Phoenix Kriek | Selin's Grove Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Selin's Grove Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
selinsgrovebrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Sammy on 05-06-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
137
Reviews:
69
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.7%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of johnnnniee
4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the source, I liked it so much in my sampler that I ordered a glass afterwards.
Deep red with a pink tinged head. Huge tart cherry aroma and flavor. Reminds me a lot of New Glarus Belgian Red, very tasty.

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Photo of nmann08
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucular
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smells and tastes like real, fresh sour cherries. Not too sweet at all, bursting with delicious berry flavor. I've been waiting a long time to try this and it was well worth the wait.

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Photo of ConnorSimpson41
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler into a snifter.

A: An opaque dark ruby red hue.
S: A slight hint of fruit.
T: Tart cherries. Almost tastes like fruit juice.
F: Tart with a very slight pull. Smooth with slight effervescence on the finish.
O: This is very good and super drinkable. Refreshing and deliciously tart.

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Photo of OleDixie
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BMart
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dfhhead25
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a ruby red with very little head or visible carbonation. Nose is of large cherry notes and a bit of vanilla. Taste is very akin to cherry pie. Reminiscent of a New Glarus fruit beer as it warms up. Mouthfeel is lacking a bit, which is likely due to the lack of carbonation. Solid brew from these guys, even if the name is a bit misleading.

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Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.85/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bdel34
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yellolab2010
4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tommyguz
4.69/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Shandycan
3.69/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffTheJuice
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.83/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is an extremely sweet version of a kriek. No tartness or sourness. Loaded with sweet cherry flavor that does not taste fake, it tastes very authentic. Not much else complexity or other flavors, just a huge cherry fruit beer, but it does that pretty well. A medium bodied beer with low carbonation levels. It is a sipper, because it is pretty sweet. Still enjoyable and glad that I finally got to try this beer. It has been on my wants list for at least 3 years or longer. This is my first beer from Selin's Grove and look forward to visiting them this summer!

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Photo of kingston2
4.66/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ASTASOLLILJA
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sterby
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a tulip glass. Good foam retention, slight cherry nose, explosion of fruit flavor dominated by cherries and finishes with a pie crust.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ssteckley
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JHansen
4.68/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of cps98
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of DrDietz
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Phoenix Kriek from Selin's Grove Brewing Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 137 ratings.
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