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

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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%-6.5% range, seemingly depending on the batch.


luvpnkflyd's rating

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
luvpnkflyd (10) - Kokomo, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2009
I love this. It’s a little too tart for me though, but that’s what it’s supposed to be.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4724) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
Bottled. 35cl sample. The aroma has light citrus, wood, some cherry, some bubblegum. Clear, copper-amber red coloured beer with a thin, of-white head. The taste is moderate sour, has citric acidity mainly, some vinegar. Quite some wood tones, just a little cherry there. But well bottle was dated 2006... Refreshing mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (381) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2015
Flaska 75 cl bishops örebro. Klar röd vätska. Syrlig doft av kärsbär och äpplen. Smaken liksom doften drar åt äpplekart med mycket syra och kärsbär. Rejält torr och fin. Välkolsyrad

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gavinleonard (8) - - APR 2, 2015 does not count
More bitter than sour, extremely good aroma, deep colour and generally a beer you could have a few of! Nice!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Estebanik (56) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Ekstremalnie owocowy, ekstremalnie kwasny. Z obowi?zkowa dzikoscia w aromacie. No i przede wszystkim nie jest tak przeslodzony jak inne wytwory lindemansa.To jest to czego szukam w lambikach:)

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (269) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
Weak aroma. Tastes woody, probably a wooden barrel touch. Lambic is dominant with a receding cherry note. High carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
florent.janssens (195) - - FEB 24, 2015
Bonne acidité qui arrive directement. Bière fort gazeuse. La goût de la cerise est subtil. agréable à boire

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielyabu (1350) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 22, 2015
AVERAGE fizzy light purple head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. flat thick burgundy body. aroma: moderate yeasty, vinegar, fresh red plum, metal, plastic. if: moderate acidic and salty hints. ff: heavy acidic, salty hints and very light sweet. palate: medium-full body, dry texture, lively carbonation, salty finish. Cerveja para explorar, não recomendada para iniciantes. Acidez bem presente na boca, lembrando taninos e também ameixa vermelha fresca. Sente-se certo dulçor de cereja no background, fortemente subjugado pelo azedume/acidez, que lembra também uva. O aroma químico lembrando plástico surge como defeito. 120s

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1222) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
750ml bottle. pours a deep cherry red with reddish pink head. aroma is sour cherries, raspberries and more cherries. some barnyard/dust in the aroma too. taste is tart cherry from start to finish. nice tartness but shared with non-beer drinkers who just don’t like lambic krieks.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5039) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2015
2012 bottle thanks to torino. Pours a murky ruby with small white head that lasts. The aroma is strong cherry skin and funk. Very sour, cherry skin, oak, very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (6783) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle - Vintage 2012 - Tons of tart cherries. Cloudy pinkish/red with a decent white head. Intense acidic tartness, light cherry notes and bone dry. Tartness is a bit over the top, would have loved to try this fresh.


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