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

bottled
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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rcasta (855) - - MAY 10, 2012
krieken o weinerschnitzel que importa? gracias a Alain en la ltima alucinacin tuvimos birria de frutas. que desperdicio de birrias pero se bebieron


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evannell (952) - Krakw, POLAND - MAR 26, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2017 Piwo wygląda bardzo ładnie.Głęboki malinowo-wiśniowy kolor; rżowawa, dość obfita, w miarę gęsta piana. Zapach wiśni i marcepanu, trochę pralinkowy, lekko kwasowo-octowy. W smaku wiśniowa bomba. Słodycz na umiarkowanym poziomie, kwaśność rwnież. Naprawdę wyważone piwo. Myślę, że dość łatwe do wypicia dla każdego.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (8823) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2017
on tap at le saint-bock, mtl. unclear medium dark copper-red pour with a nice reviving pink head offering some retention and lacing. sweet cherries, mulled wine, other sweetness - berry jam sweetened with white refined sugar; cloves, cinnamon, pepper et al., very light tartness - not only citric acidity. moderate carbonation, light body - oily; faintly tart and sweet woodsy finish. sweet and linear but inoffensive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1304) - SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Clear red beer, thin white head. Distinct cherry aroma and flavour. Some maltiness to it as well. The fruit is sharp and tangy but refreshing and not sickly at all. Nice, tangy aftertaste. A good beer anyway but itd be a great summer beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (758) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (2453) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
themightyjag (526) - - 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.

3.7
   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.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (24646) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
colui72 (906) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CyborgX (96) - 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


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