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Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,725 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,725
Reviews: 636
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 524
Gots: 371 | 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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sfr26

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

10-14-2013 18:10:25 | More by sfr26
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10%

10-12-2013 08:57:15 | More by DiscLizard
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Eriogonum

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-10-2013 14:22:27 | More by Eriogonum
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.46/5  rDev +3.2%

Notes from t'Brugge beer bar. 375ml bottle poured vigorously into a Cantillon gueze glass. Vintage june 5th 2012.

A-Beautiful pink/red with pink/white head that lasted a while.

S-Cantillon funk, cherry, sweet off-wheaty aroma. Light faded hops.

T-Lemon, dark cherry upfront, funky, hay and cherry pie. Yeasty dough. Finish is pure cherry.

M-Heavy carb. Very sour. Off-dry with huge tart finish.

O-Gotta love a fresh fruit lambic.

10-09-2013 18:00:56 | More by Seanniek91
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

10-08-2013 02:04:26 | More by ThreeFishes
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kpattonunc

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

10-07-2013 07:55:43 | More by kpattonunc
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-06-2013 04:59:14 | More by smekermann
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topdown

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

10-05-2013 19:41:40 | More by topdown
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vonnegut21

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-04-2013 17:36:24 | More by vonnegut21
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GuinnessAtRogerWilco

New Jersey

4.49/5  rDev +3.9%

375ml corked bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

AP: Dark purple/red colour, but when held directly in front of the light it's shade is a cross between strawberry and pomegranate. Started with a 1.5" fluffy light pink head that was bubbling thick foam which settled down to 1/8" with light lacing on the sides.
AR: A little ACV, a lot of Belgian barnyard funk, plentiful tart/sour cherries, musty damp wood, grape and apple skins. Beautiful mixture of aromas here.
T: Nice clean crisp flavours of apple cider, sour/tart cherries, grape skins, musty oak, barnyard funky yeast, green apple skins. They all blend harmoniously together in great balance.
M: Mild carbonation, acidity on the tongue is just about right, crisp and leaning towards dry despite the best efforts of the cherries, clean lip smacking cleansing finish.
OV: I love Lambics, Sours and Wild Ales and this is a superb offering. The flavours were in near perfect balance with each other, nothing dominating. Nothing really complex about this brew, but when it's so well crafted like this it doesn't need to be. Just delicious and rewarding, a true treat.

10-03-2013 05:56:41 | More by GuinnessAtRogerWilco
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Myst

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-02-2013 22:32:27 | More by Myst
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.4%

09-30-2013 20:47:45 | More by Kmlund
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Strelnikov

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

09-29-2013 21:16:21 | More by Strelnikov
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Cazlo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-29-2013 14:26:35 | More by Cazlo
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koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-28-2013 14:44:05 | More by koopa
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HookemHops13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -19%

09-28-2013 14:06:57 | More by HookemHops13
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mj81

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-28-2013 11:25:36 | More by mj81
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

09-28-2013 02:09:02 | More by Bill69
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

09-28-2013 01:13:54 | More by IdrinkGas
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bickdalls

Manitoba (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-26-2013 01:57:52 | More by bickdalls
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10%

09-25-2013 20:04:14 | More by MattGrimley
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gory4d

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-25-2013 16:53:24 | More by gory4d
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-24-2013 02:41:26 | More by BigJim5021
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

4.23/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Cantillon tulip. Purchased at Yankee Spirits in North Attleboro, MA.

Appearance - Pours a bright cherry colored, slightly hazy body with a light red, huge gushing, fizzy head that reduces quickly and leaves no lacing.

Smell - Has a sweet and sour aroma, fruity cherries, some funkyness, red wine.

Taste - Upfront there are big sour cherry notes, lactic, berries, red wine vinegar. The follow through reveals some sweet notes and a nice oaky aftertaste. Leaves a tart taste on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- Super crisp and carbonated.

Cantillon never lets me down. This was a lot more sour than I was expecting, in a good way. An excellent example of a world-class Kriek. Must try for all Belgian sour fans.

09-24-2013 00:30:26 | More by gcamparone
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%

The more I drink this beer, the more I like/love it. Very sweet cherry flavor, as much like a wine as a sour, but the sour does come through in a big way. Gets better as it warms and certainly well made. Oak flavors add to the complexity and enjoyment. If you're into craft, you gotta give the best lambics a try, and this is one of them. Me likey.

09-21-2013 15:53:53 | More by Beer-A-Lot
Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
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