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Lindemans Kriek - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
86
very good

930 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 930
Reviews: 481
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 21
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 07-28-2001)
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JayTheFinn

California

4.43/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a 750ml at San Roque Liquors in Santa Barbara.

A - Deep ruby red with a pinkish bubbly head. It doesn't look like beer, more like a frothy kool-aid.

S - A powerful cherry scent meets your nose before it even gets close to the glass. Wow, that is strong!

T - That's black cherries all right! Amazingly intense cherry flavor. Extremely sweet. Can't taste the alcohol at all. It doesn't even taste like a beer. Tastes more like a yummy cough syrup.

M - Pretty full.

D - This is just about as drinkable as it gets (unless you don't like sweet stuff). It's more like having a sugary soda than a beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2006 04:57:57 | More by JayTheFinn
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Poured into a Stange.

Not always a big fan of cherries, but lambics are a style I desperately need to try more of. So here goes with the most ready brand out there.

A: Pours a transparent ruby-red with a small amount of carbonation rising through the center to a faintly red head that builds up early, takes its time dissipating and leaves a detailed lacing.

S: Tart and sweet, but really all I get out of it is cherry syrup. Not my favorite.

T: This is a beautifully pleasant taste that is tart, malty and reminds me just as much of granny-smith apples as it does cherries. A great taste that I have to downgrade a little bit for the overly-syrupy aftertaste that lingers just a little too strong.

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O: This is a very vibrant and refreshing beer. Strong flavors and a great feel carry this beer past its mistakes and make it a solid fruit beer.

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O: I like the Peche better, but this is decent. Krieks can be very tart, but Im not surprised, having tried the Peche, that this was only slightly tart. That said, tart isn't necessarily what I like in these kinds of ales.

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Lindemans Kriek from Brouwerij Lindemans
86 out of 100 based on 930 ratings.