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Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
87
very good

320 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 320
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 15
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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crhea89

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +9.9%

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.

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

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%

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.

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

South Carolina

3.71/5  rDev -3.6%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

08-05-2013 01:25:22 | More by Dreamer
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MatthewPlus

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-26-2013 14:22:53 | More by MatthewPlus
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-22-2013 00:33:39 | More by JSkone09
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-15-2013 01:06:30 | More by jrfehon33
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Smurf2055

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2013 22:56:29 | More by Smurf2055
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NeilFlaiz

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-12-2013 02:32:08 | More by NeilFlaiz
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-07-2013 20:38:42 | More by GABrew
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-06-2013 02:09:29 | More by rolltide8425
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Maillard

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-25-2013 07:19:54 | More by Maillard
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-15-2013 05:44:26 | More by mc4z
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-14-2013 00:21:21 | More by Texasfan549
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

05-30-2013 18:54:47 | More by Phillyz
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metter98

New York

3.94/5  rDev +2.3%

A: The beer is clear dark red in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high pink head that gradually died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of cherries are present in the nose along with hints of sweetness and oak.
T: Like the smell, the taste is quite fruity and has lots of cherry flavors along with notes of sourness and oak. Hints of vinegar are perceptible in the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink as there's enough fruitiness from the cherries to prevent this from becoming too sour.

05-30-2013 17:18:08 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-30-2013 17:12:37 | More by smithj4
Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
87 out of 100 based on 320 ratings.