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April 2017
Global Beer Network welcomes Brewery Boon!
Global Beer Network is proud to announce its new partnership
with Brewery Boon - Lembeek, Belgium

The Partnership
We are excited to announce our new partnership with the award winning Brewery Boon. From the traditional Oude Geuze Lambic, to Limited Editions to Fruit Lambics, Boon is the gold standard. Boon brands are perennial award winners and consistently rank 90+ in ratings.
It is an honor and privilege to bring the Boon tradition and spectacular brands to our customers and we look forward to extending the reach of the Boon labels across the US.

"Global Beer Network prides itself on bringing some of the worlds best beers into the U.S. market.  Certainly when it comes to Geuze and Lambic there are no better brewers or blenders than Boon.  This is why we are so excited to have Frank Boon and his sons as our newest partners.  Through innovation, hard work and dedication to producing traditional Geuze and Lambic, Frank Boon has earned the reputation of being the cornerstone of producing this remarkable style of beer.  You need only spend five minutes with Frank or his sons Jos and Karel to hear the knowledge and feel the passion that has made him the best Lambic and Geuze brewer in the world."  - Steve Villani, President, Global Beer Network

The Brewery
Since 1975, Boon Brewery has been owned and run by Frank Boon, one of the pioneers of the authentic lambic and geuze revival. The first signs of the brewery date back to 1680, as a farm-brewery and distillery in the village of Lembeek. In 1860 Louis Paul bought the brewery to brew only lambic and faro. From 1875, he began bottling geuze lambic. In 1898, Pierre Troch bought the brewery. But after the economic crisis of 1927, it came into the hands of Joseph De Vits. His son, Rene is renowned for the production of soft and fine geuze lambic. As Rene De Vits had no children, he sold the brewery to Frank Boon. ..... more info

Awards
For Brewery Boon awards are a common occurrence. In fact, they are the only brewery to receive 5 gold awards in 5 consecutive Word Beer Cups.

Gold awards include:
Monde Selection /Brussels: 2005  Gold Medal - Kriek Boon
World Beer Cup Gold Medals:
2008 - Oude Geuze Boon
2010 - Geuze Mariage Parfait "Belgian-Style Sour Ale”
2012- Oude Geuze Boon
2014- Oude Kriek Boon
2016 - Oude Geuze Boon Black Label
The Beer (click name for more info)

Framboise Boon - Traditional Belgian Lambic Raspberry fruit beer.
Oude Geuze Boon - One of the finest examples of traditional 100% spontaneous fermentation Lambic.
Geuze Boon Black Label 2nd Ed.- Made from a selection of lambic from oak foeders, with the highest degree of fermentation. Bone-dry and full-bodied.
Geuze Boon VAT 109 - Lambic aged in foeder N°109 for 2 years. Followed by at least another 6 months in the bottle.
Geuze Mariage Parfait - Unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurized, it referments in the bottle and can be stored up to 20 years.
Kriek Boon - Traditional Belgian Lambic Cherry fruit beer.
Kriek Mariage Parfait - Old Style Kriek of exceptional excellence. 400 g of wild cherries per liter.
Lambic Boon - The origin of our beers of spontaneous fermentation. Aged on oak casks for two years with a delicate taste.
Oude Kriek Boon - Traditional Belgian Lambic Cherry fruit beer.
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