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Mort Subite Kriek - Brouwerij Mort Subite

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-13-2002)
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3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Fine bubbles, Rose-Pomegranate colored foam
Very clean and fine lacing that dries like a mousse. Brilliant strarberry red rose color.

Nose: Bret Funk, juicy sweet cherry, grassy, rose

Flavour: Mouthfeel is a bit thin and syrupy (overly sweet), taste of cranberry-citrus, slightly medicinal, juicy, very slight acidity, candy sweetness and tartness (like sour-patch kids). Tastes like an alcoholic Izze (Sparkling Fruit Juice)

This is the first lambic i have enjoyed and it serves as a fine introduction to the style. Though it is important to recognize the excessive sweetness of this beer is not characteristic of the style; however, this is what makes a great first lambic to try. I look forward to trying stronger, more complex and tart krieks. I dont suspect aging of this kriek would do it any good as it is not overly acid.

Overall, this beer serves more as a cooler or aperitif due to its low ABV and excessive sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2012 17:32:06 | More by Kacid
More User Reviews:
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3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

375mL corked and caged bottle poured into a tulip. Best before 01/28/2015

(A)- Pours a deep crimson red color. Produced some solid off-white to pink froth with surprising retention and lacing for the style.

(S)- Huge aromas of slightly tart cherries. Quite clean on the nose apart from some subtle dryness. Otherwise massive cherry jam notes.

(T)- Subtle tart & dry oakiness leads the way into mountains of jammy cherry juice.

(M)- A good carbonation level for the style. Not overly sour or acidic, but great fruit notes. Very clean for the style too with no funk but a bigger sweetness to it overall.

(O)- Its a milder lambic for sure. Great fruit with some oak, just lacking the complexity and sourness one can expect for the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 00:19:17 | More by sweemzander
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

07-21-2014 22:52:49 | More by Etrusco
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

07-14-2014 23:05:32 | More by ScottP
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

07-14-2014 00:47:46 | More by the_encinitan
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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2/5  rDev -44.6%

06-30-2014 22:08:44 | More by IndyDad
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-23-2014 17:18:31 | More by Unchi
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-21-2014 00:36:27 | More by brandon911
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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-18-2014 22:08:47 | More by Dan911
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +10.8%

06-17-2014 22:54:32 | More by schnarr84
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-30-2014 19:12:55 | More by Socialiste
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New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-22-2014 21:07:37 | More by DreamDeath
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-16-2014 19:25:53 | More by Schmoog
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-11-2014 03:50:08 | More by Georgiabeer
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

05-07-2014 02:13:16 | More by edhizdeid
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Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-29-2014 02:31:24 | More by evil_liver
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Ontario (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into tulip glass, colour is an attractive red colour with a head of pinkish foam, good film retention. Clear and bright.

S - sweet candied cherries. Like the snow cone syrup, quiet sweet and a bit artificial feeling, some slight sour funk, a bit vegetal.

T - starts with a balanced sharpness, bit of tartness which then fades as it becomes more sweet. Some lemony cherries, some strong sweetness to it, quite candied, but it does have enough carbonation to manage to clean it off, finish is quiet and light.

M - very light bodied. With a hint of tartness, moderate to high carbonation making this a refreshing aperitif.

Overall this has a mild tartness, lacks any real sour character, and has such a candy cherry sweetness it is a bit cloying if not for the carbonation to clean off the finish. Quite a light beer, only a slight oak character, it's a bit of a fruit bomb but makes a pleasant refreshing aperitif, would want to restrain myself to one though, it's more balanced than the smell would indicate and makes a refreshing if overall if mostly exciting Kriek.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 23:18:28 | More by mick303
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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Mort Subite Kriek from Brouwerij Mort Subite
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