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

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RATINGS: 721   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Also known as La Becasse Kriek or Kriekenlambiek Classique.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
penumbra59 (11) - Antwerp, - DEC 25, 2012
A less fruity version of the kriek from belle vue. As it’s a has less cherry taste the "normal" beer flavour is more pronounced.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strap (540) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - APR 10, 2015
overly sweet with a lot of cherry. not a lot of complexity. this is what you give to kids to get them into drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TedE (351) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 29, 2015
33cl can into glass. Barman in Ghent told me ’kriek is for ladies and gays’. Oh, those crazy Belgians! Nose is subdued malty cherries. Looks like cranberry juice with a thin tan head. Flat beer with sour (then sweet) cherry palate. Refreshing and the same price as soft drink in Belgium. Incredible!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anfractuosity (168) - - MAR 25, 2015
Nice cherry beer, although it doesn’t really seem like a Kriek lambic, as it’s not very sour.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
belgis (242) - LATVIA - MAR 5, 2015
Honestly start wasnt promissing. Felt too sweet and syrupy but drinking more it got better and better. Foam increadible. thick dense, color clear full red. Very good looking beer. Aroma maybe not so much very quite cherry and even less sourness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (325) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Pours a cherry pink with a large pink head. Aroma is quite bready, yeast with a hint of cherry. Taste is slight cherry, bread and artificial tartness. Full bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (606) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Reddish color with small head. Aroma is sweet cherries and tartness. Taste is the same. A very simple Kriek, but still lecker.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RexTalionis (2927) - FINLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear darker amber in color with a pinkish head. Tart cherries and bit of wooden notes in aroma. Sugary sweet cherry lollipops too. Sweet artificial cherry notes in taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (1156) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle. Clear red with medium sized light pink/orange head. Cherry soda, light tart berries, dough, lemon rind, twigs. Not so nice vegetal/chemical bitter finish. Quite sweet with tart touch. Medium bodied. Artificial tasting, but less sweet than I remember it to be. Nice alcoholic alternative for a soda.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (441) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - FEB 4, 2015
15.05.14:Bottle, Rouge, Brussels Airport, Belgium.
Czerwone piwo o puszystej i sztywnej ale niezbyt obfitej pianie oraz świeżym wiśniowym aromacie. W smaku słodkie, wiśniowe, lekko kwaskowe, orzeźwiające. Przypomina trochę musujące wino owocowe.

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
thirstyrabbit (1304) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle (BB 09.08.15). Ruby red body, medium pinkish head. Aroma has sweet cherries. Taste initially has sweet cherries but later turns salty like seawater or wallpaper glue. What the hell? Some moments later the cherry fruitiness emerges again to mix with the saltiness and this creates a sensation of blood in my mouth. Awful. I don’t object to sweetened fruit lambics (in fact, I just gave a 3.0 to Mort Subite Kriek) but this is just gross. Drainpour.


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