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Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
87
very good

322 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 322
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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Photo of tykechandler
4/5  rDev +3.9%

tykechandler, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +3.9%

wrightst, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of Cozuma
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Let me first start by saying the cork claimed best by Sept 2011 and you can see what day it is. No signs of cork rot, leakage, or infection (ring around the top of liquid).

A: Deep ruby red clear color really awesome color and definitely gives up the intensity of the cherry.

S: Very cherry on the nose, tart cherry not sweet.

T: for being almost 3 years beyond its expiration date the taste was pretty strong cherry, you can tell the bottle is old but it's still good. Very tart cherry and acidic but pretty good.

M: easy to drink fairly smooth carbonation was very light and fine abrasive feel like soda.

O: for claiming to be good up to almost 3 years ago I'd say this is probably a good one to try, the cherry is very very strong and tart so if you don't like cherries you won't like this, cherry syrup or concentrate would be accurate for the intensity. I'd love to try one that claims to be within it's exp date.

Cozuma, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
Photo of Nunya
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Nunya, May 26, 2014
Photo of TBRich
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

TBRich, May 24, 2014
Photo of tdmccarthy
4/5  rDev +3.9%

tdmccarthy, May 24, 2014
Photo of BeerDazed
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured in a special Echte Kriekenbier glass - like a tall, skinny, stemmed vessel.

Reddish/purpleish in color.

It had a very thin, wispy, head that dissipated quickly.

Smell was cherries -very fruity in the nose.

Medium to high carbonation with a tart cherry note flavor very present. Some wood. A nice, pleasing, and refreshing sour beer.

BeerDazed, May 23, 2014
Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

KevinGordon, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of ale207
4/5  rDev +3.9%

ale207, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of HollyHops
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

HollyHops, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of mdaschaf
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

mdaschaf, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of PatGreer
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

PatGreer, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of Luiz0930
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Luiz0930, Mar 18, 2014
Photo of enelson
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

enelson, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of smekermann
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

smekermann, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of Eighty
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Eighty, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of RoyFokker
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

RoyFokker, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of tommy5
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

tommy5, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

psoriasaurus, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of ShanePB
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

ShanePB, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of BastardKing24
3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
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 +3.9%

GeoffreyM, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Yanka
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Yanka, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of fuzzcherry
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

fuzzcherry, Nov 18, 2013
Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
87 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.