Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Itterbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2012
pours a dark ruby red minimal head. aroma of cherries and almond. taste is sweet cherry that is mildly tart/acidic. moderately carbonated contributing to a light bodied beer. quite drinkable but not the best sour i’ve had.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kokkenrolv (126) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is sour cherry, stone fruit. Deep dark red, clear, small pink head. Medium sweetness, minimal bitterness, light sour, taste is of cherry, some almond. Light/medium body, average carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Ok, but too sweet, too little sour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FlacoAlto (4013) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2015
27/02/13 Produced on date; Sample June 2014
A steady pour into my teku glass produces a one-finger thick, pink tinged head. The beer is a dark, cherry-red color that shows a clear, bright red hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells of sweet, cherry candies; albeit ones that seem to be made with real cherries. Really there is nothing else that can be picked up out of the aroma.

The beer is not nearly as sweet as I was expecting, though it is still lightly sweet, like watered down cherry juice. In fact that is what this tastes like, if you had this blind you would be hard-pressed to guess that this was not watered down cherry juice. There is perhaps a hint of phenolic character, though this could just be cherry skin notes, and there is perhaps a hint of extra acidity here. The body is fairly light, it has a bit of structure to it, but is far from being cloying.

Simplistic in its cherry focus, it does get bonus points for not being sickly sweet, but because it has no Lambic complexity to it, but then it misses the boat for being a desert topping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3465) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2015
On cask, Tasting Set at La Becasse. Kriek 4% bright candy red color with a pinkish head. The nose is sweet cherry juice, this is where the set goes off the rails a bit. Soft carbonation, light bodied with a slightly dry finish. The beer is mostly sweet cherry juice. Alright but one dimensional, thankfully the cherry character is natural juice rather than artificial seeming. Weakest of the set.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Florya (999) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : clear red color with a small pink head. Aroma : cherries, candy, pear. Palate : medium to light body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
novair (139) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
Pours clear red with no head. Smells sweet and much like red fruit. Cherries, candy, sweet and a bit sour aftertaste. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rouhlas (1507) - GREECE - AUG 1, 2015
250ml bottle. Reddish color with off white to pink head. Fruity cherry aroma. Sweet and light acidic cherry taste. Light almost oily body with soft to flat carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3200) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Keg@fountain, Gornal. Deep Ruby red beer with small pink head. Aroma of cherry drops. Taste is cherry drops, a touch of funk, some sourness and also a little sweet sugar. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anfractuosity (260) - - JUL 15, 2015
Seems sweeter than Lindemans kriek, tasted like maraschino cherries, nice, but I definitely prefer the Lindemans, which is a bit sourer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2693) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle 11,2oz. Thx Czar. Pours reddish/purplish with low pinky head. Aroma is of cherries, fruits. Taste is of cherries, sugar, fruits. Palate: Medium-full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Decent. Simple. Straight-forward. Sweet.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Achel (242) - GREECE - JUL 1, 2015
Pours red with very little head retention. The aroma is artificial cherry candy. The taste is artificial cherry as expected from the nose. A beer with antioxidant it s not a beer.

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