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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Kriek Mariage Parfait is an Old Style Kriek of exceptional excellence. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a strong Lambic of spontaneous fermentation and aged on 6,200 litre oak foudres (large wooden casks) for 5 to 6 months. Kriek Mariage Parfait is naturally clarified and referments in the bottle. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavours, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle and enjoy this epitome of traditional Lambic brewing.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (1124) - Rome, - MAR 12, 2012
15/11/2011 Bir&Fud Bottega (2008, 375ml bottle). Color ciliegia, piuttosto scuro e abbastanza limpido, schiuma rosata, non molto abbondante e poco persistente. Magnifico aroma di ciliegie selvatiche, non eccessivamente intenso, ma molto evocativo. In bocca è moderatamente acida, la gradazione alcolica forse stempera un po’ e la rende ben bilanciata, un po’ appiccicaticcia in bocca. Corpo medio, carbonazione forse un filo eccessiva. Mi aspettavo meglio.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jgb9348 (5008) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2015
2011 Vintage Sampled in 2015 Deep dark ruby coloured body with a very fast-dying pink and rosey head. Aroma of yeast, bread, light cherries, grass, malt, wheat and tons of oak notes - more of the wood scents than any fruit. Medium-bodied; Assertive effervescence with a very pleasant yeast character, some subdued wheat and malt notes, but the very noticeable and puckering cherry flavour followed by a complex and definitive oak and cedar flavour at the end. Aftertaste is very pleasant with a light grassy and herbal flavour, but the sour cherry notes come through with an emphasis on the structured yeast characteristics. Overall, a great kriek with layers of flavour that still show a bit to be desired, but a nice beer and finally good to sample and rate this one! I sampled this 37,5 cL split bottle purchased from De HopDuvel in Gent, Belgium on 16-August-2013 for €4,20 sampled at home in Washington on 21-May-2015. Best By on Bottle: 19-July-2032 // Vintage 2011 // Purchased (Gent): 16-August-2013 // Sampled (Washington): 21-May-2015

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (774) - GREECE - MAY 17, 2015
375ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Dark brown reddish color with pinkish head. Sweet fruity cherry aroma, light funky and wood, some alcohol. Sweet and tart fruity taste funky cherry. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Mackeon (136) - - MAY 10, 2015
No better kriek than this. Beautiful color, incredible bouquet, fantastic taste, slightly sour, little sweetness, dry finish, cherry all over. Great, great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
375ml bottle from trade with Jefverstraete. Many thanks Jef! Pours a deep red with lovely big foamy pink head. Light cherry sherbet nose. Soft sweet sour front with nice, luscious cherry creeping up on the finish. Incredible blend. Exceptionally drinkable with delicate cherry flavours that blossom on the palette long after the initial sip.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imperialAle93 (2) - ITALY - APR 22, 2015 does not count
vintage 2013. Small pinky head on the top. Very deep red colour. On the aroma rich cherry, wood, vinous, light vanilla and apple funky notes. The palate in very big, medium carbonation, medium to full bodied, with a punch of cherries, wood, and alternance between acetic first and sweet and wood later. No alcohol what so ever. Big beer, very complex and robust.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (348) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Dark red/ruby with pink head. Funky, cherry, almond,sour aroma plus some wood. In taste same. Dry finish, tart, high fizy carbonation. Very refreshing, drinkable, great kriek.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6698) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 21, 2015
nice beer across the board with a nice balance between the fruit and the funk. enough acidity to take notice of, but not overpowering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (220) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2015
Poured from a standard bottle at Churchkey, Washington, DC. Pours ruby-red with a generous pink head. Nose is tart cherry and apple with notes of wine. Flavour tart cherry and apple, following the nose.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (405) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2015
Flaska Bishops örebro. Rödrosa vätska med rosa skum. Syrlig och frisk doft av bär. Framförallt körsbär. Fin smak av mogna kärsbär och äpplekart. Bra syra och fin torrhet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mergels (7) - SWITZERLAND - APR 10, 2015 does not count
Bottle from 2011 - bought at Erzbierschof Zurich, shared at home. Dark red/ruby color. Creamy, rose foam disappears as it comes. Not as sour as expected, tasting cherry-wineish, some funk. Carbonation above average (which is usual for these kind of beers), but not unpleasant. Rather dry.


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