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


on tap


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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
ATTENTION! This is the unblended lambic with cherries, not the blended Cantillon Kriek. Normally this comes draught.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SinH4 (1601) - Garching, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2015 Draught @ Moeder Lambic. Fantastic reddish-pink color with big pinkish head. Subtle Kriek aroma, funk. Taste is nicely sour, not too sour, and fruit. So much fruit! Near-flat, as it is unblended. Fantastic!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Peter_L (1226) - SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
Nyupptappad direkt från lagringsfat@Cantillon bryggeri. Ljusröd vätska med lätt skumkrona. Tydliga körsbärsaromer med en lätt jordkällardoft. Smakar definitivt surkörsbär. Kärv och salivförintande munkänsla.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (2743) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
shared glass from draft at moeder lambik, poured a intense red colour with a pink head. strong sweet aroma of cherries, tart, caramel sweetness, same as with the framboise version from draft. it’s like it is a complete different beer. way to sweet, with allmost no carbonation. couldn’t enjoy this as much as the bottle version!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1712) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Cask @ Moeder Lambic. Deep red pour with a generous head. Loads of cherries, almonds, vanilla, funk. May more fruity that the regular kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Cask at Chez Moeder Saint-Gilles and poured into Cantillon lambic glass.

Ruby red color, pinkish/cream head, bubbles, thin foamy ring. Nose is cherries, tart, funk, oak. Flavor is cherries, oak, funk, Fruit Tarts. Light body, tart dry finish.

I started ordering this stuff in the large pints and consumed many of them. So good, I wish I could walk around the corner for pours of this stuff when I was in the mood. Alas, it will have to wait until my next trip to visit Brussels.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (3875) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
Cantillon’s lambic with sour cherries dissolved in it, tasted from tap at the brewery. This is what the famous Cantillon Kriek is made of. Feels like an old barnyard crammed with sour cherries and other fruit, hay, sherry, red berries, lemon, very complex. Obviously no head nor carbonation as with an unblended lambic (which is basically what it is, apart from the fruit). Dry, complex and totally refreshing on a hot day. Not commercially available but an essential must taste if you want to understand the complexity of Cantillon’s bottled fruit lambics.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (8740) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
Cask @ Moeder Lambic, St. Gilles. Pours red with a light pink head. Aroma is sourness, yeast, rich cherry, wood, cherry stones. Flavor is sour, rich tart cherries, almond, cherry stones, yeast, marcipan. Medium body, flat carbonation, lasting light sour finish. 300714

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (3569) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2014
Tap. Clear red body with a small pink head. Aroma of sour cherries, brett, funk and caramel notes. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and average carb. Sour aroma that ends up dry and tart. A great Kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Verre de 25 cl, d’un cask au Moeder Lambic St-Gilles. Arômes très intenses de cerises fraîches. Robe rouge et limpide, effervescence faible et belle mousse rose. En bouche, le lambic rappelant les agrumes réussit à percer au travers d’une tonne de cerises fraîches. Finale plutôt lactique d’intensité moyenne. Très bon, même si je crois que j’ai très légèrement préféré la version aux framboises.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bellco33 (534) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Poured from bottle into sample glass (Kriek-off): Pours cloudy pink / red with a decent pink head. Aroma is funk and cherries. Taste is cranberry, tart, cherries... a bit medicinal. Medium body, decent carbonation.

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