Brewed by Brouwerij De Troch
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Ternat-Wambeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Disclaimer: This is the sweetened version of Chapeau Kriek. In 2007 a new version was released, which can come with the same label as Chapeau Kriek, but which is a different beer. This new version is in the database as Chapeau Oude Kriek and it is not sweet. If you had a sweet beer, then you should rate this one. Otherwise, you should rate the Chapeau Oude Kriek.

Description: Since many decades, the brewers of the Senne valley are brewing Lambic. In the 19th century they have created several fruit beers. The cherry beer on base of Lambic was the first or one of the first. The Chapeau Kriek is made on base of Lambic, a artisanal traditional product which ripe on oaken barrels. The Chapeau Kriek is a fresh and delicious beer for delightful moments.

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DavidSvinth (59) - DENMARK - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 Meget meget sød kriek. Næsten ingen lambic-smag - kun sødme og kirsebærsaft.

SinH4 (4974) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2017
Bottle. Ruby color with pinkish head. Aroma is cherries, grenadine, a touch wood. Taste is moldy cellar, cherry syrup, grenadine. Medium carbonation, dusty mouthfeel. Not too bad for a sweet Kriek I guess.

SylvainCFC (276) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2017
Rouge très voilée, courte mousse rosée, aérée. Faible tenue. Nez sucrée, sirop. Bouche sucrée, sirop de fruit, légère acidité. Note de sucre candi, sirupeuse typique des De Troch. Texture quasi huileuse. Kriek industrielle fort sucrée.

gripweed57 (2600) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2017
From old tasting notes. Opaque reddish brown color. Creamy pinkish white head. Sweet cherry pie malt aroma. Tangy, sour cherry flavor is pronounced, yet tasty. Soft, sweet and sour malt finish.

TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Pours a clear reddish color with minimal pinkish head. Cherries, oak, and some light funk on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with a little sweetness, nice cherry flavor, and some oak wood.

Hopverdju (1314) - BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2016
Wazig rood bier met roze schuimkraag. Geur: maraschino kersen. Smaak: zoet, kersen. Dit bier doet me aan een klassiek aperitief hapje denken: een prikkertje met kaas en een maraschino kers. Niet echt lekker, het bier ook niet.

DSG (14922) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 15, 2016
[9/26/16] Bottle at a public park in Antwerpen. Nice deep red with a pinkish head. Aroma of candy-ish cherries, oxidation notes. Sweet flavor with cherries, candy-ish, with mild tartness. Medium-bodied. Sweet and sugary, but decent.

Sven1973 (490) - GERMANY - OCT 14, 2016
Bei Beer Planet in Brüssel als Flasche gekauft. Rötlich-Braun, wenig Schaum. Aroma Sauerkirsche. Geschmack- wie Kirschsaft, dünn, geht schnell durch den Mund. Sehr süß.

gyllenbock (9328) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2016
Sample at SBWF 2016. Red with a small head. Sweet with cherries, almonds and some light oak. Not that sour. Drinkable but sweet.

mikeyo1 (840) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2016
bottle @ home, 3 years. Cloudy pink color with a tiny pinkish head. Aroma is moderately sweet and dry with notes of sweet cherries, syrup, red berries, dust. Taste is dry with sweet cherries, lemon, syrup, red berries. Lemon sour mid taste. Slightly tart finish with lingering lemon and almond.

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