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Hiête Kriek
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Brewed by Geuzestekerij De Cam
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Gooik, Belgium

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Actually an initiative of OBER - Essen with gueuzeblender K. Goddeau, rather than a regular De Cam beer. Spontaneously fermented kriekbier, spiced and served mulled.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Special treatment of De Cam Kriek Lambik for the Kerstbierfestival of 2007. A kriekenlambic made analogous to glühwein, served at 65° C, spiced with cinnamon, bayleaf and cloves and sweetened with honey. No head, flat, deep red colour, pure lambic and sour cherry taste but strongly softened by the sweet honey and the spices, lending it a bit of cloyingness and a medicinal taste, respectively; oily cherry stone and woody lambic accents still noticeable in the distance. Interesting ’gadget lambic’ and nicely warming in winter, but I prefer the straight, regular kriekenlambic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2011
Warmkeg@Kerstbierfestival 2007. Deep ruby red colour, with no head. Aroma is a lot of Xmas spices along with cherries and some burnt sugary notes. Flavour is cherries, a bunch of spices as well as some mild nutty notes. Pleasant and very Xmassy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (11038) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Kerstbierfestival 2007 Mein 3. Glühkriek. Zimtgeruch. Im Vergleich zu den anderen Glühkrieks ist dieses nicht so stark gesüßt, so dass noch der saure Grundton durchdringt. Im Mittelteil kommen zuerst Kräuter stärker zum Tragen, danach wird das Bier aber spürbar künstlicher und wirkt so übertrieben. Trockener Abgang. Test vom 21.12.2007, Gebinde: sonstiges Noten: -,9,9,8,-,9 - 8,82

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5762) - ITALY - DEC 13, 2009
rosso intenso no schiuma non gasata il naso speziato cannella alloro anche in bocca piacevole speziata molta cannella e ciliegia il lambic però e difficile da riconoscere

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29802) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2008
Warm from draft at Kerstbierfestival 2007. A red beer a bit murky with no head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of cherries and cinnamon. The flavor is very sweet with notes of cherries and cinnamon, leading to a dry woody and cherry finish. Underneath is a nice acidity.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (31773) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2007
RB# 2500: From tap, warm, Kerstbierfestival 2007 in Essen/Belgium. Pours deep red with a little shortlasting pink head. Cinnamon, cardemomme and cloves spices in the aroma, mild cherry note. Flavour is spiced of the same spices as in the aroma, tart cherry flavour, citric to acid which made me shiver. Lingering berry finish with a light acidity. Lovely - most memorable beer from the 2007 Kerstbeerfestival along with the Duvel Tripel Hop.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2007
A Mes rate: From a heated keg at Kerstfest, Essen.
Cloudy blood red with a thin bubbly head. Spiced kriek aroma with lots of cinnamon. Tart and spicy flavour with just a light sourness and a lovely sweetness. Awesome, how can anyone not love it? Hot, almost fluffy kriek. Absolutely fantastic. Stunning quaffable velvet mouthfeel. Looks like the initial experiment did not work so well but this year it was glorious.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeinDahlem (1333) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2007
Sampled at the Kerstbierfestival... Reportedly a different recipe this year. Sour cherry nose. Somewhat flat and thin, but with a full fruit flavor of tart pie cherry, just an edge of sweetness to keep things reasonable. Warm and delicious.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wim (2875) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2007
dark brown to purple coloured body with a smal pink head a sweet herby aroma strong cherry taste and a cherry light bitter finich

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2006
Bottle served hot @ Kerstbierfestival 2006 in Essen, BE. Dark red color with a smal pink head. Aroma is glögg with cherries with spices like cinnamon, clove. Flavor is heavy bitter, cherry with some lambic notes. Not my favorit warmed kriek !


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