Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Dottignies, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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Kriek de Rank is real Belgian sour ale fermented with cherries and then blended with real lambic. It is unfiltered and unpasterized. The de Rank brewery was founded by two good friends; Nino Bacelle & Guido Devose. To them, brewing is a weekend hobby, not an occupation. For a few hours every week they make small batches of what many consider the best specialty beers. Their beers are robust and flavorful. They use the best Hallertau and brewer’s Gold varieties of hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2710) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 29, 2014
At dig bar a bottle for a customer’s birthday who kindly shared a sip. A lovely reddish pour with a mild head. The head is exceptionally thin and filmy. A nice sour cherry lambic taste. Medium bodied. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suedehead288 (411) - BELGIUM - APR 27, 2014
2014.04 - ZBF Leuven - helder donkerrood bier, licht roze medium schuimkraag - neus en mond : krieken,meer zuur dan zoet: - lekker !!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JeffroDH (18) - - APR 17, 2014
Had a cherry sour? This one is probably better. True lambic profile sits underneath a heavy blanket of cherry. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PeterZD (9) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014 does not count
Beautiful pink color color. Taste is sour and sweet, almost like a lambic actually. After taste is a bit more like a non-lambic beer. Nice and refreshing beer, will certainly buy it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (910) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur rouge sang trouble, mousse rosée fuyante laissant une dentelle timide. Arôme de cerise, brett, champignon, framboise subtile. Goût de cerise acidulée, brett, légèrement terreux, bonne acidité. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brouwerij (956) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle, 4/8/14. Pours hazy red with rapidly settling, light pink head, minimal to no lace. Aroma is tart, acidic, buttery oak, dried cherry and berry. Flavor is moderately tart, fruity, dried cherry, with an oaky, buttery, vinous finish and lingering tart/acidic, dried berry aftertaste. Nice tartness and pleasant level of fruitiness. Moderate carbonation, medium body, and slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2068) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Bottle bought at GBBF Bar 2012. Kept this for almost a couple of years. Bright red/pink, medium white foam head. Nose is syrupy cherry, Bakewell Tart, white sour apple, some sour blackcurrant, some red wine vinous wine tannin. Taste is tart and sour, quite tangy, acidic, Bramley apple sour, the fruit notes are going the sweeter syrupy way. It’s also going a bit red wine tannin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (1003) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2014
Bu en pression de 33cl, couleur brune et peu de mousse, très acide en début de bouche sur le citrion cette bière relève qu’après une aération l’attaque sur les cerises acidulées trop bon !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (1661) - Alabama, USA - MAR 14, 2014
750ml bottle, 14/03/14, BBE 02/18. Pours a healthy, deep, dark, bright red with a good-sized, classy, pink head. Aroma is sour with cherry and cherry candy. Taste is semi-dry and sour. Cherry is very present of course. Some balsamic vinegar and apple skin. Turns a bit juicy on the finish unfortunately, perhaps even slightly watery. Still sour though. Fairly with quite a lot of carbonation. Unfortunately a bit of a disappointment. Generally Belgian sours and (unsweetened) krieks are very much to my liking and this wasn’t bad by any means, just a tad underwhelming with the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Renobob (1084) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 10, 2014
Belle couleur, acidité très présente (et pas trop à mon goût). Finale cerise. Certainement plaisante pour les amateurs de ce type de boisson ;)

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