproducenten samen Lambiek gemengd. Deze Megablend werd special voor de 13e editie van Toer de Geuze gemaakt. Met deze fles vieren we 25 jaar Tour de Gueze! Op Toer de Geuze 2022 zal deze Megablend meer dan 6 maanden op fles gerijpt hebben. De assemblage bevat Lambiek die 1, 2 en 3 jaar gerijpt heeft op houten vaten.

(translated to English) The Oude Geuze Megablend symbolizes the cooperation between the lambic breweries and blenders from the Zenne valley and the Pajottenland. For this bottling, 11 different lambic producers have mixed Lambic together. This Megablend was specially made for the 13th edition of Toer de Geuze. With this bottle we celebrate 25 years of Tour de Gueze! At Toer de Geuze 2022, this Megablend will have matured in the bottle for more than 6 months. The assembly contains Lambic that has matured for 1, 2 and 3 years in wooden barrels.

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Intro: A 750ml corked and caged bottle, 2022 vintage, with a best before date of 19th October 2041. Poured into a gueuze glass.
Appearance: A slightly hazy golden orange colour with a one finger fluffy white head that eventually settled to a nice replenishing fluffy cap, while leaving nice lacing.
Aroma: Funky, damp wood, lemon zest, green apple, with slight leather notes.
Taste: Tart, citrusy, lemon, funky, wet wood, with notes of green apple.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: Easy to drink with good funky notes.


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