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


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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Unblended lambic with cherries.

rotjoch's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rotjoch (50) - Antwerpen, - MAY 31, 2012
Perhaps I shouldn’t rate this one.. a very disappointing barrel from one of my favourite breweries.. this lambic wasn’t actually bad, it just wasn’t anything. well, it did give me inpiration tio use this cherry lambic as the base of a kriek-sangria.. Sad

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beersiveknown (4409) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
Multiple glasses at la fleur en papier doree.
Fruity cherry nose on pink brown beer. still, super fruity, tart, refreshing, moreish, almond, dry, slightly sharp

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Tap at In de Wildeman, Amsterdam. Slightly dark red. Small head. Quite floral and juicy. Definitely an earthy quality to the aroma. Light raspberry. Vinous influence. I like the restrained sourness. Allows some sweetness to influence things. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1307) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2015
Draft at Heeren v Liedekercke. Kriek, light sour, grain-like, very drinkable, lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3565) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (3162) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2015
BIT dissapinted with this one. Nice red color, small foam. Taste is tto sweet, some nutty tones. (Antwerpen 201507)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (9164) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8206) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bastarda (258) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2022) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4953) - 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.

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