Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 715   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Kriek Mariage Parfait is an Old Style Kriek of exceptional excellence. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a strong Lambic of spontaneous fermentation and aged on 6,200 litre oak foudres (large wooden casks) for 5 to 6 months. Kriek Mariage Parfait is naturally clarified and referments in the bottle. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavours, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle and enjoy this epitome of traditional Lambic brewing.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (2915) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (5731) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 5, 2016
Red, pink head, bretty aroma, fun, cherries, caramel, excellent, sour flavor, bretty, cherries, caramelly, green tea, refreshing, fun, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (7231) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2016
375ml bottle [2009 vintage]. Cloudy, reddish brown colour with small, frothy, fairly lasting, pink head. Yeasty funky, earthy fruity, minimally vinous aroma, notes of cherry, morello, leather, lighter sherbet-like overtones, hints of blue grapes. Taste is dry, fruity, mild tartness, notes of morello, hints of plum, blue grapes; tart, sherbet-like overtones, hints of oak and leather. Round and balanced, unagressive, earthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rubin77 (1750) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2016
F: red-pink, big, long lasting. C: deep red, hazy, opaque. A: woody, cherries, basement, brettanomyces, barnyard, horse blanket, leather, apple vinegar, complex. T: brettanomyces, barnyard, woody, cherries, dry on the palate, strong lactic tones, leather, tartness, medium body, good carbonation, very complex, good balanced and of course one from the masterpiece of this Style, vintage 2015 only, BB: 01/03/2036, 37,5cl bottle from Prik&Tik/Quali-drinks/ in Brussels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClarkVV (6410) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2016
750mL bottled 1995, drunk 10/8/16.
Dark mix of black cherry and magenta hues with no head remaining.
Lots of funky cherry notes, with pit and skin still very prominent, surprisingly. Pepper, cherry meat...very pie-like. Not a whole lot of brightness, though, with very minimal brett and even light on the lactic character. Lots of cellar quality, light green apple in the background...no alcohol noted. The site has it listed at 8% abv, but I dont recall what this bottle was listed at.
Somewhat sweet, cherryish, initially. Notes of orange-cherry tea, more pie-like meatiness and sugar glaze. There is a lighthearted pepper, wood and spice character on the finish that is enjoyable, but its just rather bland and unexciting, with minimal lambic character. Carbonation is low, obviously, but whats there is quite loose and watery. Doesnt need to be a sour bomb, but it still needs more balance and more dryness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gehbe (411) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - OCT 14, 2016
Light cherry colour, clear. Floral and funky aroma with a subtle injection of cherries and hints of spice and caramel. Bone dry with a touch of raspberry-like tartness, high carbonation, nice frothy texture. Brilliant!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (15951) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2016
1995 Bottle Grana Padano Share- pours brown - nose/taste of cherry pit, dirty earth, light vinegar tartness - medium body

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yves (2995) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2016
Alone at home. Dark pink colored beer with medium pinkish head and lots of carbonation. Fruited sour aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sour cherry fruited. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (5685) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle from 2008. The aroma has cherries, almonds/cherry pits, dusty and earthy tones. Red coloured beer with a medium, pink head. The taste is light-moderate sour, very fruity, oaky. For its ABV, quite dry and probably a bit thin. Nice, this one is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Antonio369 (191) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2016
37,5 cl bottle, vintage 2014. Served in flute glass. Poured murky dark red with a one finger frothy pink head. Lively carbonation in glass. Aroma: cherries, tart, barnyard, granny smith apples, vinegar, musty basement. Taste: Cherries, tart & sour, barnyard, vanilla, oak, vinous, granny smith apples, vinegar, musty, citric. Delicious kriek. Just Lambic and cherries here! Nice balance between sweet and sour. Medium body with a long dry and sour finish with a hint of sweetness from the cherries. An absolutely delicious and refreshing Kriek. A true work of art...

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