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Strange Cherry Kriek
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Think cherry pie in a glass. Think cherries picked from the tree. Not a sour lambic, this Belgian Blonde Ale has so many cherries crammed into every glass even the foamy head is red. A cherry cherry lover’s dream come true. Goes great with dark chocolate, with fudge brownies, with chocolate gateau, with cacao nibs, with... well, you get the picture. And did we mention cherries?


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9486) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Reddish/Amber pour. Off white head. Cherries, toasted grain, honey, bread, sugar cookies, golden raisins. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - OCT 6, 2014
On tap at WOB - LoDo
Clear amber with a medium sized white head, good lacing. Aroma of cherries and sweet malts, cereal. Taste like cherry cough drops
Good, but sweet

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
theothermatt (225) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Tap. It’s really sweet, like sticky sweet... almost medicinal cherry flavor. I’d assume that this is a hit with those that like alcohol with their sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2014
On tap at Colorado Brewers Fest in July. Appearance: finger of pinkish head, red copper color, clear. Aroma: apple and cherry dominate, light yeasty tart. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, dry, thin. Taste: sweet fruit into a light tart, with a light malty sweetness holding down the fort. Overall, I think my favorite at the event! Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (582) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Very authentic cherry flavor. Pretty sweet. Think lindemans framboise and replace the framboise with cherry. Slightly less sweet. But still sweet. Good with a slight tart finish. Nice beer but would like some acidic sour to this one. Could not drink much. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (2740) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Taster. 4.7% ABV per the sign at the Rendezvous. Pours a medium, well retained, pink head, over a red (SRM 20) body.....nose is sour cherry, light malts, minimal hops, balance to the cherries......taste is moderately sweet, mildly sour, heavy cherry throughout, no hops.....mouth feel medium body, sticky, slight acid tingle. This is without a doubt a simple and sweet fruit beer. It may be a different recipe from that described because the ABV is a smidgen lower. A little more sourness would be welcome and increase the complexity and bring greater balance. BJCP 7/3/10/4/6

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baz1240 (6) - Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2014 does not count
Light in the plate and not heavy on the belly. Distinct cherry/hint grape aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
UncleKorm (898) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2014
On tap at brewery poured a clear red hue w/ thin diminishing white head. Moderate to big cherry aroma. Initial taste is moderate sweet w/ a bold tart finish. Tastes are cherry pie filling minus the sugar, and fresh cherries. Medium bodied, balanced mouthfeel and dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410 (320) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark red, like cranberry juice. Head is red as well. Aroma is slightly tart, Belgian yeast, cherries and a little funky. Taste is slightly tart, cherryies come through at first and Belgian yeast / wit flavors follow. Oak notes lightly present throughout. Very refreshing. Palate is light body, light carbonation. Overall a fantastic beer. Not overly sweet, well developed and refreshing. Love this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2566) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 5, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Amber and clear appearance with a sticky white head. Aroma of tart cherries, pie crust, caramel, bread, oak and vanilla. Similar flavor, sweet, lightly tart and smooth.


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