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

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RATINGS: 972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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DISCLAIMER: for those who had an exported bottle, please check whether you had this "Oude" version or the "Oud Beersel Kriek" which is made for export only.


Hopgeek's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopgeek (90) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 3, 2005
Crazy sour vinegar nose, smells like a stale musty barnyard with a hint of sour cherries. Pours a deep burgundy/brick red hue and makes a fizzy pink head. Flavor is vinegary, hint of sour cherries, tastes very much like a sour red wine... very tart and astringent, hint of cranberry. Light on the palate, coats the mouth very thin and finishes quite dry. Nice quality lambic, moderately complex, enjoyed this one.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (554) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle, 37.5cL. Home. A sparkling dark purple beer with red garnet hues ; pink medium head ; medium retention. Fruity aroma (acid cherry), acid, wood. Light to medium lasting sour ; dry ; light to medium sweet background (just enough). Medium body, thin texture, fizzy carbonation, dry sour fruity finish. Overall, delicious oude kriek, balanced, elegant...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1908) - - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark ruby with a pretty pinkish head. Aroma is sour cherry and musty funk. Taste adds a little vinegar and wood. Medium acid content, pleasantly tart. Mouthfeel is a little buttery with some spritzy carb. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
poohmets (16) - - MAY 1, 2015
Looks awesome. Smells of fresh cherries and sourness. Palate very dry and acid. Sour, cherry and acid tastes

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (706) - ITALY - APR 30, 2015
alla spina ZBF 15. aroma intenso di ciliegie, frutta rossa, acido intenso, aspro e dolcezza finale

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ametras (633) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
[2013] 375ml bottle at L’Autre Oeil. Hazy deep red with a foamy pinkish head. Flavors are sweet/tart cherries, lemon, apple and oak with funky and grassy notes. Moderate tartness and lactic sourness. Light to medium body, bright carbonation, slick texture.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (749) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle @ The Bishops Arms Mollberg, Helsingborg 3/1-15. Fruity and estery with cherries, cinnamon and notes of brett, also light acidic with notes of yoghurt. Dry and fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3046) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2015
Bottled. Pours deep reddish with an average pink head. Aroma of sour cherries, barnyard and vinegar. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up tart and sour. Light to medium bodied, watery texture and average carbonation. A very nice fruit Lambic indeed.🌟🌟🌟🌟

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Atom (1638) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 13, 2015
750mL pours a bright rich ruby red with a large pinkish white head. Dry effervescent sour Cherry aroma, oak, minerals, and funk. Lively sour cherry very, sour yet not lip puckering or vinagery. Some mellowing oak and nice funk. Really tasty and easy drinking. Happy to have been seeing this around on shelves lately.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1503) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
375ml bottle. Ruby red colour, pink foam head and aroma of cherry, citrus rind, funk. Taste is tart, cherry, woody, funky, with citric sourness. Medium bodied, high carbonation, dry sour finish. Very drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
King_Alex_II (393) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2015
Dark ruby color with light pink red foam. The smell is anciently dignified, calm, fruity and sour. The carbonation is staggering and works perfectly well with the distinct, but appropriate sourness. The cherry flavors add up with the rest to a sour, yet almost sweetish aftertaste with a little dry tartness. Excellent beer from a lovely little brewery.


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