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%
Kriek Max has been enriched with 25% cherries for a fuller cherrytaste and presents itself at its best when served fresh & chilled.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2008
Bottle @ home.
Clear medium red color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, pink light red head. Aroma is moderate cherry, sweet cherry. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (070508)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2008
25 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden red with a pink head. Dense almond cherry dry aroma. Citric and sweet flavoured and quite artificial. Sweet and sulphorish finish. Simple and somewhat artificial.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2004
A red beer with a small collapsing pink head. The aroma is sweet with notes of cherries. The flavor is also sweet with strong flavors of cherries, but only hints of sourness, before a slightly dry finish sets in.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2007
(Bottle 25 cl) Clear, reddish amber colour with a creamy, pink head leaving laces. The initial tartness in the aroma is accompanied by cherries and marzipan. Light body with sweet cherry notes and a fairly distinct tartness. Comes with both artificial sweeteners and flavourings but manages to present itself as a pretty decent fruit lambic. 260107

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (23768) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
Draught at ZBF 2010. Clear red coloured with a small pink head. Sweet aroma of cherries and marzipan. Sweet flavour of cherries and marzipan. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22854) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (21410) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2005
Bottled. Deep red, pink head. Balsamic sweet cherry aroma. Very sweet with sticky mouthfeel and concentrated juicy cherry flavour. Light bodied without a trace of acidity. I like the cherry flavour, but hate the excessive sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (16407) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Bright and clear pinkish purple, medium pink head, delicate lacing. Aroma of sweet and intense fruit. Taste is very sweet. Definitely a drink for teenagers and small children.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15566) - 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)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (15314) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2006
375ml bottle from Sainsbury. Blood red with pink head. Even before I take a taste of this, I know that this is going to be too sweet for me, and it is. Sweet cherries dominate. Some sourness on finish, but the rest is just too much. Like drinking cherry syrup.

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