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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Emelgem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For 6 months the flesh of the fresh sour cherries slowly digests in the Lambic. The intense flavour of cherries and light nuances of almond from the pits determine the flavour of this fruity delicacy.

Note: ABV from 4.5% to 4% at some point.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3458) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2011 Bottle at Brother Tuckers. Big cherry nose. What a fantastic surprise. Crisp and sweet with big cherry flavors. its the kinda beer you might only have one or two of because of the sweetness, but still rally good stuff. Can you say "PANTY DROPPER"?


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (12345) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 15, 2016
[9/27/16] Bottle on a street bench in Brussels. As Vieux Bruxelles Kriek Lambic. Clear red color. Aroma of candy-ish cherries, marzipan. Sweet flavor, quite sugary, slightly tart, with cherry candy. Too sweet, but OK.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikeyo1 (712) - Linkping, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2016
bottle @ home, 3 years old. Pours a clear red liquid with a medium light pink head. Sweet cherries on the nose with a slight tart character, hints of leather and malt. Taste is sweet initially with a tart, light acidic, lemon like finish. Low body, medium to high carbonation. Flavors of cherries, almond, lemon. The cherries are tart in the finish. All right, with a nice finish, although quite one-dimensional.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MatiF96 (86) - POLAND - SEP 6, 2016
Średnia rżowa szybko redukująca się piana. Aromat silnie wiśniowy, świeży, ale pojawiają się też nuty sztuczne. W smaku rwnież bardzo wiśniowo. Smak cukierkowy, słodki, ale skontrowany lekką kwasnością. Dość wytrawny finisz. Nie jest najgorzej, ale moim zdaniem zbyt słodko. Do najlepszych sporo brakuje

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (2686) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2016
250ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Deep red colour with a pink foam head. Aroma of sweet dark cherries. Taste is sour cherry, sweet sugary, berry, almond, with some straw notes. Light to medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry tart finish. Quite OK.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Louke (78) - Swalmen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2016
Deze kriek Lambic valt toch wat tegen. Dit komt voornamelijk door de nasmaak, alsof je op een kersenpit zit te bijten.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fules (903) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2016
Gyorsan eltűnő kevske hab, gynyrű rubintpiros szn. Illata mint a prselt meggyl, egy hangynyi srs vonssal. Fenomenlis. Fanyar, savanyks, desks meggyl, a httrben lambicos rzettel, kiegyenslyozva a koml, s a fahord keserűjvel. Igazi nyri szomjolt dtő. Testes sr.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nurmis (467) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours ruby without head. Aroma of cherries, not as and strong and crisp than some other cherry lambics. Medium to heavy sweetness. Still good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
popiela (633) - Pozna, POLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Butelka 0,25l, a z niej przyjemny aromat wiśniowy, trochę siana i konia. W smaku. Dość obfita, ładnie oblepiająca szkło piana. Klarowna czerwień. Ze szkła rwnież przyjemny aromat. Delikatna kwaśność w smaku, trochę wiśni, trochę stajni. Nawet przyjemne.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fst0912 (55) - GERMANY - JUN 12, 2016
Angenehmes Kirscharoma, Geschmack aber etwas s, weitgehend ohne biertypische Hopfen- oder Malznoten, es berwiegt eine fassbrausenartige Fruchtse

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rostetti (236) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Taste and smell both have too much cherries. Tastes more like cherry juice than beer.


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