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

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RATINGS: 1370   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pintbypint (2811) - Edmonton, Alberta, - JUN 19, 2010
750ml green bottle, corked and capped. Pours an expected cherry red shade, holds a tiny pinkish head which rejuvenates itself. Aroma is cherry fruit with a sourish edge. Sour, tart cherry fruit flavour, sharp and acidic. Finish is bone dry, sweaty, acidic fruit notes in the back of the throat. Medium bodied with a tight sharp effervescense. A great tart and sour lambic.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle shared at Beavertown - big thanks to Daniel! Pours a rather lovely mostly clear red with a fluffy pink head. The nose holds lots of ripe cherries with plenty of berry skin, subtle earth. Light-medium sweet flavor with mellow acidity, tart cherries, some bitter grass and cherry pit, understated funk. Light bodied with average carbonation and massaging texture. Nicely balanced in the finish, with further juicy, ripening cherries, balancing bitterness, slight grass, a bit of basement funk, slight acidic bite. Excellent beer overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (2845) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle shared at Beavertown. Hazy red with a foamy pink head. Aroma is sour cherry, raspberry, berries. Body is medium, foamy, low carbonation. Taste is sweet syrupy cherry, sour lemon, tart and a little acidic. Quite nice, but perhaps a little sweet for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zekada (378) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2015
Bottle from de bierkoning. Pours red with a small pink head. Aroma is acidic and sour, with a clear tone of fruits and berries. Taste is equally sour and very easy to drink. Somewhat sweet but considerly sour and fresh. Palate is tasteful though thin. Overall an enjoyable beer. Recommended.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredd_an (168) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Fantastisk rosa-vit krona med en angenäm rödrosa färg. Helylle körsbärsdoft som trallar i näsborrens lya. Fin syrlighet med en fantastisk körsbärskaraktär med en lång eftersmak av lång härlig syrlighet!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (411) - 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 (1280) - 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 (58) - - 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 (77) - 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 (379) - 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 (1552) - 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!


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