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Mort Subite Kriek - Brouwerij Mort Subite

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200 Ratings
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.57%

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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-13-2002)
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Reviews by liamt07:
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Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle purchased at the LCBO, poured into a pint glass and shared with my girlfriend. She loves the stuff. BBD of Sept 2011?

Brigt red cranberry/cherry couloured body with a few fingers of lace 'fizzling' to some splotches with some sheets of lace. Nose is a sharp a tart one, cherry sweetness but there is a sense of the sourness here as well. Flavour has loads of cherry in it, sweet initially but sours up against the cheeks in the midmouth. Medium-high carbonation, and goes down fast and easy. I can see why she digs this. Fairly likeable and drinkable for my first lambic ever (surprisingly!).

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2010 17:23:03 | More by liamt07
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle at reffer temp into a goblet.

Head small (<2 cm), white with pinkish tinge, creamy, mostly diminishing.
Lacing fair.
Body clear, light red (not pinK), light to medium palate, watery to creamy.
Carbonation fizzy.

I first had this beer at Belgo Centraal in the Covent Garden region of London. It was a fantastic introduction to lambic and kriek beers. Then it seemed to disappear for a couple of years. Now it's back as a mass-produced product complete with artificial flavoring and color. Sad, really, that it's no worse than Bud.

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12-08-2013 12:13:47 | More by Ozzylizard
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3.63/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Purchased this from the LCBO for $3.70 CDN some time ago, finally getting a chance to enjoy it. Served cool into a small pint glass.

Appearance - Pink, with faint pink head. 1.5 fingers of head poured with ok retention time. Some lacing is left in the glass.

Smell - To me, I got more cranberry than anything else although there's elements of cherry and raspberry (sourness) that come through.

Taste - Cherry very faint, honestly dominated by interplay between cranberry and raspberry. Nice transitions here between some lingering sweetness and the sourness of the fruits.

Mouthfeel - Smooth and refreshing, high level of carbonation and a tingling sensation. A touch on the tin side, but still very good feel.

Overall - This isn't something i would purchase regularly, but a nice beer to have in the summer or looking for something with a nice fruit infusion.

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Taste: cherry character is pretty light, but nice nonetheless. There's an earthiness to the flavor which works well enough, although it is missing a lot of that classic lambic character. Not bad, but not worth going out of your way for.

Mouthfeel: relatively light body with a great big carbonation and a big creaminess. I like it.

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Mort Subite Kriek from Brouwerij Mort Subite
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