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

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RATINGS: 1291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Keg at Amundsen. Pours hazy purple, nose is full on tart cherry, taste is more sour cherry, sweet, bitter brett, fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atheist_Peace (947) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
Hazy pink leaning toward red pour with a fairly quick pink head that leaves a thin ring of lace. Lively sour cherries and barnyard on the nose with a light, dry wheat note and something oddly reminiscent of play doh. Clean and tart on the palate. The cherry flavour comes through in the most clean way I’ve ever experienced in a beer. There’s a nice funkiness as well. Although not as wildly interesting as the Lou Pepe series, this beer stands out for it’s drinkability while maintaining lots of sour funky character.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (613) - POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle Aroma-fruits, cherry Appearance-red, clear, rose foam Taste-medium sourness, lightly bitter, Palate-medium body, slick feel, lively, sour finish Overall-very refreshing

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (328) - Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Ok. What can be said. This is traded all over the place. And, hey there is a reason. It’s friggin delicious. Do not hesitate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (678) - Collinsville, USA - JUN 21, 2014
I tried a sample at Global Brew as a sample from another customer. Pours reddish pink. Taste sour, cherry, earthy. I thought this was unique. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ontape (297) - Valley Village, California, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle, cracked to celebrate Kershaw’s no-hitter! Dark red with a pink head. Big aromas: minerals, cinnamon, wood, cherry, funk. Taste is well-rounded and balanced, lively on the palate. Just a beautiful, elegant beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1099) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to my sister bringing it back from the brewery. Poured hazy pink red with light pink head. Aroma of sweet cherries and light sour funk. Light carb med bod. Pretty sour taste. You can taste the thick funk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1163) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
750 ml bottle. Red colour, thin pink foam head and aroma of cherry, woody, funk, sour. Taste is dark cherries, tangy sour, grain, wood, lingering bitter and earthy barnyard. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry sour finish. Very tasty, very drinkable.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Timvim (89) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle @ home 20140611. Bottled 2013. Pours opaque red with a minimal, quick disappearing head. Lively carbonation. Aroma of cherries, earth, funk, hay. Taste is cherries, oak, sour and tart, still a little sweetness that balances it perfectly. Awesome.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BLADT (625) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle pour. Reddish color, minimal head. Lots of wood on the nose, with some cherries. Super tart tasting throughout. Musty. Cork. Unrelenting, but hard to fault.


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