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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cantillon is the brewer of Belgium’s most authentic lambic. This kriek 100% lambic is blended lambic beer brewed with cherries.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (415) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
2015/04/24 - At Bier Central in Antwerp. Pours a translucent, dark pink (cream soda) colour with a fizzy, light pink head that quickly reduces. Aroma is wood notes, vinegar and tart cherries. Taste is tart cherries, with some wood and vinegar mixed in. Mouthfeel is medium, with smooth carbonation and a tart, refreshing. Not overly tart or overly sweet. Crisp, light and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (1370) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle (from Wines of Galilee, Tallinn). Pours red with pink head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet and tart, cherries, vinegar. Flavor is tart, fruits, cherries. Body feels light, but not watery. Overall: great brew.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Malin_aiisa (90) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
Aroma: sweet cherry, yeast, fresh citrus Looks: purpel red, light pink foam. Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, heavily sour, medium body, fizzy, long finish,

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
clockk (104) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 12, 2015
Muy Suave y afrutada con fina burbuja y color rojizo. Espuma media de color blanco. Rica.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
King_Alex_II (445) - SWITZERLAND - APR 10, 2015
Bottle from 2011. A little muddy diffuse red color with a beautiful rose foam head that decayed quickly and completely vanished. The smell promises a fruity (but not sweet) and foremost sour taste. In short: it delivers. The taste is awesomely sour and well carbonated, that even without the cherry, this would be an extremely well brewed beer. The taste has cherry and a certain funk, you can get from older lambic. It stays a dry yet sour feeling in the mouth and probably a delayed response from the stomach.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (1618) - ESTONIA - APR 10, 2015
Red beer, big pink head. Nose is pretty complex sour cherries, funky notes, mild tartness. Flavor is acidic, tart cherries, cranberries, red fruit. Long tart finish with berries. Lovely nose, nice tart cherry flavor. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1785) - SWEDEN - APR 10, 2015
Pours cherry with medium pink head. Lovely! Aromas of sour cherries, bicarbonate, red fruits, hints of vinegar, wood Taste has cherries of course, bicarbonate, sour apples, hints of red fruits

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (784) - GREECE - APR 6, 2015
375ml bottle at home. Clear almost red color with pink head. Aroma is tart cherries - berries, funky, light barnyard. Taste is sweet and light acidic like the aroma. Light body thin to oily with soft to average carbonation

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sebwaw (45) - POLAND - APR 6, 2015
Small bottle, served in teku. Pours deep red with some pink highlights, resembles beetroot juice somehow, very hazy. Head is coke-alike. Aroma is full of sourness, you can feel in your mouth, like a vinegar. There is obviously some cherry and a hint of bretts (horse saddle, basement). More of that comes in taste, very sour, almost twist my tongue. Very pleasant cherry flavour, however, deeply mixed with all those wild stuff. Its very intense. Great beer, however, not too drinkable, because of its almost extreme sourness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgajdaczewa (822) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Aromat fermentujących wiśni fajnie zaokrąglony pełnią słodową i dzikością drożdży. W smaku jest podobnie, wyraźna jest końska derka, kwaskowość zarówno od drożdży jak i od wiśni, szlachetna pestkowość, finisz długi, słodko - kwaśny z drewnianym posmakiem. Klasa!


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