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De Cam Oude Kriek

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Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Gooik, Belgium

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5362) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
bottle shared @ Pre Borefts tasting Thin pink head. Hazy pink pour. Aroma sour berries. Sour cherry taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3401) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2014
Poured medium raspberry with no head. Aroma of sour berries. Medium body, flavour as the aroma.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10712) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle 2006. Poured hazy reddish color with an average frothy reddish head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex sour cherry aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Heavy sour cherry flavor with a medium to heavy tart sour finish of long duration. Sour refreshing brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5479) - Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
375 ml bottle shared with the group. Pours a cloudy reddish color with no head. The aroma and flavor have tart, funky cherry, wood, acidic but smooth drinking. This was an 06 bottle and didn’t have much carbonation but the flavor was very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5492) - Indiana, USA - SEP 14, 2014
375 ml bottle to taster (January 2006 vintage; shared by alexsdad06). Looks good for its age; a cloudy cherry with bubbly white lacing. Smells good too; cherries, funk, and oak. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart mouthfeel. This may be the only sour with little to no carbonation that I’ve ever truly enjoyed. The complexity is stunning.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (3017) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle at home from Belgiuminabox
bottled 2009
hazy crimson with pink tinged white lacing. Sharp acidic lemon sherbet, Dusty, cherry drops, some dry Brett and peppermint notes on swirling. Lively fine carbonation, citric acid tartness, artificial cherry, residual sweetness earthy dryness. More acidity in finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (1824) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Authentic oude kriek since 2004. Variable head stability, sometimes very thick and rocky, sometimes quickly desintegrating, pale pinkish. Colour a fiery ruby red, misty. Complex lambic flavour, wine vinegar, lemon, with the sharp tartness of the sour cherries; lots of vinegar-like acidity, lemon juice, loads of overwhelming fresh fruitiness, oily cherry stones in the finish, light bitter, strongly dry because of the acidity. I reckon there are not many krieks further away from the sweet mainstream examples than this one. Certainly one for the more advanced lambic lovers.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5128) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
750 ml "champagne" green bottle, as De Oude Cam Exclusief Oude Kriek, bottled January 2009. ABV is 6.5%. At Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Beautiful red colour, moderate pink head. Intense and lovely aroma of sour cherries, farmhouse and almonds / marzipan. Relatively light bodied. The flavour is quite sour, but not extreme. Sour cherries of course, not very sweet, with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4070) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Ruby to purple colour with a small pinkish head. Smells fruity, sour, cherry, raspberry. Tastes sour, mint, fruity, raspberry, slightly ’brie’ cheese, funghus. Medium body, nice carbo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2630) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2014
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy amber with an average off-white head. Aroma of cherries, vinegar and almond notes. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Medium bodied, watery texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Kriek.


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