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Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 787   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Schaarbeekse Kriek follows the same process of Oude Kriek. This Kriek is made exclusively with hand-picked local wild Schaarbeekse sour cherries.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (1245) - New York, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle, 2010 vintage, 08/31/2012. Red pour, deep ruby highlights, thin head burns away quickly. Rich cherry aroma with nice tartness, barnyard and musty oak. Taste sharp with tart cherry, minerals, earthy barnyard. Smooth, slick body. Very nice, though perhaps I prefer Lou Pepe Kriek to this one.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sissio (1435) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 12, 2017
bottle @ home clear cherry peach, minimal pink head cellar, black cherry liquor light astringency, black cherries, sour

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (2862) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2016
From notes. Enjoyed at a tasting Kyle finally made it to at Mickeys on December 01. 750 mL bottle, 2005 vintage. The pour is a dirty reddish color with a thicker pink head and a couple spots of lace as it falls to a film. This is an interesting thing. There is a plastic VOC thing happening on the nose. There is a light rubber band thing going on that Im not crazy about. There is a good amount of cherry and a nice tartness, but its just not as crisp and clean as I was hoping it would be. The flavor is much of the same. The cherry is a little dry and the VOCs and rubber band are still prevalent. The mouth feel is thicker and syrupy with a brighter carbonation and a lingeringly sweet and tart cough syrup thing happening that just doesnt do it for me. Maybe this needs to be a little fresher.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DerGantzel (380) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2016
A delicious kriek from 2011. Round in the taste with medium-high sourness. Dark red liquid with an exceptionel white head. Average carbonation and full body with long lasting taste of cherries. Fantastic experiance.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fombe89 (2612) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2016
Botella @In de Verzekering tegen de Grote Dorst 04/12/16 Botella:2011 Color rojizo, sabor frutal, final agrio, fruta, cuerpo medio, rica.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2712) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle @ Lambik o drom, Beersel. Light hazy deep red pour with a off white head. Tons of tart cherries, funky, light bitter, almonds and a subtle tartness. Delicious!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shoulderbroken (3981) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 9, 2016
Sample from 2002 bottle at the Trailer. Rich, nutty, almond, marzipan, cherries subdued, not so tart. Soft cherry, subdued. Bit of coconut too. Low carb. Fucking great. Aroma has more cherry. Some tomato sauce!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (2233) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle @ Lambik O Droom. Pours juicy dark red with a big pink head. Aromas of sour cherries, light marzipan, vanilla, leathery, vinegar. Taste has sour cherries, subtle sweet almonds, vinegar, cherry pits, vinegar, citrussy, leathery and stable notes. Nice!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1907) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2016
From bottle at 3F Lambik-O-Droom. Pours a lovely clear ruby red with a big, pink head. Aroma has intense sweet and sour cherries, light marzipan, funk, vanilla. Taste is suuuper nicely balanced with dry cheesy funky notes, light earthy, sour fruits, but still lovely drinkability. High carbonation and a light, crisp body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kasjo (48) - DENMARK - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle at lambik-O-droom. Cloudy red with white head. Aroma is very barnyard, funky and tart, also fruity cherries. Taste very nice ripe cherries, yeasty, clean, and crispy. Slightly dry and woody.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (4363) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Pours a hazy purple red from the bomber with thin ring of bubbly pink head. Aroma of vinous grape, tart raspberry, complex funk notes, and a hint of acidity. Taste is sweet fruitiness, funk in the middle, and a dry finish. Really intensely funky and fruity, but nice balance and super drinkable, a bit pricey though, even in Brussels.


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