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


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RATINGS: 1013   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

bluebetty's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluebetty (1019) - - FEB 3, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy pink with pink rocky head. Aromas of cherry and some brett character. Some sourness though certainly no where near the sourness of other krieks tasted. Over all the aromas are a little subdued. Taste is much the same. Some sour cherry and a little vinegar sourness. Minimal Brett character. Finish is quite dry. A great beer though not at the same level as others tasted tonight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (117) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is cherry, notes of barnyard, citric. Deep red, hazy, medium firm light red head. Light sweetness, light bitterness, medium sour, taste is sour cherries, hints of cherry stone, hints of almond and vanilla, citric. Medium body, average carbonation, silky mouthfeel, tart. Very pure and nice kriek.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Luckylucy667 (41) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Very cherry aroma, duh! Very carbonated with thin white head. Taste of dry rye bread with cherries all in. Extremely dry oak sherry like finish with some macadamia and vanilla popping in. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1314) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2015
Bottle at Nuetnigenough, 16th September 15. Pours as expected, fairly dark pink, red, high carbonation. Aroma cherries, sour, funk. Taste is clean, lots of cherries, not as deep as some, still good Kriek, but not my favourite

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3433) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 18, 2015
Oud Beersel - Oude Kriek 6.5% Bottle from CBB. Beautiful deep red with a big pink head of foam. This bottle’s cork literally exploded off of it and the beer came gushing out on it’s own! Wild. It’s got an amazingly rich nose of cherries and mild nuttiness - surprisingly sweet smell. Great flavor, cherry, tannic woodsiness, tart, sweet, nutty - wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erasmus_ro (2017) - Alabama, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep ruby red with a beautiful, somewhat reddish head. Aroma is cherries, sour. Taste is dry, somewhat sour. Cherries are there, appleskin, light toast. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (3619) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2015
10-SEP-2015, bottle @Poeschenellekelder, with Ulkløbben. Two 37,5 cl bottles in the usual bast. Red, short pink head. Tart cherries, funk. over carbonated, medium body. Very nice and fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (447) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2015
0.375 l bottle from local Gall & Gall, 6.5 % abv, bottled in April 2014 (almost one and a half years). Clear, deep red with a medium large, fluffy, quickly diminishing, pink head. Slightly funky, fruity-sourish aroma of sour cherries, wood, raspberries and red grapes. Minimally funky, sourish-fruity taste of sour cherries, raspberry juice, red grapes and some wood, followed by a short and tart finish. Thin to medium body, astringent and spritzy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very easy to drink, not as wild and sour as other examples, rather fruity. Elegant kriek with a nice, vinous touch. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (628) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
375ml bottle from private import. Aroma: cassis, cherry, vinegar, funkiness. App: hazy purple, minimal pink head. Taste and palate: medium body, velvety, light acidity, ripe apples & cherry and vinegar finish. Overall: great! Quite complex. Love the fruity finish. Size of the bottle is good because more would be a bit too much but this is great like that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1581) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle at BBf Lab. Reddish colour with pink head. Fruity, cherry aroma. Sweet, cherry, acidic, sour taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (3332) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle at the Lambikstoempers festival, deep red with a tight pink foam, clean cherry nose, bittersweet with sour cherry notes, very nice indeed.

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