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


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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rcasta (839) - - MAY 10, 2012
krieken o weinerschnitzel que importa? gracias a Alain en la última alucinación tuvimos birria de frutas. que desperdicio de birrias pero se bebieron

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4092) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
(bottle) clear deep ruby colour with a frothy reddish-beige head. aroma of candied cherries and green pears, with big notes of freshly mowed grass, some custard and marzipan. flavour is very sweet, with lots of cherry stones, a light lemon tartness, some more vanilla, caramel and a touch of alcohol. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (1270) - PORTUGAL - DEC 16, 2014
37.5cl bottle. Dark reddish brown colour with a small thin pinkish head that quickly vanishes. Cherries, berries and spices in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is a bit light, what is not bad, with some sour notes in the finish. Overall, an enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sdmmb (1002) - USA - DEC 4, 2014
Drunk from 37.5ck bottle bought in delhaize, Brussels. Overly sweet cherry flavoured Flemish brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4934) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2014
37.5cl Bottle at Tripel. Deep red colour, pinkish white head. Aroma of cherries, quite sweet but not really sugary, marzipan, light tartness. Flavour is light tart, medium sweet, cherries, marzipan, tart-bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3482) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle at Tripel. Hazy deep red pour with white head. Aroma of cherries, light lactic notes, black cherry yoghurt, light citric notes. Taste of cherries, light sourness, fruity sourness, mild lemon notes, mild earthy brett. Palate is med bodied with good carbonation. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6311) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Red colour with a pink head. Aroma and flavour of cherries, tartness and malty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (836) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17658) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cenzura (130) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4606) - 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.

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