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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%-7% range, seemingly depending on the batch.


dpjuart's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpjuart (1101) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from ’06, courtesy Nate. Pours mildly fizzy red, dissipating nose of horse band aid, cherry, vinegar, lemon. Tastes of sour lemon, cherry, super tart with some reasonably funky notes. My tongue hurts.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ritzn (199) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2016
Clear ruby red with little foam on the edges. Aroma isred currant, cherry, some champagne, marzipan. Taste is disturbingly sour with very little fruity sweetness. Really dry mouthfeel long sour finish, very refreshing. Quite nice actually.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (6602) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2016
2008 Bottle, brilliant ruby red, offwhite layer. Light spicy cherries with pits. Medium light body, sparkly. Very dry and tart, leather, light Apple vinegar, lime, cherry/almond. Surprisingly clean and drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (526) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours a Clear cranberry red with a thin white ring. Very tart, sour aroma. Taste is somwhat metallic and medicinal. Not as good as I expected.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (2999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Brews n chews. Murky pinkish red pour. Aromas of big cherry and funk. A little bit of a raspberry seed nutty finish. Taste is medium sour. Nice to have something good at this event.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (3827) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Pours a deep reddish pink from the bomber with bubbly pink white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of funky woody lambic with a hint sweet cherry. Taste follows, wow this is way better than I was expecting for the price. Really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (1221) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - JUN 9, 2016
deep cherry red hazym medium short lasting pink foam; yeasty, funky, cherry aromas; high sourness, light bitterness and sweetness; medium body, slightly sticky feel, lively carbonation, long tart fruity finish; Overall: intense taste, nice aroma, refreshing, well-made, very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3860) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2016
Bottled. Pours hazy amber with a large off-white head. Aroma of barnyard, horse blanket caramel and cherries. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Light to medium bodied, watery texture and soft carbonation.An excellent and crisp Lambic. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MonsterMagnet (1048) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle at BGBB3 bottle share, sample. Sour cherries, funk, wood. Quite sour, but still wonderfully easy. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (6657) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle purchased at Savor Growl back in January. Clear dark red in color with a medium pink head. Aroma of tart cherry, funk and malt. Funky and sour flavor with a tart cherry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfratzke (95) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Sour cherry aroma. Pours a cloudy raspberry red color. Tons of carbonation. Taste is tart sour cherry. Lemon, citrus. What a steal at $11.


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