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


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RATINGS: 1110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheLevi4000 (63) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Pours dark red with a pink head and a faint cherry aroma. At first I didnt like the taste but it grew on me as I drank it. I have had other beers in this style where the added cherries were to sweet, not the case here. You almost have to really look for it, but its there.Overall it was refreshing and tart. its worth a try it you like this style.

   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 (292) - 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 (608) - 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 (228) - 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 (2646) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Velquex (107) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 28, 2017
[Butelka] Wygląd: Głęboka czerwień, rżowa piana. Aromat: Winny, mocno wiśniowy, skra, konik. Smak: Intensywna, lecz przyjemna kwaśność, wiśnie. Podsumowanie: Dobre, lecz bez żadnych ekscytacji.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gramoit (468) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2017
Huge big sweet cherry with hints of medical type of flavours which goes very well with the subtle tart, dry as a bone finish. Absolute Beauty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adamnowek (2191) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2017
Clear but deep ruby red. Velvet head. Funky cherry aroma. Taste is tart cherries with a lasting, dry finish. Glorious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (1267) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2016
0,375l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 21.03.2035 Pours clear ruby red liquid, medium frothy intensive pink to red head, Aroma: intensive griotte cherries, sour barnyard,Taste: medium sweet, medium to heavy sour, light bitter, griotte cherries, barnyard, tar, wood, Palate: medium body, soft to average carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long sour cherry aftertaste, Overall: excellent kriek, very intensive pink to red head, very nice sour barnyard notes, wooden notes, intensive griotte cherry, enjoyed.

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