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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This classy beer represents the perfect marriage between the fresh accents and slightly acidic flavour of the black cherries. Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a mixed fermentation beer, with every hectolitre containing up to 13 kilos of fruit! Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a perfect blend of Oud Bruin and Goudenband from different vintages, and can consist of between 15 and 20 different batches of beers. The beer is matured for 18 months, bringing out the very best of its intense flavour. Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a deep reddish-brown colour, with a pale head and wood and almond notes. On the palette, you can clearly taste the slightly sweet, yet at the same time gently bitter fruit flavours. This is a beer that just oozes class…


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1968) - GREECE - JUL 15, 2015
From tap. Red color with pinkish head. Aroma is light yeasty - funky, very fruity, lot of (tart) cherries. Taste is light sweet and acidic, tart cherries again. Almost medium oily body with soft to flat carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (1208) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : ruby red with a big pink head. Aroma : cranberries, raspberry, citrus peel, grapes, light caramel. Palate : medium to light body, soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Icedwarf (1013) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2015 Fles 33cc. en 37,5, gebotteld 2015. Robijnrood bier met schuim. Smaak is fris zuur tot licht zoet, fruitig, kers en kruisbes. Best goed bier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1372) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark reddish brown body with pink head. Aroma is sour with cherries and some funk. Taste is also sour with some sweetness and cherries. Aftertaste is sour balanced by some sweetness and hints of sweetener. Nice would be better without sweetener.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2108) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Tap at craft & draft, amsterdam. Dark red color, white head. Aroma has cherry notes, sweet caramel, some sour notes. Nice sweet and sour cherry taste, some other berries too.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
electrotype (489) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2015 Le nez m’ensorcèle complètement! On est habitué à des bières à base de cerises qui sont davantage axées sur le sucré et le bonbon. Ici, c’est au contraire plutôt sombre et "caverneux" comme odeur... J’aime énormément! En bouche, c’est plus léger que ne le laissait présager le nez : on retrouve le fruit de manière plus lumineuse. N’empêche, c’est un goût de cerise toujours très naturel. Je dois l’avouer, les bières fruitées n’ont jamais été parmies mes préférées, mais nous avons définitivement ici affaire à une bière de qualité. Bravo.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
witthatsbier (458) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2015
75CL bottle pours a dark red with pink foaming head Aroma is sourish with sweet notes Taste is strong cherry with light sourish tones and a long dry finish nice beer better than the original liefmans kriek

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4504) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Tap. Very deep red work small head. Sweet cherry with a light tartness. I really dig the flavor, but it’s somewhat one dimensional at the same time.Still quite good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (3321) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2015
Clear dark red, red foam head, not staying long. Strong cherry aroma. Bit sparkling on tongue, sour cherry taste. HAve to get used to this, but nice. (Velp 201506)

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
20107589 (589) - randers, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2015
Pour dark red, with a fine white head. lot of yeast is floating arround in the beer. light almond aroma, and heavy cherry. taste medium sour light sweet, lively carbonation, light bodied.


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