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


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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Unblended lambic with cherries.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NosirIwont (2044) - Aalborg Vestby, - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AbouAli (187) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 30, 2014
@Delices et caprices Couleur rose-rouge, pas très foncée pour une kriek. Belle texture bien soyeuse. Evidemment plate. On sent le goût Girardin et également "kriek", belle réussite, pas trop acide et bine rond.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (2815) - BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
Girardin’s unblended cherry lambic, purplish red in colour, no head as expected for the style. Refined, honest and earthy character, delicate funkiness, cheesy, very fruity with enough real cherries; still unsweetened contrary to the bottled kriek and in that sense a lot more interesting for lambic lovers, relatively mild, and very elegant. Great example of its particular style, like their regular lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Verre de 25 cl, d’un cask au ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske. Arômes très fruités de cerises confites. Légères notes sauvages. Robe rouge et limpide, très faible effervescence et peu de mousse. En bouche, les fruits sont très présents, montrant un caractère de tarte aux cerises. Le lambic apporte quelques notes sauvages qui tentent de percer au travers des fruits. Finale bien sèche et légèrement acide (beaucoup moins que le Oude Kriek moyen). Très bon!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (2171) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep dark red with almost no head. Aromas of pressed cherries and barnyard. Flavors of cherry pie and light funk. A nice light Kriek for a summer evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (1340) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2014
Clear darker red body with almost no head. Aroma has cherry, very sweet licorice, light sourness. Taste has cherry sourness with woody notes, no bitterness. Body is full, low carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4974) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle fill at the source. Thanks Paul! Served in a Chouffe glass: Some bubbles on top of a cloudy red colored beer. Aromas of cherries, wood, cherry pits, Flavours of cherries, tart, wood, light yeasty, light cinnamon, loads of tart cherries. Delicious. Aftertaste is tart, cherries, light wood, light cinnamon and some yeast. Low to no carbo, watery mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a light dry light watery texture. Great stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4346) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 30, 2014
(draught) pours a deep ruby-amber colour with a frothy pink head. aroma of heavy cherries and vanilla, slightly meaty, with a hint of lemons, straw, earth and balsamico vinegar. flavour is quite tart, with lots of cherries, some barnyard, vanilla, lemons and melted butter. light- to medium-bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McWorta (805) - LUXEMBOURG - APR 27, 2014
Dark red colour with no real head. Noses of sour cherries and woody. The taste is also offering mainly sour cherry notes but all rather well balanced. Sour with some sweet notes to it. The finish is a bit fruity dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (2442) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2014
Sample at Nacht van de Grote Dorst, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear red beer, no foam. NOSE: cherries, sour, dry. TASTE: cherries, flat, boring actually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (3407) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
Cask @ In de Verzekering tegen de Grote Dorst. Bright purple-ish red with no head and no lacing. Aroma is of sweet cherries with light subdued funk. Taste is sweet with cherries and light funk. Medium body. Soft carbonation. A tad sirupy. Not really dry. That’s a good and tasty fruit juice, but it lack some depth.

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