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Liefmans Fruitesse Kriek

Formerly brewed at Liefmans (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Fruit Beer
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
markextrae (3999) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2016
backlog, deep red colour with a pink head. nose is intense sweet cherries, raspberry syrup. candy sugar, chemical sweetend. artificial sweetness. bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21692) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle. Hazy deep red color, pink head. Aroma of tart cherry, light citrus. Taste is very sour cherry, tart finish. Refreshing enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
climberbob (452) - Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
2006 vintage opened in 2015. Flat w no head or carbonation. Aroma of cherry candy and sweet hay. Sweet candy cherry bomb on the front that gives a slick mouthfeel. Becomes a little tart in the middle but finishes sweet. Some additional raisin and plum notes - probably from the aging. Ok but a bit too candy sweet. Needs to be tarter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alengrin (4605) - BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2014
The kriek in this series, made from 2003 till Riva went bankrupt and fortunately not restored by Moortgat so far; very sweet, syrupy kriek, tasting and smelling of not much else but overtly sweet cherry extracts. I am glad the trend of light, witbier-based, onedimensionally sweet fruit beers seems to have passed a bit now.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhunter111 (17309) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2014
Dunkelrotes Bier mit pinker Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr süß nach Kirschen, genauso ist auch der Geschmack.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (11654) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2013
This beer pours a hazy reddish-brown color with a medium foamy off-white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of cherries and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of tart cherry, malt and roasted nuts. The finish is mildly tart with a short cherry aftertaste. Average overall.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - APR 28, 2013
September 2011. Bottle. Sweet and artificial cherry aromas. Dark red with a pink fizzy head. Cherry and sticky flavors. Easy one to forget.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Abijen (2512) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2013
Pours a red beer with a small pink not long lasting head. It smells like cherry, much cherry. Very very sweet. The taste is very juicy. Cherry lemonade , very sweet and little sour. It has a thin body, watery texture and a lively carbo. This one is way to sweet and missing the alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Slipstream (2481) - USA - JAN 29, 2013
On draft at Burp Castle. Bright red pour and a pleasant, perfumey, strawberry aroma. This is sweet and fruity, and is a little too close to soda pop for comfort. It seems to contain artificial flavors. Come on, Burp Castle, you can do better than this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (5638) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2012
330 ml bottle. Aroma _very_ sweet, like concentrated lemonade, with lots of fruit, mostly cherries. Taste: very fruity and sweet, bubblegum, lemonade. It reminded of the candy "Pez"

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