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Liefmans Oude Kriek

Liefmans Oude Kriek
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Brewed by Liefmans (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Oudenaarde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Available at ZBF 2013

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Woc (77) - BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2015
Really enjoying this one. Marked on bottle as Kriek Brut so I guess it is the right one. Aroma is fully ripe cherries. Taste is sweet and sour and light malt. Very drinkable beer for summer. Nothing to complain about really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
peponi (1047) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 22, 2015
Aroma: farmhouse, cherries. Appearance: clear red color, almost no head. Taste: really sour, cherries, horse sweat, barrel tannin, really dry. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, sour finish. Overall: Good stuff, probably too extreme for newbies.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shaney (2425) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 24, 2013
Rote Brause ohne Schaum, die ausschließlich säuerlich nach Kirschen schmeckt. Tolles Bier...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (12189) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2013
Red-brown with no head. Aroma of cherry and malt, with a funky cellar note. Dry and tart flavour with sour cherries and a hint of funk. Quite refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2013
Draught, Vintage 2006 @ Zythos 2013. Brownish red coloured beer with no carbonation and no head what so ever. Subtile light fruity sour oaky cherry noted aroma without a clear distinctive nose. Medium to full almost tart cherry fruity palate. Finish is light tart sour with an almost peppery fruit-stone fruity sour cherry hint. Depth of flavours. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2013
(draught) pours a clear ruby-amber colour with a frothy light pink head. aroma of cherries, marzipan and straw, summer foliage, lemon juice and a hint of raspberries. flavour is heavy raspberries and cherry juice, very sour, with lots of lemons, a hint of chestnuts and a dry finish, not exactly complex. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewolf (11728) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Tap @ ZBF 2013. Pours clear red with no head. Aroma has lots of cherries, caramel, elegant tartness. Medium carbonation, lovely dry mouthfeel. Flavour is topnotch, super sharp cherries, caramel, tart, fruity, soft vinegar. Elegant and very sour. Yum indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2013
Reddish brown colour, no head. Aroma of cherries, quite sour, wood and red fruits. Sour cherry flavour, light lemon, wine, some notes of pomegranate. Sour finish, fruit, red berries, astringent pomegranate seeds.
Lovely beer!
Draught @ ZBF beer festival, Leuven 2013. As "unblended". With thanks to the Belgian RateBeer crew for sharing! Courtesy of 77ships if I’m not mistaken)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrW (488) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2013
"Unblended" Sample @ZBF’13 Aromas of (over)ripe tart cherries, wet wood. Pours clear copperred, created a head that quickly faded away. Tastes of fruits, cherries and kriek, wood, some zeste of lemon or cherry peel. Nicely refreshing sour with a large taste. Makes me drool a lot ;) . Aftertaste is average in time, fruity and acid. A little bit of bitterness in it. I loved this. Really refreshing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
berntholer (1507) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2013
almost no head, slightly pinkish colour. cherry-red and clear beer. aroma of lactic acid but can’t really detect cherries in the nose. very nice tart taste, mild, sour cherry present but not extremely pronounced. nice long sour aftertaste. just a great, refreshing and well balanced sour fruit lambic. according to the bartender coming from one barrel from 2006, unblended and made with cherries from Limburg (Belgium). will be used in a Liefmans Cuvee Brut blend (can’t wait to try that one too). great stuff, really glad i had a chance to try this! tried at ZBF 2013 on tap on 27/04/2013

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