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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ATTENTION! This is the unblended lambic with cherries, not the blended Cantillon Kriek. Normally this comes draught.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (12209) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2011
On draft at Moeder Lambic, Brussels. Slightly hazy red pour with lasting pink head. Aroma of spur cherries and almonds. Expected sour cherry flavor but with an unexpected sweetness balancing it off.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (8729) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 27, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2013 (05/08/2011) [email protected] Moeder Lambic: crimson head with an extremely lasting pink head, smell is that of sour cherries, taste starts out with mainly acidic & some slightly sour cherries and is followed by a surprising almost like sweet but not quite yet there cherry flavour, very different from the normal version, much better than the regular one on tap but slightly below an aged bottle of the regular one, either way this is an amazing beer///// [email protected] 2011: less impressive than the Chez Moeder Lambic one, seems a lot yonger, flat, no head, bit one dimensional & acidic, still very good but not as mindblowing, rating is for the Chez Moeder one ////////////// Noting that the one @ Chez Moeder Lambic is a different beer, more kriek, I think 300 gram if I am not wrong, fruitier + faint cinnamon note. Really, really good stuff. Both are great, prefer the Moeder one. /////////////////// Have had it many, many times on draft since original notes. Many times at Moeder & several times @ brewery. 4.8 -> 4.9 for this one, rating the Moeder version.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bierkoning (12918) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2011
Cask @ Chez Moeder Lambic Brussels. Sold as Cantillon Kriek Cuve Moeder Lambic. 300 grammes of cherries per litre, says the proud and knowledgeable landlord. Cherry and marzipan in the aroma. Sweet cherry flavor, sourish with cherry pits and almonds. marzipan. Oak. Good complexity. Long aftertaste. Luscious and delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5991) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2011
Clear ruby red coloured body with a thick, one centimetre tall pink head - absolutely perfect looking. Pungent sour aroma with a bit of sweet notes. Light-bodied; Very very mild sour tastes with some cherry flavours, a lot of sour notes and a bit of bubbles and a nice mild sweetness. Aftertaste shows some of the sour lambic qualities and a good mild kriek. Overall, a nice beer for sure, mild compared to the normal kriek, but a good finishing beer after a nice evening out. Definitely glad to sample this beer, especially a few kilometres from the source. I sampled this beer on draught as 25 cL from Chez Moeder Lambic Fontinas in Bruxelles, Belgium on 01-January-2011 for 4,00.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (9645) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 17, 2011
Draft @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Couleur rougetre, col ros. Arme, quen dire de cet arme? Enivrant, on y note tous les aspects de la cerise utilis dans son entiret. Le tout laisse chapper cette aigreur des cerises, ct du lambic mlang qui rajoute une fraicheur. En comparaison, jai trouv le nez juste en dessous de celui de la Lou Pepe Kriek. En bouche, on y retrouve un superbe lambic qui capture tout le got de la cerise. Une aigreur se dgage et se mlange cette macration et fermentation spontane des cerises. Les noyaux donnent une touche dpice allant vers la cannelle pour un lger picotement en bouche.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (42183) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2011
From tap at Moeder Lambic as Cuvee Moeder Lambic. Pours hazy dark red with a huge, creamy and lasting pink head. Aroma is smooth and crisp cherry. Dry, inbetween acidic and sweet - smooth. Light sweet cherry fruity. Mild acidic and lingering fruity. Slight almondish. Crisp fruity finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Had on tap at Moeder. Comes a slight cloudy pinkish hue with minimal, if at all, head. Smell tart and cherry-ish. Tastes the same, wonderful. If they didnt have so many other beers to try I would have gotten this one all night. It is slightly more tart than the blended kriek, but is quite a bit better in my opinion.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Aldolapache (31) - Roma, ITALY - FEB 25, 2011
La mia Kriek preferita, una delle mie Cantillon preferite. Complessissima, ma incredibilmente facile da bere. gustosa, dissetante, penso che possa essere uno dei migliori aperitivi possibili. Grandiosa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (16618) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2011
[email protected] Lambic Fontainas as Cuvee Moeder
Deep ruby color, pinky head. "Overriped" cherry aroma. Cherry, candy, fruityness in the flavor. Soft palate. Feels less tart than the normal version, but nice lingering tartness in the aftertaste. Cherry nectar!

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (8652) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2010
[3324-20100809] Tap. Huge buckets of fresh sweet cherries in the aroma with mild barrel notes. Hazy, dark bright red body with a long-lasting foamy pink head. Tart cherry flavour up front followed by mellow tart yeast and wood notes with a sweet lingering yeast after. Medium body is cumulatively sour. Delicious, very nice.
(@ Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels, Belgium)


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