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

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RATINGS: 970   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fresh sour cherries (krieken) in two year old Lambiek. We use approximately 300 gr cherries for 1 liter Kriek. The second fermentation in the bottle is obtained through addition of a liqueur, made with beer and saccharose.
(Translated from the bottle by Martinus)

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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (3042) - Odense SV, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle @ Cantillon Quintessence 2016. Deep red body with a small pinkish head. Tart, cherries, lots of funk, light cherry stones, fruity, cobweb, ripe cherries. Very jammy fruity finish with a touch of funk. Lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fillepolo (843) - SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2016
Beer tasting @ cantillon brussels. Pours a deep red colour beer with a medium head. Fruity and bretty with wood and cherries. Dry finish

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GrumpyOldTroll (61) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2016
One of my favorite Cantillon beers. Pours a deep red with nice head. Nose is dense cherries and red fruits. Medium mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (6131) - GERMANY - APR 25, 2016
(bottle) slightly hazy deep ruby colour with a frothy dark pink head. aroma of sour cherries, some chlorine and cinnamon, with lots of custard, cherry pie, brown sugar and cheesecake. flavour is rather mild and oaky, with more cherry pie and vanilla, some bubble gum, spring foliage and lemon juice in the dry finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (3036) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 18, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Przeklejka wyjazdowa, bez notatki, w celach kronikarskich, pity w browarze.

Ocena potraktowana skryptem do przeliczania ocen (uzgodnienie UT/RB).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (6069) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2016
Super fruity. Dry and wine tasting. Apple and tart. Carbonation. Not a fan of this

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (1440) - Lodz, POLAND - APR 15, 2016
UPDATED: APR 18, 2016 2013 bottle at Cantillon. Bloody ref color, mice pink head. Aroma of cherry cake, small notes of wine, barnyard. Taste is light to medium bitter, very strong flavor of cherries, almost cover up Lambic character. But very tasty beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alteregoo (1302) - Kalisz, POLAND - APR 15, 2016
UPDATED: APR 15, 2016 Rocznik 2013. Niewielka piana. Barwa czerwono wisniowa, metna. Aromat mega wisniowy, pestkowy, beczkowy. W smaku lekko kwaskowy, wytrawny, wisniowy. Aftertease pestkowo migdalowy, winny. Nagazowanie wysokie.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Karstenborg (931) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
Bottle at Brewery. Deep red with a small pink head. Aroma is cherries, yeast and sunshine :-). Taste is cherries, yeast and malt.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Guruhso (550) - Grindsted, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
UPDATED: APR 8, 2016 Bottle at brewery. Aroma of Cherry and yeast; Brett. Faint hops. The flavour is moderat sour. The body is light and the texture is juicy. Lively carbonation. So good and refreshing.


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