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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: 304   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2606) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 7, 2015
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Cloudy dark cherry amber color, beige rim head, lace that slides back into the drink. Nice aroma of cherry and hay. Taste starts with grain, but is taken over assertively on the swallow by semi-sweet cherry. The cherry drifts through a long finish. This isn’t exactly a Lambic - far too sweet, but the lingering finish comes close.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVBEERbE (37) - BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2015
At bierkaai from bottle with Luc Like eating a bowl of cherries. Very good!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jookos (3105) - FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle. Red dark hazy. Oaky, slight vinous dark cherry nose. Some marzipan, dark cherries, clean finish. This seems a bit off. The other two Chapeaus this evening were pretty fruity nice, this seems a bit stale and old. Sweets, with some acidity to make it drinkable. The flavour bothers. Old bottle perhaps.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kermis (6141) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy reddish purple with a medium pink head. Aroma of sweet candied cherries. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, with this unpleasant super sharp finish. Light bodied with pretty flat carbonation.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
llkc (596) - århus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Duft: mås. kirsebær. lidt jorslået. Smag: vanilje. lidt mås. græs. kirsebær

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (731) - LATVIA - OCT 4, 2014
Fruity aroma. Red hazy with small pink head. Remaining sour and sweet taste with strong cherry notes.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wim (3015) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2014
ath home dark red brown coloured body with a off white head and a sweet fruity cherry aroma a sweet fruity cherry little bitter dry taste with a sweet bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3857) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
37,5 cl bottle with cork from Dranken Geers in Belgium. Fruity smell with cherries, almonds and some cellar notes. Fruity and sweet taste with cherries and almonds. I like sweet fruit beers so this suited be just fine.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Icedwarf (560) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Donkerrood bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is lichtzoet en fruitig, duidelijk kersem, niet onaardig. Etiket is inmiddels gewijzigd.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
suedehead288 (411) - BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
2014.08 - 37.5cl - mooi diep roodbruin bier, rozig schuimpje, niet te veel - neus : zoetigheid slaat je rond de oren, bubblegum, grenadine - mond : zeer zoet mondgevoel, klein zuurtje, snoepgoed - plakkerig mondgevoel, jammer, te weinig zuur en de krieken ontgaan me volledig door overheersende zoetigheid


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