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


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RATINGS: 835   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Simonsen (1055) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
Flaske. Dyp rød,uklar. Tynn skumrand. Lav/middels karbonert. Smaker kirsebær, sitrus og melkesyre. Prima kriek

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (1646) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. Wonderful red body with nearly no head. Aroma is fruity with cherries and some marzipan and dried fruits. Taste is nice sour cherries wit malts and other red fruits and nice and refreshing sourness. Aftertaste is sour and fruity. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (927) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 15, 2015
Bottiglia 75cl @ i troeggi. Rosso carne con bella schiuma. Frutta rossa sovrastata da aceto, un pò di limone. Difficile, ma apprezzabile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cimbasso (667) - - SEP 13, 2015
Sampled from a shared bottle at the Cardinal, Stavanger at a beer tasting in August 2015. Ruby colour, with a rich taste of cherries, old burgundy and hints of wood and leather. Not too vinegary, but with a subtle and complex sour taste. Very interesting and full, fruity flavour. Refreshing and very individual. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2170) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle from Tanakaya. Pours a slightly cloudy light burgundy with very little head that dissipates fairly quickly. BIg cobweb and basement aromas with very tart cherry, cranberry and plum on the nose. Lots of cherry stone and sour cherry on the palate with good basement, musty notes as well. Bone dry with a slightly agressive dry tartness on the finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2540) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle from saveur-biere.com. Rose dark red color. Thin light rose head. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness. Aroma is red fruits, herby, brett, wood, spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DerGantzel (274) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2015
Fruity aromas. Golden color, a bit hazy liquid. Medium sweetness, not much bitterness and medium-heavy sourness. Fresh taste of cherries. Not too sour or too sweet! Not much carbonation. A great kriek from Hanssens, definitely one I will drink again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (1045) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (780) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4874) - 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.

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