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


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RATINGS: 792   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lampeno420 (320) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2009
THANK YOU to dra19 for breaking into this at the tasting. Ive been looking at it on his shelf for a while, and he mustve been drunk enough to say go ahead. Nice bright pour, with a puckering sour smell. The cherry flavor isnt enough to overpower the sourness of it, like some lambics, which adds even more to the overall beer. Alcohol is a little high for a lambic, but you cant really tell while drinking it. Very very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndySnow (7386) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2017
How: Bottle, 2006 vintage.
Where: Tasting at Bjrn, 2017-03-04.
Appearance: Dark pink/red colour with a small pink head.
Aroma: Cherries, sour, fruit.
Body: Light to medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Cherries, fruit, sour.

Earlier Rating: 10/17/2012 Total Score: 3.2
Sample @ SBWF 12. Hazy red colour with a small white head. Lots of cherry in the aroma. Flavour is fruity, sour, cherry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (2429) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle shared at 3 Fonteinen Lambik-o-droom. Pours cloudy dark pink with no head. Aroma of sour cherry, leather, wood, straw. Light sweetness, heavy sour. Light to medium body, soft carbonation. Finish is dry, sour, cherry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (7142) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 8, 2017
750ml bottle at the brewery. Pours out deep red topped with a pink head. Nose is great rich tart sweet cherries barnyard barrel notes. Taste is more of the nice heavy hitting cherries sweet and funky tartness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pastymc (43) - Niscemi, ITALY - FEB 1, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2017 Bottiglia da 75 cl presso 3 Fonteinen di Lot (lambik o?droom). Schiuma ros volatile e poco persistente, colore rosso fragolino. Al naso stalla, calzini sporchi ma coadiuvati dallodore di ciliegie selvatiche che avvolge. Al gusto unesplosione acida di frutta con un finale acido e astringente ma non acetico. Carbonatazione molto vivace, da stile. Direi perfetta nel suo stile in tutte le sfaccettature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (1634) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle at Akkurat. Pours clear burgundy with a pink circumference head. Aroma is slight funky cheesy feet, cherries and a hint of cinnamon. Taste is cherry sweet, cinnamon, mild-high sour, oak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (2197) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2017 Bottle at the brewery. Hazy ruby pour with a fine-grained pink head. Tons of sour cherries, cherry cores, raw almonds, minerals, barnyard funk, macerated cherries. Very dry, light and refreshing. Delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sissio (1549) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 12, 2017
bottle @ home clear cherry peach, minimal pink head cellar, black cherry liquor light astringency, black cherries, sour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (3272) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DerGantzel (410) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fombe89 (3096) - 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.

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