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


on tap

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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1734) - GREECE - MAR 26, 2015
750ml bottle shared at Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki, courtesy of Kostantinos. Pink-red color with pink head. Aroma is funky fruity, with intense barnyard notes in the beginning. After some time the aroma is only cherries and some wood. Sweet and light acidic-sour taste, funky tart cherries. Light thin to oily body with soft tp average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138 (4114) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Sampled from a bottle (2012) provided by Galen at ChurchKey, thanks! Reddish color with light pink head. Aromas of vinegar, raspberry, tart fruit, cherries. Tastes of vinegar, raspberries and tart berries, cherries. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (4408) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle from brewberry
fab minty, cherry stone, almond, tart cherries. Opaque deep crimson. Spritzy, fruity, light,drying citric notes, long fruity yet tart finish. Up there with mariage parfait as best kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (840) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Pours a cherry red with a pinkish head which soon disappears.Aroma of barnyard, lemon with a slight hint of cherry. Tate is almost all cherries, tart and sweet. Full bodied.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LapinMalin (11) - Nancy, FRANCE - FEB 18, 2015
Nez de cerise incroyable ! Belle acidité, avec une sensation moelleuse en bouche...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nbouchy (13) - Thionville, FRANCE - FEB 17, 2015
Superbe nez puissant de cerise. Belle notes boisées. Bouche moelleuse, très acide et sèche. La cerise domine. La bois est également bien présent, très bel équilibre. On distingue également quelques notes toastées. Superbe longueur.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1141) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle thanks to bursprak! Pours blood red with a big, pink, short lasting head. Aroma of tart cherry, dry oak, vanilla, marzipan, slight cinnamon, balsamico. Very bitter cherry stones up front in the taste, "green almonds", sour, fruity cherries, deep dark cherry. Very good with a complex fruityness, high carbonation and a crisp body!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jc1762 (384) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 1, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2015 Poured from the 2012 vintage into a taster glass showing a deep blush red and opaque with pink dainty foam. The nose is bursting with the bretty influence that Cantillon is famous for; some faint hints of dry cherries but mostly brett. The palate is light bodied and highly carbonated. The flavor is extremely and impossibly cherry fruit forward in all ways - aroma, flavors, finish, etc. Although tart, it’s not overwhelming, making it extremely palatable. Famed for being one of the beers you have to try before you die, one can easily see why.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rammer (372) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 20, 2015
Ideal sustained Kriek. Acid and sweetness perfectly balanced, beautiful drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (1562) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle split 5 ways as part of Dangerous Bottleshare 5.0. Most recent batch released in september 2014. Deep red pour with some tiny pinkish lacings. Loads of cherry, cherry pits, almonds, vanilla, marzipan and some leathery notes. Very good stuff!

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