Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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Belgian top-fermented cherry beer on the basis of a reddish brown ale matured in oak casks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2006) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 5, 2014
@ Hyde Park Wine and Spirits / Cincinnati OH --- Hazy medium cherry brown color, thick rim head, swirls of lace. Taste is a beautiful cross between Kriek Lambic and a Brown Ale. Both sides have their moment, and move together to a very satisfying finish. Cherry is very present, but not overwhelming. Same for the malt. Good Stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (770) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 31, 2014
Light purple pour with red-ish head. Aroma is sour cherries, light vinegar and funk. Tart cherries, slightly acidic, light grain. Sour, touch of sweetness. Finish is tart cherries, a little acidic. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3875) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Aroma is cherries and strong sourness. The flavor is cherries, fruit, medium sweetness, a background of malts and a sour/slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (3046) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Massive gusher. Almost clear deep red pour with disappearing pink head. Aroma is fruity, but not that much. Light cherry aroma, mild acetic notes, a bit citric as well. Taste is tart, fruity, light fruity sweetness, finishes quite dry. Palate is light with aggressive carbonation, dry. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (709) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
Rouge brillant avec une mousse moyenne rose. L’arôme des cerises aigre, du levure sauvage, et un peu de cerise sucré. Carbonation moyenne, un peu cerise sucré au début, mais avec une finition sec de cerise aigre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (842) - USA - FEB 10, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Combination of a Flemish red beer and kriek giving a pleasant sweet sour taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (764) - - JAN 24, 2014
Il dominio incondizionato delle ciliegie, dolci e con sfumature leggermente candite, intrecciato con l’acidità intensa e pervasiva, la fanno assomigliare a una kriek "meno pura". Mantiene però un corpo acido leggermente più acetico-vinoso che le da un carattere proprio. Molto buona.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (876) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2014
Bien rouge, effervescence moyenne, mousse rose moyenne. Cerises bien présentes, pas trop sûre, malts se dévoilant légèrement par la suite, manque un peu de boisé et de longueur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
manisthebeer (240) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
smells earthy and fruity pours a elegent blood red with a pink head flavour is sour cherry blaster with a mild earthy taste super good beer

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hwin666 (1) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
The beer was a pleasant surprise. The cherry body was fantastic and an instant reminder of my mom’s cherry pies. Only fault I could think of is that I only have one small bottle.

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