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

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RATINGS: 1376   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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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mobster07 (18) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Musty, wet blanket, funky, woodsy, slight sour cherry, and raw beef? in the nose... complex and interesting. Very assertively sour up front (for me) pick out some spicy astringency, apple peals, and sour cherries in the flavor. Dry mouthfeel with lingering sourness, low carbonation, and acidity. Interesting beer, but lambics are still new to me so I need some warming up to them.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dodskenta (62) - Rönninge, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Ruby red color with a small pinkish head. Nose is packed with tart cherries, red currants, bit of brett funk and that cantillon special sourness. Flavour is spot on, cherries, lemon, tart berries, some cherrypie? Might be the malts. Anyways, super refreshing spot on kriek.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SNL (387) - - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle. Rose color pour, small white head. Sour nose, clear fruity taste with a slightly sour finish. Decent. Medium body, average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (3548) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a bright red with a big pink head. The aroma is jammy cherry with slight acidity. The taste is big cherry pie filling sweetness and a medium acidity. Medium body and higher carbonation. Pretty good beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1938) - - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. Clear red pour with a big pinkish head. Very jammy, with lots of tart and sweet cherry. Very light musk present throughout. Mild carb and very drinkable. Quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ceason (30) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Pours pink/red with pink/white head. Aromas of sour, barnyard and cherries. Tastes of sour, tart and cherries. Quite enjoyable beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkoNm (1198) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 5, 2015
At the brewery. Pours a dark red(sih) color, topped with a very small and disappearing white head. Amazing cherry aroma with a more sweet feel to it. Taste starts with a mild fruity sweetness, followed by nice and pleasant soury notes, and this feeling accompanies the aftertaste as well. Just great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13576) - 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 (2928) - 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 (381) - 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 (173) - 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


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