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

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RATINGS: 1447   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cantillon is the brewer of Belgium’s most authentic lambic. This kriek 100% lambic is blended lambic beer brewed with cherries.


HULK777's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HULK777 (533) - - JUL 19, 2013
Fresh berry and citrus aroma. Crisp taste of redcurrant, cherry, gooseberry, and lime cest, the latter also dominating the fresh aftertaste. Sour on the palate, perfectly balanced. A fantastic, straightforward, still elegant kriek!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlf (49) - DENMARK - FEB 12, 2016
at the brewery: dark pink-red, small pink-white head, little smell of cherry, not much smell, little sourness, nice fruity, quite sour finish, little bitter, nice cherry-taste because not overpowering, fizzy with oily mouthfeel

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (1352) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 2, 2016
I tasted it two times. First super fresh in the brewery I just had a sip. Second time from the tap in Chez Moeder Lambic Saint-Gilles and it feels like a two different beers. First was fresh and crisp and super sour. Second much sweeter, much more flat and dull. But still - it’s a great beer. Awesome sour flavour with cherry note, must try.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KennethArd (375) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2016
Sour aroma with sweet cherries. Totally red with pink head. The taste is all sour cherries. Medium body, slick texture & lively carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (604) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 13, 2016
Hazy dark pink color with pinkish head. Aroma has very nice cherry and lambic funk notes. Perfectly balanced, not too offensive on the funky farmhouse notes. Taste starts intensely fruity, with medium tartness and rustic farmhouse note on the finish. Body is medium, quite smooth and well carbonated. Dry aftertaste. This is definitely my favorite kriek and on of the best lambic beers out there.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Headbanger (3663) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2016
1/12/16 750ml bottle Old Notes-Pours a darker amber with no head. Aroma of tartness, cherries, and funkiness. Taste of the same. This light bodied lambic is darn right tasty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ventanas83 (34) - - JAN 9, 2016
Cherries tart and funk, no head champagne carbonation. One of best around. So well balanced. Perfect in my opinion.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (433) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
Pours a perfect light ruby with a short-lived white head. The smell - tons of tart cherries on top of some lambic funkiness. Tastes sour with notes of cherries.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kkleu357 (632) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2015
On cask at Moeder Lambic. Since it is on cask, it looks and has the mouthfeel of juice. Kind of tastes like cherry juice as well. Not really all that sour. Still, really enjoyed.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GrumpyOldTroll (55) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Excellent carb level and awesome murky cherry red color. Sour, horse blankety taste with a great nose. Nice dry finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drmet (620) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2015
L: -pours a murky cherry red with a medium to big,quickly dissipating,foamy,pink head -low carbonation visible S: -old barn,green apple,lemon,cherries,raspberries,oak (oak aroma increases after sediment is poured) T: -sour cherries,lemon,green apple,oak,tanin bitterniss,residual sugars -super tart -finishes bone dry F: -medium to high carbonation -light to medium body O: Great one.The cherries couldve come through a bit more.


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