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St. Louis Premium Kriek

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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on tap
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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gueuze Lambic beer aromatized with cherries.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1110) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle. Very light red, gold color with no head. Aroma is like funky fruit. Taste is a funky, cherry with banana after taste.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dEnk (3795) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle @ home. Aroma is big fake cherry, fruits. Flavour is light tangy fruits, red fruits and a coating of fake fruit candy.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle @ Schraevenacker, Belgium. Pours red with a light pink head, loads of lively bubbles. Aroma is sweet, cherries, marcipan, mandelessens. Flavor is very sweet with some cherry, marcipan, sweets. Medium body, average carbonation. Very sweet, but not totally awfull. 020814

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kauge (122) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from Nõmme Comarket (€ 3,29), July 2014. Pours a deep ruby red with a pinkish head that retains rather well, leaving some lacing. Aroma is gentle cherry yoghurt, more on the sour side than sweet; not as intense as I’d have expected. Taste is more straightforwardly sweet, even sugary, artificial cherry (like the cheap-ass cherry ’ciders’ they sell in stores), sour. Palate is icky-sticky with a rather soft mouthfeel, medium body and low to medium carbonation. Dry, sugary finish with some tart prickling in the throat. Overall... rather like lemonade.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1283) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2014
bomber shared. poured a pinkish color with white short lived head. the aroma straight up is cherries. sweet and syrupy. the flavor is more of the same. very nice cherry flavor a tad to sweet but still good. nice drink on a hot summer night. no real tartness in this one.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JefVerstraete (1287) - BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
Red colour, pink foam. Very sweet Kriek. Aroma of sweet red fruit with lots of sugar. Taste like fluid candy. Good as lemonade, not as beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6599) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
Cherry red coloured and with a pink head. Sweet cherry aroma, faint almond too. Flavor starts sweet, light astringent and faint bitter finish. More cherries. Creamy texture.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
yy0pp (507) - - JUN 27, 2014
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
caesar (5118) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
Bottled from Mitra Bunnik, BB 07-2015, medium sample, poured into a tulip glass. Clear ruby color, short frothy pink head leaving some frothy lacing. Aroma of sweet artificial cherry, marzipan, slight tart. Very sweet, just a hint of sourness. Artificial stuff, way unbalanced into a sweet sugary mess. Sweet krieks can be my guilty pleasure, but only when properly made. This aint one of them.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Celest (126) - - MAY 29, 2014
Again a fake lambic, some sour notes but very hidden by sugars and malts, syrup notes.


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