Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Emelgem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Van Honsebrouck is a family owned brewery in West Flanders Belgium. It makes a range if beers including Bacchus, a beer in the local style of the region. It is on this beer that the kriek and framboise is based, a premium fruit beer for which Belgium is well known. Hand wrapped and presented in half champagne bottles. This is a remarkable beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (671) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Butelka 375ml. Ladny klarowny rubinowy kolor.piana srednia, o lekkim rozowym zabarwieniu, utrzymuje sie w szkle . Aromat dosc kwasny ..octowy lub winny z owocowym (wisniowym) akcentem. W smaku swietny balans pomidzy kwasna winna nuta a slodkimi owocowymi akcentami. Wisnia wyraznie aktywna pozostawia slodki-syropowy smak na finiszu. Dobre

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (2203) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Draught Aroma-cherries Appearance-ruby, clear, white foam, Taste-medium sourness, lightly bitter, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, slick feel, lively carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
themightyjag (486) - - DEC 24, 2016
375ml bottle from Morrisons. Thin pinkish head, nice lacing. Clear dark ruby-copper body. Cherry nose, a bit marzipan. Flavour is sour cherry, berry sweetness, lasting tart finish. Medium carbonation, mouthfeel is a bit thin, dry finish. The bottle is more than enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
motorhate (5) - - DEC 22, 2016 does not count
Bought from Morrisons supermarket. Nice aroma, strong smell of cherries. Sweet on the palate with a sweetish aftertaste. Not in the same league as some of the other Lambic Kriek beers around but nice all the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (24085) - Tyres, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2016
Botltled. Lightly hazy burgundy colour, rich beige head. Aroma of sweet balsamic cherries. Sweet with medium body and rounded moutheel. Saccharine and sugar kills pleasant woody cherries. Fragments of pleasant flavours remains underneath all sugar and sweeteners. A slight tartness saves some character. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
colui72 (746) - HONG KONG - NOV 3, 2016
Dark ruby with a minimal beige head. Strong aroma of cherries. Strong taste of cherries. There is nothing else in this beer. But its enjoyable. Pleasantly sour, soft carbonation, not too sweet in the end, zero bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CyborgX (75) - THAILAND - OCT 21, 2016
Middle of the road cherry beer. Not sour not sweet, goes down very easily. Just nothing to distinguish it from all the other similar cherry beers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trolleo (1424) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 17, 2016
Clear dark red color with minimal sized pinky head. Lots of cherries, some rotten cherry. Taste is too sweet, again lots of cherries, but sweet ones, little bit sour at the end. Medium body, soft carbonation. Fine. //on tap at Craft Room

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Holmen2 (3228) - NORWAY - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle shared with JMD on board Fridtjofen 13.101.16. Dark ruby. Beige head and lacing. Intense aroma of roasted almonds, marzipan and cherries. Similarly fine taste. Refreshing, with long aftertaste of cherries and bitter almond.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen1 (5219) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2016
Flaske delt med Ovesen ombord p Fridtjofen: klar, dyp rdlig med intens aroma av kirsebr, mandler og marsipan. Smaken er naturligvis st, men den blir ikke kleimete. Fint skum. En herlig dessertl.

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