lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
THANK YOU to dra19 for breaking into this at the tasting. Ive been looking at it on his shelf for a while, and he must’ve been drunk enough to say go ahead. Nice bright pour, with a puckering sour smell. The cherry flavor isn’t enough to overpower the sourness of it, like some lambics, which adds even more to the overall beer. Alcohol is a little high for a lambic, but you can’t really tell while drinking it. Very very nice.
suprchunk (2178) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I thought this was the only kriek he had out for the longest time, since I was always able to find it. Red pour. Small pinkish head that falls quick and leaves some minute traces of lacing. Sour aroma of cherries and funk. Taste is tart with some cherry flavors. Some funky notes, but softy and subdued. Could drink it daily if my stomach would allow.
Drake (8442) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
C&C 750 mL bottle, bottle date of 5/4/2004, sent to me by Papsoe a few years ago. Thanks! Shared with some friends of mine, 6/16/14. Pours a hazy salmon color with a thin white head that sticks around a while. Aroma of pepper, funk, horseblanket, mold, wood, dry cherries. The taste is tart jammy cherries, pepper, funk, moldy books, lemon, olive, leather. Medium bodied, low carbonation, slight lingering spice. Has held up well over the last decade. Exceptional beer.
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml 2011 vintage at Akkurat with Taylor, Kimberly, and Stefan. Pours dark ruby red, fresh cheer juice, hint of vinegar. Tast is cherries, some tanic chalk notes, subtle sourness that is well crafted with cherries, a slight sweetness that melds with the fruit notes, but still tastes perfectly dry for an oude Lambic. Really like it, but not that complex.
beechner224 (663) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottleshare thanks to Homer. Pours a ruby red, no head. Smells of cherry and tart. Taste is sweet, sour, cherry. Cherry is mild, almost a tad watered down. Decently tasty.
DrewFace (776) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. Aroma is funky, sweet tart, cherry, fairly dry, sweet. Deep red, fairly hazy, no head. Sour, tart cherry, cherry skins, quite dry but still crisp and semisweet.
Homer321 (1871) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nose is a nice fruitiness initially. Light tartness in the nose. Pour is a drastic red with almost no head. Taste is immediately tart and acidic. Very one dimensional and flat initially. Kind of opens up but seems still less than impressed
Alengrin (1296) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Artisanal, entirely traditional ’oude kriek’, to that extent that only the original Schaarbeekse cherries are used, like in the old days; this explains the price, but this is worth every penny. Firm, crackling, light pinkish head, deep cherry red colour. Very complex and extremely well-balanced aroma with massive fresh fruit, taste equally fruity, genuine, sour, complex, funky, ’sherryish’, utterly refreshing and ending in a long, sourish dry, satisfying finish. Easily the best kriek I ever had the pleasure to taste, a true masterpiece.
hobsch (436) - Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 0.75l. Pours deep red with minimal head. Aroma is intense cherry, funky, oak. Taste is full of deep cherry flavour balanced by sourness and hints of oak. Perfect beer.
ChinoSkillzian (163) - The Hills, California, USA - JUL 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled many times, finally rating. Pours a deep garnet color with minimal head. Deep rich aromas of cherry pie filling, baking spice, oak, citric acid, hints of cranberry. Dry, sour palate with thorough flavors of cherry preserve, cherry skin, and cherry pie filling. Additionally there is oak, lemon, and wet hay/funk notes. Very solid.
baraciisch (1812) - USA - JUL 1, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Deep red in color, beautiful appearing.... Aroma of dark cherries, tartness, oak... Flavor of funk, dark cherries, tartness, oak, deep fruit character... Lots of funk on finish, dark cherries... Great beer
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