Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Mikkeller gets a little sour. SpontanCherryFrederiksdal is an oak aged sour ale by the Danish gypsy brewery. Frederiksdal refers to the estate from which the beer gets its sour cherries.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7350) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle I took to watch football with Andy, Max, Pearl, Paul. Pours a deep ruby and garnet hued red with a thin pink head. A touch of cough drops, a bit funky and weird, sweet, with a bit of that weird fecal note that sometimes shows up. Still rather nice. Medium-bodied, a little herbal, lots of delicate earthy cherries. A bit of funkiness, chewy cherry skin tannins, very delicate, a bit more earthy funk. Lingering cherry, a bit more funk. Rather tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kingmaker (5) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
50,- Euro pro Liter! Ein solches Bier muss schon was hergeben. Aus der serh schönen Flasche ergießt es sich beeindruckend im tiefen Weinrot in das Glas. Der Schaum ist violett, verschwindet aber leider, auch für ein Sauerbier, viel zu schnell. Die Nase umströmt eine starke Wein- und Kirschnote - sehr lecker. Hinzukommen leicht süßliche und würzig herbe Aromen - eine Andeutung von Glühwein mit einer klaren Sauerbiernote. Der erste Schluck überrascht komplett. Täuscht der Geruch Wein vor, kommt mit dem Geschmack das Sauerbier voll zum Vorschein. Genial! Vom Wein bleibt ein toller Nachgeschmack auf den Lippen. Kirschen und feine Säure beherrschen den Geschmack, aber auch hier verstecken sich Gewürze, wie Nelken, und gerbiger, herber Geschmack vom Eichenfass. Es ist kaum Süße vorhanden, was auch gut ist. Das Mundgefühl ist gerbig und frisch prickelnd, durc h die feine Karbonisierung, welche nur bei langer Lagerung entsteht. Ein wirklich meisterhaftes Bier mit ein paar kleinen Abzügen, aufgrund des schnell verschwindenen Schaums und dem heftigen Preiszettel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mep3222 (700) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Brilliant vinous sour aroma with cherry and oakyness. Taste is the same, but no sweetness to the cherry and a bitter almost barnyard funky finish. Sour maybe 5 of 10, with it being mostly an acidic sour but the funky finish. Really a nice complex beer and not sweet like many fruit lambics. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6474) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Draft at EBP. Pours a thick dark cough syrup-y red (this is not to imply that the flavors go that way). Light pink foam on top for a minute. Big sweet cherry nose, mix of snack cherries and pie cherries, leaning a little more toward the sweeter snack variety. Creamy thick body with lively carb. Intense cherry flavors, lots of tartness as well, well-integrated enough that it’s not immediately clear whether the tartness is more from fruit acidity or from the inoculation. That’s pretty cool. Crisp refreshing finish. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maksymiliant (74) - POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Barwa wi?niowa. Ladna rozowa piana. W aromacie, wisnie, kwas, lekka wanilia. W smaku kwas, wi?nie... W sumie tak samo jak w aromacie. Bardzo dobry kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1979) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
February 20, 2015. Bottle at home, vintage 2014.
Purple with a small dark pink head. Aroma is sweet fruity and tart cherry yoghurt, slight almond. Taste is sweet juicy cherries up front, tart cherries and yoghurt coming through midways, dry tart finish, slight vinegar. Light bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (1984) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Refrigerated 12.7 botttle poured into a tulip. Opaque black with small purple head. Nice Cherry aroma, medium body, medium/low carbonation, and some small-bubble lacing. Taste is nice slighty tart rich cherries, a little oak, and hints of vinegar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2418) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Gorgeous beer. Dark red body with foamy pink head. Strong sour vinous aroma. Taste is also sour a bit woody and vinous. Not a lot of cherry flavour just a touch. Quite fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1818) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle. Mmmmmmmm, continuing the hunt for the entire Spontan Series. Found this one at The Bier Stein in Eugene. Light red pour, big cherry nose with hints of funk. Bits of sweet cherry juice up front leading into hints of vanillad oak with cherries mashed in between. Barnyardy funk hits in the back. Great brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2423) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle at home, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: red beer, small unstable reddish head. NOSE: cherries, sweet, little sour. TASTE: cherries, sweet, nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Backlog rating. 37.5cl bottle from BD Shoreditch, London. It pours a deep ruby color with a nice pink-ish head. Aroma is sour and tart with red berries, tart cherries, lemon sherbet and some funk. Taste is acidic and tart with more lemon juice, red fruits sweetness, tart cherries, sweet cherries, funk. Finishes acidic and fruity. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, standout kriek

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