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

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RATINGS: 1275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


indysigner's rating

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
indysigner (14) - Milton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2001
A little too sweet... it’s like drinking ice cream topping. Bright scary red too. Still, very drinkable and wonderfully sweet-smooth.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (1533) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Old rating rerated 17.04.2014, tap @ Belgobaren:
Nice slightly pink creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is very sweet and kind of artificial fruity, sweet and sour cherry candy, sugar, grass. Taste is very sour cherry candy, sugar, soda powder, grass. Little bitterness, nice acidity, slightly dry mouthfeel. Fair enough, but nice as a sweet dessert by it’s own.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (2316) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle from Proof. Deep red pour with a thin pinkish head. Aroma of sugary cherry and light sour. Tastes are big fruity sweet cherry that’s cut with more tartness than I expected (for some reason). Little dry in the finish. Extra point for availability and relatively low price.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DroolYeast (96) - Odder, DENMARK - APR 15, 2014
From 25 cl bottle. Aroma is sweet cherries and tiny sour. Pours clear red with pink head. A small head is lasting. Taste is heavy sour and sweet. Some bitterness in there too. Sweet finish. Thick sweet body and average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Augdraught1981 (107) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2014
My label was different so I’m making an educated guess that this is what I had. This is not only the first fruit beer I have ever liked but this is also a fruit beer that blew me away. Great sparkling fruit juice like lambic with incredible tart cherry flavor, and I don’t even like cherries. Im certain Belgians are the only ones who can do fruit beer. I feel bad in a way giving it this high of a rating considering it barely resembles a beer & is more like a sparkling fruit juice but it is very good, light, refreshing and kinda girly but I like it!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheJvd (682) - NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2014
25 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy red with a medium pink head. Aroma is quite sweet with syrup, some cherries, lemonade, candy and sugar. Taste is also sweet and sugary with some cherry syrup. Medium body and soft carbo. More a soda than a proper kriek.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer4000 (4323) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
250 ml botle @ Fox and hound, Aabenrå. Clear ruby red body with a moderate sized, lacing pink head. Strong aroma of sweet cherries with a hint of almond. Flavor is acidic and sweet, mostly sweet, lots of sweet cherry with some almond. It might not be artificial cherry, but sure the flavor is from juice and not much fermented cherries here. To sweet and sticky, this has not much to do with real kriek. Somehow drinkable as a desert or sweet sauce as there at least are some the acidic present.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sbron (148) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
33cl fles. Rode kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : kers, zoet. Nasmaak: zurig.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpkeskinen (157) - FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
Drank from a bottle at home. Tastes strongly like cherry juice. Maybe a bit too sweet. The colour is nice!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5581) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 1, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes rötliches Bier mit pinker Schaumkrone. Geruch süß nach Kirschen. Geschmack sehr frucht süß nach Kirschen, leicht säuerlich.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (46) - POLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark red with a pink head. In aroma sweet cherries, hint of acid notes. In taste sweet cherry, medium sour and light bitter. Very nice and refreshing beer.


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