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

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RATINGS: 1596   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 1, 2005
Nose of sweet alcoholic cherry candy! Huge pink head. Great taste with HUGE up front tart. Mellows out around half way through, then picks up its sour habits right before the end. Some what complex but the sweet and sour are almost over the top. Very good though.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kittenbieer (34) - LYON, FRANCE - SEP 25, 2016
Belle robe rouge cerise!avec une jolie mousse rosée persistante. Le nez nous offre des arômes de cerises très naturels et légèrement sucrés. La bouche nous amène sur un goût très agréable de cerises(toujours!) avec une petite pointe d’amertume et d’acidité bien équilibrées. Un très bon Kriek qui nous fait oublier la "Vilaine Bécasse"!.........

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
appiantiqua (43) - Lyon, FRANCE - SEP 25, 2016
Goûtée dans un verre Dorelei. Belle robe rouge cerise(normal!!!!) avec une mousse rose de bonne tenue et une carbonatation soutenue. Le nez est sur la cerise. Le goût ajoute des saveurs sucrées et acides très naturelles donc très plaisantes. L’arrière bouche est douce et légèrement acide. Un bon Kriek bien "nature".

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
damjan (83) - CROATIA - SEP 24, 2016
25cl bottle. Pours dark red color with weak reddish foam. Tastes too much like cherry juice. Also a little too much sour.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrJamesMcEwan (207) - SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2016
Light sweet cherry aroma. Deep cherry colour. Taste is strong cherry, sherbet. Palate slightly drying. Very good cherry lambic beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foerdifuxx (220) - Franconia, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2016
Hazy red coloured beer with a small, short lasting red head. Aromas of cherry, cider, bitter almond. Taste is medium sour, also sweet, light acidic. Fizzy Carbonation, thick texture, medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (695) - Offenbach, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle, 250ml. *** Colour: Dark, deep cherry red. Small pink head. *** Nose: Rather intense sweet and sour cherries, hints of spices. *** Mouthfeel: Medium body, hardly watery. Modest carbonation. *** Taste: Strong sour cherries at the start, turning more lemony towards the middle. Slightly bitter-ish cherry stones in the finish, strong lemon and mild sour cherries in the aftertaste. *** Impressions: Typical of the lambic fruit beer style, the cherries are coming on strong. More sour than sweet though, with plenty of lemon. Very nice, but is it still beer?

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
explosivedog (280) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 17, 2016
250ml bottle. Pours noticeably and a deep purpley red. Aroma is sweet cherries and a little bread. Taste is cherry, with plenty of interplay between sweet and sour. The body is thick, juicy and sweet, with plenty of tight bubbles bringing the sourness. Fantastic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caribou43 (584) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 16, 2016
I drank this during different oportunities. The color is red and a bit dark. For the style, there is, of course, one side sour but the mix with the cherry is nice, sugar, refreshing and nice during the summer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
16erBlech (411) - Burgenland, AUSTRIA - SEP 16, 2016
0,375l bottle from Merkur. My first Lambic. When you are used to the extremely sour finish, it is a refreshing alcoholic cherry juice. But I wouldn't call this a beer, no way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattChiasson (43) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
Out of the bottle, poured a ruby red, clear, with a rose coloured persistent head. I got notes of of sour cherry, red liquorice (nibs), orange, and a subtle hint of spicy/mulled wine. Great carbonation, refreshing and palate cleansing. Would be great with dessert or as a palate cleanser between courses or with assorted canapés.


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