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Jacobins Kriek

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional Beglian Lambic.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (836) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2014
Paarse cassis kleur met een volle paarse kraag. Ruikt zoet, kauwgom en kers. Smaakt zurig en zoetig. Smaakt naar kers en snoep.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kr1zz (48) - - MAR 13, 2014
Colour is red, pink. Head is light pink, lasting. Aroma of almond, cherries, lightly acidic. Flavor starts sweet and acidic, finish heavy acidic. Dry texture

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Staffan47 (809) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2014
Till efterrätt. Chokladfluff och hallonsås. Festivitas vårkapitel 2014. Väldigt syntetisk körsbärsdoft. Körsbärskodis från lösplocket. Hade förväntat mig tung syra med tanke på cuve de Jacobin oud bruin. Men det här var snudd på godis. Helt ok dock och ett djärvt drag att servera på sittning. Kul!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StilleStorm (474) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2014
DAA; Pours reddish with a pink head. Aroma and taste is sweet, sour cherry. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is avarage. I kind of like cherries.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (622) - HONG KONG - FEB 6, 2014


250ml bottle bought at Craftissmo in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

Cloudy, hazy dark ruby cherry colour with traces of yeast sediments; Less than one quarter finger head and cherry off-white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Good lacing with very slight carbonation; Fragrant sweet and tart aroma of ripe cherry flesh, with perfume, sugar, oaks, red wine, light malt and yeast; Strong sweet and equally tart taste of sour cherry, with malt, strong yoghurt lactic, sugar, strong tannic, wood barrels, light red wine and yeast; Light body, thin and slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is kriek limbic with a strong and fruity sour cherry influence. Sweetness is strong fresh fruitiness and very nicely balanced by yoghurty lactic tartness for a just-right palate. Strong presence of tannic and wood barrels, winey and yeasty. Nice! Hoppiness is no nose and moderate lemony taste. Quite strong tannic for abrupt, low astringent finish; Slightly dry after taste, very easy and quite crisp to mouth.

Comments: This one has a pretty lively and real ripe cherry aroma, a well balanced sweet and tart cherry taste, strong tannic wood barrel elements and overall slicker and wholesome palate. If the Quite well-made already, and if the sweetness can be tuned down a bit, this one will fly. A decent one!

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle. Deep blood red color, fluffy pink head. Aroma of sweet cherry jam. taste is moderately sweet with decent body and subtle carbonation. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palme (3015) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2014
0.25l bottle. A lovely deep warm red color, almost burgundy actually and it’s clear with a nice big and lasting pinkish head. Sweet and sticky fruity on the nose with a ton of sweet cherries, a whole lot of almond essence and some plain normal white sugar. According to the aroma this should be quite a sticky and sweet one. Well, not as sticky as I had thought, more thin and really watery actually. Thick and powerful on the sweet cherries though. It had a nice mouthfeel but it still manages to taste quite watery. The carbonation is really on the soft side. Old ripe strawberries and a little bit of hay in the aftertaste. Actually not horrible. 08.09.2013

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (2793) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2013
250 ml bottle. Ruby brown with pink head. Aroma of cherry candy and bitter almond oil. Taste is sweet, cherry candy, almond with a sweet and fruity candy cherry finish

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gunnar (4874) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle from Matkroken, Stokka. Pours deep clear red with a small pink head. Aroma is sweet, artificial fruity, almonds. Taste is very sweet cherries, high carbonated, no sourness for balance, Lambic light.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frovigalning (2720) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
Sample at SBWF. Sweet smell with almonds and cherries. Similar taste with sweet cherries. A sweet fruitbeer like Timmermans or similar.


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