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Cantillon Lou Pepe Pure Kriek

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


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RATINGS: 902   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Fresh sour cherries (krieken) in two year old Lambiek. We use approximately 300 gr cherries for 1 liter Kriek. The second fermentation in the bottle is obtained through addition of a liqueur, made with beer and saccharose.
(Translated from the bottle by Martinus)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (9320) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Sample from 2012 bottle at Tomahawk Warrior’s First Birthday party on 06/06/2015: Pours a deep ruby red color with a medium pinkish-white head that evaporates steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of sour cherries, funky yeast and malt. Light-bodied with a tart cherry character and notes of yeast, doughy malt and berries. The finish is moderately tart with a sour cherry aftertaste. Really good all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (1046) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2015
Bouteille 750ml, 2012, partagée par tom10101, merci beaucoup Tommy! Couleur rouge voilée, mousse rose laissant une jolie dentelle. Arôme de cannelle, cerise, boisé, levures sauvages. Goût de cannelle, levures sauvages, cerise, boisé, bonne acidité. Carbonatation moyenne-faible, courir moyen.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratpatrol1019 (52) - Palm desert, California, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Tons of cherries and tart pear aroma. Excellent there. Taste cherries, yet somewhat cherry skittle and syrup. Overall really good beer would like some more tartness and dryness to balance this out. Still a 4 in my opinion.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Oak cherry in aroma. Fairly carbonated. Cedar and cigar box initial flavor with abundance of cherries. Finished cherry like and dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
devman171 (1217) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2015 Pink, tons of cherry, oak, and funk, this is very tasty beverage man! Could use another

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
conway (1980) - - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Dark ruby with a thick pinkish head. Dominated by sour cherry, very natural tasting and not too jammy. Musty funk present throughout. Fairly acidic but not overwhelming. Nice full body. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3127) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
(Cantillon Lou Pepe Pure Kriek) Bottle 750 ml at home, vintage 2009, served into a Cantillon taster, ABV 5% Deep and bright red colour on a clear body, one finger of pinkish head with good retention, minimal lacing on the glass. Aroma of cherries,cork, wood, light musk, smells pretty good! Tastes great too, lots of cherries, light wood, nice funky character, little musk, slightly sour. Medium thin body with good carbonatiion, just a bit tart on the palate. Just great!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsandman (593) - New York, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bruce, 2012 in 2015. Pours a deep purple, pinkish head. Aroma is raspberry, cherry, funky barnyard, lacto, oak, cedar, manure. Flavor is cherry warhead, oak, light vinegar, berries, sour fruits. So so smooth yet complex, ridiculous beer. 2012

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1140) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 13, 2015
On tap at Allagash Wild Friendship Celebration. Pours vibrant hazy red with pink head. Nose is sweet cherry spice, barny funk, some horseshit, musty, earthy berry. Taste is juicy tart cherry, sweet, mildly jammy, funk, wet barn wood, fruit spice. Finishes with balanced sweetness and tartness, some light vanilla cherry, juice, light oak, toast. Wonderful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2015
[Ölresa i Bryssel med Wihlan 2015] aromen väldigt fruktig och bärig. Smaken fantastisk balans. Klart röd med fint skum

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