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Chapeau Kriek

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Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Disclaimer: This is the sweetened version of Chapeau Kriek. In 2007 a new version was released, which can come with the same label as Chapeau Kriek, but which is a different beer. This new version is in the database as Chapeau Oude Kriek and it is not sweet. If you had a sweet beer, then you should rate this one. Otherwise, you should rate the Chapeau Oude Kriek.

Description: Since many decades, the brewers of the Senne valley are brewing Lambic. In the 19th century they have created several fruit beers. The cherry beer on base of Lambic was the first or one of the first. The Chapeau Kriek is made on base of Lambic, a artisanal traditional product which ripe on oaken barrels. The Chapeau Kriek is a fresh and delicious beer for delightful moments.


1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JefVerstraete (1142) - BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2014
Red colour, almost no foam. Low carbonation. Very sweet fruit beer. Aroma of cherry’s with a lot of sugar and artificial sweeteners. Cloying sweetness. A lot of limonades are better!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tom10101 (2614) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle (250 ml). Shared by JulienHuxley, thanks! Hazy reddish/ruby with a small ring of white foam and no lacing. Aroma is super vegetal with artificial cherries and sugar. Taste is a little better (still bad) with vegetal notes, light acidity and artificial cherries. Light/medium body. Low carbonation. Sirupy mouthfeel. Not as bad as Chapeau Banana, but with a couple of adjustments it could be a contender.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JulienHuxley (2852) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy red pour with no head. Aroma of cherries, cherry juice, strange off vegetal aroma, white beans. Taste is sweet, cherries, again this nagging vegetal flavor. Pretty nasty. Palate is sweet and almost flat. Blehhh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kraddel (2705) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2014
At nacht vd grote dorst . Pours pink red , small white head Smells like poepegattekes Taste is sweet , lollipop . Very sweet . Meh

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
250ml Bottle. Pours flat as a pancake with no head and no lacing. Its aroma is cherry , sweet and a surprising amount of nuttiness - possibly almonds. Its taste is flat too - theres obviously cherry there and it has the sweet tart labic ending. This is like a bottle of home brew labic gone horribly wrong. Poor

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdamJackson (2344) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 30, 2014
No head. Cherry red appearance.Smells like sour cough medicine.Very sweet, woody cork / old basement taste. very very sweet very little sour. hard to finish the glass.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
digopossobon (115) - MACAE, BRAZIL - JAN 21, 2014
Cobre e pouco creme. Aroma forte de cereja doce. Doce e ácida no sabor. Parece um frisante sem carbonatação.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Pyrmir (3191) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2014
330 ml bottle. Opaque pinkish red with pink head. Aroma of perfume, fruit soap, cherries and cherry candy. Taste is a bit murky, cherry notes, candy sweetener and soapy notes. Meh.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Gerbeer (1664) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
375 ml bottle. Pours a dark garnet read with light white head. Aromas of candied cherries. Flavors of weak sugary berry juice. Can’t catch the lambic. It’s a cooler not a beer. Or just a low ABV fruit juice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (1971) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Orange/ruby in color with tiny head. Aroma of sour cherries and malt. Nothing special, but not bad either. Just average. Sugary sweetness stays on the palate.


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