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Lefebvre Belgian Kriek - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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Lefebvre Belgian KriekLefebvre Belgian Kriek

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BA SCORE
76
okay

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 11-14-2006)
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a deep pink color beer with a medium bubbly pink head with average retention. Aroma of cheery syrup is totally dominating but not overly gross and doesn’t have any of the cough medicine flavour that I really hate. Taste is also dominated by the sweetness of the cherry syrup but again doesn’t get to gross and is actually refreshing. While this beer is closer to an alcohol pop then anything else, it is still better then many other gross fruit beer form Belgium.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2006 16:15:27 | More by Phyl21ca
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.39/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

330ml bottle, from the 1/2 Meter of Beer (clever, that) mixed pack this appears in, here in Alberta.

This beer pours a clear, medium pink-tinged reddish amber hue, with three fingers of puffy, cushy, and frothy pale pink head, which leaves some decent wide-spread spectral lace around the glass as it slowly abates.

It smells of semi-sweet candied cherry, gritty pale malt, a touch of sweet caramel, mild earthy yeast, and tame leafy, weedy hops. The taste is sugary cherry compote, grainy pale malt, subtle, yet indistinct savoury spice, more cherry in the form of children's cough syrup, faint mineral water, and weak earthy, leafy hops.

The carbonation is pretty low-key, barely producing any sort of edge whatsoever, the body a particular sort of medium weight, the kind where the fruity sugars duly dominate, with an attendant reserved smoothness. It finishes on the sweet side, the cherry candy essence still rather large and in charge, with a meek lingering graininess to keep it company.

A plain, if at the same time inoffensive version of the style, the cherry guest ingredient sort of becoming a sugary signpost to be avoided, to a certain degree. Anyways, drinkable enough, if you're ok with the sweeter side of Belgian fruit beer offerings.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 23:32:08 | More by biboergosum
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Mora2000

Texas

3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma is very sweet and has a ton of syrupy cherry notes. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of sweet cherries with no real other notes coming through. Very straight forward, but not too bad. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. If you like cherries, you may like this beer. If you don't, you won't.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 00:06:30 | More by Mora2000
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

330ml Bottle

Appearance - The beer pours a hazy burgundy/purple colour with a large frothy pink coloured head. I can't tell how much carbonation there is and there is some good lacing running in stages down the sides of the glass. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - Cherries, breads/grains, wheat

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an above average amount of carbonation and it has a slightly syrupy feel to it. It is very sweet tasting and there is a lot of cherry flavour. There are also notes of breads/grains and a bit of a clove flavour. It finishes with a very sweet and tart cherry aftertaste.

Drink - It was worth a try; but it's not my type of thing. I don't think many people would want more than one of these at a sitting, they are very sweet.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2011 17:56:36 | More by spinrsx
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dcmchew

Romania

3/5  rDev -3.2%

03-06-2014 10:11:44 | More by dcmchew
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

05-09-2013 12:08:40 | More by Ciocanelu
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-26-2013 22:44:36 | More by randylangford
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

05-26-2012 01:44:38 | More by NightINgale
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev +29%

06-26-2014 01:37:07 | More by patre_tim
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innominat

Ireland

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

03-27-2013 10:30:28 | More by innominat
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

05-30-2014 19:07:30 | More by Socialiste
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jeiiVP

California

3/5  rDev -3.2%

09-06-2013 15:26:20 | More by jeiiVP
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Vsarmatov

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

07-28-2013 16:05:39 | More by Vsarmatov
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Everydayoff

Thailand

3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap served in a Belgian Kriek chalice at Wine Connection, Bangkok.

The showcase is good by a deep ruby purple hue with decent slight pinkish head crowning enduringly before leaving plenty of splendid lacing patch and spot along the way down. Cherries are all the way round in both aroma and flavor, syrupy sweet, tartly sourish yet same time with some hint of malt. The body is medium and the carbonation is crisp enough to carry all the things well.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2012 13:26:04 | More by Everydayoff
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +21%

05-26-2014 12:52:59 | More by Gottesverachter
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arkanu

Romania

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

04-29-2014 19:57:05 | More by arkanu
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NilsFrisk

Norway

1.27/5  rDev -59%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This beer is pink, with a pink tanned head.
Smells of cherries, nothing else but cherries, and it tastes like cherries, way to sweet. A littlebit of "beertaste" in it, but i really don't get much past the cherries. It tastes pretty good, kind of like cherry coke, but after a few sips, no matter how good i think it is, it makes me feel like throwing up, and i have a hard time swallowing it.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2011 05:59:46 | More by NilsFrisk
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AlexFF65

Russian Federation

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

02-02-2014 19:25:54 | More by AlexFF65
Lefebvre Belgian Kriek from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
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