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


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RATINGS: 1585   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5357) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 7, 2006
This lambic pours a deep red color from a corked and capped 335ml bottle. Medium sized reddish white foamy head. Aroma is cherries and sweet, with a slight touch of funk. A medium bodied lambic. Malts are fruity and sweet. Lots of cherry flavors, in fact its almost all cherry flavors. Mostly sweet cherries with some tart/sour cherry flavor. Some funk and yeast but mostly cherries. Lively carbonation. Smooth taste. A touch of funk at the finish, but really doesnít have all the funk/tart/sourness necessary for a lambic. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (3027) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 7, 2006
Not a bad fruity beer at all. This one poured with a blatantly obvious maroon redness, a nice head, and great lacing. The aroma was of cherries, roses, and a little bit of funk. The flavor was of strong cherries with a little bit of the lambic funk in the finish. Perfect level of carbonation. A very nice beer within style, but this borders on non-beerness. Curving for within style (and recognizing the right time for a beer like this), two thumbs up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 7, 2006
43F Bottle Flute. Aroma was slighty sour, with notes of cherry, yeast is just barely noticble. Pour a nice red with a slightly pink red, with dark sediment, fairly clear. Nice tastes of cherry, with great sour notes, and a very dry and delicious finish. Very good natural cherry taste. Very light mouth feel with decent carbonation of very small bubbles. Good brew, appears to nicely follow the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerdedone (3215) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2006
Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours dark red with a pink head. Aroma of yeast nad fruit. Flavor is overly sour and un enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1565) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - MAY 28, 2006
Bottle: For its style it is very good, fresh sweet cherry taste with a slight bitterness and acidity. A great occasional beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NewCastle1 (59) - Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Bottle. Pours a very dark, pinkish color witha large light pink head. Aromo is of sour black cherries. Taste is very good. Black Sour Cherries is the main thing that I can taste. Smooth with very little harsh bitterness. For my first fruit beer, I am very impressed.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2007 To start off, this is the first fruit lambic Iíve tried. Itís too sweet, and the cherry flavors didnít seem natural or grab me at all. Re-rate pending.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5594) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 20, 2006
A truly fine fruit lambic. A deep red color with a pink head. Rich fresh cherry taste with a mild yeast finish. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (13106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2006
12 oz bottle poured a hazy ruby red with a small lasting dark pink head. Aromas of sour cherries. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of sour cherries, wood and and a hint of yeast with a crisp slightly tart lingering finish. Could stand to be more tart to be a proper lambic, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerSlacker (34) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2006
Pours with nice Belgian lace. Colour is red (obviously!) without being deep or ruby. Sweet, cherry aroma in nose, leading to a sweet body. Finish is slightly tart. I would have preferred more tartness in the finish, but a solid beer for a warm summerís day on the patio. A good fruit beer for people unfamiliar with the style or who "donít like beer".

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