Spontankriek | Mikkeller ApS

130 Ratings
no score
Send samples

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by pixieskid on 04-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

For Trade:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 130 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of JasonSiedman
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of poolemhore
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I enjoyed this beer thoroughly. A little pricey but worth it considering I don't see it much in northern Maine. Great red/light brown hue with a champagne style effervescence. Medium tartness followed by a slight cherry flavor. Only thing off on this beer was the smell. Totally skunky, Heineken smell which I will attribute to the green bottle and handling of the bottle in the store (sat right by the window). Overall very good.

 430 characters

Photo of SadMachine
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Jordy777
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Keith_R
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of kwjd
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of brother_kenneth
2/5  rDev -44.3%

Photo of threedaggers
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of JakerLou
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of tom10101
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of 4thelvofbeer
1.9/5  rDev -47.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This shit was an absolute drain pour! I am a fan of Mikkeller, but this was terrible. The color was a nice red/amber hue, frothy, and smell of a nice lambic kriek. It all ended there...this first sip was sour and tasteless. No taste at all of cherries, and not even a good sour or gueze, but a weak almost nasty sour taste...yuck. The beer had plenty of carbonation, so I know it was not spoiled or bad. I could not believe how much different the smell and taste was! I took a sip, and then a taste and a drink. I honestly tried to like it, but could not bring myself to come close to finishing my half glass. Split the bottle with my Dad on Christmas Eve and we were both of the same opinion. Looks can be decieving is a proper, fitting name for this beer. Terrible.

 767 characters

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.96/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a reddish color Lambic with a large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of tart cherry notes with light woody notes. Taste is also dominated by tart cherries notes with some woody notes and some light funky notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not as funky as some of its Belgian cousin but very well brewed with good amount of complexity and well balanced acidity level.

 433 characters

Photo of DosBeerigos
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of TickleMeTony
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of BrainTree
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of plinythederek
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of BarrytheBear
2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

Photo of GrindFatherBob
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Spontankriek from Mikkeller ApS
3.59 out of 5 based on 130 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.