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Kriek De Ranke - Brouwerij De Ranke

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

375 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 375
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9%
Wants: 76
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Based on an extinct yet favorite tipple of the De Ranke owners, Nino Bacelle and Guido Devos, De Ranke Kriek emulates the famed Oud Kriekenbier from the defunct Crombé brewery in Zottegem. De Ranke Kriek is a mixture of two blended soured pale ales and Girardin lambic, all steeped in whole fresh cherries from Poland and then aged for six months. A unique and much sought after Kriekenbier.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-24-2002)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beer is deep reddish-pink in colour. A small white head is gone quickly.

Nose is very funky- surprisingly so. Cherry is there, of course, but also lots of horse blanket-like scents. Nice, but maybe a bit much.

Like the nose, the flavour is very funky. Tonnes of horse blanket and dry funk. A bit cheesy. Quite dry. Cherry is obviously there as well.

Very dry and astringent. The mouth loses all of its moisture. Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.

Overall, pretty good, but the funk overpowers the cherry, for me.

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Kriek De Ranke from Brouwerij De Ranke
94 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.