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

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RATINGS: 1376   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.


hogan873's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2008
Yep. Luden’s cough drops. Deep red in appearance with a pink foamy head that leaves nice lacing. Very sweet aroma of cherries. Tart, lively, and sweet. Starts very sweet like cherry candy. Finishes a bit tart. Smooth all of the way through. A very tasty and refreshing beer. Quite pricy, though.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saeglopur (482) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JAN 21, 2015
375 ml bottle from Beer Store Vienna.
Wine red body, with a small, pink head.
Aroma mainly of sweet cherries, with slight barnyard.
Taste is sweet, salty and slightly sour, also mainly of cherries.
Medium, quite creamy mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes sweet and salty, with cherries.

OK, but much too sweet for my liking. Also no real complexity or variety. Surely not a bad beer, but not what I want from a Lambic.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (4008) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle at het elfde gebod. Pours deep red, aroma and taste of sweet cherry, light almond.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wojt0k (40) - Łódź, POLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Aromat przyjemny, oczywiście silnie wiśniowy. W smaku również wiśnie przyjemnie kwaskowe. Praktycznie bez posmaku, gorycz wręcz trudna do wyczucia, pozostaje chwilę kwaskowość, delikatna wytrawność.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadShaolin (23) - - JAN 13, 2015
Chocolate cherry and licorice with a slight sour twang. Medicinal/mineral cherry taste which is pleasing. Light bodied and slight carbonation. Yum ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenriqueBraga (93) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 11, 2015
Cerveja vermelha intensa com aromas fortes de cereja e outras frutas vermelhas sem ser enjoativo. Amargor e corpo baixos. Retrogosto doce, persistente e refrescante.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (287) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Smells like cherries, looks like cherries, tastes like cherries. Fairly light body with no lasting head but a refreshing trace of carbonation. Sweet, but well balanced against the sour tang. I like sour cherry so this works OK for me.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
g_georgiou (322) - CYPRUS - JAN 8, 2015
Red body with a pink medium head. Aroma is cherry. Taste is cherry and slightly tart. Dry tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mintzmeet (262) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Beautiful thick creamy head, smells like fruit champagne. Interesting cherry tannin like flavors, wine notes. Like the framboise, this lambic is a nice sparkling beverage, although the alcohol is a bit more prominent in this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cenzura (155) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Aroma: sweet sour cherries, belgian yeast. Taste: cherry, perfectly balanced sourness and sweetness, brown sugar, very refreshing. Medium head, perfect lacing and medium carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 22PLN (0,75 bottle)

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wojciechianna (119) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Ruby red with pink huge head. Sweet aroma of cherries and more cherries. Sensational. Tastes sour with cherry sweetnes. Light body, lively carbonation. Excellent beer.


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