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

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unblended lambic with cherries.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bastarda (197) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7508) - 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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8428) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 30, 2004
(draught of course) White-pinkish slim head; slightly hazy, beautiful cyclamen-red beer. Faintly sweets-nose, cherrydrops, some Brett shining trough. Rather sweet taste, but not sugared or syrupy cherry taste. It is as if sweet-cherry (kersen) juice has just been added, instead of sour cherry (krieken) juice. Touch of almonds from the stones. The fruit lends extra filling to the mouthfeel. However weirdly sweet, it never presents an artificial flavour profile. It just seems the wrong kind of fruit - for a lover of the sour-fruit theme. For a sweet tooth, however...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GusL (15) - DENMARK - JUN 26, 2004
It looks very nice red! it has a sharp flavour of lingon berries and cherries and a fruity palate. It is pretty sour. A very funny beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2004
Bag-in-a-box at Copenhage beermarathon 2004: Deep red with absolutely no head. Very nice aroma of cherries, with just a hint of the sourness. The taste is very well rounded and balanced. a good experience

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeinDahlem (1377) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2007
Enjoyed at Het Warm Water in Brussels. Deep ruby color with a few bubbles, strong fruit aroma, sweet cherries are juicy and mildly tart but not sour, mouthfeel is mostly flat but not thin. An enjoyable drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5094) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2007
On draught at Hotel Centrum, Beersel. Dark ruby red with a medium-sized pink head. Definite cherry aroma, even quite sweet. Strong semi-sweet cherry flavours, dry woody finish. Quite fizzy, medium body. Good kriekenlambik, but cherry steals the show.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2008
Weekend of spot. ferment. 07’. Pours a clear deep ruby. Aroma of blackcurrant, cherry and tomatos. Very fruity like. Sweeter body than most of the other kriekenlambiks going around, flavours of cherry juice and almonds. Simple sweetish finish. Despite the apparent simplicity of the beer, its still outrageously good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6464) - ITALY - MAR 3, 2008
sentori di ciliegia bel colore rossastro in bocca lievemente dolciastra netta la ciliegia

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 21, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2009 Jun 21, 2008: Draught from a box. Bit unclear nice red colour with a fizzy fast disappearing white head. Mild sour cherry aroma. The flavour has a mild sourness with cherries and and a mild sweetness. Nice soft drink lambiek. 7/3/7/3/7/14: 3.4 Sep. 18, 2009: Hand bottled. Tart fruity cherry aroma. Rather flat mouthfeel. Tart cherry flavour, not so sweet and not so overwelming but very nice.


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