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


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RATINGS: 915   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3564) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 2, 2015
Cantillon Lou Pepe 2007 Bottled in 2009. I’ve been waiting for a reason to crack this special brew and an upcoming trip to it’s birthplace, Belgium, as well as celebrating my 4th Wedding Anniversary seemed to fit the bill. The aroma once this bottle was uncorked was fantastic - rich juicy cherry, tannic barrel caracter & a bit misty and maraschino cherries candy as well. Deep red with a fizzy pink head. Light bodied with an effervescent mouthfeel. The taste is sour, tart cherry at first, mouth-puckering, some barrel and the finish is remarkably sweet. This is a kick ass beer that deserves the praise heaped on it. Awesome.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rood (63) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2015
Appearance is a WTF. The most beautiful pink you can imagine. Head is nice and stable. Aroma is a lot of funk. Cherrries are to me less pronounced. Mouthfeel is oily & smooth. Taste is cherry in your face, oaky and barnyard. The oily charachter and good balance between the diffferent acidities make this a wonderful beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
berntholer (1488) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2015
pinkish head. purple red murky colour. aroma is almond, cherry, cherrypits. taste like aroma, great sweet sour balance with a dry and long fruity finish. very soft silky mouthfeel, soft carbonation. delicious! bottle 75cl / 2011 sticker

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (10014) - 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 (1213) - 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 (70) - 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 (1222) - 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 (2174) - - 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 (3727) - 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!

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