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Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
87
very good

333 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 333
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of enelson
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

enelson, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

smekermann, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Eighty, Feb 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

RoyFokker, Feb 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

tommy5, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

psoriasaurus, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of ShanePB
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

ShanePB, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of BastardKing24
3.86/5  rDev 0%
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.

BastardKing24, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of GeoffreyM
4/5  rDev +3.6%

GeoffreyM, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Yanka
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Yanka, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of fuzzcherry
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

fuzzcherry, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

jaydoc, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
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!).

BMMillsy, Oct 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

crhea89, Oct 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

EGolfer4, Sep 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

GraduatedCashew, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Bilco, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Janeinma, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of Pumilio
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Pumilio, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of christopher_shaffer
4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
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.

christopher_shaffer, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

seavercm, Aug 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mportnoy, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of dbrauneis
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
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.

dbrauneis, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of kots84
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
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.

kots84, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Dreamer, Aug 05, 2013
Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
87 out of 100 based on 333 ratings.