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Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
86
very good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 13
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAngel on 11-18-2002)
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enelson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-17-2014 23:35:59 | More by enelson
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-01-2014 03:37:30 | More by smekermann
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Eighty

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-24-2014 22:16:45 | More by Eighty
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RoyFokker

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-22-2014 22:39:28 | More by RoyFokker
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tommy5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-03-2014 21:17:54 | More by tommy5
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psoriasaurus

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-03-2014 14:00:48 | More by psoriasaurus
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

01-14-2014 14:18:12 | More by ShanePB
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BastardKing24

Oregon

3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark red with a spritzy head that lasts 5 seconds.

Smell is of cherries and musty yeast. Some leather and dark fruit as well.

Taste is light funkiness with cherries and oak. Not very complex.

Feel is medium carbed with a light feel.

This is just ok, I recommend Duchesse De Bourgogne or Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge if you want a 12 oz single of flanders red.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 05:17:51 | More by BastardKing24
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-31-2013 04:22:21 | More by GeoffreyM
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Yanka

British Columbia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

12-25-2013 02:56:46 | More by Yanka
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-18-2013 04:24:01 | More by fuzzcherry
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-03-2013 15:50:23 | More by jaydoc
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a beautiful red with fizz that disappears quickly off the top. Smells like crazy cherry, but not much beer. Either way it smells good. Super sour taste, but it finishes without much flavor. Seems like it could use some back end sweetness to get the whole palate involved. Nice tart cherries on the tongue. Very effervescent. A fun one to try, but their other sours are better (like Duchesse!).

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 01:44:51 | More by BMMillsy
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crhea89

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

10-16-2013 06:56:29 | More by crhea89
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EGolfer4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

09-26-2013 23:09:40 | More by EGolfer4
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

09-23-2013 16:29:52 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Bilco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

09-21-2013 13:52:38 | More by Bilco
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

09-17-2013 00:57:30 | More by Janeinma
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Pumilio

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

09-10-2013 14:39:48 | More by Pumilio
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christopher_shaffer

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not being a huge sour drinker, or at least uninitiated, I found this beer to be very accessible and refreshing. Strong cherry/sour cherry taste, more vinegar in the nose. Great late summer beer to sip while relaxing in the shade. The carbonation really made this beer creep up on me and I really liked the sensation. Would definitely drink again.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 23:22:25 | More by christopher_shaffer
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seavercm

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-22-2013 18:41:06 | More by seavercm
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

08-14-2013 04:02:24 | More by mportnoy
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 15/03/15

A: Pours a crystal clear deep crimson red in color with significant amounts of active visible carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass along with some purplish red highlights (not dissimilar to the color of a lot of red wines). The beer has a half finger tall fizzy pinkish purple head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass.

S: Moderate aromas of cherries over some lighter aromas of oak. There is a light to moderate amount of gueze-like tartness present as well.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of cherries and sour cherries that is followed by some lighter flavors of oak. In the finish, there is a light amount of sourness and vinegar flavors.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Moderate amounts of acidic prickliness.

O: Not as sour as I expected from the style (Flanders Red Ale) but that is likely due to the cherry sweetness. Easy to drink and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 14:27:11 | More by dbrauneis
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kots84

South Carolina

3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Reddish brown body with a off white head

Smell - A nice cherry smell with oak barrel present.

Taste - More of the cherry in the taste. A little hint of vinegar of a nice tart taste.

Mouthfeel - Light body with good carbonation.

Overall - Real nice beer. A great taste and very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 00:36:34 | More by kots84
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-05-2013 01:25:22 | More by Dreamer
Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
86 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.