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Bacchus Kriekenbier

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ingelmunster, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Van Honsebrouck is a family owned brewery in West Flanders Belgium. It makes a range if beers including Bacchus, a beer in the local style of the region. It is on this beer that the kriek and framboise is based, a premium fruit beer for which Belgium is well known. Hand wrapped and presented in half champagne bottles. This is a remarkable beer.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (760) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle. Very dark mahogany/red with small pinkish head. Very sweet fruits with cherry ofcourse but also ripe apples, strawberry and black berries. Nice spices, sweets and cherry jam. Some yoghurt and cream, and a light herbal finish. Very sweet with medium to full body. Decent enough, though very sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17224) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a red color with a small white head. Has a fruity sweetish cherry aroma. Sweetish fruity cherry flavor. Has a sweetish fruity spicy cherry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cenzura (100) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Aroma: Fresh cherry juice, belgian yeast. Taste: cherry compote, very light, sweet with light sourness on aftertaste. Average carbonation, small head, no lacing. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 20PLN.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4467) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2014
Mit McTapps geteilt. Kein Klassiker, aber klassisch im Sinne von einem netten und gezuckerten Kirschbier, das angenehm Steinobst, vor allem Kirschen, zum Besten gibt und dabei mildsuess daherkommt. Gut ueberm Schnitt. Daumen also hoch.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (4468) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 3, 2014
The beer pours out in a hazy brown-ruby colour with steady low head and medium body. Aroma of acid, nuts and sour cherries. Taste of mild fruit vinegar, barley, nuts, sour cherries, acid amd light malt. Sour and fruity finish. Nice beer to enjoy.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (193) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2014
I'm not a fan of this beer's aroma but the taste is fantastically fruity. Delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (721) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Sample at Voldby Řlmesse 2014. Dark red pour with a frothy head. Nose and taste has loads of cherry, vanilla and almonds. Again a tad too sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutnick (587) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 5, 2014
Murky pink. Aroma is medicinal cherry. Taste is dr pepper cherry with sherbert. Tangy finish. Overall, not a great kriek but definitely drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
Zeer lekker kriekbiertje. Enorm sterke smaak van krieken en gelukkig meer zoet dan bitter

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mgajdaczewa (572) - Katowice, POLAND - JUL 29, 2014
W aromacie głównie słodycz od wiśni. W smaku również, kwasek leciutki i ledwie zarysowany. Nazbyt przypominało dla mnie kompot. Pijalne, bo kompot jest pijalny.


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