overall
85
43
style
Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 762   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian top-fermented cherry beer on the basis of a reddish brown ale matured in oak casks.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (3098) - Gray, Maine, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Pours a brown ruby color with a two finger pink foam. On the nose its got some sweet cherry pie notes, touches of warm spice and a little bit of wet wood and earthy notes. The palate is ripe cherry, round malts, touch of tartness and some rustic wood on the late palate.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3709) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle. Clear deep red with a pink head thats immediately at the rim. Aroma of cherries, vanilla, wood, bracken, lurking Balsamic vinegar. Not very sweet but a fair bit of body. Lots of cherries, as much drying wood as tartness, some slightly weird twiggy undergrowth notes. Goes well with washed rind cheese.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2651) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Draft. Deep red beer with nice sweet and sour, fruity, tart, tangy cherry taste. Very cherry, very sweet and sour. Earthy. Very nice! (2008)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (905) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Bottle. Balsamic, cherry oak. Taste is vanilla, marzipan, cherry, balsamic, apple, cherry, oak, sweet and sour. Very amenable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (2219) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle at The Bottle Lab, Leek. Pours a clear red colour with a frothy pale pink head. Aroma of cherry, oak, wood, a hint of funk and subtle marzipan. Taste of sour cherry, oak, some funk, slight marzipan and subtle spice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a slick texture. A sour cherry finish with a little oaky bitterness in the aftertaste. A delicious kriek, sour cherry and the oaky bitterness work wonderfully. Not too sweet and not too tart, well worked.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chefseanjudd (35) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2017
Excellent balance between the base beer and fruit. Nice oak character, good acidity, not too dry or tannic.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (1661) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2016
Precisely what it should be. Tart, but not overly sour. A bit of sugar considering the style, which fits with the cherries.Aroma is sour and a bite of vinegar on the nose. Color is a nice brown red. Mouth, tasty tart and sour with some light sugars. Tap

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oleg85 (177) - Yaroslavl, RUSSIA - DEC 17, 2016
Странны& непривл& буро-кра цвет. Пышная шапка. Отличны& аромат с нотками уксуса. Во вкусе неприят& горчинк& Карбони& обильна& но мягкая.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vells (1690) - Rga, Latvija, LATVIA - DEC 13, 2016
Seems bit one dimensional cherry. Thou that cherry impact is quite lovely, I would like more depth to it. Some wood dry impact in background. Moderate tartness with light sweetness Decent, but bit boring

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (853) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Pours a clear cranberry color with a thin pinkish ring. Sour, tart fruity aroma. Fairly thin texture and light body. Crisp tart cherry flavor with a lightly dry finish. Not as good as the other Verhaeghe cherry flavored ales but still tasty and pretty enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (1413) - NORWAY - NOV 25, 2016
Pours a clear deep cherry red. Aroma is sour, vinegar, cherry. Taste is slightly sour, cherries, balanced.


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