Brouwerij Boon Geuze Mariage Parfait (8%)

Mariage ParfaitDo I really need to write about this?
Almost certainly not as this is a stone classic, but indulge me while I quickly make my own notes.
And these notes begin with a single word.
Wow!
Mariage Parfait smells of warm straw and cider, twigs and cheese and the wild outdoors.
And it positively sparkles on your tongue, popping and crackling with life.
There’s a cuttingly sharp lemon juice and white wine vinegar that lashes at your tongue over a fug of mushrooms growing out of an old damp long unused tea chest, woody, fusty, musty and rich.
There’s a little bit of blue cheese too, some old straw from a barnyard floor and a finish that’s battery acid dry, lightly spiced and as fresh as a daisy.
Mariage Parfait is superb.

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.
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