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

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   ABV: -
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"Kriekenlambic/k" is the draught product which has gone to no extra bottle-fermentation. It can be either straight, or sweetened for debit. In this last case, it is usually pressurized.

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3.7
kermis (13363) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2016
Glass at the Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation. Hazy deep purple with no head. Big sweet and tart cherry aroma. Flavour is above light sweet and moderate sour. Light medium bodied with flat carbonation.

3.6
Maakun (5557) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2016
Tap at WvdSG. Hazy very dark red. Light sour cherries, light blackberries and plums, soft grass, old wood. Light sour sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with a bit juicy feel.

3.6
Humlehode (823) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2016
Pours deep clear red with pink head. Aroma of yoghurt and cherries. Cherries are really prominent in the taste. Balanced tart and sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Sample at ZBF 2015, thanks everybody for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: clear red beer, small unstable red head. NOSE: cherries, rather sweet, pleasant. TASTE: cherries, rather sweet, pleasant.

3.7
kraddel (8110) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 26, 2015
At ZBF 15. Thnx for sharing, everyone ! pours unclear red. Smell is intense, wet cherries. taste is sweet, with a slightly sour back. Intense cherries. Nice for what it is

3.9
Alengrin (5369) - BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2014
The ’flat’ cherry lambic from the keg (Frank Boon seemed to prefer metal kegs over wooden barrels for flavour stability, not sure if this is still the case today). No foam as expected in a pure cherry lambic, deep cherry red colour with vaguely purplish hue. ’Malse’ (mellow) lambic with lots of lactic acid, horseblanket, hay, not too much citric acid, woodiness from the cherry stones all drenched in a fresh, acid, very lively cherry aroma and taste. Boon clearly masters this very well - but then, what does he not master when it comes to authentic lambic beers...

3.2
vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2014
(Backlog) at spontaneous fermentation. Purple still pour. Aromas are of dusty, funky, barnyard, and grape tones. Dry almost grape flavors.

3.6
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Verre de 25 cl, d’un cask, au Centrum Hotel de Beersel. Arômes intenses de cerises cuites. Robe rouge et limpide, aucune effervescence ou mousse. En bouche, ce kriekenlambic se montre particulièrement fruité, montrant peu de caractère de lambic. Acidité plutôt faible, mais finale malgré tout très sèche. Pas des plus complexes, mais tout de même très agréable.

3.1
JulienHuxley (5807) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
On cask at WoSF 2014. Opaque purple pour. Winey aroma, dark cherries, vanilla. Taste is fruity, dark cherries, sweet, mild acidity. Palate is med bodied, med-sweet, you can feel the heavier Boon lambik in this one. Good.

3.3
tom10101 (6084) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
At WE of Spontaneous Fermentation 2014. Opaque purple/burdungy color with no head and no lacing. Aroma is of cherries, leafy notes, dust and almost no funk. Taste isn’t sour, but there’s cherries, leaf, wood and dusty notes. Medium body. Flat. Slightly dry finish. Good kriekenlambik. Not very tasty because it’s quite simple (no complexity), but the balance is good.


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