josephspa (14) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
4.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Dark red color, no head. Aroma cherry, sweet. Medium body. Taste bit woody, cherries, fruity, sourness but this is no too sour. Refreshing drinkable.
tom10101 (3773) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 Cask @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas (Bruxelles). Deep and hazy pinkish red with a medium fully lasting pink head and little lacing. Aroma... wow! A burst of cherries mainly, but also raspberries and some leafy notes. Lambic character is more present than in the Frambozenlabik. There’s some lactic notes too and fresh cherries again. Taste is also dominated by bright and fresh cherries along some raspberries, fruit sweetness, hints of barnyard and light/moderate tartness, some leafy notes and wood. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Slightly dry finish. That’s how you showcase the fruits in a lambic... so tasty and fruity. Very good!
PriorL (2643) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At Antwaerps Bierhuyske. Thx Dylan.
APPEARANCE: light clouded deep red beer, no foam.
NOSE: kriek, sour, very nice in general.
TASTE: very very sour, but quite fresh and fruity still. Somewhat sweet even underneath all the sourness.
kraddel (4535) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
pours red with a bit pink in it . small , big bubbled white ’ foam ’
smell is cherrys alright ! More reminding to lou pepe kriek , than to cantillon kriek . wich is a vry good thing !
taste is dry cherry’s . very pure . just like the raspberry lambic, there’s not much sourness coming trough , but there is funk . dry back , Still the cherry’s overpower the sourness and funkyness . very nice !
teorn88 (3583) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Akkurat, courtesy of bartender as a closing to our night. It pours a hazy ruby colour with a small pinkish head. Aroma is ripe cherries and little funky complexity. Very cherry forward. Taste is mildly acidic and still has some sweetness from the fruits. Again, pretty straight on cherries. Light in body with soft carbonation. Overall, would make for a fantastic happy hour drink but lacking the complexity of the kriek. Resembles the Intense Red for how straightforward the cherries are in this one.
Dunt (299) - Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On cask at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Pours a brilliant shade of cloudy red with about a fingers worth of frothy pink head. Good head retention as i drink my glass. Nose is explosive cherry goodness and that dominates the olfactory senses. Much along the lines of Lou Pepe Kriek, only it seems that they use other cherries in addition to scharbeekse. Taste is heavily fresh cherry as well, some light backing lactic tartness, but it’s mainly just from the cherry. Light mouthfeel, light tartness, light acidity, and a long finish. Fantastic beer! I still probably prefer LPK just slightly, but this is right there.
Marionlaba (1) - FRANCE - NOV 1, 2013 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Moeder Lambic St Gilles. Beautiful color. Amazing cherry taste, with lime/lemon flavors, a bit of vinegar Found it very bitter and loved it.
Inbreak (2757) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 20.04.2013, tap @ Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas:
Frisk fruktig lukt med preg av malt, humle, bringebær, kirsebær, litt bærskal og gras. Frisk lett syrlig fruktig smak med preg av malt, humle, bærskal, friske bringebær, gras, kirsebær, syregras. Middels bitterhet som set litt. Veldig god.
jbeatty (1194) - New York, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Moeder Lambic, 09/30/2013. Earthy red pour, strawberry cream head, considerable retention. Aroma is fresh cherries, mild funk, yeasty, yet round, earthy vanilla with oak. Taste is dark sour cherry, juicy, not overly aggressive in tartness or acidity, lambic notes in the finish. Thin body, yet coats the tongue. Tasty.
jbruner (2914) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught as Cantillon Cuvee for Zwanze Day at Avenue Pub! Pours a brilliant hazy reddish pink with white-pink ring of lacy head. Aroma is huge tart fruit, cherries and raspberries, with a hint of funky barn house yeast. Taste follows, tart, funky, awesome cherries. Dry and champagne like, but still very refreshing. Awesome!