Brewed by Liefmans (Moortgat)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 1186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale brewed with cherries with natural flavor added. Contains barley malt. Wrap label: "Liefmans Cuvée - Brut is brewed only once a year, in July. After brewing freshly harvested and carefully selected cherries are blended in and the beer is cellared at the brewery. After a slow maturation of 18 months to 3 years different vintages are carefully tasted and blended to create the final result: a complex deep-red ale with refreshing balanced tart-sweet taste, strong cherry notes and sparkling carbonation."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1742) - ESTONIA - APR 10, 2015
Red veer, off-white head. Nose is sweet cherry caramel, malty notes. Flavor is cherries, caramel sweetness, finishes with cherry pits, sweet cherries, dry notes. A pretty nice kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (778) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle at BePLUS, Xiamen on 18 March. Pours deep red with a pinkish head. Aroma of cherry. Bittersweet finish with mild sourness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (1067) - SWITZERLAND - APR 1, 2015
375ml corked and wrapped in paper bottle served in a flute glass. Traditional Belgian Kriek. Pours a dark red to purple color forming a big, bubbled and fizzy rose head with medium retention and some lacings left in the glass. Very fruity notes. Strong notes of cherry juice. Sweet pale malts. Earthy yeasts and flowery hops. Taste follows the nose. Sweet mouth, strong notes of cherry juice, sweet pale malts. Metallic notes. Lambic earthy yeasts. A little bit syrupy. In the limit. Light body. Medium carbonation. Cherry fruit in the aftertaste. Good drinkability. Sweet in the limit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wiedrzensky (269) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2015
Shared bottle. Dark, deep, ruby red, almost brown with small head. Aroma of sweet cherries, raspberries, earthy, wet leaves, tart. Taste is sour, cherries, very vinous. Dry, medium body, sparkling carbonation. This is a heavy, great one, delicious, dessert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1615) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
29.11.2014. Reddish brown colour. Aroma has strong sweet cherry, sth tart also, almost like juice. Sparkly carbonation, like sparkling wine. Taste is sweetish cherry and tart finish, berries. Maybe on the sweet side although sour. Interesting, not like beer at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (3983) - Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Comes out of the tap clear ruby with a thin pinkish-tan head that leaves generous lacing. Aroma has a strong cherry overtone plus a shy malty note. Cherry dominates the flavor, with sweet and sour tones, while malt provides some support. Mouthfeel has good fizz and firmness. Cherry cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1479) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with deep red hue and small grey-pink head. Cherry pie, candy, cherry soda, quite spicy, caramel, fudge, banana bread, rye, butter. Quite sweet with very light tartness and light weird bitter finish. Medium bodied. Decent beer, bit too sweet and light chemical bitter finish are the only downsides.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
CoelhoPires (5) - - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
Cerveja bem marcante com uma aparência linda, cor de cobre e bem característica! Mas o sabor doce é algo muito requintado e marcante. Paladar muito forte e gosto muito doce

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (268) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle, tulip glass. No head. Deep hazy ruby. Strong cherry on aroma and taste. Very low carbons, juicy cherry and strawberry. Thick and oily. Sour, sweet and very tasty. Excellent.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenriqueBraga (125) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 27, 2015
Rubi com nuances de marrom. Boa formação e estabilidade, brilhante. Acético, cereja, framboesa, rústico. Na boca é inicialmente acético, mudando para frutas vermelhas. Boa carbonatação, corpo baixo. Aftertaste doce, refrescante.

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