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

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RATINGS: 540   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2305) - Aarhus, - JUN 10, 2014
25 cl bottle. Enjoyed at room temperature straight from the bottle. Taste has loads of sour cherries, some funk, almonds and some earthy notes. Cherries and almonds on the nose.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
villevav (409) - FINLAND - JUL 26, 2016
[2015-10-10] Rubiininpunainen, hieman samea, vaaleanpunainen ohut vaahto. Tuoksusssa hapanta, kypsää kirsikkaisuutta ja hieman hiivaa sekä joulumausteita, ehkäpä kaardemummaa. Maku on happaman kirsikkainen ja eloisa. Keskiasteinen tai hieman keskimääräistä reilumpi hiilihappoisuus.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (5496) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle 0.375l at home, Nivala. Colour is clear deep red with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Sweetness, berries, cherries, vanilla, some saccarose and red berries.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HPDalen (244) - DENMARK - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours ruby red with a pink head. Aroma of sweet cherries. Pretty light bodied and lively. Sweet finish, quite abrupt. A lot of cherry flavour with the sourness from the fermentation. Sweet finish. Quite lovely and refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aleigator (735) - GERMANY - JUL 19, 2016
Pours a saturated ruby red color with a pinkish, stable head. Has aromas of sweet, jammy cherries with a jogurt tartness to it, also featuring a dusty stone pit quality. Offers a soft, sprizzy mouthfeel, revealing a subtle stone minerality among its refreshing tartness. Tastes of an aqueous softness, cherry stone pits and unripe cherry pulp, together with a bright acidity. Leafy, old hops add to the tartness with a subtle dryness, creating an intriguing interplay with fruity, sweeter turning cherries. Finishes utmost soft on the tongue with a refreshing, bubbly carbonation and matured, ripe cherries, revealing a cherry skin quality. Very well put together with a refreshing sparkly aspect, revealing an astonishing cherry complexity, which finishes almost with an overripe, fermented sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (539) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2016
Murky velvet color with stable white head. A: basement funk sour, strong wood and barrel note, light sour cherry aroma. T: medium sweet, medium sour with slightly artificial sweet sugar taste. Bit floral, bit malty, medium bitter development. Finish is sweet with cherry note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (5977) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2016
From a bottle at The Sovereign in Georgetown. Pours a mostly. clear reddish gold with a pinkish head. Aroma of cherry. Flavors of tart cherry and bitter lemon. Sour, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4349) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 28, 2016
Not sure what vintage this is but served in a snifter it pours a lovely ruby red with a light pink head. The aroma’s quite different from other krieks as it delivers the same cherry and oak as so many others but I also get a distinct odd caramel like quality. Fairly full bodied with a dry finish that follows a hit of sweetness. The taste starts off sweet cherries, then musty oak, some cloying sweet cherry syrup before ending very dry. It’s pretty good though I feel there’s something a bit off with the aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (598) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark red pour with pink head. Aroma has brett and cherry. Taste is balanced sour with some citrus. Ends quite fast. Light body. Medium carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (2806) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 12, 2016
0,25L bottle (from belgiuminabox). Pours red with light pink head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is sour, cherries, somewhat metallic. Flavor is sour cherries, wheat, slight acidity and bitterness. Overall: ok, bit bland.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (4634) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2016
(Girardin Kriek ) Bottle 250 ml at home, served into a teku, ABV 5% Bright red colour on the body with one finger of pink head on top, with good density and retention. Nice aroma of cherries and some candy sugar. Taste is mildly sour with a nice cherries flavour. Medium thin body with high carbonation. Good, very drinkable.


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