Free Will Kriek Lambic
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Sour Cherry Lambic - Wild ale brewed with sour cherries. A tart, lively beer with notes of cherry pie and a bright clean finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (6142) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Ken shared at Paulís tasting. Pours a light body with soapy lacing. Aroma is nice sour cherry and chlorine pool - light chemical presence. Mouthfeel is sour and tart with notes of sour cherries, chemical character and tart candy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1986) - - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle. Hazy pink pour with thin white head. Aroma and taste are cherry pie with plasticy, musty funk and light lactic notes. Dry finish. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12865) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle @ Patís. Thanks, Richard. Pink pour with a shirt lived white head. Not much to the aroma. Some cherry candy, a light sourness, and some grass. Hints of lemon zest. Maybe a little bit seltzery? The flavor has a crazy coconut flavor to it, which is actually quite enjoyable though Iíd imagine unintentional. Decent cherry, though a bit on the artificial side. Subtle grass, lemon, and acidity. A touch of pie crust as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3056) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pours a reddish pink color with aroma of cherry, funk, and some wood. Slightly sour cherry flavor with some oak. Slightly disappointed. Lots of potential here and it just seemed a bit weak

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1243) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2014
500ml bottle from Pinnochioís. Pours a bright pink color with no real head and some small, white bubbles around the edges. Aroma is some oak, cherry, light funk. Medium on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is tart, sour cherry, oak, a little funk, with a dry, tart finish. Decent, but not as complex as a Belgian Lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15617) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Draft. Hazy light pink color. Aroma of softly sour fruit. Taste is fruity with light sourness and medium body. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2375) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours a hazy pink with no head. Aroma of funk, cherries, and oak. Taste is tart, funky, nothing is in your face but equally present. Really nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours bubblegum pink with nice little bubbles. Lots of carbonation in this one. I get some musty, earthy smells on the aroma and some mild cherry tones. Taste is sweet/sour cherry, funk, strawberry. Iíd love to put a bottle of this away for a year and see what happens Iíd imagine thatís the sweet spot. I still enjoyed it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2658) - Gray, Maine, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pours a candy red color with a finger of so of gaseous bubbles. The nose has some nice funky cherry, tart, musty funk, hints of cherry pie filling. The palate follows the nose with nice refreshing cherry character and well balanced sweet fruit and funk. Musty barrel and basement funk adds nice complexity and the level of sourness is in your face but never too much. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10627) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours pink watermelon. Nose/taste of cherry pie, sour tart cherry, acidy funk and watermelon. Lighter medium body. Acidic but not overpowering. Low carbonation. For some reason I get as much watermelon sourness as cherry. Not sure if this should fall into sour/wild or lambic-fruit, but it is more in line with lambics Iíve had. Solid.

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