Bamaboy1975 (194) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Served from tap into a Trappe Door tulip. Poured a deep ruby red with a one finger slightly pink head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, cherry, candied sugar, strawberry, and sweet tarts. The flavor was of sweet malt, strawberry, cherry, sugar, cherry syrup, and subtle sweet tart. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. I will warn all who approach this brew that it is a lot more sweet than some other Krieks out there. This does cover up quite a bit of the subtle flavors that were present as I could not pick them out unfortunately. For what they were aiming for it really wasn’t too bad if I honest as the sweetness did carry throughout, but it wasn’t overpowering to the point where you think you are going to get diabeetus from drink a glass of it. A fairly well done brew that I wouldn’t mind having again in the future if more funky Krieks are not available at the time.
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apickles (38) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle in ’t Brugs Beertje, Bruges. Lovely rosy colour with quite a fluffy head. Fruity sour nose. Amazingly sour cherry flavour with a wheaty aftertaste.
gegwilson (229) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle in ’t Brugs Beertje, Bruges. Cloudy red colour with a frothy white head. Very sour balsamic vinegar smell. Taste is extremely sour and full of unripe cherry notes.
Mtbiker54 (20) - Nancy, FRANCE - NOV 27, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Une couleurs ruby hallucinante. Une mousse rosée. Des arômes de kitsch et d’amande qui doit venir du noyau. Des notes boisées. Des notes acidulées très fines. Une bière très surprenantes.
Braudog (5366) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft at Taphouse/Queensway. Ruddy red beer that delivers all the classic kriek characteristics, with a distinctly sour twist. My wife and I are huge Duchess fans, and this boils down to the wonderful Duchess with a bountiful and extremely well interlaced cherry character. Nice wild beer but mellow enough for anyone to enjoy! (#5325, 10/2013)
_angst_ (2092) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours tiny hazy pinkish red with a thin frothy pinkish offwhite head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is tiny sweet, slightly sour and fruity with biscuits, sour cherries, moist wood, grape juice, red wine vinegar, raspberries, black cherries, marzipan, hay and dry soil. Taste is sweet, sour, tiny malty and fruity with sweet dark bread, sour cherries, cereal, sweet cherry pie, moist wood, lemon juice, lime juice, hay, lemon zest, moist soil, unripe raspberries, red currants and hints of barnyard. Mouthfeel is dry, tart and medium bodied. Finish is sour and fruity with sour cherries, hay, dry soil, moist wood, grape juice, lime juice, lemon zest, cherry pie, key lime pie and hints of unripe currants and raspberries. Tasty simple sour cherry beer. I liked this one a lot.
mathieuc (703) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice cherry red with a pinkish head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is mostly made or cherries and really fruity, but there is also some light vinegar on the back end. Taste is tart, sharply lactic. Mouth watering. Flavors of tart cherries with a really light sweetness in the back. Carbonation is medium, body too. Really refreshing!
JBPortland (204) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From 9/22 notes. 750ml bottle pours semi clear dark ruby red with medium pink head. Nose is tart cherry, fruit, faint acidic, apple skin, strawberry. Mouthfeel is high carbonation and a touch syrupy. Taste is cherry, sweet, tart, fruit, jelly donut, cherry pie, jolly rancher, strawberry ice cream, cider, spices. Not getting a lot of barrel characteristics from this. Finish is sweet, mild tart, cherry, berries. Leans a hair more to the sweet side than the sour side. Solid mid-level kriek.
DrSilverworm (4021) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
11.2oz bottle from Jungle Jim’s in Fairfield. Clear dark ruby red color. Nice thin pink/white head. A few loose ropes of lace. Medium-plus body. Nice, full feel to it. Smooth, soft stronger carbonation. Lightly dry in the finish. Awesome cherry flavor, oak, and a bit of nuttyness and chocolate. Light spice. Pleasant, bigger tart taste. Light sweet. Very enjoyable belgian oaky cherry sour ale.
kraddel (1934) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
pours clear red, small pink foam .
smell is unintence, cherrys.
taste is dry , sugary cherrys . ok, but nowhere near the quality of duchesse
Abio (1479) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2013
2.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2013 What a mess. Siropy and artificial try to make a fruitbeer. Very hard to call this thing beer in my opinion.