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

bottled
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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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 (1049) - 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.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rkehlet (14) - - FEB 25, 2015
Red beautiful kriek. Nice foam and retention. Metallic and astringent taste. Aromas of cherries green apples onions soap and a good punch of diacetyl

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdtm82 (804) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Bottled; Ale House Chelmsford! I feel harsh with the appearance as there is not much concentration on that it’s all about taste and taste is HUGE. Palate is super-clean. A slight puckering and acid levels but still really incredibly tasty .This vintage is 2011. The cherries are awesome. The barnyard texture is sublime, SO MUCH DAMN FUNK. It’s a JB’s record in a glass!!!! WOWZER! Utterly excellent. Drinkability is very high too! A touch rough on the palate but generally speaking this is world-class and I love my local for stocking it! BOOOOOOOOOOOM!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1361) - ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
Red beer, pink head. Nose is tart, cherries, wood, acidic notes. Flavor has a nice mix of acidity and sweet hints, cherries, fruity notes. Finishes with tartness and acidity, woody dryness. A very nice balance. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1108) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
0,375L bottle (from Stockmann, Tallinn), 2011 vintage. Pours red with pink head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is intense sour, wood, cherries. Flavor is sour, cherries, wood, acidic notes. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: very nice brew.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5421) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Shared 375 ml bottle at local tasting, vintage 2011. Hazy deep red colour, moderate pink head. Lovely aroma of brettanomyces / farmhouse, sour cherries, crushed cherry kernels and almonds. Sour cherries galore in the flavour, tart finish. Classy beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Holmen2 (1406) - NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Shared bottle at RB/HD 07.02.15. 2011-vintage. Purple. Dark pink head. Fantastic kriek aroma of sour cherries. Sour cherries in superb taste, with almonds.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abemorsten (2986) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Shared bottle at RBHD Bjørnøy February 2015. Vinrtage 2011. Red clear body with a pink head. Fresh cherries and berries on the nose and in the nose. Medium bodied. Most enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5867) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Shared bottle at local tasting.2011 Vintage. Pours nice red/pinkish with a small pink creamy head. Aroma is lovely, cherries and some marzipan sweetness. Taste follows up the promising aroma, fresh and crisp cherries, juicy and chewy,light acidic dry finish, very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen1 (3021) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Flaske (årgang 2011, bb.2032!) på rbhd-treff feb-15: vakker kirsebærfarge med lyserødt skum. Lekker, lett sprudlende munnfølelse, og smaken er vidunderlig - saftig og elegant balansert. Noe marsipan/mandelaktig i tillegg til de sure kirsebærene. Kveldens tjueførste, og definitivt den beste til nå. Vin, champagne og øl i perfekt syntese. Mitt øl nr. 2900!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (845) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle from 2011. Pours a deep red body producing a large and fluffy light red head. Aroma of cherries and subtle sour notes. Mostly fruity and fresh cherries tho. Taste is also not too sour. Kinda mellow actually. The cherries are also not overwhelming. Probably due to its age. Well integrated flavors. Medium body and co2 levels. Classic and good.


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