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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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.


SamGamgee's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamGamgee (2451) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - DEC 24, 2011
75cl bottle. Moderate acidity and cherry flavor with a touch of sweetness and more body than I expected. A little acetic. More like a flanders red than a lambic, actually. Pretty good but not quite supplication good.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (5494) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Many thanks to Rian! Nice fresh sourish nose. The beer starts dry, fruity sourish with a nice fresh sourish with hints of mould. Hints of vinegar acid, fresh-sourish, a bit artificial cherries. Sourish red fruity aftertaste. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2184) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Thanks Jwale73!! Pours a hazy rubine red with a large light pink head. The smell is oak, funk, raspberry seeds, cherries. The taste is tart red fruit, seeds very dry aftertaste with oak lingering. Light in body with active, fine carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (12645) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Fruchtig säuerlicher, holzig trockener Antrunk. Später süßlicher und etwas künstlich, feinperlig, die Fruchtigkeit bleibt angenehm. Trocken süßes Ende. 10/10/11/11/10/11

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2928) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Shared at 4th of July. Solid one here. Good body from the wood. Good fruit from the fruit and good sourness from the yeast. All working together really well to create a pretty decadent drink. Bit of an acidic finish but nicely so.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mittenator (1605) - Michigan, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bomber at GGW 2015. Hazy gold with a white head. Tart tannins and wood. Light barnyard and sour.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (618) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Born at a time when few American brewers were brave enough to create beers with wild yeast, Friek is a modern classic. Compared to many of the sour funk bombs and tart Lambics in circulation, Friek is a smooth, fruity ale thanks to its blending and barrel aging. Aroma presents raspberry and subtle cherry-soaked wood. Taste has the sweetness of raspberry and cherry with a bit of oak and citrus. Body is fizzy and acidic but doesn’t have the vinegar sharpness of some Sour/Lambic types. Despite its kinky name, Friek goes down easy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (766) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle. A- Sour, subtle cherries, oak, slight funk. A- Cranberry color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Sour, tart, subtle dark cherries, oak, funk, effervescent, champagne. P- Medium body, average texture, high carbonation, sour effervescent finish. O- The cherry and raspberries are very subtle here. It’s almost like drinking champagne with such high carbonation. Some notes of oak and plenty of tartness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3327) - California, USA - MAY 18, 2015
18 May 2015, bottle. rosy orange, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is tart cherry and cherry pits. thin and fizzy. has some wine characteristics, moderately tart and fizzy to boot, cherry is noticeable but i think it is blended with another fruit or muted in some way. maybe the wood aging mellows it out. pretty good!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6235) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015
On tap, hazy red amber color, lots of sweet and sour raspberries, nice sour earthy rust , good balanced finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Smells like a sour red. Taste is mild sour red with faint berry notes. No carbonation. Old bottle, possibly one of the first few batches. New batch: Much more fruit in the new batch. This batch actually has some carbonation.


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