Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
DISCLAIMER: for those who had an exported bottle, please check whether you had this "Oude" version or the "Oud Beersel Kriek" which is made for export only.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (1447) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2017
Deep red, cherry colored pour with a single finger pink head. Aroma has some cherry notes and hints of funk. Lots of carbonation. Taste is full of cherry, tart, but not insanely so. Very lively carbonation to the point where the mouth stings a bit. Finishes sweet, not too acidic. No lace present.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (5136) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2017
375ml bottle @ Chez Sophie. Pours a deep blood red, with large pinkish white head. Aroma is thorny, woody with mild breezy cherries. Taste is quite spritzy, lightly tart, woody, with excessively drying finish that produces some unwanted metallic notes. Lacks deep cherry flavours, indeed very thin and light in that regard. Not the best Oude Kriek in Belgium it has to be said.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdmiralVernon (1140) - SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2017
A: Deep red/purple coloured with a thick pinkish head N: Funk, sweet cherries, tart cherries, almond, dusty cellar T: Cherry! Hint of marzipan. Funky cellar. O: I really like this beer! Very well balanced tartness, fruityness and funk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewWhatIWant (144) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 28, 2017
Pours hazy bright cherry red with a pink short lived head. Aroma is musty with cherries. Taste is very tart with notes of lemon, cherry, sumac, woody tannins, leather, and barnyard. Body is light to medium with lots of carbonation. I prefer less acidic, more fruit forward versions such as mort subite.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheKernOwl (214) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
V sour, brett-y. Nose also dusty/leather-y, yeasty; almost like cranberry juice with cinnamon! Bordeaux-like cherry nose continues into wine-like, tart mouth. Long wavering finish is like an echo chamber of watermelons, and leaves your tongue humming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmzl (310) - SLOVENIA - FEB 10, 2017
Cherries dominate, almonds, low funk, goes to ripe/rotten melons, medium malic/lactic sourness, highly drinkable, fresh and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lefossoyeur (612) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2017
Pours a pristine scarlet purple with a big dark pink head that lasts for a good while. Cherry pits with hints of funk, very clean nose. Lively attack, bright cherry note, just a touch of sweetness to balance the acidity that is pretty gentle. Finish is tart cherries with an almost metallic note. That drinks so easily. Doesnt reach intense complexity but I enjoyed it so much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MasDen (280) - Mogilev, BELARUS - FEB 5, 2017
Aroma: cherry, sourness. Appearance: deep red with pink head. Taste: cherry, sourness, light bitterness and dryness in the end. Palate: light body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle. BBE date May 2026; Drank Mar 2009 - Cherry Red in colour. Poured crystal clear; but with a grainy sediment. Very effervescent. Very cherry-fruity, zingy, tangy, lots of tart cherries. Acidic, mildly sour. Earthy, yeasty, funky. Oaky, woody, leathery. Very dry finish. Liked it. Nice lambic fruit! (2009-03)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (485) - Ioannina, GREECE - FEB 2, 2017
Cloudy red; woody, big brett, leather. Very tart. Fruity - wonderfully balanced. I thought Id successfully conceptualized the oude gueuzes and krieks of this world, but its all moot anyway because theyre all great.

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