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

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RATINGS: 666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian top-fermented cherry beer on the basis of a reddish brown ale matured in oak casks.


bob32256's rating

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bob32256 (171) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2004
mostly yeast in the aroma; dark red with a frothy pink head; sour cherry taste with a dry finish


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3064) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle 0,25ltr: Red colored brew with an good balanced sour taste and nice sharp cherry hints and some oak.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** mijn smaak + ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2342) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 25, 2014
11.2 oz bottle pours brown with a pinkish head. Aroma of cherries, malt and sour. Taste is tart cherries.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MWMBeerguy (122) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Nice wine like aroma with a sour edge. Wonderful palate with a balanced sourness. Delicious beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6251) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2014
750, capped. Pours a murky dark ruby with fizzy pink head that dissipates. Big sweet cherry nose, very sweet, like snack cherries; they show like fruit rather than like a synthetic. Creamy medium body with prickly carb. Tangy sweet cherry mid palate with mild tartness. Not the most complex kriek, but showing nicely.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Icedwarf (416) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
Donker roodbruin bier met schuim. Smak is fris zuur en fruitig, duidelijke zure kersen smaak met licht zoete anijs invloed. Blijft redelijk lang hangen.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2014
37,5CL, 3 finger cherry pink head. blood red beer.the nose is really good. very sour cherry forward, just a touch of sweetness. Oud Bruin taste, cherry is now more medicine like, a bit too sweet, lacks a lot of compexity but honestly it’s not terrible, malt backbone supports the sweetness well but it seems like more of a girls’ drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (2401) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2014
17.11.2014, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Nice slighty fizzy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry sour-ish fruity, oak, minerals, grass, thinner, sour cherries, caramel. Taste is slightly sour-ish fruity, sorrel, sour cherries, berry skin, minerals, soda powder, oak, caramel, grass. Medium bitterness, slightly dry acific mouthfeel. Nice enough.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (760) - POLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle Aroma-cherries, vanilla, Appearance-red, cloudy, link foam Taste-medium sourness, lightly bitter, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall- very refreshing

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (889) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2014
A pretty good lambic but not very complex. Aromas and flavors of wood, cherries, vanilla and other tart fruit. Pours red with little head or carbonation.


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