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Brewed by Hanssens Artisanaal
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Dworp, Belgium

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lambic brewed with wild Belgian Schaerbeek sour cherries.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (4321) - Alingss, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
New 75cl batch. Poured a deep red colour with a pink head. Aroma is bursting with sour tart cherries. Wheat, citrus, grains, tart, lemon zest, Some framboise, bit of a weak mouthfeel. Taste is less tart compared to the aroma. But enjoyable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3576) - Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle at the brewery. Opaque garnet pour with a fkeeting pinkish/off white head. Big cherry bouquet. Tart cherries dominate with mild sour funk backbeats. A healthy dose of oak and malty sweetness. Good body and mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (7496) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2015
Vintage looking label. Glad I found this ( in the US ) Pours dark , unclear red , no head amazing cherry scent . Sweeter than the regular. Taste is sharp sour . Bit wattery , but with a whole lot of cherry goodness ! Intense sour, almost like Oudbeitje . Cherry is actually in the back , while the taste itself is thin . The fact that it doesnt have any carbonation doesnt help ;)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (11480) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 9, 2015
I like the style and like this type of cherry. Only had a sample of this so hard to compare it favorably to the regular kriek Ive had larger portions of. Quite tart and oaky. Medium sour, and body. Quite fruity.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (949) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JAN 16, 2015
A small pop when I pulled the cork out, it pours a very dark...very dark red that almost looks black. A bit of foam here that has a decidedly reddish tint to it. The smell is very sour, sour cherries and vinegar mixed with some oak barreling vanilla notes but that is pushed way to the back. Im surprised I noticed it. Super wine like flavours going on with tannins jumping out at me. The cherry tartness is very tasty, dont get a lot of vinegar at all, some oak vanilla, super tart in the finish. Medium bodied with SOME carbonation, light it being. Hey, guess what? I dig this. Another enjoyable brew from Hanssens.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2014
38cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2010, thx alot to Pieter for bringing this over!, complex sour Kriek, sour/fruity and slightly woody, balanced, hazy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet expensive!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle. Hazy red pour. Cherries, lemon peel, tart, oak, yogurt. Medium to full body. Tart and acidic. Awesomd

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4532) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2014
@ The Ginger Man Manhattan. Une bouteille. Un liquide rouge qui ne mousse pas. Un nez trs acide et une bouche qui lest tout autant avec ce qui ressemble des cerises. Une vrai Kriek pour homme dans la plus pure tradition, sans blague.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jlruthven (609) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle shared at Brasserie V. The cork slips out with zero pop. Pours clear deep ruby red, no hint of carbonation. Nose is tart cherry, deep, lemony funk, wool, hay, iron, hint of sulfur. Taste follows, with some yogurt notes and hints of almond from the cherry pit. Tasty, unique.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (8670) - Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2014
375 ml bottle to teku. Looks decent; still though. A slightly hazy dark cherry with razor-thin lacing that dissipates after the pour settles. Smells good; tart, oaky, and funky with a nicely balanced cherry presence. Tastes like it smells with a medium-bodied mouthfeel that would be better with some carbonation. The cherry is more sour on the tongue than the nose. This is one of the best Hanssens Ive had. I dont normally enjoy still(er) sours, but this one is complex enough to enjoy without much/any carbonation.


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