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Kriekbier - Brouwerij Liefmans

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

236 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 16
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Liefmans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-13-2002)
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Avagadro

New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

2012 Vintage

A: This brew boasts a mahogany body with a beige head that is ever so slightly tinted pink. The beer is free from haze, and has a touch of lacing.

S: Port wine, dried cherries, and vanilla in the front, with creme brulee and coconut in the back. The bouquet is elegant, with many notes coming together without any one overpowering the rest.

T: What a display of complexity and balance. Port wine, balsamic, and dried cherries in the front, with vanilla, pomegranate, and musty cork in the finish.

M: Light and effervescent on the tongue, but with a touch of stickiness in the finish that is a touch off putting.

O: I was initially scared to buy this beer, fearing that Liefmans had succumbed to the same marketing pressures as Lindemans in their kriek. I am happy to see that this beer is traditional; no overly sweet red mess in this kriek. Definitely give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 00:34:36 | More by Avagadro
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3.46/5  rDev -13.7%
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Poured from the tap at Stagione's in Shanghai China, A welcome surprise. Poured into a 500mL imperial pint.

A: Pure deep red color, perfectly clear. Head is offwhite, foamy, and has ok retention.

S: Cherry candy. Overwhelmingly sweet like smelling a candy apple.

T: Not as strong as the smell suggests. Good cherry pie profile. Very sweet but with some more balancing malt. Tart and sugary. Just OK.

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Kriekbier from Brouwerij Liefmans
90 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.