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Oude Kriek - Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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541 Ratings

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Ratings: 541
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 45
Gots: 71 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-14-2001)
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Seanniek91, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

hooliganlife, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

eulerthegrape, Dec 02, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev 0%

375 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled in February 2013. Pours fairly clear ruby red color with a 2 finger dense pink head with poor retention, that reduces to a lacing ring that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of sour cherry, cherry skin, cranberry, green apple, grape, pear, clove, pepper, oak, leather, straw, hay, red wine, vinegar, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of cherry, wild/lactic yeast, and oak notes; with good strength. Taste of big sour cherry, cherry skin, cranberry, green apple, pear, red wine, oak, clove, straw, grass, hay, vinegar, leather, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of fruity acidity on the finish; with lingering notes of sour cherry, cranberry, green apple, oak, clove, red wine, leather, vinegar, straw, hay, and musty funk on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of cherry, oak, and wild/lactic yeast flavors; with a very nice malt/acidity balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth, crisp, and acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent sour kriek style. All around great complexity and balance of cherry, oak, and lactic/wild yeast flavors; and very smooth to sip on with the balanced acidity. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Dec 02, 2013
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4.16/5  rDev +1.5%

Bottled July 2013.

Beer is dark pink, purplish. Small pinkish head fades quite quickly.

Nose contains funky barnyard scents, a bit cheesy. Tart cherry.

The cherry is a bit stronger in the flavour than the nose, but the funky barnyard is undiminished. Quite sour. Some oak. The cherry flavour is very nice, and well balanced with the funk- both are prominent.

Medium bodied, highly carbonated. Quite puckering.

Overall, good stuff. A nice kriek.

jrenihan, Oct 29, 2013
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Oude Kriek from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
91 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.