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

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RATINGS: 838   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Deep burgundy pour with a thin white head. Aroma of tart fruit, cherry skins, toast, vanilla oak, green wood, sweet cereal and earthy basement funk. Flavor is tart funk up front, a little vinegar, toasty wood, sweet and tart cherry skins, vinous notes, and some tart citrusy notes. Light body, dry, crisp and acidic feel with a light, but sharp carbonation. Good stuff


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (6520) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting 2016-05-28.
Appearance: Red colour with a small pink head.
Aroma: Tart, cherries, sour, funk, fruit.
Body: Light body with a low carbonation.
Flavour: Cherries, sour, tart, vinegar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2126) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2016
Bottle @ the rekvium. Pours hazy red with almost no head. Aroma sour cherries, barn and funk, light vinegar, light cherry candy. Taste is way sour with loads of sour cherries and a touch of vinegar. Dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
impuritylaw (62) - Freibierg, GERMANY - JUL 11, 2016
375ml bottle kindly shared by bartlebier, thanks for the nice refresher after a hot day. Intense dark blueish red colour with almost no head. Aroma and taste are sour cherries, star anise, a little bit of cinnamon, mould and loads of funk/sourness. One of the sourest fruit bombs I had, almost like a cherrie sauce to pair with waffles and a nice light fizzy mouthfeel. Love the huge amount of funk and sourness, great!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (538) - Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2016
Shared 12.7 oz. bottle. Pours dark red with a small pinkish head. Aroma of sour cherries. Taste is sour cherry, wood, funk. Finish is very tart/sour. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
darbeer75 (398) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Aroma: lots of cherry flavor; Appearance: very dark ruby red with nonexistent head; Taste: much more tart than expected; Palate: light body with very tart, short finish; Overall: a bit too intense; would probably not buy again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (3782) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle at the 2015 Beer&Boardgames in the woods session with esp0r & simonsen. Dark red body with a small pink head. Aroma of tart cherries, lactic barnyard, cheese. Taste is sour with cherries, dry moldy, leather, refreshing fruity finish. Long sour aftertaste. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fejez (43) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2016
Bottled @ Lambiczoon Milano. Tartly refreshing. Cloudy appearence. Very drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hamirubi (547) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2016
33cl bottle at home (13 II 2016), shared with the Meetjeslandse Bierproevers. This is one of my favoute old krieks, way less lambic styled as for example the Boon brews. It has an unbelievable good scent. The taste is like a young Cote du Rhone wine, with lots of sweet sour notes. The body is fairly heavy with a massive wood character. Sour wine and sour grapes are omnipresent, in combination with sour red berries (red currants). What a nose, what a body, what a character!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kiezmar (258) - POLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle. Aroma: funky, leather, cherries, sourness, oak. Taste: sour, cherry, some sweet, lot of fruits. Body medium.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mesjasz (874) - Lodz, POLAND - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle. Nice red color and pretty head. Aroma of cherries, funky, wine vinegar. Taste is medium to strong sour, dry and light sweet. Flavor os cherries, leather, barnyard, lemon and vinegar.


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