rauchbier (3409) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2003
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled. Blackcurrant colour, Short lived purple pink head and moderate colour. Syrupy sweet cherry nose with a faint whiff of almonds. Cherry not so apparent in the mouth with a metallic/blood note dominating through into the finish, like someone just punched you in the mouth.
Ungstrup (26476) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A red beer with a good head. The aroma is the sour and sharp aroma that suits a kriek. The flavor is soft and on the other hand sharp like a kriek should be and ofcourse with notes of cherry. A really good kriek.
diabel (1585) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2003
2.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Lovely colour. Fruity aroma. Though rather flat flavour. Quite disapointing. Dry palate.
ogivlado (5042) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 25, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled(330ml). -not so good kriek beer, nice color nice taste but bad smell, too sweet
motelpogo (5530) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 12, 2002
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
would be okay without all the added nutrasweet
joet (1925) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - NOV 9, 2002
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Sweet, acidic, soda pop, spice and fruit aroma tastes fully synthetic, undrinkable.
Ernest (5646) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 18, 2002
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, pink, good lacing, mostly
lasting. Body is clear dark reddish-purple. Aroma is lightly yeasty
(cobwebs), lightly malty (toasted grain), with a note of cherry syrup.
Flavor is heavily sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is
moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Medium body, syrupy
texture, lively carbonation, moderately astringent. Somewhat artificial
(and simple) aroma, much too sweet, syrupy, astringent.
eczematic (1304) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2002
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
fake kriek. masses of sugar and artificial cherry cordial
bierkoning (9033) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2002
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2012 Cherry, almondy aroma. Sweet n sour taste with cherry, almond and oak. Not too bad for a commercial kriek. The sourness and the almondy taste offset the sweetness.
Rating from jan 2012: Vieux Bruxelles kriek. Best until 5/08. Murky brown color. Cherry sweets in the strong aroma. Sugary sweet flavor with cherry sweets, marzipan and some sour notes. Aftertaste has peppermint. Has kept extremely well.
caesar (4028) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2002
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Cherry, cherry and cherry again. All those exceptionally fruity beers are not my style.