eduardovl (1498) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 250ml bottle poured in a chalice.
A: The red color and the rose head gives a nice aspect to it. Reasonable retention and many lacings left around.
S: Sweet and syrupy in the nose. Strong notes of cherry. Like a candy.
T: Tastes like cherry juice. Sweet and syrupy. Light tartiness hidden by the sweetness.
M: Very light body and medium and fizzy carbonation. Cheery juice aftertaste.
O: Low drinkability. Too sweet and syrupy.
[ BA Review @ 10/24/2010 ] dnicolaescu (2818) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 18, 2014
BOTTLE 25 CL.
Look: clear ruby/cherry colored, big pale rose creamy head with good retention.
Aroma sweet cherry syrup, a touch of funk / green fruit seeds.
Taste: very sweet, cherry sweetness, balance by rather strong acidity, no much lambic character. Alengrin (6092) - BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2014
Also tasted under its original name Louwaege’s Kriek; apparently the name Louwaege has lost its effect now that this brewery has ceased to exist for many years, so the Heineken managers decided to use the name of Alken-Maes’ lambic brewery for it. The content hasn’t changed much: a syrupy, sickly sweet, one-dimensional and sugary, artificial, lemonade-like, light ’summer kriek’ only suitable for people who don’t like real beer, or real fruit. Lambic is hardly noticeable in this type of products - if not totally unnoticeable. mikske79 (1790) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een beter kriekenbier dan de gewone kriek van hen vind ik. Iets zoeter, zoals ik het lekker vind goozen (4213) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle 0,25 ltr: Clear red colored brew with an mostly sweet taste with an very faint some sour hints.
JefVerstraete (3878) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUL 18, 2014
Red/pink colour, some pink foam. Very sweet aroma of sweet cherries, candy and artifical sweeteners. Light sourness but the sugar overwhelms every other taste. Stuu666 (15836) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Light fizzy pink, huge sweet cherry nose, fizzy, tart cherry, light almond. venom666 (1143) - Elche, Alicante, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2014
Deep red color with barely pinky foam that dissipates very quickly. Light body with balanced carbonation. Intense aroma, very sweet, which, of course, cherry traces. The taste is intense and very sweet, with also cherry notes. tom10101 (6343) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle (250 ml). Almost clear reddish purple with a medium pink head and some lacing. Aroma is indeed Xtremely artificial cherries, gummies and not much else. Taste is also of artificial cherries, heavy sweetness along an unpleasant rotten fruits and metallic aftertaste. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Very similar to all these poor sweetened versions of kriek. It could be easily drinkable like a carbonated cherry juice if it was not of the horrid aftertaste. maledictum (826) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - MAY 13, 2014
Cherry aroma. Hazy, red color, pink head, good lace. Sweet, cherry, candy, sugar, thin.