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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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jamie2dope

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4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I have been entirely in to sours lately, so lets visit one of the classics. Cantillon Kriek pours out an awesome reddish pink color, with just a tiny amount of lacing for head. The nose is very strong on the cherry presence, with a lot of funk thrown in there as well. The nose is certainly sweeter than I was expecting, giving off some cherry pie like aromas. Once we hit the taste, the sour jumps in, but actually leaves quickly, with the cherry pie coming back for another appearance. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, juicy yet dry, and really very complex. Drinkability is stellar on this Lambic. Some have classified this as one of the most sour beers out there, but right now it is drinking on the tame side. Regardless, this is an absolutely marvelous brew that is a must for any Lambic/Wild beer fan. Cheers

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2010 01:22:35 | More by jamie2dope
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Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
96 out of 100 based on 1,674 ratings.