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

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RATINGS: 904   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpaceMonkey (182) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 7, 2003
Lovely horse blanket hints, but more like a lazy horse rather than a heavily worked horse. Smells like the horse is carrying large sacks of cherries. A ruby red color with a pale pink head, this hints at what it is without being obvious, not overtly pink or red. This beer has a wonderful way of bringing out the sourness of a lambic, but throwing in dashes of pine needles and warm fruit, one of a kind.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (1094) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2014
Klar rød med lavt rosa skum. Overraskende lite lukt av denne krieken. Noe bærlukt, men mer sur enn søt lukt. Syrlig, sur smak. Kort tørr ettersmak

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alusmamuts (230) - LATVIA - AUG 26, 2014
Dark red with small pink cap. Sour cherry taste with soame sweetness on the first half of tongue, a bit watery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (3912) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 25, 2014
Huge thanks to Mario from Dva Tona. Red body, pinkish long lasting thick head. Very funky cherry aroma, nothing more, nothing less, again heavily funky taste, with very, very pleasant cherry notes, slightly salty. Not extremely complex but damn lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
At Kulminator with Kimberly and Taylor. Pours lighter red rosé with why me head. Aroma is very low acidity, nice jucy cherries, very nice classic Lambic funk. This is a fantastic Lambic.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvsn (558) - ISRAEL - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Ariel. Hazy red with a small pink head. Aroma of cherries, sour apples and yeast. Sweet-sour with tons of cherries. Medium-bodied, very pleasant to drink. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Creamy red excellent mostly lasting head. Red colour. Light malty and heavy sour aroma. Powerfull cherry/kriek notes. Moderate biotter wonderfull sour flavor. Long great finish. Loads of nice cherry. Oily palate.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikske79 (1100) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een van de lekkerste bieren dat ik ooit gedronken heb. Echt een aanrader, een pak beter dan hun oude geuze

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1629) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle from CBX. Beet juice colored pour with a big frothy pink head. Cheesy, oaky, funky, earthy aroma, acidic citrus, brandied plums and bright cherry notes. Funky, cheesy yeast up front with pucker tart, citrus acid mid palate with juicy ripe cherries coming in through the back end. Bright, vibrate and young. Very solid, readily available Kriek.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
poech73 (178) - Nivelles, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2014
Kriek très portée sur le fruit brasser comme un vin tellement le maltage disparaît sous les arômes de fruit. Le nez est très fruité et floral : cerise, cerise amère, acidité pas d’amertume, levure. En bouche, la gorgée donne l’impression de manger du fruit. Le maltage fait ressortir fort le coté fromenté. La fin est surette avec un arrière goût boisé qui assèche la langue sur un houblonnage minéral très légèrement astringent. Abords très vineux pour cette kriek à boire et à reboire!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmacklin (256) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours an unclear, dark red colour with a huge, frothy, long lasting pink head that laces. Sweet and sour aroma of cherries, fruit and yeast. Sweet and sour flavour of cherries with yeasty notes and a dry, acidic finish. Medium body with a watery texture and soft carbonation.


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