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Eylenbosch Kriek

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Eylenbosch Kriek
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Formerly brewed at Mort Subite (Alken-Maes - Heineken)
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Kobbegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2008
A Mes rate: Early 80’s bottle during the Night of the Great Thirst.
Brownish red and loosing some of the pinkish hue due to its age. A little musty in the aroma but the flavour has held up a little better. Still a little sweetness left but the fruit is definitely on its way out. Nice tang an sourness at the finish. Tasty and enjoyable. A rare treat that is all but gone.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2007
1989 vintage, draught at Akkurat. Deep ruby red. Sweet cherries, pits and some funk. Smells and tastes of cherry-jam. Quite rich and sweet, but never cloying. Sour. Amazing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marsiblursi (3028) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2007
(Draught at Akkurat, 1989-vintage) Pours hazy, deep blood-ish red. Big cherry aroma with some sweet candy and caramel tones. Some apple-ish sourness. Also hints of Swedish mandelkubb. The flavour has some sweetness in the beginning with some sticky hints but the most notable is a heavy sour, acid, tart and dry mouthfeel. A lot of cherries in the flavour as well. Lingering aftertaste. Medium bodied. Near fantastic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13804) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2007
Draught (Vintage ’89) at Akkurat. Clear deep reddish - white head. Candy, winegummi, glue, light bike-glue, cherry, sweetness, brown sugar. Dry finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2007
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. 1989 vintage. Red color with white creamy head. Pleasantly acidic and cherryish aroma with notes of almonds and raspberry. Strong cherry flavor with refreshing acidity and some sweetness. Notes of minerals, wood and lemon with a little wild yeast character. Not highly complex but very pleasant and perfectly balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2007 Draught at Aukurat , Stockholm ... Nice deep red ... Deep fruity nose ... just a little sharp ...Good fruit flavour ... deep rich lots of cherry ... SOme lambc sourness but not over the top.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerDoppelbock (22) - Aachen, GERMANY - OCT 31, 2006
Auch für diese Flasche bin ich Egide Snakkers sehr dankbar, die ebenfalls aus der Mitte der 80er Jahre stammt. Gleichmäßiges, aromatischeres Auftreten wobei die Säuerlichkeit nicht unheimlich stark in Erscheinung tritt und mit der dezenten Kirschigkeit einen Kompromiss schließt. Nicht das ultimative Kriek und es ist auch sicherlich noch ausbaufähig, aber grundsätzlich solide!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8035) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2006
Cuvée Spéciale; pretty old bottle Bright red beer with slight amber shine; small pinkish head, reasonably stable. Syrupy cherry nose, (not too) sweet cherry bonbons. Some old, definitely oxydized notes as an essence from fruit - but not necessarily for edible purposes. Restrained sweetness; as sour cherries with some sugar added; Can you imagine an aged, home-made cherry jam gone liquid? Not cloying despite a syrupy texture. Way better than I feared. Of course, the age has worked wonders here.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2006
[On draught at Akkurat, Stockholm] Murky red-brown colour. Fresh cherries and almonds in aroma. Light bodied with overripe cherries, and with medium acidity. A bit on the sweet side.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsniclas (5747) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2006
[Draught at Akkurat] Red-vrown. Sourish aroma with pleasant sweet cherries. Sourish flavour; bitter-almond, cherries. A bit sweet.


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