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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
smmadge (87) - - AUG 16, 2013
Taste is quite acidic in such a form one cannot taste any balance. Smell is very nice balanced though.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrOrla (111) - Odense C, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle at Home. Hazy pink body, with a medium head. . Flavor is cherries, very sour, dry, fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (203) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
2012 vintage. Poured into a stem glass from a 375cc bottle at Mikkeller bar, SF. Colour is dusty red with an off-white head. Nose is cherry pie filling, sour apple, grass, and barnyard. Flavour is tart cherry pie, green apple, grape skin, under-ripe plum, sour mash, and cranberry. Delicious sour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cam_Dynamite (60) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle shared with jerry and Ron dog. Pours a nice ruby colour with a small white head. Nose is pretty sour and citrus. Taste is great, haven't had too many sours but this is rad. Tart, sour but a nice cherry, fruity almost sweet taste mid palate. Quality.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen2 (1406) - NORWAY - FEB 13, 2015
Shared bottle at La Capsule in Lille, with KL, AKH and GH. Bright red. Pink head. Strong aroma of sour cherries and cherry jam. Very sour taste, still with cherries. A hint of almonds. Sour aftertaste. Superb!!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
punkska101 (1067) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
750 ml shared with Jf and Alex @ vice versa A: cherries, red fruits app: clear reddish minimal white head t/p: thin body with long acidic finish O: superb enjoyed every sip.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (276) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2015 750ml bottle from Vice Versa shared with JF and Jo. Aroma : intense and enjoyable cherry, vinegar. aroma. App : clear red with minimal head. Taste and palate : full body, medium high dry sour finish . Overall: wow, really good. Really sour but easy to drink since it?s really well balanced. Really enjoyed the feel on the palate. Can?t ask for more

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (419) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Cassis colour, slim pink foamy head. Lambiek nose with barnyard funk, tard acidity with the krieken only coming through lightly in the taste. Well balanced sourness. Dry finish. Lively carbonation, tard mouthfeel and good body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (290) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 20, 2015
Sour cherry saturated. Very carbonated.This lambic includes all the basic features.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (70) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Perfect kriek cherry raspberry slight plum aroma, wonderful cherry tar flavor with dry cherry notes all ya through beer. Awesome.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Funk fest at friends...almost perfect kriek tons of cherry aroma, fair carbonation not too much, wonderful cherry and tartness, one of the best.


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