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Hanssens Oude Kriek

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Brewed by Hanssens Artisanaal
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Dworp, Belgium

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RATINGS: 809   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the result of blending black cherries lambic of different ages followed by a second fermentation in the bottle. Storage is similar like geuze. All bottles are champagne corked and can be reserved, in normal conditions, for more than thirty years. It is obvious that an amazing taste evolution takes place.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (750) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Bright red colour with no head. Very tart and sour, but fruity and tasty. Low carbonation. Really nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (606) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy red with nice-settling creamy pink head, some sediment. Aroma is funky, sour cherries, dry brett, some cheese and mold. Tart cranberry, some oxidized raspberries and yam. Taste is packed with sour tart cherries. Really sour, clean and refreshing. Tart berries, cranberries, raspberry. Some vinegar and lemon. Really dry long finish. Fizzy body. Really fruity with quite some funk. Different from aroma. Light sweet turns limy and really tart.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4281) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear ruby. Aroma is raspberries, sour fruit, oak, faint vanilla, and faint toast. Flavor is dry and very tart with heavy raspberries and light vanilla and oak. Light body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (2297) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2015
37.5cl, 6%, mengeling van de fijnste lambiek. rood kraagloos met kleine witte kraag. Aroma van hout, rood fruit, zuur, lambiek. Smaken....Damn dit spul is een partijtje zuur zeg in eerste instantie.... wat later bezinkt het wel wat meer, of mijn smaakpapillen zijn wat gewend... hout, fruit, kers, veel complexe lambiekzuren. matige body, iets teveel zuurcomplexen naar mijn mening

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (398) - MOns, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2015
Un beau de nez qui allie la cerise du nord au lambic et une bouche tendue, ciselée, longue et harmonieuse.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tsekouratos (492) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUL 25, 2015
750ml bottle from Etre Gourmet, Belgium. Pours a hazy red color with no head at all. Aromas of cherries and oak. Taste is really sour and intense. Cherries, leather, oak, red wine, rotten fruits. Hell yeah! Body is thin with no carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnokk (285) - Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2015
APPEARANCE – burgundy in color, thin wispy head, no lacing. NOSE – very sour with notes of sweetness. FLAVOR – packs a power punch of sour on the first sip that immediately yields to the sweetness from the cherries. The amount of sourness varies throughout the glass.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erzengel (5621) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2015
* Toll intensives saures Kirscharoma. Sehr intensiv fruchtig mit einer tollen fruchtigen Kirschnote auf Pferdedecke. Intensiv-sauer. Toll!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2554) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
375ml bottle drunk in the park. Pours deep pinkish red with sour cherry aroma. Taste is massively tangy with super tart cherries. Extremely refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (164) - LATVIA - JUL 5, 2015
Strong aroma. Strong cherry also in taste. However, not sweet but rather sour. A bit bitter aftertaste.


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