Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium


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Dekoninck Kriek lambic is a beer of spontaneous fermentation, blended from old and young lambic, matured on oak casks. Our quality is guaranteed by the addition of 200 grams of sour cherries pro liter beer. Store in a dark place, lying down. Pour very cold in balloon snifters.

OlivierMTL's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
OlivierMTL (711) - Quebec, - JAN 6, 2006
Couleur rougeâtre, apparence semi opaque surmontée d’une énorme mousse rose. arômes de sirop de cerise et de punch aux fruits, le comble de l’artificiel. Saveurs unidimensionnelles de jus de cerise, de gomme baloune et de friandises pour amuser les petits. Aucune caractéristique sauvage ni d’acidité n’est au rendez-vous. Carbonatation piquante prenant beaucoup d’espace, texture aqueuse. Ne devrait jamais pouvoir porter l’appellation de lambic. Bouteille 37.5cl (de trop), Délirium Café, Décembre 2005.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10775) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly deminishing head. red colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. moldy. Moderate bitter flavor. Powerfull kriek notes. Average moderate bitter finish. not very sour. Oily palate. vintage 1990 tasted same time: Much better. 8-3-7-4-15=3.7 More bitter and more moldy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6878) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2014
Red coloured and hazy. Has a pink head. Heavy sweet cherrie-aroma, sweet sugars too. FLavor starts heavy sweet, more cherrienotes with a almond note. Syrupy texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11893) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2014 Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Vintage 1990 brought home from DHVL. Hazy reddish brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light cherries and oxidized. Flavor is medium sweet and slightly acidic. Light dry finish. 300914 6:3:7:3:14 --- Vintage 2013: Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, cherries and labre larver. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 300914 6:3:6:3:12 --- tasted side by side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (6314) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle @ Johns. Vintage 1990 and 2013 served side by side. Vintage 1990 pours amer with a fast fading offwhite head. Aroma is light sour, oxidation, cherries, light sweetness, wood. Flavor is sweet, cherries, oxidation, almonds, wood. Thin body, soft carbonation 6-3-7-3-13. Vintage 2013 pours hazy amber with a small offwhite head. Aroma sweet, cherries, sweets, labre laver. Flavor is sweet cherries, sweets, little wood, labre laver. Thin body, average carbonation. 6-3-6-3-12 300914

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are cherries, candy (labre larver), malt, fruits and has a sweet finish. Tasted both a new and a vintage 1990 that was quite a bit oxidated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11376) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle, vintage 1990. Clear dark amber/brown with tiny head. Aroma is malt, cherries, little sour, fruit and oxydized. Flavour is malt, cherries, little sour, medium sweet, oak, little tart, little dry and oxydized. Vintage, 2013: Malt, fruit, labrelarver and candy. Flavour is malt, candy, cherry, labre larver, candy, sweet and a little sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2015) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle 750ml. Pours purple with low pinky head. Some lacing. Aroma is of berries, sugar. Taste is of sugar, cherries, very slight acid. Palate: Medium body. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: A bit artificial, like candies. Nice fruits, but sweet. Maybe the beer was not cold enough...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (4686) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2014
bottle shared by julienhuxley, thanks bro. pours unclear medium burgundy with a nice slightly creamy pink head, good retention and lacing. sweet cherry candies, cough syrup, pepper, light acidity - citric mostly - unable to cut through these heavy sugars, spicy cinnamon, tiny bit of funk, grass and bitter herbs. average carbonation, light to medium body - oily and sticky sugars, very lightly astringent, citric, sweet - if not cloying - and grassy-spicy finish. not sooo bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mathieuc (1495) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Pours a dark and clear red with a small pink rim for a head that leaves good lacing. Nose is just like dark cherry coulis with extra cherry meat added. Taste is really sweet with cherries that feel like for real but they are drowned in sugar so you can’t tell for sure. Body is medium-full, heavy, sticky and just too sweet overall. Just OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tom10101 (3093) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle (750 ml). Hazy beautiful ruby with a small persistent pink head and little lacing. Aroma is of sweet cherries with herbal notes, light spiciness... a tad artificial too. Taste is of sweet cherries, herbal notes, light spiciness and light metallic notes. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Moderately syrupy mouthfeel. Light lingering spiciness. Too sweet. A bit artificial. Lack of drinkability and balance.

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