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De Cam Oude Kriek

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


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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (2889) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (1380) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5090) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3980) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2595) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1358) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2014 Bottle @joes. Red pink color and a small white head. Smells and tastes fruity, cherries, red fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8146) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Sampled @ RBBSG III. Nice red purple color, average sized pinkish head. Aroma and taste are sweet, red fruits, cherries, slightly sourish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pushkinwow (1999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
750 ml bottle from 2005. Opaque dark ruby red with no head. Wow. Huge funk, cherry pit, earthy, house blanket, dry, sour, lemon, makes you pucker up, incredible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steve_0 (2624) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Scott. 2005 Vintage. Huge thanks for this one man! Pour is slightly hazy pink with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Bright cherry pits, strawberry skins, biscuit, vanilla, light spice, sweet tarts, pie crusts, and biscuit in the aroma. Taste is sour cherry pits, light salt, strawberry, vanilla, biscuit, funk, horseblanket and raspberry skins with a big sour finish. Light body with high carbonation. This bottle has developed beautifully and is an exceptionally tasty fruit lambic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (6159) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pour out of 750 ml, 2005, thanks Scott! Hazy red pour with pink head, aroma brought notes of black cherry, sour berry, raspberry, hints of earth, funk, funky basement, dust, hints of earth, slight yeast, touch of cheese, wow. Taste is a mix of sour cherry, funk, oak, blackberry, nice tart fruit, hints of sour funk, earth, cheesy notes, finishing sour, dry. Wow.

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