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Belle Vue Kriek - Brasserie Belle-Vue

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BA SCORE
78
okay

175 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.96%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Belle-Vue visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-25-2002)
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SGToliver

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-23-2013 08:36:51 | More by SGToliver
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Petitetouale

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +17%

08-12-2013 03:40:23 | More by Petitetouale
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Ciocanelu

Romania

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

07-18-2013 19:59:33 | More by Ciocanelu
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Marius

Romania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-15-2013 17:51:30 | More by Marius
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

07-12-2013 00:47:25 | More by WOLFGANG
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biernack

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-28-2013 07:37:21 | More by biernack
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adityashekhar

India

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

06-16-2013 10:50:24 | More by adityashekhar
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magpieken

Australia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-04-2013 06:10:57 | More by magpieken
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desint

Belgium

1.75/5  rDev -48.8%

05-24-2013 13:02:00 | More by desint
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-22-2013 08:08:03 | More by apasternak
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jkball01

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

05-13-2013 16:04:03 | More by jkball01
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Danny1217

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

05-12-2013 08:37:40 | More by Danny1217
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wer3w01f

Russian Federation

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

05-07-2013 09:17:54 | More by wer3w01f
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

04-26-2013 22:23:51 | More by randylangford
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jandadeboer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

03-25-2013 20:02:54 | More by jandadeboer
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-17-2013 19:12:45 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-08-2013 19:29:12 | More by safaricook
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matjack85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

02-02-2013 07:05:16 | More by matjack85
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Absumaster

Netherlands

3.19/5  rDev -6.7%

A vibrant red,clear beer with a smooth head. The carbonation is light.

The smell is mainly cherry, with a slightly syrupy smell, but not overly sweet or artificial.
It does have some red fruity winegums smells.

The taste is sweet with cherry winegums. The beer is sweet but not sticky or syrupy. The beer has a non-offensive taste which reminds more of a soda. The good thing about the beer is the lack of the sweetener taste. Bitterness is low and drinkability is high.

01-25-2013 20:47:53 | More by Absumaster
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.3%

01-12-2013 03:35:00 | More by spycow
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TWStandley

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

12-30-2012 23:06:22 | More by TWStandley
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devlishdamsel

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +23.7%

Rarely would I ever review off memory, especially after reading the site guidelines. However if something really strikes my fancy palate wise I do believe i have an impeccable palate memory in that situation. This brew is no exception. Sadly it is no longer available in my area, which makes me pine it/crave it even more. I have tried many Krieks since and not been impressed. Most are way too dry and remind me of sour cherries gone wrong, or are much to sweet and can only be made palatable by mixing them with sparkling wine and citrus ( which if you ask me is just wrong).
Bellevue had a very wonderful light head. I dare say this brew was perfect for the summer days I consumed it on. The perfect amount of tartness vs sweetness ( and this goes for most fruit based lambic style beers as well). There was absolutely no aftertaste or lingering on the palate either. If you have this beverage available in your area I strongly suggest you try it!

12-19-2012 05:46:13 | More by devlishdamsel
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Maakun

Afghanistan

3.2/5  rDev -6.4%

Colour is dark pink, almost red. Light pink head that leaves a small layer.

Smell is cherry jam, very sweet, icing sugar, pink bubblegum. Smells a little artificial to me, not enough beer in here.

Taste is very sweet at first, the cherries taste more like candy than like real cherries. Then a nice tartness and very light bitterness. Aftertaste is again slighty sour with a hint of malts.

Mouth is medium, the sweetness makes it nice and round. Medium carbonation. Quite pleasant but nothing special either.

I can quite enjoy a kriek, but this one is more for drinking at parties than for slowly enjoying it at home. There's a lot worse kriek out there, but this still feels artificial and candy-like.

12-16-2012 20:27:46 | More by Maakun
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.7/5  rDev -21.1%

Poured into a flute glass. Reddish hue with a red tinted finger of head.
It smells like bread and faintly of cherry.
It has a sweet taste overall, candy cherry too.
Medium body, moderate carbonation. Crisp texture.
Okay, but there are better Krieks out there.

09-23-2012 02:38:24 | More by Fatehunter
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nsheehan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5%

08-16-2012 04:54:48 | More by nsheehan
Belle Vue Kriek from Brasserie Belle-Vue
78 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.