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Brewed by Bockor
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Bellegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kriek Max has been enriched with 25% cherries for a fuller cherrytaste and presents itself at its best when served fresh & chilled.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - APR 16, 2008
(Draught at HBF08)
Clear ruby, huge pink head. Nose cherry drops with slight grainy & almondy edge. Flavor is sweet cherry juice, slightly crispier sourish finish. Medium bodied, a bit sticky palate. First aid for the occasional sweet toothache.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 7, 2008
Bottled (3.2%). Clear red colour with pink fluffy head. Some lacing. Aroma is cherry, some sugar and also mild nuttyness. Flavour is very sweet cherry. Also some quite sour cherries in it lurking. Quite nice, and very refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7424) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2008
(Draught at "De Roos ... La Rose", Brussels) On March 24, 2008. Shady pink to red color, lasting fluffy pink head. Very manly! Sweet cherry, almond and cherry pips scent, also sugar. Sweet, sugar, cherry, acidic after a while, some butterscotch taste. Sweet and acidic aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - FEB 10, 2008
Bottle, Cambrinus, Brugge. Dark rich red, light red wine. Thin bubbly pink head. Nose is minimal, warm cherry, wheat? Malty and sweet. Mouth is a little sour bite, quite inoffensive, not much else. Little aftertaste is sweet, metallic. Hardly anything of anything here!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (9899) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2007
Bottle. Dark red colour with a pink head. Aroma is almond, artificial , cherry. Flavour is almond, cherry, sweet, sour. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (12610) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2007
Bottle (3.4% ABV). Pours a dark red, clear body, with a small, dense, pinkish-white head. Almond, cherry, some sweetness and sourness in the aroma. Sweetish cherry flavor with almond and a hint of vanilla. Medium full body, slightly sticky in the mouth. Sweetish, yet sour and astringent finish. Quite nice low-alcohol beer, a bit too sweet to be quenching, but quite nice. Sure prefer this to the Jacobins Kriek. (071013)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brix (633) - DENMARK - AUG 16, 2007
Tasted 2007-07-20. Fresh bottle, 25cl. Clear ruby coloured beer with pink head. Aroma of cherries, parfume - a bit sour and artificial. Ditto flavour-wise, but a little fuller. Not the best!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jalichio999 (502) - BRAZIL - JUL 1, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2007 Tomada em Brugge, na Bélgica. Embora o paladar adocicado esconda um pouco as notas básicas de uma cerveja, acho que ela se saiu bem, com um conjunto bem harmonizado. Talvez ficasse melhor se fosse um pouco mais alcoólica.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tranquillity (1387) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2007
Yeah! Beer field trip in Köln turning into Maastricht. Red cherry colour. Quite sweet. Mellow berry aroma. Probably the best aspartam beer in the world.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jerre (2365) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2007
Bottle, 25cl. Reddish color with a pink head. Aroma sweet cherry. Thin to medium bodied. Taste is more a very industrial sweet kriek, this is not a good beer.


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