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


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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1131) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Timvim (76) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BLADT (587) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
htzpah (78) - - JUN 7, 2014
Very thin appearance. It betrays he strong sour and fruit notes. A bit too light , still, for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AntonFred (10) - GREECE - JUN 7, 2014
Aroma: 3/5 Appearance: 3/5 Taste: 3/5 Palate: 4/5 Overall: 3/5 On tap, in Cantillon brewery. Not my favorite style, but it was good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Celest (126) - - JUN 1, 2014
Amazing gueuze lambic, very complex and full of different tastes, so enjoyable, very sour, grains, cereals, wild fruity and flowery notes. Almonds and krieks of course! I prefer the gueuze

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bruxellover (19) - Dilbeek, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2014
Right excellent! Solid A everything you want in Kriek. Very cherry aroma and flavor to match. Well done with sour base. Not too bubbly, poured red with descent earthy cellar, and somewhat sweet. I love this Kriek

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
UXO (179) - CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours a clear ruby red with and enthusiastic three finger pink head subsiding quickly to a persistent cap and moderate lacing. Nose is intensely cherry, sweet and sour, with a little barnyard funk and perhaps a hint of umami. Taste is even more intense, brilliantly sour cherry with perfectly balanced sweetness. Mouth feel is light and bubbly, tart and crisp, finishing dry. This is lovely. Although strong, the cherry flavour is neither artificial nor overly sweet. Itís mouth-puckeringly tart without being too aggressive, and the intensely dry finish invites the next sip. Pretty obvious this is a young bottle, and Iíll bet as it ages the bright fruit dims and mellows as the funk grows. Iíd love to vertical a few years of this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (582) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2014
37,5 cl bottle with corlk and cap. Appearance: sparklinlig ruby red beer with a light pinkish head Aroma: Funk,tart and cherries. Taste: Sour Cheries upfront followed by a more fruity aftertaste of apples and finished some sweeter cherries,No real fyunkyness there. It only has the real tartness of a Geuze. Medium body, slightly above average carbvonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (268) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2014 Bottle 37.5cL in a charming wicker basket. @Poechenellekelder, Brussels. A sparkling ruby red beer with many bubbles. Medium pinkish head. Poor persistence. Cherry aroma, smoke, pepper, wood, acid lactic. Not cherry artificial syrup, just fruity. Heavy sour, light sweet, light bitter. Light body, fizzy water texture, long sour finish. Overall, this is the first kriek I really enjoyed ! Cherry... Cheers !!

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