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Girardin Kriekenlambik

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

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unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unblended lambic with cherries.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3343) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2015
Kriekenlambiek Girardin 5% Cask(well bag in a box from the fridge) at Fleur en Papier Doree. It pours a deep dense cherry red and smells of musty tart-sour cherries. Med-full bodied and qute smooth. The taste is oaky, tannic, sour cherry, their stems & seeds give it an earthy and almond quality. This is one old school Kriek that is in no way sweet. Well the sweetness is there but exceedingly ephemeral. This beer in this place is the ultimate in old school lambic feeling. Great.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2886) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2015
BIT dissapinted with this one. Nice red color, small foam. Taste is tto sweet, some nutty tones. (Antwerpen 201507)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
From a cardboard box at the Tuulensuu, Tampere, Finland.
Clear red colour with no head. Leathery aroma with some red berries. Vinegar, sugar, mild sourness, red berries and mild cherries in the flavour. No carbonation. Very easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7903) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Cardboard canister @ Gastropub Tuulensuu.
Pours dark red color with no head, completely flat. Sour cherries and some rose hip notes on the nose, mild yeast notes too. Sweet berries on the flavor, slightly sugary, cherries, faint raspberry notes and some gooseberries. Very quaffable, tasty too, maybe a bit more sour and this would have been great.
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bastarda (223) - Freiburg, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2015
kindly shared by bartlebier, thanks a lot. Aromas of dry sherry, wood, some brett, with ripe and juicy sour cherries underneath, develops similarly in taste, with some hints of pink fleshy grapefruit and some grapefruit peel sour-/bitterness at the end. Very nice and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1745) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 24, 2015
Freiburg testing - courtesy of Bartlebier, many thanks Franck! Fut de 10L! Couleur rouge sans mousse. Nez de cerises légèrement vineux. Gout très sec fruits et cerises légèrement aigres, note lactique et houblonnée avec petite amertume, vraiment pas courant ds les krieks. Super nickel!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4728) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAY 22, 2015
10L pack shared by Bartlebier thanks. A red bier almost without head, nose is on fruit. Aroma is medium sweet, fruit acidity, low lambic notes, red fruit dominant, malty notes which is rare for a kriek, very easy drinkable, kind of real cherry drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wim (3158) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 8, 2015
ath zythos beer festival along with Yves reddish coloured body with a small white head and with a fruity cherries sour aroma a sour fruity cherrie sweet taste with a sour finish

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (6030) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
Sampled at ZBF 2015. Ruby with pink head. Intense fresh cherry aroma, notes of almond and cinnamon. Light to medium bodied, low carbonation. Semi dry, medium acidity.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (2183) - NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
Sample at ZBF 15. Poured a dark red colour with no head. (The Guy behind the bar even didn’t cleaned my glass wtf?) notes of sweet chemical amarena cherries, vinegar, horseblanket notes, hay, arteficial. Low carbonated. Very weird. Not plesant


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