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Brewed by Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Bellegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kriek Max has been enriched with 25% cherries for a fuller cherrytaste and presents itself at its best when served fresh & chilled.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (13105) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 12, 2011
Erfrischender Kirschantrunk, das Bier ist zwar gesüßt, aber äußerst geschickt, eine leicht saure Note sorgt doch noch dafür, dass das Kriek nicht künstlich wirkt. Der Mittelteil ist ebenfalls kirschig und erfrischend, die säuerliche Note hingegen ist verschwunden, leider rutscht hier kein hintergründiges Aroma nach und eine leichte Wässrigkeit macht sich breit. Süßer werdender Nachgeschmack, etwas klebrig. Angenehm leichtes Lambic. Test vom 6.12.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 6,11,11,11,6,11 - 10,25

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - APR 26, 2011
Bottle from Beer Planet. Pours clear red with a pink/red head. Aroma is mainly sweet cherries and marzipan with a acidic hint. When chilled the flavour is sweet with some tartness as well. It has notes of sweet cherries, marzipan, and lime. Its quite hop bitter in the end, compared to other lambics.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eructoblaster (3397) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle - 250ml. Nice ruby body with an average pink foamy head. Aroma is dominated by cherry and carries malty hints. Cherry taste carries some hoppy notes and ends with a short sour finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (5500) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2011
draft@ZBF 2011: very sweet cherry juice, heavy on sweetness, with a lot of white sugar & a bit of artificial sweetener, enjoyable but a bit too much sugar, candy like

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11041) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours red. Pink head. Nose and taste of funk and cherry juice. Medium body. Not much else. Drinkable.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
txspartan (985) - Berchem, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2011
Tastes like candy and has been ’enhanced’ to taste even more like candy. Far too sweet to be enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11533) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
bottle from beer planet, 3.5% acc. to bottle (looks like the picture) aroma of cocktail-cherries, kids "cherry" eraser rubber, faint almonds. sort of artificial but not decidedly bad, just pretty extreme. flavor ismuch better. cherry juice, fresh cherries, very faint sourness, that is more sour towards the end.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - FEB 3, 2011
My wife scored this one, she really likes it. Well its a sour cherry beer, the aftertaste is a little chemical layover, but really it does taste just like real dark cherry. Its crisp, refreshing and pretty nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmoreau (2986) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2010
25 cl bottle with an abv of 3.5% listed. Poured to my 1/2 pint sampler glass displaying a clear, deep, "robitussin" red color, with abundant, pink, bubbles & rocky foam, and thick, clingy, ribbons and spots of lacing. The aroma was very "cherry pie", with a slight, cherry cough drop scent on the back. The flavor was syrupy sweet, light tartness to the cherry, no bitterness, and a medium to light body. I also detected a little silkiness to the mouthfeel as the head and lacing persisted. Fruit juicy, and not too complex, but then again, not a huge Lambic fan. Although it can be a nice dessert blend with chocolate Stout.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DeanF (1891) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - DEC 8, 2010
Clear ruby body and a bright pink head of a modestly sizeable disposition. Aroma of cherries, fake cherries, very fake syrupy cherries. Taste is carbonated cherry syrup, wet and sugary finish. Picture ocean spray with more sugar and carbonation. Totally not working.


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