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style
Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1674   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A sparking cherry flavoured brew which is smooth and refreshing.
Also sold as Foudroyante Kriek.
Ingredients: Malt, wheat, 25% cherry juice, fructose, hops, cherry flavouring, sugar substitute, ascorbic acid, yeast.

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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
indysigner (14) - Milton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2001
A little too sweet... its like drinking ice cream topping. Bright scary red too. Still, very drinkable and wonderfully sweet-smooth.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saintbase (671) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 23, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Szopeen (503) - POLAND - MAY 22, 2017
Barwa wiśniowa, piwo idealnie klarowne, niezła piana. Co tu dużo pisać, wszędzie wiśnia, w smaku przyjemniejsza niż w aromacie, gdzie daje trochę tanim winem. Przyjemnie kwaśne, odpowiednio nasycone, dobrze pijalne.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mishnok (265) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2017
If you like a really fruity, cherry kriek, then this is the one for you. It's quite sweet and very easy drinking. Low 3.5% ABV. so a very good summer drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybuch (299) - Muszyna, POLAND - MAY 12, 2017
W aromacie wisnia i kwasnosc, super. Barwa wisniowa, piana skapa, malinowa w kolorze. W smaku wisnia, wysokie wysycenie, prawie ze musujace. Jest slodkie, goryczki brak, gdyby nie ten musujacy posmak to bylby ulepek. Bardzo fajne, orzezwiajace piwo, mozna pic jak soczek.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1879) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2017
F: thin, pink, quick gone. C: dark red, clear. A: a lot of cherries, hint of grenadine, lemon. T: cherries, light lemon, hint of woody, bit funky, taste is better than the artificial aroma, light to medium body, medium carbonation, not bad but still quite sweet, 25cl bottle from Delhaize Chazal @ Schaerbeek in Brussels.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
irenecus (766) - - MAY 7, 2017
Na zdrowie, Salud, Kampai, Prost, Skaal, Zivjeli, Fenkig, На здоровь& Na zdravi

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meatmanmd (115) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - APR 29, 2017
Clear ruby, pretty pink head. Nose is cherry compote and bitter almond. Taste is sweet and sour cherry, body is a little watery. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4664) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 29, 2017
Bottle. Clear red wine color. Cherry bubblegum and marzipan in the nose, sweet sugary taste thats balanced by fresh tartness and cherry. Medium body, lively fizz and mellow sour aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
handmuffin (31) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 26, 2017
Served from bottle into glass at home. Pours ruby red with large startling pink head that genuinely looks like cotton candy. First aroma after removing the cork is bright sour and acidity, like red wine vinegar. That aroma fades very quickly after pouring, replaced by a very strong cherry smell, like cherry pie filling. No hop or malt aroma is detectable. The flavor is even more cherry upfront, with a mild barnyard funk and sour acidity in the back, very reminiscent of the freshly uncorked aroma. Sweet finish with no hop flavor or bitterness detectable. Surprisingly full bodied with medium carbonation. Overall this beer is interesting. I had read that Lindemans fruited lambics were too sweet or overly artificial tasting, and while I do agree it is rather sweet and the cherry flavor could be interpreted by some as medicinal, neither are so egregious as to make the beer unenjoyable. The sweetness pairs well with the sour and cherry flavor to produce an effect similar to eating fresh tart cherries. The underlying barnyard and horse blanket flavors and aromas that peak out suggest a legitimate lambic component to the beer, very similar to Lindemans Oude Gueuze Cuvee Rene. In summary, this may be too sweet and overly fruited to be a traditional kriek, but it is still a complex and enjoyable brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SeniorZozo (1728) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 26, 2017
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