austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2006
3.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 20/20
2001 Bottle: Probably a bit old by now, but here goes. SOUR!!!!! Wow! Pucker city. Lots of tart cherries. Not too complex.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 12, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Ruby cranberry colored, light head and lacing. Nose of ripe cherry, nice cinnamon and maltiness. Nice nose, clean bouqet, nice tart mouthfeel and finish. End balanced, zesty, good. A lot more balanced than their regular kriek, I could drink this one all night.
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2006
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: APR 29, 2016 2003 vintage. Red with a short lived head. Very fruity aroma has sour cherry of course as well as some wood. Refreshing and quite sharp flavour. 4.1
2003 vintage in 2011: Rather a lasting head actually. Not a lot of cherry aroma, but lots of almond, along with cellar and complex funk. Complex and quite tart flavour with cherry, almond, wood, funk
2015 in 2016. Loads of sour cherry, and cherry stone/almond. Over the top cherry, but oh, it’s good.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle 75 cl) Slightly hazy blood red - no head and completely flat. Fresh and fruity aroma with prominent cherries. Thin and somewhat watery body with acidic - but fresh - accents of cherries. Remains sourish all through the finish. 281006
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2006
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Yes, thank you to JoeMcPhee for this great beer! An impressive, brightly colored brew - flamboyantly red with a pink head. There’s no doubt that this is a cherry beer from the aroma: sour, musty cherries prevail. The sourness is not too overwhelming in the flavor, as some of the Cantillon beers are for me. This is a nice balance of tartness, hints of maltiness and plenty of fruitiness. Very good.
notalush (5716) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2006
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Huge thanks to JoeMcPhee for sharing this at beastiefan2k’s place - pardon my french, but this beer is the shiznit! (I know, not the greatest word to describe such a refined beer) - beautiful red body with a slight purple hue to it - the aroma has the customary Cantillon funk, with damp oak, cherries, of course (pits and all) - very mild sourness for a Cantillon, complimented by a very subtle sweetness and acidic cherry flavor - later in the flavor, and all through the finish, there are some warming, almost Christmas-like spices that I couldn’t really identify, but they made the beer even more delicious - I will have to shell out the money for another bottle so I can spend more time figuring out what makes this beer so great.
gunnfryd (14053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle at horsens beerfestival. Red colour with a pink head. Aroma is sour, yeast, citrus. Flavour is sour, yeast, fruit, mould, cherrie.
chicagobears (449) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2003 bottle. Beautiful dark cherry red with pink dissapating head. Sour aroma of cherry, citrus and that Cantillon funky smell. Mouth-watering flavor, oak, cherry, sourness, vinegar and dry. Quite intense. A sticky cherry sweetness lingers. Thin and a bit watery while remaining complex.
yngwie (16483) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled at Horsens Beerfestival. Cherry-red, unclear beer with a rim of pink bubbles on the top. The aroma is sour and citric, with hints of cherry and some notes of yeast and barnyard. The flavor has cherry, not the artificial one, almond and some sweet notes. Thin, astringent mouthfeel and a sour finish with cherries. Very nice kriek. (061028)
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle (from Bitter Virtue, Vintage 2002, Bottled 2004). Blood red. Nice earthyness with restrained fruits, almond like cherry stones and zesty citrus. Aroma is quite inviting and leads into a wonderfully fresh and zesty mouthfeel with an orangey sourness in the finish. As would be expected from Cantillon dry and sour. My one complaint with this would be that after drinking the best part of the bottle the juxtaposition of some fruit in the aroma and the intense sourness highlights the sour flavours and light body. On a side note mulls very successfully.