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

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
St. Louis Premium Kriek is a kriekenbier, or cherry beer, made on a lambic base. A quarter of St. Louis Premium Kriek is the juice of Obacinska krieken cherries that have been steeped in gueuze for six months. It also has a smaller proportion of St. Louis Kriek Fond Tradition. This beer is a thirst-quencher with a low alcohol content and, in the nose, overwhelmingly sweet aromas of krieken cherries. Its very fruity with a hint of sourness and slight touches of almond coming from the krieken cherry stones.

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3.4
scotty (1199) - - APR 19, 2013
Tesco Finest bottling. Delicous cherry flavours, nice acidic bite giving a clean refreshing edge, lowish abv but has good body and a lingering finish, nice!


2.2
Bierridder_S (879) - BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2017
06/2017 @home - 33cl bottle, 2 years past its BBF date. Clear red with pinkish head. Nose is sweet artificial cherry. Taste is artificial cherry, very sweet, even after all these years.

2.1
AtronSeige (1519) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 14, 2017
Aroma: Medium-high cherry aroma, very similar to cherry lollipops. Medium-light marzipan. Acidity is present, but not strong. Appearance: Brilliantly clear, red body with a small, pink head with fair retention. Flavour: Medium-light horse blanket and cherry on the first sip. Acidity is present, but balanced by a sweetness. Medium dry finish, with a lingering cherry lollipop flavour. No hops. Mouthfeel: Light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: The sweetness of the beer is detracting from what I expect from a lambic. This feels almost like a slightly complex alcopop, not a complex lambic. 250 ml bottle, poured. 23F. Fruit Lambic

3.2
vinivini (2238) - Gomel, BELARUS - MAR 31, 2017
Sweet cherries, fruity sourness, minor barnyard both on aroma and taste. Pleasant pop-lambic

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2.8
sdmmb (1826) - BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2017
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at the Ghent indoor athletics track. Overly sweet artificial kriek.

4.5
ghawener (1607) - Santa Tecla, EL SALVADOR - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle: perfect desert beer! Food Pairing: Dark belgian chocolate, red berries pie.

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Bill Becker (1010) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - DEC 2, 2016
Pours a black cherry red from this bottled on February 19th 2013 black wrapped caged and corked bottle. Big sweet cherry smell maybe some wheat. All cherries in the taste. 99% sweet, 1% tart. Lovely Belgian fruit beer, which I have a definite bias for. Take that into accoun

3
bursprak (3183) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle @ Brussels apartment. Clear deep red pour with a small head. Sweet cherries, a bit sticky, light funk and a sweet finish. Decent!

2.7
RasmusOtt (2740) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2016
Pours dark clear dark red with a tiny pink head. Aroma of vanilla, cherries and soda pop. Taste of sweet cherries, red sweets and vanilla.

2.9
Vestergaard (2089) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2016
From bottle. Pours a clear ruby red with a small pinkish head. Aroma has lots of cherry soda, slight cherry pits, light marzipan. Taste is sweet, sour, candy, artificial, soda... You know... High carbonation and a light body.

2.4
Klimaet (2539) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark red with a small bubbly pinkish head. Aromas of sweet cherries, apples, sugar, marzipan, vinegar. Taste is light tart, cherry candy, sugar, vinegar.


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