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


on tap

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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 15/20
Saeglopur (815) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - DEC 25, 2014
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm.
Deep red body, with a medium, creamy, quickly dissipating, slightly pink head.
Aroma is sour, tart, with fresh cherries, sour fruits, barnyard, some barrel notes.
Taste is dry and very fresh, with about the same aromas.
Medium, oily mouthfeel, with a strong carbonation.
Finishes dry, sour fruity and tart.

Tasty! Fortunately almost no cherry sweetness, fresh, dry and complex. Greatly balanced. Simply an excellent, classic Kriek Lambic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
It is a shame that this is a brewery that is hard to find unless you live in Belgium. Fortunately, in my travels I was able to visit the brewery and it is the perfect setting for the ultimate and original lambics. I enjoyed them all, but this Kriek is done as Kreik’s are supposed to be...not sweet but complex and sour. Cantillon allows their sours to age properly to ferment out and that is where their wonderful, patient flavors come from. Yum!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rein242 (15) - - DEC 16, 2014
From battle. Reddish white and almost no pink head. Taste dry sourness with an fresh cherry flavor. Not sweet at all and very Taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (770) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a beautiful rose light brown color with a fizzy light pinkish head. Aroma is dry, oak, light tartness, hint of cherries. Flavor has a huge cherry tartness to it. Oily body with a lingering cherry sour. Very tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (2868) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2014
375 ml bottle (2014). Reddish with pink head. Aromas of funk, dark fruit, cherries. Tastes of tart cherries, vinegar, acidic notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (962) - - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a nice red color. Aroma and taste are tart with cherries and some light bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuelMTL (224) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
From 375 ml bottle in tulip. Pour is light red with almost no head. Great cherry nose with lots of funk and tartness. Taste is dry pungent sourness with a fresh cherry flavor and a long lingering light bitterness. Great funk and tart flavors as all Cantillon beers. This is a perfect fruity sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbouAli (195) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Une des meilleurs kriek ? Plus mousseuse que les autres relativement claire. on sent bien les levures cantillon avec une belle rondeur.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Nice deep red, pink head. Aroma is sour cherries, yeast, horseblanket. Taste is a nice firm sour cherriness, that the yeast really compliments

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ksiwzos (82) - GREECE - DEC 3, 2014
750 bottle from Belgian e-shop Didn’t note Vintage Light red color, a bit cloudy with off white head with pink hints. Amazing intense cherry aroma, a bit almond. Tart and fruity, nice cherry complex flavor. Fruity dry and sour finish. Amazing kriek, I wish I had another bottle.

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