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Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,674 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,674
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 510
Gots: 353 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-06-2001)
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SheepNutz

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4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2002 vintage. 750mL bottle poured into a tulip-style glass. It pours a medium plum color with two fingers of light pink head. There is no lacing left on the glass. The smell is sour and tart with lots of cherries coming through (of course). Just a slight funkiness, classic Cantillon. The taste is tart and fruity, sweet and sour. A nice blend of all the flavors coming together. The mouthfeel is fairly thick and smooth, even for the decent carbonation. The drinkability is pretty good as well. A wonderful Kriek.

EDIT: I recently got to try a bottle of this that was bottled in 1996, and OMFG, it was unbelieveable. It had soooo much of that funky aroma and flavor that I love so much. It makes me want to buy another of the recent bottles and lay it down for years and years. A really big thanks to Big Body Bill for sharing this one!

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2004 05:00:54 | More by SheepNutz
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Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
96 out of 100 based on 1,674 ratings.