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Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle shared by Travlr: pours an effervescent bright ruby with a large froth of pink head. Has a fresh fruity cherry nose with some light funk and vinous oak. Starts with good carbonation and smooth light malty sweetness with some sweet fruity notes and oaky complexity before a drier puckering finish. True to style and enjoyable.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (1794) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 23, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2014 2008 Vintage
Tasted on 2/7/14 from a corked and caged 750mL bottle at the Friday night tasting at RBWG Asheville, big thanks to ygtbsm94 for sharing this gusher. Pours clear copper/pink with a huge off-white head that slowly recedes to average, rocky lace. The nose is pure sour cherry with a touch of vanilla and funk. The flavor is very sour and vinous, once again dominated by the sour cherry, a touch of funk and a hint of vanilla oak. The body is medium with super lively carbonation and a long vinous sour cherry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear deep reddish color with a small pale pinkish white head. Has a fruity spicy weak funky cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart funky cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart funky cherry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
750ml bottle shared at Jack & Leighton’s Birthday Bash at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 13 April 2013. Thanks to whoever brought it along. Pink and highly carbonated - probably a bit too fizzy for my liking. Appealing tart cherry fruit aroma. Sharp, but not overly acidic on the palate. But a touch of sweetness and a vague cherry bomb candy impression in the flavour knocked it back somewhat for me. Somewhat different to the regular Oud Beersel Oude Kriek and probably just about on a par.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (5889) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle shared at the Downtown Inn Friday night fart/bottle share at the roach motel. Pours a nice rose color with a small white head that settles into a ring. Aroma of berries, vanilla, lactic acid, and sweaty socks. Flavor of berries, lemon, lactic acid, sour candy, and sourdough. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a tart mouthfeel. Decent, but didn’t blow me away.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (5975) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle shared by Brad and RBWG 2014, thanks! Pours a near clear ruby with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a very musty tart cherry note and a strong barnyard funk. Flavor has light tart cherries with a growing funkiness and a bite of acid.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (7950) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #64. Bottle shared by Ygtbsm94 at the Friday Night Downtown Inn Bottle Share. Aroma of tart cherries and earth. The taste is tart cherries, citrus, bright funk. Medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (7137) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle at RBWG thanks to Brad. Pours bright red with white head. Nose and taste of puckering sour cherry, acidity, funk and oak. Medium body. Very acidic but it works.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle @ RBWG Fart Share. Pours a pinkish red appearance with an off white head. Bright pie cherry, somewhat funky, very tart aroma. A touch cheesy, very sour pie cherry, raspberry, vanilla flavor. Fucken grate but very sour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (5051) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
750ml bottle. Clear orange red color. Thin white head. Good cherry wood aroma notes. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Nice puckering sour taste. Medium to bigger body. Great, puckering sour kriek. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (5618) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle at WTWBA. Clear pink red pour with a white head. Sweet and tart cherry. Yeast. Oh my, this is fantastic.


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