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

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RATINGS: 1366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (1570) - Lisbon, - JUN 11, 2013
25cl bottle. Nice dark rose color with medium head. Sweetness is nice. Aroma is cherry and red fruits. Ok!


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
elosop (176) - SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2014
Klarröd med lätt beige-färgat skum. Doftar lite stickigt körsbär & smaken än mer av samma vara. Eftersmaken hyggligt lång, lite väl klibbigt söt. 25 cl-flaskan a la "tradition" har torrare eftersmak!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Moravius (603) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2014
Flasche (75 cl). - Schönes Kirschrot; altrosafarbener Schaum. - Nase etwas künstlich: eher Kirschlimonade als Kirsche, mit einen Anflug von Bittermandel. - Antrunk köstlich kirschig wenngleich recht plakativ (Weingummi, Kirschlimonade), ungeniert süßsauer, hart an der Grenze zum Chemisch-künstlichen. Leichte Mandelnote. Gut rezent, spritzig. Im Abgang schwach herb-säuerliche, etwas holzige Lambic-Anklänge. Dominierend bleibt freilich das etwas künstliche Kirscharoma. - Zugegebenermaßen kein „richtiges“ Bier, zu süß und limonadig, aber trotzdem lecker, wenigstens von Zeit zu Zeit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9946) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle split with James at his place, cheers to JF, 13/12/14. Pours cherry red with a decent crimson covering that dissipates then retains. Nose is cherry drops, cherry tinged straw, glazed cherries, all cherry fundom. Taste comprises more cherry vibes, a little tarter/sharper than the nose suggested, cherry drops, straw, light smoke. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Drinkable basic kriek model, a touch sweet, not on a par with the best of class.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (959) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 13, 2014
0,375L bottle. Pours pink-red with light pink head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is very sweet, some sourness, cherries. Flavor follows the nose. Overall: ok brew, very easy to drink

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (1221) - ESTONIA - DEC 9, 2014
Shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Red beer, beige head. Nose is cherry with starchy notes. Flavor is cherry, tartness, slight sweetness, acidity. Syrupy mouthfeel. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LaViolette (36) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
Good, with a nice purple colour. Too sweet as all the Lindemans fruity beers for me. The Cantillon kriek, which has no sugar at all is way better, but I guess less drinkable for many people.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomashall (160) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle poured into chalice. Pours purplish red with minimal head. Strong tart cherry smell. Taste subtle cherry with nice sour pucker at the end. Not very complicated beer but very delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
llkc (486) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2014
Duft vanilje kirsebær, meget sagt agtig, smag: kirsebær meget sød næsten ikke sur dog lidt tør, mere smag af sodavand ind øl

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (101) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 26, 2014
hazy red color. light pink head. marzipan and amarena cherry. sweet and sour taste. good acidity, ok for a try, but nothing i would usually drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2840) - Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2014
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 3/17/2014. Pours slightly hazy deep ruby red color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy pink head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big sweet/tart black cherry, cherry skin, candi sugar, straw, grass, light pepper, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with balanced authentic cherries, candi sugar sweetness, and light earthy yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of big sweet/tart black cherry, cherry skin, candi sugar, straw, grass, light pepper, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of fruity/earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of sweet/tart black cherry, cherry skin, candi sugar, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice robustness and balance of authentic cherries, candi sugar sweetness, and light earthy yeast flavors; with a great sweetness/tartness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly syrupy, and slightly acidic mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4%. Overall this is an excellent sweetened fruit Lambic style. All around great robustness and balance of authentic cherry, candi sugar sweetness, and light earthy yeast flavors; and very smooth and refreshing to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.


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