Brewed by Liefmans (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 1340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This classy beer represents the perfect marriage between the fresh accents and slightly acidic flavour of the black cherries. Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a mixed fermentation beer, with every hectolitre containing up to 13 kilos of fruit! Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a perfect blend of Oud Bruin and Goudenband from different vintages, and can consist of between 15 and 20 different batches of beers. The beer is matured for 18 months, bringing out the very best of its intense flavour. Liefmans Kriek-Brut is a deep reddish-brown colour, with a pale head and wood and almond notes. On the palette, you can clearly taste the slightly sweet, yet at the same time gently bitter fruit flavours. This is a beer that just oozes class

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgbeerfact (10) - Meer, - OCT 28, 2013
The flavour of this gorgeous beer can be described as sweet and fruity, with a certain sour touch. The aftertaste is rather complex and rich. First this Cuvee Brut beer matures for about 1 year. Then Old Brown beer and Goudenband beer is added to create this lovely brew. This Liefmans Cuvee Brut is brewed once a year. In July Liefmans ads fresh cherries to this wonderful brew. Then the beer starts maturing again. This time for about 18 months up to 3 years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maarten1993 (1139) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2017
Drank with Pimm during gourmetting 14-4-2017. Alright, quite liked it. Refreshing, pleasantly sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thall (5) - Lublin, POLAND - APR 2, 2017 does not count
Po otwarciu uderzają przyjemne wiśnie. Kolor kojarzy mi się z błotem. Jest bardzo mętne. Smak świetny. Nieco kwaśne, wiśnia i taka bardzo miła cierpkość. Piwo jest świetne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rami_pl (3038) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 31, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Kriek Brut (2016) by Brouwerij Liefmans at Konstruktorska Business Center Z jednej strony fajne rustykalne brety i wisnie (soczkowe, nie pestkowe), z drugiej migdalowa slodkosc (sporo slodkosci), z trzeciej kwasek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ritzn (1173) - GERMANY - MAR 12, 2017
Dark red with little white head. Aroma is sour cherries, some pips, and oak, bonbon, lemonade. Taste is sour cherries and rotten oak bitterness. Finish is some rather ugly bitter syrup. Drinkable and almost watery, big bubbled in the mouth. Ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickel (1065) - - MAR 8, 2017
Aroma: malt, wood, grape, cherry Taste: dry an crisp grape flavor, intensive bittersweet malt component. Wood, cherries and nuts on the background ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
herrklemann (163) - AUSTRIA - FEB 25, 2017
Dark red, with a pink-ish, frothy head. Aroma of vanilla, dark cherries, wood, with a hint of almond, marzipan, fermentation aromas like youd get from cider. Taste is dry, tart, with medium bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with sparkling carbonation.
Very straight and juicy. Almost a bit kitschy. But what the hell, its actually good, although it reminded me of cherry cola at times.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nathanvc (360) - Brugge, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2017
At Bruges Beer Fest 2017. Pours clear dark red with a foamy white head that leaves lacing. The aroma contains cherry and marzipan. It tastes medium to heavy sweet and light sour. Medium body, fizzy carbonation, quenching. A good Kriek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (214) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
V sweet throughout: nose mainly glac cherry, but also like a bit of sherbert of caramel atop it. Mouth almost Black Forest Gateaux, with the unexpected malt presence. Almond-y sweetness, which transitions into sherry on the way out. #1001Beers-No.180

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (3000) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle. Refreshing, crisp, very tart, sour cherries fruity taste. Slightly sherbety-fizz. (2008)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tmzl (310) - SLOVENIA - FEB 6, 2017
Almost chemical, chewing gum cherries, light sourness (malic acid), medium residual sweetness, ripe melons.

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