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Brewed by Belle-Vue (InBev)
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium

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RATINGS: 723   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also known as La Becasse Kriek or Kriekenlambiek Classique.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EKGoldings (603) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2003
I found this one simple and one dimensional. Like adding cherry cough medicine and lactic acid to a budlight. The complex flavors in a good lambic are absent and the cherry taste was cloying.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6154) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 13, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2003 On tap at Boucherville's Bocké bistro. Cherry bubble gum aroma. Nice medium to round texture, syrupy taste, tart. Decent

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 12, 2003
All cherry here...Rather artificial, cherry soda, cough meds...blah blah blah. Im not impressed...Anybody got the good stuff available from these guys?

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jercraigs (8290) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2003 Re-rate TFOB 2003 Strong cherry aroma, reminds me of lifesavers. Not super sweet. Still not to my tastes but ok.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
maestro (36) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 22, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2003 A great and classic lambic ale. This is really a Cherry, Barley champagne. But delicious, sweet and unusual. Fantastic with dark chocolate and belgian waffles. Not an everyday quaffer but amazing and unique.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TChrome (1434) - Bedford, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2003
Very intersting brew. Pours up looking more like wine than beer. Aroma is dominant cherry as is flavor which is a little sour. Pretty yummy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Etruscan (567) - Tuscany, ITALY - JUN 2, 2003
Pale pink weak head. Bright deep red color. Aroma is fruity, cherry and slighly acidic. Flavor is cherry too and slightly sour, ending in a sweet and moderately acidic long finish. Medium bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2003
Deep red colour with a thick and foamy but mostly diminishing pink tinted head. Sour cherry aroma. Flavour of tart and sweet cherries. Palate is flat and light but refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JK (4841) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2005 The cherry aroma is the best thing about this beer. The appearance reminded me of brandy but more cloudy. Sour fruit taste. Also some taste of brandy, possibly from oak barrels. Maybe something was lost due to the green bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2003
Cherry aroma, sour taste. Very nice on a warm day. Not sweet. Light red colour in the glass.


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