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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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The Devilís Kriek employed a Flanders Red Ale base prior to the addition of 200 lbs of Bing Cherries from Mattís orchard in Duke Valley. The Devilís Kriek developed a classic Brett character typical of beers in the style and used a mixture of three yeast strains to complete itís mission to provide complexity.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Tap @ E9. Cloudy, deep purple-grey with a negligible head and no lace. Nose is fermented cherries and some Brett. Medium body with vigorous, fine carbonation. Brett funk and tartness, black cherries, butterscotch, cherry juice and . Finish is medium, tart and with a residual funk.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2486) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Aroma: Mild Cranberry, Mild Red Wine Vinegar Appearance: Reddish/Mild Brown Hue, Passes Some Light, Almost No Head, No Lacing Taste: Cranberry, Mild Tart Cherry Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7456) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Pouring at Where The Wild Beers Are 2014. Pours a murky ruby red grapefruit with a thin white head. Dirty cherries, funk. Medium bodied, tart cherry, funky. Tangy cherry and funk on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alphadelic (1880) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 13, 2015
UPDATED: APR 14, 2015 2013, listed as 9.3% - lovely pink color. Tart vanilla-cherry nose. Big and sweet in the mouth. Cherry chupa-chups finish. It has a touch of woody sourness and a dry finish. Intense, boozy and not quite what i expected.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2504) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2015
2013 Vintage
Tasted on 3/15/15 from a capped 375mL bottle, big thanks to Chris for sending me this one. Pours deep, blood red, with an average, fizzy pink head that quickly disappears. The nose is full of, and really dominated by really fresh, tart, juicy cherry, a very light touch of dark cereal malt, some lemon tartness, a touch of nutty, lightly rich vanilla oak. The flavor has a nice tart cherry attack, moving to tart lemon peel, more juicy cherry, and then plenty of lightly nutty oak, more cereal malt than on the nose, and just a hint of vanilla. The body is on the verge of full with lively, fizzy carbonation, and a long tart, juicy cherry, cereal malt, and acidic finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8474) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pour out of 375 ml bottle, reddish pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of cherry, berry, vanilla, touch of funk, lemon, hints of biscuit as well. Taste is a mix of cherry, lemon, tart fruit, hints of grain into a bit of earth, berry, hints of slight funk, finishing slightly sweet, slightly tart.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2566) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Pours a rusty ruby brown color with two fingers of eggshell foam. Nose is leyeres of horseblanket, cherry flesh, some sweet malt. Palate follows with nice balance of tartness, sweet underlying malts, toasted grain, vinous cherry and layers of barnyard and musty basement funk linger.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1177) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle pour split. Pours a reddish pink color with no head. Sour cherries aroma. Flavor is much more sweet than sour. A lot of fresh red cherry flavor. Finishes more on the sour side. Fun beer here. Solid kriek.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (926) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2015
375 ml bottle, 2013 version, served in a tulip glass. Pours bright murky deep reddish copper, with very thin white head. Aroma is big sour notes up front, then dark cherries that are mostly sour, light residual sweetness. Taste is unobtrusive light caramel malt, mild tartness mid-palate, and a big range of cherry flavors on the finish. ABV is a bit high, but not out of place with the flavor here. Easy drinking. No doubt that a great deal of effort went into this, but the price is quite high for what you get. For the price (~$17 a bottle) this should be a world class sour - and it simply isnít. Honestly if this were in the $10-$12 range Iíd be a much bigger fan. That said, very pleasant beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4725) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours a deep red body. Nose of sour yet sweet cherries. Nice tartness perhaps a tad too sweet. Fun.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7022) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle - Tart cherry, soured malts and some worchester sauce. Cleanish red copper with a thin beige head. Light sour cherry and some sorted dark malts. Nice for an American sour.


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