Cristobal37 (195) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - JUL 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite a nice lambic. I’ll be the first to admit that it isn’t my favorite beer style, however with this one you get something pretty complex. More like a dry champagne than a beer, but the sour bubbly fruit notes are quite nice. This was a 2011 vintage and I was amazed that the bottle said it could be stored until 2032! Worth trying once.
Theydon_Bois (6500) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at JF’s, cheers to James, 19/07/13.
Lightly hazed cherry red with a medium sized crimson head that retains well.
Nose is burnt cherry dipped straw, soured cherry drops.
Taste comprises tarte cherries, light smoke, straw, burnt grass, damp cherry sherbet.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, refreshing cherry finish.
Ughsmash (6971) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 21, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Poured rich, deepet garnet with a dusting of pink-tinted head. The aroma picked up rich chery meat and a bit of leather topped by cherry vinegar and woody notes.. more funky as it warmed.. really nice. The flavor found tart cherry skins, vinegar, and oak on the tip of the tongue.. pale malt and a bit of cherry meat supported.. finished sour and funky with lots of acidity. Medium-bodied with just the right carbonation.. very sour and bracing at times.. very lovely and well-balanced overall.
DeclanT (59) - Tervuren, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I’m more of a gueuze man that kriek man.. A preference i think i share with Frank Boon as he makes much better gueuze than Kriek in my opinion. A corked and caged 37.5 bottle, 2011 vintage poured into my trusty ZBF 15cl tasting glass. My bottle pours pretty flat, deep red colour makes it look like a red wine.. a light chilled one. It could be me or it could be bottle but the aroma doesn’t jump out at me as per other old krieks. Taste is sharp, bitter and very nice indeed, but by no means the best of Boon.
minch25 (578) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Ruby red body; fizzy pink head. Super sharp aroma, acidic, fruity. Awesome kriek. Intense, fruity, acidic, very slightly bitter.
RamyG4 (320) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2008 bottle. Deep dark red with a medium pink head. Aroma is funk, cheese, acidity, cherries, cherry candy. Taste is cherries, cherry jam/cherry pie filling, with the right amount of cheesiness and funk. Finish is sour and dry. Medium body, a ton of carbonation (a little too much). This is a reallllly good kriek.
SaintMatty (4521) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
375ml Bottle - A rich red in colour. Cherry, blackcurrant, almonds and some musty hints in the aroma. Fruity, tangy, sweet and tart taste with rich notes of cherries, strawberry jam and almonds. A class act.
PriorL (1153) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2013
3.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37,5cl bottle. 2011.
APPEARANCE: deep red beer, stable red head.
NOSE: sourness very prominent, lots of cherries, wood, some horse blanket.
TASTE: very intense cherry taste, sourness is there, but not at all overruling the sweetness, it’s very good balanced. Some alcohol noticeable though.
Very good beer!
Prokroustis (668) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JUN 14, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Beautiful dark red body with a dark pink head. Excellent strong, sour cherry aroma with a nice strong acidity. Full body with plenty of carbonation. Delicious, quite sour flavour with sour cherries, a hint of green apple. Really great.
decaturstevo (4624) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 13, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Cherry red pour with pink head. Aroma is flat sour cherries. Sour cherry with a sweet note. Acidic and flavorful. Medium/light body with good carbonation. Nice beer no hint of the 8%.