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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Kriek lambic blended from three different aged kriek beers up to 2 years old. Aged in Woodcut barrels.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1474) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2013
750 bottle..Pour is redish pink with a thin bubbly head..Nose is nice tartness, berries, nice oak, cherries, yogurt..Taste is nice funk, berries, cherry, juice, wet oak, bugs, nice dryness..

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JustDrinkIt (257) - Arizona, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Ruby red pour with pink-tinted white head. Aroma of sour fruit, yeast. Flavor is tart cherries and raspberries throughout. Very drinkable sour.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
pours a pretty dark pink with a finger of light pink fleeting foam. The beer is pretty. Smells like cranberry, cherry and oak. Some hints of flanders style metallic sourness, lactic sourness and some soil. Taste comes through moderately tart, some cherry some cranberry again. More oak - this reminds me more of a poorly made flanders than a wild or kriek. Thin mouthfeel with lower than expected carb and a semi wet finish. Meh, twice what I’d pay again for it. Serving type: bottle 01-25-2012

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doofgoblin (281) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2013
This is an awesome sour. Pink and tart with fruitiness that is not forced or candy like. The body is thin with a lactic bite. I really like this one! This one does not disappoint.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lectvay (109) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 11, 2013
2013 bottle purchased at Boise Co-op. A beautiful pinkish copper, light carbonation, moderately tart, makes my mouth pucker more than it seems like it should. Wonderful bright fruit flavors. Not quite as complex as I expected given the barrel aging, but a great, very enjoyable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1671) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours hazy amber/reddish with no head. Aroma is of fruits, berries, raspberries. Taste is of fruits, berries, sourness, acidity, raspberries. Palate: Low carbonation. Lacking. Overall: Appearance and carbonation are lacking. Other than that: this is pretty good. Nice fruits.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1145) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2013 Bottle thanks to BoostIPA, thanks! Pours a still looking reddish brown with no head. Aroma is of red fruits, hard to to pick the raspberries from the cherries. Some really light bourbon and oak notes, too. Taste is lightly acetic but overall nicely acid (lactic) and fruity. Mouthfeel suffers from the lack of carbonation (damn!) but still offer a clean drinking experience and feels like a good fruit juice. Hopefully I’ll be able to rate it again someday in prime condition. Good!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2615) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by mathieuc, thanks! Hazy Copper-ish amber with no head and no lacing. Interesting aroma of raspberries, cherries, nice acidic touch, subtle bourbon notes and light vanilla. Taste is also of raspberries and cherries with a little more bourbon than in the aroma, vanilla, nice acidic presence and light/moderate sweetness. Medium body. Flat. If it was not of the absence of carbonation, this one would probably be a world-class sour. Nice fruits. Very interesting, but the absence of carbonation is a bummer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
bottle gracefully shared by mistermathieuc, many thanks brah. pours cloudy, almost dirty, medium dark copper, red tint - fire cider-like colour. no head. bright cherries and raspberries, distinct and nicely blended, stones - touch of earth, cheese, bourbon vanilla with its hint of sweetness, nice tart profile - lactic, citric and soft acetic. low carbonation, light body - oily, lightly tart and sweet grassy-stoney finish. quite nice but the lack of carbonation is clearly a bummer - it would have been an almost excellent fruit lambic..

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Pours an amazing ruby with finger white head that leaves quickly. Smell is full of cherry, raspberry, and green apple. Taste is bit of bile, lactic cherry, super red fruit and dominant raspberry flavor. Light to mid body, refreshing. This reminded me of Rose de Gambrinus, very well done.


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