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

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RATINGS: 519   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3852) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep ruby with thick, frothy pink head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is cherries, red grapes, cookie malt, and funky, sour fruit. Flavor is balanced sour and tart fruit esters which transitions smoothly to a sweet, red dessert wine flavor; dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and low warmth.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1086) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
375ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy cherry red with an almost light purple head. Aroma is sour cherries, barnyard and wood. lovely taste. nice and sour. packed with berry fruits - unmistakably loads of cherries. long aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (935) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle thanks to the DEPie TJ. Complex fo sho. Unfortunately, Superspak has not had it. That makes me a sad panda.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
visionthing (3051) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
37,5cl shared by Arve_Christian - thanks a lot. Pours clear deep red with a pink head. Intense fruity cherry aroma with slightly funky notes. Lovely fruity and complex - sour and delicious! Great kriek, balanced and delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3356) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika, October 2014. Deep purple color, good pink foam. High aroma intensity; cherries. Medium body & complexity. Great sourness- excellent beer! Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4060) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark red, sweet, not overly fruity, dry woody finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrettTaylor (575) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2015
(2011 bottle) - Poured from bottle. Pours a hazy ruby with 2 finger head that is bright pink. Aroma is full of sour cherry and some funk. Taste is nicely sour with sweet undertones, sour cherry, raspberry, and some funk. I’d like this just a touch more sour, but this is awfully damn good.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TaktikMTL (6088) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2015
Brassin 2012. Bouteille verte de 375 ml, avec bouchon de liège, dégustée chez Station Host (Montréal, QC) au coût de 20,00$. Arôme: Odeur de cerises légèrement sûrettes. Apparence: La couleur est rouge foncée avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col rosâtre avec une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de cerises légèrement sûrettes avec une pointe de chêne et d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de cerises sûrettes en arrière goût. (Rating #6037)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (885) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle @ home. Dark red with a small pink head. Aroma medium of sour cherries, bret yeast and wood. Flavor medium sour, lot’s of cherries, wood and leather. Medium bodied, high carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1294) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle@home. Small head. Hazy bordeaux red. Fine red fruity notes. Sour but gentle. Earthy yeasty flavours. Astonished that the fruit is so remote. Love it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vells (773) - Riga, LATVIA - DEC 26, 2014
Fancy pink lively head. Quite subtle acidic cherry sourness, like the drying note of oak. Feels well balanced and complex, but in same time very refreshing and mild. As this is gift, I had only tasting notes, must retry with full version


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