DavefromChicago (201) - Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I was expecting less than I got here, not being a fan of sourpus, dry geueze and lambic. But this kriek is sweeter and more mellow than Cantillon, which for me is good. The brew pours a nice amber with a definite reddish hue. Very prett, with delicate carbonation and a good, fizzy head, that eventually diminishes. I smell woody, cheesy, cherries with maybe a dirty sock and a used band-aid thrown in. Lotsa cherry flavor, surprising maltiness and hints of mint and herbs. Though sweet, there is a distinctly, sour lambic squeeze of acidity about midway through and into the finish. This is a nice lambic for folks like me who get a stomachache thinking about Cantillon, and love Flanders sour red ales.
fombe89 (1128) - Asturias, SPAIN - NOV 17, 2015
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Botella, @Lambicus, Barcelona. 14/11/2015.BBD:07/08/2032 Color rojizo, sabor agria, frutal, espectacular
rdb84 (396) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Murky ruby red, zero carbonation and head. A: fruity, sour, cherry, nice blend. T: flat, zero carbonation and dito mouthfeel. Taste is good, with mostly sour cherry. Don't know what happened to this bottle...
Linnet (1391) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Acidic, tart, yeasty, barnyard, lots of vinegar, not that fruity.
Reddish color, medium head.
Enjoyable and very powerful tartness, low bitterness, not that fruity, a bit too one dimensional.
Medium body, tart finish.
Nische (1416) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Dark pink with quickly disappearing pinkish head. Aroma of tart cherries, funk, wood and some vinegar. Taste is highly sour with tart cherries, loads of cranberries, leather, acetone, wood and some vanilla. Cranberry juice finish.
CraftBeerNick (1413) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Nuetnigenough, 14th October 15. Pours nice dark pink, good. Aroma is cherry, funk, sour. Taste is fantastic, cherry jumps out, rich, full depth of flavour, some cherry stone and slight bitterness of skin, well balanced and spot on. Great Kriek, one of my favourites
esp0r (2459) - NORWAY - OCT 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Drøbak by night 2015
Pours pink, quite hazy with almost no head. Smell of cherries, funk, some woody tendensies, cherry stones, hints of oak and some light malts. The funky part is mostly barnyard stuff and stable. Light to moderate sweet, a distinct flavor of sour cherries up front, medium sour, nice acids, tart berries, complex funky brett flavors, a blast! Moderate bitter, cherry stone finish. A very nice kriek!
Simonsen (923) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaske. Dyp rød,uklar. Tynn skumrand. Lav/middels karbonert. Smaker kirsebær, sitrus og melkesyre. Prima kriek
Sebilinz (1265) - Linz, AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
fiammanghilla (902) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottiglia 75cl @ i troeggi.
Rosso carne con bella schiuma.
Frutta rossa sovrastata da aceto, un pò di limone.
Difficile, ma apprezzabile.
Cimbasso (488) - - SEP 13, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.