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Lindemans Kriek

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


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RATINGS: 1561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
A sparking cherry flavoured brew which is smooth and refreshing.
Also sold as Foudroyante Kriek.
Ingredients: Malt, wheat, 25% cherry juice, fructose, hops, cherry flavouring, sugar substitute, ascorbic acid, yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gehbe (10) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - MAY 22, 2016
Aroma cherries, sugar, candy, some brett. Taste sweet and sour, way too sweet. Overall too sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1164) - Gdańsk, POLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Kolor wiśniowy. Piękna, drobna, różowa piana. W aromacie bardzo intensywny aromat wiśni, migdały, lekka kwaskowość. W smaku mocno wiśniowe. Jest kwaśne, ale nie mocno. Pozostawia lekki cierpkawy posmak. Lekkie, bardzo pijalne.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnicolaescu (1670) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 14, 2016
BOTTLE 25 CL. The aroma is plain (well ripe) sour cherry compote or juice. Not too complex, but intense. The taste is similar, cherry, the acidity is more like soda than lambic. Light nutty/fruit stone bitterness. Not much more than that, not even alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (2150) - Garching, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle. Clear ruby color with pink head. Aroma is sweet cherry, some vanilla, juice-like. Taste is sweet cherry but some wood, cork, horseblanket, and base lambic is noticeable. Finish is dry and sweet at the same time. Medium carbonation. If you accept the fact that this is a sweetened Kriek, I suppose you can live with it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oczek2015 (219) - Przemysl, POLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Butelka 25cl z datą ważności 20.10.2017, temperatura degustacji 12-14 stopni +, szkło teku. Aromat: zdominowany przez wiśnię niestety brak dzikości, nie wyczuwam charakterystycznej dla stylu stodoły-siana-końskiego pledu. Słabo kompot z wiśni, brak wad sensorycznych ale w stylu jest po prostu słabo. Barwa: czerwony wpadający w wiśniowy, klarowne. Piana: średnia, blado różowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, średnio trwała, zdobi szkło. Smak: wiśnia góruje słodki kompotowy początek który przechodzi szybko w umiarkowanie kwaśny finisz, niestety tu też brak stajni. Lekkie,musujące, delikatnie cierpkie, pijalne. Dobre piwo do wypicia w upalny dzień jednakże w stylu słabe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Echon (280) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
Dark cherry red and light-bodied lambic, with a rich cherry aroma and flavour. Somewhat sweet and sour, with no bitterness, and notes of brett in the finish. Overall, a delicious and refreshing cherry beer that goes very well with sunshine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (2003) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle multiple times in the US and Japan. Cherry nose with some faint oak and light sourness. Sweet on the palate with a light tartness that comes through. Better than most of the Lindemans but still nowhere near a Cantillon or Hanssens. Good beginners fruit lambic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
glacier (138) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Kriek. Kolor ciemno wiśniowy. Piana drobnne pęchężyki. Zapach mocny kompot wiśniowy. W smaku kompot wiśniowy, ale trochę sfermentowany. Dużo kwasku, ale i trochę słodkości. Kapsel, a pod nim korek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blankside (15) - Žilina, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle. Strong cherry aroma, red color with easy red head. Taste is light sweetness, medium sourness. light body, thin feel, medium sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (879) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 1, 2016
Red color with pinkish head. Aroma has intense sour cherry juice and sweet cherry candy. Taste is sweet but also tart, like cherry candy, not really artificial but sweetened. Body is quite light with good carbonation, really easy to drink. One of the best sweetened lambics, even of the best sweet fruit beers.

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