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

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unblended lambic with cherries.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 7, 2013
On draft at the Grote Dorst. The pour is ruby red with a small white head. The nose is fresh cherries, multiple berries, smells like cherry juice. The taste is sweet but not overboard like a lot of cherry lambics. The balance is actual phenomenal. The mouthfeel is smooth, the body is heavy and the finish is long. I don’t know that I would go for this again, but I can see why it would be a staple in any blended fruit beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (5743) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
On tap at the Grote Dorst. It pours a dark ruby red with no head at all. Definite cherry aroma, even quite sweet. Strong semi-sweet cherry flavours, dry woody finish. Quite fizzy, medium body. Good kriekenlambik, but definitely lacking the complexity of a Kriek.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2012
10 liter bag in box @ Ølkonsortiet. Pours a red color with a light pinkish foam, since it has no carbonation. The aroma is of cherries, almonds, slight tartness, sugar, some subtle funk of barnyard and hay. The flavor follows the aroma with lots of cherry and almonds, more tartness in the flavor, dust notes, and funk of barnyard and hay. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall a really sessionable Lambic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NosirIwont (2266) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2012
Bag-in-a-box. 5.0%. Pours a clear deep ruby, no head. Soft aroma, with cherry, wood and vanilla. Well-balanced. Flavour is tart to sour, with spicy cherry, wood and bread notes; again, well-balanced, but slightly cloying. Dry, bread finish with light cherry. Overall quite good; the cherry isn’t overdone, but is well-balanced, and the sourness is subdued, making it easy to drink. 17.11.12.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamChandler (4239) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Girardin - sint ulriks kapelle kriek – Enjoyed at the 2012 Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation. This is an unblended Lambiek direct from the brewery. Served in 2 ounce pours.

A - deep red like a Pinot noir. No haze or carb

S - cherry cheesecake. Noodles and rice. Graham crackers. Black cherries.

T - Oh hell yes. Cherry cheesecake!!! Whipped cream. Almonds. But very mud like finish. Barnyard funk and shoes

M - 20% carb. Slick and heavy body

O – 5/5 all the way. The delicious cherry cheesecake taste with a creamy finish was nice!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (14283) - DENMARK - NOV 8, 2012
Tap @ FairBar. Deep red with no head. Aroma is cherries, almond and a little tart. Flavour is cherries, almond, medium dry, little sweet and a little acid.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (1629) - DENMARK - NOV 7, 2012
A nice fruity flavor and sourness. Color is dark red with a fading white head.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9404) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2012
Tap / beer in a box @ Fairbar. Pours dark red with a small offwhite ring of foam. Aroma of cherry, marcipan, almond, light wood and a little sourness. Flavor is rather sweet with cherry, almond, marcipan, cherry stones, and a very light sourness. Thin body, flat carbonation. Could have used a little more sourness, but thats proberly due to the freshness of the beer. 011112

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2012
Fairbar, Aarhus, DK. Tap, 011112. Dark red with small head. Aroma of sourness and fruit. Flavour with cherries and a nutty-almond tone.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (12742) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2012
Draught. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Red colour. Light malty and hoppy powerfull cherry aroma. Not that sour. Moderate bitter moderate sour flavor with nice satrong kriek notes. Average light bitter finsh. A little thin to be great. Oily palate.


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