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Lindemans Kriek - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
86
very good

989 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 989
Reviews: 486
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 23
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
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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Photo of prisoner1572
4/5  rDev +4.7%

prisoner1572, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of scninmer08
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

scninmer08, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Jamesthebrit
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Side of the bottle says brewed with fresh black cherrys. Nice to see it isn't extract. And when it pours it is the most elegant red I've ever seen. Nice bold red with a pink bubbly head. Very nice.

S: Tart cherry really comes through. Some sweetness. Certainly something different.

T: sweet and sour. The cherry doesn't come through as much as in the smell. It's like liquid candy... so be ready.

M: A little light and a little overly bubbly but

Overall a very nice beer. Certainly something different. Check it out if you get a chance.

Jamesthebrit, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of Ishogai
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Ishogai, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of Goldfishman
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Goldfishman, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of immobileman
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

immobileman, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of ZorPrime
3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brought back one bottle from Brussels in my last trip to Rotterdam.

The beer is red in color, can't see through it. The head is pink and dense. The beer looks like strawberry juice. The aroma is sour, like vinegar but I get some cherry that complement the sourness. Regarding the taste, it is quite similar to the aroma however there is a presence of sugar in there too. The finish is very sour like sour candies. Cold it is good, as it warms up, it doesn't get better and the beer lose some punch. Maybe too sugary for me, but not bad. Overall I nice beer.

ZorPrime, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of sammo
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

sammo, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked/capped bottle served in a snifter.

pours a deep, dark rasberry/violet tone with a inch and a half foamy pink head. decent retention; nice lacing.

aromatic nose is replete with cherry... big tart presence... yeast. flavor follows the aroma with the bold cherry notes obviously taking center stage. both sweet and tart characteristics; very sweet out front and mid-palate, with the tartness opening up more toward the finish. the sweetness could be toned down a bit.

decent, medium-light bodied with lively carbonation. very drinkable at first, but the sweetness wears you down after a while. i guess a decent and very approachable lambic - good stepping stone for those getting into the style.

originally reviewed: 02-23-2011

BostonHops, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

ShemRahBoo, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of brez8791
3/5  rDev -21.5%

brez8791, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of dojii54
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

dojii54, May 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

WynnO, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Kam, May 23, 2012
Photo of jnolan
4/5  rDev +4.7%

jnolan, May 16, 2012
Photo of DrewZ926
2.75/5  rDev -28%

DrewZ926, May 15, 2012
Photo of strongaf
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

strongaf, May 13, 2012
Photo of Keegan
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Keegan, May 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

StoicBeast, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Piason, May 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

zvanwink, May 10, 2012
Photo of antoines15
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

antoines15, May 06, 2012
Photo of CrazyDavros
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark red with a small pink head. Nose shows cherry, cough syrup, faint funky notes and very soft malt. A mix of acidic and sweet flavours are present upon tasting, with cherry throughout and some funky notes later on. The sour finish is perfectly refreshing. Nice moderately high carbonation suits the beer well.

CrazyDavros, May 06, 2012
Photo of Wordslinger
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Wordslinger, May 06, 2012
Photo of trioxin
1/5  rDev -73.8%

trioxin, May 05, 2012
Lindemans Kriek from Brouwerij Lindemans
86 out of 100 based on 989 ratings.