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

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Lambic brewed with wild Belgian Schaerbeek sour cherries.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUN 11, 2012
poured into a stemmed drie fonteinen glass, pours a deep ruby red. quite dark with hints of pink in the light. no head what so ever. deep ripe fresh cherry. very light dry oak. not very complex but very nice cherry. again, deep ripe cherry. very fresh tasting. barely sour up front with only a light sourness through the finish on the back of the tongue. very soft oak. dead flat over all. it takes away from the flavor IMO. good overall but NOT worth the $20 price tag.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle purchased at Blacklick Wine & Spirits and opened at the 3rd Annual Sour Town tasting on 5/26/12. Red pour with a thin off-white head. Super sour nose (as is typical with Hanssens) with lots of sour cherry and a slight sweet note. Cherry flavor with lots of spicy and vinegary sourness. Very dry finish with not much carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jc4031 (129) - Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2012
This was a pleasant sour, not a lot of carbonation, a good amount of tartness and cherries, no sweetness which was good. I would have liked a little more carbonation but overall a great sour

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2105) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Pours cranberry red in color with no apparent carbonation. Aroma of cherries, some funk and some leather. Taste follows the nose but man this is a tart kriek in the best way possible. I really love the taste but the complete lack of carbonation is disappointing. I like this but even with some mild carbonation I would love this!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5266) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Bright red, no head. Smells like sour cherries and balsamic vinegar (in a good way). Flavor is cherry, lemon, balsamic vinegar, and some funk. Dry, almost dusty finish. Very sour, very tasty.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 30, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s. Cloudy deep reddish - white head. High cherry, lovely high sourness, wooden, lovely fruity, red berries, sourish cherry, dryness, citric, Fantastic aroma and a long lovely aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy red coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of cherries and barnyard. Fruity and light aciidc flavour of cherries, cherry stones and marzipan. Tart finish of cherries.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (32224) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citric cherry. Dry, sulphorish. Dry, citric and cherry fruity. Citric and dry finish. Smooth and gentle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10931) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
hazy red , almost no head. aroma of cherries, dusty sour and tart yeasty note. flavor is tart, sour, cheries, pretty sour and citric, lots of cherry flavor still.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
Bottled. An unclear red beer with a rim of off-white head. The aroma has notes of almonds, brett, and cherries. The flavor is acidic with notes of cherries, almonds, wood, and brettanomyces, leading to a tart and woody finish.


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