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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2713) - Waregem, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2008
Bottle, 75 cl. (Bought @ beershop Alvinne) Tasted with Paul, Marc, Leen. Hazy, dark red color with small, pinkisch head. Aroma fruity, cherry juice, malts. Medium body. Taste cherry, little sourness, almost no sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14089) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2009
75cl bottle @ Delirium Cafe, Brussels. 2007 Vintage. Dark red with a creamy off white head and lacings. Sweet nose of cherries with a bit of tartness also. Dry, sparkling and crisp taste. Lots of real cherries. Good balance. Dry end. Very nice Fruit Beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5681) - ITALY - APR 28, 2010
rossa buona schiuma piuttosto persitente naso fruttato ciliegia poco dolce bella secchezza leggero amarognolo legnoso piacevole legera acidita

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (2500) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - JAN 21, 2012
750mL bottle purchased at Bierkoning on my Amsterdam trip in October, 2011 and shared at a KC gathering. 2008 bottle consumer in 2011. Pours with a thick head that fades quickly. Color is thick dark red. Aroma shows signs of age but cherry dominates. There is sweet yet natural cherry aroma with a natural musky element. As someone at the gathering stated, its like cherry pie. Flavor sweet pie with tart cherry at the back of the flavor. No age in the flavor. Mouthfeel is light and tangy. The beer is a nice fruit-beer beer akin to New Glarus but a but more natural with the musk. Pricey but fun if you want a non-artificial cherry beer.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepeter (280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2012
A - Pours a dark pink, light pink fuzzy head that did not last and left little lacing, mostly clear and a nice hue in the light. S - a sweet, sour funky combo with an acidic bite at the end of the whiff. The sweet is like candy but not in a bad way or artificial T - Funk right off the bat leading into acidi taste then a cherry pit nuttiness and ending with a slight sweet and sour combo. Very nice but honestly could have less of the nutty/bitter flavor and more of the sweet and sour flavors M/D - Very drinkable, a bit more carbonated than i like. I figured it would settle down but it never did. Light bodied and a bit thin at times.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s 2012 Pre-GBBF Shindig, London. Vintage 2010. A bit gusher. Pours hazy purple with a fine, white head. Loads of ripe cherries in the nose. Light to medium sweet flavor with moderate tang, some bitter cherry pits, grape skins. Light to medium bodied with high carbonation. Moderately sweet finish with ripe cherries, light funk, bitter fruit skins. Light tartness. Quite nicely balanced, with decent and lasting bitterness. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4052) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2012
75cl bottle with friends @ Diest Bierfest 20th Oct 2012. Pours a true red colour with a salmon pink thin head on top. Cherries being the main flavouring within the beer, they obviously lead the way in the aroma and taste: not as sour or powerful as say a Rodenbach Grand Cru but this isn’t from Flanders and although not sweet either it comes across as an easy going kriekbier that is well crafted and blended nicely. Based I believe around the Loterbol Blonde, but don’t quote me on that. The only kriek we had at the festival and very pleasant it was too.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trappist1 (538) - Diest, BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2014
Dark red beer, white disappearing head. Nose: cherry, wood, sour, tad agressive without killing the beer. Light body, sour, but very enjoyable. Overall, very nice blend. Like this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1988) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2014
75cl bottle shared with S&G tasting group. APPEARANCE: clouded red beer, small unstable reddish head. NOSE: sweet, cherries, little sour. TASTE: sweet, little sour, cherries.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
RBESG 2013. Bottle during Grand Tasting at De Molen. Bottle from 2010. Hazy deep red beer with a nice pinkish head. Fruity cherry aroma, strawberries, caramel, toffee and vanilla notes. Sweetish cherry seeds flavor, caramel, strawberries, hay, sourish, rubber notes, tart, some lingonberries. Nice and complex beer.


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