Jong Bruin Kriek | Bullfrog Brewery

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27 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
bullfrogbrewery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by stakem on 09-02-2013

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Ratings:
27
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.44%
 
 
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3.82/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Growler poured into a thistle. The brew appears a hazed mahogany color with yellow around the edges when held to the light. Some ruby clarity in the middle and a light khaki head that fades leaving spotty lace on the glass.

The smell is that of cherry and minerals somewhat lactic and fruity with alcohol. A citrus quality emerges that is lemony. The cherry and alcohol imparts a bit of medicinal feel coupled with earth.

The flavor is almost meaty with an over-ripe to rotten cherry taste. Some minerals and earth couple with citrus character to impart a lemony lactic feel. Some dusty grain is present like the base brew.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is a pleasant flanders sort of brew but without the typical acedic or vinegar notes. This brew is a bit muted when cold but really gets better as it warms. It is interesting to note that on tap I greatly preferred the kriek version of the Jong Bruin but in growler form I think i favor the Druiven.

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Jong Bruin Kriek from Bullfrog Brewery
3.83 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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