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Brewed by Liefmans (Moortgat)
Style: Fruit Beer
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Liefmans is a unique, refreshing blend of beers, ripened on real cherries in our cellars, blended with natural fruitjuices of strawberry, raspberry, cherry, billberry and elderberry. The result is a slightly Champenoise pearling, fruity, and agreably sweet drink, sparkling and refreshing.


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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Melkart (261) - Porto Alegre, - JUL 29, 2013
Too much sweet. It feels like you are drinking a sugar full juice. Too much carbonation too.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OllieBBommel (1040) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle@home Appearance: clear ruby with light rosa foam head. Aroma: cherries. Taste: light sweet-sour. Palate: refereshing, light sweet-sour finish, medium CO2. Overall: ok.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rockana (130) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours clear dark red color with minimal purple head. Aroma of different cherries, very nice. Taste is sweet and a bit sourish. Good for fruit beer.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (4893) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
Bottled from Mitra Bunnik as Liefmans Fruitesse, large sample, served in a TeKu. Clear ruby color, medium frothy pink head. Aroma of huge sweet candy cherry, haribo in a glass, super sugary and super fruity. Taste is not as sweet as I expected, but still pretty sweet, , slight sour even, quite fruity. After a few sips Im getting used to the sweetness and enjoying the fruity notes more, but it still is liquid candy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3189) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
On tap, from backlog. Red with pink head. Aroma of cherries, raspberries and vinous notes. Taste is lemonade-y, raspberries, cherries, light tart notes and some sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (204) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2014
Nose is cherries with some citrus, smells great. Taste is very sweet like lemonade, very low alcohol which makes it amazingly easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maledictum (607) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle. Red, purple with a pink foam. Aromas are dark cherries with some citrus. Some light parma violet floral character. Flavours are cherry drop sweets with some raspberry tartness. Sweet with some lemon acidity and a light woody character. Has quite a short finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lele (84) - ITALY - JUN 22, 2014
Particolarissima birra, ottenuta dalla maturazione per 18 mesi in botte insieme a ciliegie fresche, per poi venir miscelata insieme a succhi di fragola, lamponi, ciliegie, mirtilli e bacche di sambuco. Sicuramente molto diversa dalla classica birra. Va servita con ghiaccio e menta. Ottimo aperitivo nei caldi pomeriggi estivi.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IPAgutten79 (444) - Skui, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2014
Rød farge med lav/medium høyde på skummet. Masse aroma av ulike frukter og bær. Spesielt kirsebær og bringebær. Smaken er mer som en julebrus med litt sting i enn øl, men det er slettes ikke vondt. Friskt! Kirsebær er det man umiddelbart legger merke til, og stort mer klarer ikke jeg å identifisere, annet enn jordbær. Fruktig. Vag og behagelig surhet, litt tørr. Ettersmaken blir litt kvalmende. Tynn konsistens.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3745) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy dark red to maroon. Aroma is sugary sweet, fruity, cherry, light tartness. Flavor is sweet cherry, fruit, sugar and sweetness. Bits of sediment in the finish with a strange touch of butter near the finish? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3738) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Aroma is cherries, complex berries and slight musty notes. The flavor is cherries, mildly complex berries, medium sweetness and a tart/medium sour finish.


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