Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium


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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1474) - Rome, - MAR 2, 2012
08/06/2011 Brasserie 4:20 (handpump). Spillata a pompa. Bellissimo color rosso ciliegia, intenso, limpidissimo, con schiuma biancastra abbastanza persistente. Il naso è meraviglioso, le ciliegie prendono subito il sopravvento restituendo un aroma pulitissimo, difficilmente eguagliabile da altre kriek. In bocca delude un po’, ha un bell’attacco fruttato di ciliegia, ma si perde sul finale, quando emergono note zuccherine forse un po’ eccessive. Comunque è una bella kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
haukur (1517) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - NOV 28, 2015
750ml bottle. Dark pink with firm readish head. Aroma is ripe sweet cherries. Mouthfeel is sweet, extremely cherry forward with loads of fruit sweetness. Finish is cherry fruity sweet, no funk what so ever, no lambic dryness, almost no sourness. Incredibly boring and a huge let down. Thank god that the price tag on this was not that heavy. Shame on you Girardin because the black label geuzue is simply world class.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muggus69 (1685) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2015
375mL bottle from Beer Cartel Attractive hazy scarlet beer, slightly pink-tinged dense creamy head persists. Aroma somewhat subdued - sweet/almost confectionary-like cherry, citrus rind, cheese & sour cream. Good weight for a Lambic, lively carbonation, appreciable acidity without being bracing. Character more refined on the body - ripe red cherry - stones & stalks - grapefruit rind, red wine vinegar, Parmasean, grassy/leafy undertones, slight barnyard/hay character lingers on finish. Not overly fruity but lovely structure & complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (841) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - NOV 19, 2015
Pours a clear burgundy red colour with a slight pinkish head. Aroma is sweet cherries and cherry syrup. Taste is sweet cherry, slight cinnamon spice, modest acidity, modestly sour, sweet syrupy cherry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (1664) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 8, 2015
opalescwent pinkish red colour, medium sized peachy-pinkish head; aroma of cherry, woody notes, tart, red wine and maybe some minimal vanilla; taste of citric sourness, cherry, some tart and maybe tannin and woody notes; great fruit lambic

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Boxed lambic @ Bill’s 40th birthday party. Hazy pink appearance with a smallish head. This was delicious. Tons of spicy cherries, funk, light cheese. Pretty dry. Nice carbonation and acidity. Fun to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1413) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle at Cafe Rose Red, 28th October 15. Pours dark pink. Aroma is tart, some cherry, not as pronounced as others. Taste is cherry, some funk, not that sour, not intense cherry. Tasty but not amazing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2422) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle at M-Café, Leuven. Aroma of tart cherries, red fruits, oak, some funky notes. Flavour is very tart and moderate sour, with a little sweetness as well. Good body and nice balance. Not as stunning as some of the other classic Belgian Krieks, but a fine tasty specimen just the same.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (3587) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2015
From box at the Barrel Cellar for Bills 40th. Thanks man! Pour is pinkish-brown with a small white head. Big juicy cherry aroma - graham crackers, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, pie crust, funky and fruit skins in the aroma. Taste is cherry, vanilla, cinnamon, pie crust, urine, light lemons, and cheesy with a slightly try finish. Slick mouthfeel with no carbonation. Very tasty and fruit forward.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle. Hazy purplish red, pink foamy head. Aroma of cherries and yeast with funky undertones. Tart cherry flavour with hay, cork, and funk. Very dry finish. I really liked this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (1021) - Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 1, 2015
red, hazy, small pink foam; fruity acidic aroma, some funky notes; medium sourness, light+ sweetness, very slightly bitter; medium- body, tart, average+ carbonation, long dry, tartish finish; Overall: very drinkable yet better as a sipper, refreshing, intense, very well-made

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