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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Series   ABV: -
Veritas 012 will be a Kriek - blend of blond sours with cherries.

Similar profile to our 2011 Cable Car Kriek

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3286) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
May 28, 2016. Bottle. Received in a trade with Alen, thanks!
Gusher, cloudy dark orange with no lasting head. Aroma is sour fruity with cherries, notes of juicy apricots, very light funky notes, some minerals. Taste is sour, fruity, slight floral. Finish is sour, dry tart and fruity with cherries, lemon juice, notes of sweet apricot pulp, Light bodied, soft to average carbonation, dry texture.
Quite simplistic but still very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
linusb (717) - SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
Gusher, 1/3 out...
A: Cloudy brown coloured with a thin white lacing. N: Apricot, cherry T: Cherry, apricot, lemon O: Very nice sour! Love the fruityness!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4395) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle courtesy of hackobock. Pours hazy reddish deep orange with a small frothy pinkish white head that leaves some spotty trace on the glass while dissiapting. Smell is fruity with crackers, lemon juice, sour cherries, apricots, floral honey, hay, dry soil, minerals and lemon zest. Taste is sour and fruity. Mouthfeel is dry, tart, tiny mouth-puckering and light to medium bodied. finish is sour with sour cherries, apricots and honey. Simple tasty fruity sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (17301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle at Wailin Whales in Linus apartment 160528. Cloudy orange beer with a small head. Sour apricot aroma, woody, citrus, grapefruit, floral notes, some cherries. Sour apricot flavor, citrus, floral notes, honey, grapes, some grapefruit. Quite nice clean sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (3416) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle thanks to northernbrews. Aroma is huge cherry and raspberry with moderate barnyard. Tastes super tart with a moderate to strong sourness. It’s just intense sour cherry candy with strong barnyard too. Light hay. Remains pretty smooth considering the intensity. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2014 Asheville Late Nite session. Big thanks to Beau for this one! Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Lemony tang in the aroma, light funk. Light sweet flavor with sturdy acidity, more lemon tartness, a little woody aspect. Light bodied with average carbonation and massaging texture. Clean finish, good and tangy, with more lemony citric bite. Lovely beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Pours a very cloudy, bright cherry/ruby red color with a one finger off-white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting cap. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind. Slightly sulfuric aroma with plenty of musty funk and a nice barnyard/horseblanket character that American wild ales usually lack. Qualities are similar to that of an authentic Belgian Kriek. Sweaty with damp oak, cobwebs, lactic funk and earth followed by prominent cherry sweetness. Slight mineral quality with juicy cherry pie filing, earthy pit and dry cherry skins. Oak and funk are prominent with subtle lactic cheesiness, musty wild bugs and acetic vinegar. Minimal solvency. Smells amazing! Tart and puckering with strong sour acidity but not harsh or solvent like at all. Some acetic acid lingering throughout providing vinegary sweetness that counters the musty funk while complimenting the sweet cherry flavor. Very flavorful but not quite as complex as the nose suggests. Doesn’t have the same depth of funk or lambic like characteristics. There is some damp oak, lactic cheesiness and musty bugs but it’s not as extreme as the aroma and the prominent cherry sweetness cuts through. Soft mineral flavor with juicy cherry pie filling, earthy pit and dry skins. Very dry with the perfect amount of sweetness countering the oak, acidity and funk. One of he better American interpretations of the style. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pailhead (6376) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Courtesy of northernbrews

Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate cherry, lemon, faint oak, and a hint of vanilla. It’s a hazy dull reddish-orange with a minimal white head that quickly fades to almost nothing short of a few stray bubbles around the edges of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of tart cherry and a touch of citrus. The finish has moderate-heavy sour lemon, oak, and a touch of vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3538) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle shared at the Moeder Lambic cellar session 2015, thanks to Fux for sharing! drank side by side with the CCK, poured a much more orange amber colour compared to the cck, with a white head on top. the nose is very lactic, sour vinegar, and fainted cherrie notes (compared to the CCK wich was very sweet cherrie forward), some sweet notes in the end of the aroma aswell. taste of sour lemon zest, butter, citrus, and a lot of tart lactose notes, vinegar, old dust and oak, can’t say that there are a lot of cherries in the nose and taste aswell. just really sour! kind of earthy aswell. mouthfeel is a bit to light bodied, this is certainly no where near to a leavel of CCK. to bad, i had to say that i was expecting a lot more of this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle shared at the Moeder Lambic cellar session 2015, side by side with CCK. Pours cloudy amber orange with a small off white head. Aroma is lactic with dusty funk, tart cherries, cobwebs and citrus notes. Flavour is light heavy sour. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

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