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Lindemans Kriek Cuvée René

Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Our traditional Kriek Cuvée René Grand Cru is brewed with wild yeast from the surrounding air, water, malted barley, wheat, aged flower hop flowers and selected wild cherries. Deep cherry red clear body, tart taste with a moderate sourness and an authentic cherry skin presence. No added sugar.

Note: ABV known to be in the 5%-6.5% range, seemingly depending on the batch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hrabren (311) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 1, 2015
0.75 l bottle from Pivoteka Zagreb. Shared with Vi?nja and Goran, thanks. Deep ruby red cherry color, diminishing pink head. Sour cherry and citrus aroma. Medium to heavy carbonation. Nice balance of cherry and cellar aromas. Sour cherry finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cokolwiek11 (167) - POLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Dark red colour beer with pink head that quickly disapears. Aroma: a lot of cherry, acid and brett notes (basement, leather etc). Taste: high sour, a lot of cherries, light to medium sweetness. Palate: dry, medium body, fizzy carbonation. Overall: good kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (367) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
Rubyred color, gentle carbonation. A: tart, sour, hint of cherry. T: very sour, hint of cherry, dry finish. More sour than Lindeman’s geuze!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rhsiung (1249) - USA - SEP 16, 2015
750-ml bottle from mikkeller beer club. fizzy pink head, beautiful dense blueberry (dark pinkish purple) color. moderately sour, balanced with cherry fruitiness. rating #1!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2015
2011 Vintage. 750ml bottle. Poured a ruby color with a smaller sized head. Cherries, berries, musty, with a tart fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MikaLukanainen (193) - POLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Pours deep cerise colour with a small, frothy, reddish head that disappears almost instantly. Cherries, wine, vinegar in the aroma with the complete absence of wild notes... much to my surprise. Then comes the taste, really sour with cherry notes and just a small doze of funk. Either I was in a bad shape or the beer has lost its funky characer somehow. Good stuff but not as complex as Flanders Sour Ales.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (405) - POLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Piana różowa, obfita i sycząca, błyskawicznie opada do zera. Barwa ciemno czerwona, bordowa, mętna. Aromat dość intensywny, kwaskowy, przede wszystkim dojrzałe wiśnie, porzeczki i jeżyny w akompaniamencie dzikich, lekko stajennych nut i octu winnego. W smaku mocno kwaśne, orzeźwiające, pestkowo wiśniowe, w tle nuty beczkowe, stare drewno, ocet balsamiczny i delikatna końska derka. Wysycenie wysokie, drobne. W afterteasie wytrawne czerwone wino. Super Kriek, dodatek wiśni wyrazisty, leżakowanie w dębowych beczkach nadało mu dodatkowej głębi i szlachetności. Idealny na ciepłe dni, świetnie gasi pragnienie, aczkolwiek jest to piwo nie dla każdego z uwagi na wysoką kwaśność i brak cukru w składzie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7313) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle in the hotel. Pours deep red, nose is light cherry, oak, funky, taste is dry, tart, woody, cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Przemek1992 (66) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 18, 2015
Bardo wiśniowe ale są to czyste wiśnie, nie czuć tak charakterystycznego smaku pestek z wiśni. Kwaskowość nie za wysoka ale bardzo orzeźwiająca.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopkikker (24) - Lommel, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2015
Dark ruby red with a somewhat pink fast disappearing foam, smells like cherries and some sweeteness, the taste is cherry with sour apples, very sour, there are also medicinal notes, good kriek

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