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


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RATINGS: 1140   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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fonefan (49305) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2007
Bottle @ 16th Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation 2007, Opstal. Clear dark red color with a large frothy good lacing mostly lasting pink head. Aroma is moderate cherry, fruit sweetness. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft.

yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2007
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy red-brownish with a pink crispy head leaving a creamy lacing. Slight sweet and clearly sour cherries, minor sulphor note. Woody and earthy flavoured with a sourness going through from start to finish. Clear yeasty notes together with cherries. Decent but not great.

Ungstrup (37583) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2004
An unclear red with no head. The aroma is of sweet cherry. The flavor is sweet and sour of cherries. A lovely beer. A lot better than the first time I tried it (at the brewery 2 years ago} - my tastebuds must hav evolved.

joergen (28142) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2005
Red colour with a huge pink head. Acidic aroma of cherries with notes of wood and leather. Acidic flavour of cherries and wood, with some sweerness and bitterness. Hoppy and acidic finish.

anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2006
Bottle. Hazy reddish colour with a big off-white head. Sour fruity aroma with hints of cherries. Sweet malty and fruity cherry flavor. Sweet malty finish with some cherry hints.

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2007
Bottled (Thanks mabjork!). Murky reddish brown colour with big pinkish head. Aroma is sour cherries and earth. Earty and very sour hints in the flavour, the cherries come stronger in the finish and aftertaste.

omhper (25119) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2002
Clear red. Nice fruity aroma. Acidic, tart. Complex and fresh. Good, but not as good as their gueuze.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2007 (Bottle 75 cl) In this version called "Kriek Oud-Beersel" at 6% ABV. Faint reddish colour with a smal pink head. The sour , vinegary notes hit you as soon as the cork is removed and the tartness continue all the way through. This is a very traditional sour lambic, but lacks some finesse. Not really any trace of cherries - apart from the colour. 130498

(Bottle 37,5 cl) As "Oude Beersel Oude Kriek" 6/3/6/3/12=3 270601

(Bottle 37,5 cl) 7/4/7/3/13= 3.4 080707

madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
12th September 2009
Hazy red beer. Sour nose with a trace of cherry. Dry palate. Tart beer, has some cherry but has as much, if not more, acid lemon. Finishes sour and dry. Ho hum!

Travlr (24759) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 10, 2008
Deep ruby red with giant bright head. Full-bodied sour, musty, dusty, fruity goodness. One notch below Cantillon, but may approach that level after a couple of years in the cellar.

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