lachesis (756) - St Idesbald, - AUG 2, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Intens cherry red color with fluffy diminishing pink froth. Aroma is that of fruit flavoured candies and red berry-jam. Taste is smooth and has a good balance between sweet and sour. The fruity part is to artificial and reminds me to much at sour candies. The liveyness is good and the consitancy to sirupy. For free with the newspaper today. From a cann 25 cl.
dEnk (3789) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is big fake cherry, fruits. Flavour is light tangy fruits, red fruits and a coating of fake fruit candy.
Camons (5866) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
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
Kauge (97) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
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.
tmongoose (1265) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
JefVerstraete (1275) - BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
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.
Hansen (6575) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
yy0pp (494) - - JUN 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
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caesar (5062) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
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.
Celest (126) - - MAY 29, 2014
1.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Again a fake lambic, some sour notes but very hidden by sugars and malts, syrup notes.
edsspoon (370) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - pours bright red with a thin light pink head that gradually fades to a ring. Aroma is sour cherries and bubblegum. Taste is sour cherry, medium sweet, little bit of malt and a very light bitterness. Quite dry, light body and light to medium carbonation. Just tastes like cherry juice really.