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The Kriek Mort Subite is brewed according to the ancestral lambic recipe. This original Belgian beer ferments spontaneously. Enriched with cherries, it matures soft and slowly in oaken casks. To be served cool.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ohknaks (44) - USA - DEC 25, 2004
.5 L bottle: Pours a solid red in the glass with a thick white head. Tastes distinctly of cherry, which is a welcome addition to the standard beer, although I wouldn’t have it every day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kraddel (3466) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
At gollem antwerp . Pours dark red . In the scent , some lambic shines trough .. Taste is cherry . Sweet , some spices . Some funk , very hidden . . Aftertase is nice as well . Like it ! Has a bready note to it , somehow .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gregorymconway (86) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
375ml bottle from The Only. Hazy pink body with rose/off-white foamy head. Cherry and traditional lambic sour aromas, some wet paper. Quite tart with nice moderation. Very nice, pretty heavy bodied past the point of sessionable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jdobbs (395) - New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
Pours red with a nice pink head. Aroma of cherries, white sugar, marcipan, almond. Flavor is rather sweet, sweet cherry, marcipan, sugar. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (39) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2014
Heerlijke frisse zurige zoete kersen aroma. Pracht donker rode uitstraling. Prikkelend zurig (creme-ig) bij binnenkomst, heerlijk zacht met een mooie balans tussen carbonatie en smaak. Heel zacht in de afdronk met een lekkere kersen smaak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (264) - CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
Pours a deep red with one finger of light pink head diminishing gradually to a thin skim, moderate lacing. Nose is tart cherry and light spice. Taste is medium sugary sweet and moderate tart with lingering sour. Light to medium body, prickly sustained carbonation, with an off-dry mildly sour finish. This is called a lambic on the menu. OK, yes, all krieks are lambics, so that’s technically not untrue, but come on - if you see “lambic”, are you not justified in assuming it’s a straight lambic? Oh well, live and learn - next time I’ll ask first. All that said, it’s not a bad kriek - the cherry is strong but not artificial, and the sweetness doesn’t overwhelm. Definitely a decent introduction to sours for a neophyte.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9110) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 03/10/14. Clear slightly washed out cherry red with a big old crimson covering. Nose is tangy cherry, light spice, cherry tinged straw. Taste comprises sweet cherry drops, metallic rinse, damp straw, all about the cherry. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok but at the lower end of the fruit lambic spectrum, a little too sweet and not tarte/sour enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (312) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle, 37.5cL. Home. A sparling red garnet beer with a large pinkish head ; good retention and lacing. Aroma of red berries (cherry), acid and even light woody during the first sips. Medium sugary sweet, a bit dry, light to medium acid. Light body, thin to medium texture, a bit sticky, high carbonation, acid sweet finish, light lasting sour. Overall, a beautiful beer, nice aroma and pleasant taste. Nevertheless, I prefer when it’s drier and sourer to appreciate the essence of the fruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solvaris (106) - - OCT 5, 2014
---- personal review, no claim to be representative or neutral ---- repost undesired --- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Not as tart or complex as your traditional Belgian lambic. Soft cherry aroma and flavor. Nice, if a one trick pony. Very little funk/ sour. Kinda like Kasteel Rogue. I’d get again. Good after meal drink."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1683) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle shared with Posey on brew day. Pours a reddish pink with a pinkish head. Aroma is tart cherries and flavor follows. Light bodies. Finishes tart and dry. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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