Chapeau Kriek Lambic | Brouwerij De Troch

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Troch
Belgium
detroch.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 11-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
85
Reviews:
57
Avg:
3.34
pDev:
16.17%
 
 
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5
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Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear reddish color with minimal pinkish head. Cherries, oak, and some light funk on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with a little sweetness, nice cherry flavor, and some oak wood.

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Photo of Marius
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Sampled at THT June tasting. Hazy purple with no head. Cherries in the nose, cherries and some cabbage in the taste. Tons of sugar. Medium body with no carbonation.

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Photo of calcnerd
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed in "Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review once I have it again... although it is a bit too sweet for me to seek.

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Photo of stevoj
2.79/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Orange/ruby in color with tiny head. Aroma of sour cherries and malt. Nothing special, but not bad either. Just average. Sugary sweetness stays on the palate.

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2.9/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sporklift87
4.06/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of Eric_Standard
3.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.45/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The color is beautiful, ruby red, clear.
Foam, no, just a few mid-sized bubbles.
The aroma is reminiscent of delicate cherry liqueur, strawberry and feel slightly like a touch of cinnamon
Taste: stewed cherries but also very delicate notes of strawberry, raspberry and cinnamon which is this time quite clear.
Bitterness is minimal, delicate and stone. The loading medium, in this case a suitable
In conclusion Kriekenlambik of De Troch is very delicious beer, slightly tart and slightly seasoned perfectly suited to the heat of the day

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3.69/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patre_tim
2.41/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

A: Red with a brown tinge, cloudy with yeast sediment on the bottom of my glass. Topped with a pinkish brown tinged white head.



S: Cherries, red fruit, raspberries, malt, sour raspberry vinegar, sweet and artificial sweetener qualities.



T: Light sour lemon notes, light fresh cherries, a sort of stale closet moth ball effect.



M: Way more watery than I’d expected and less carbonated too. Flat with almost no fine carbonation. Lemon water in consistency. A hint of mustard.



O: Unique, watery and I think this one, which has no BBD, is really old. If its supposed to taste like this, it’s a little lacking in substance. Got in Chiang Mai at Beer Terminals, drank in Kunming March 28th, 2015.

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Photo of mothman
3.65/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.09/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of LennyBound
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of olradetbalder
1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

Photo of davidwhatshisnam
4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of bumchilly25
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of GuitarIPA
3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

Photo of Poupae
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of hotsudge
2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of dalepryor
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of machalel
3.57/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Murky and hazy ruby/rose with a minimal white head. No lacing down the glass.

Aroma: Glace cherries, strawberries, and a slight sweet flowery note. Not a huge amount else going on.

Taste: The cherry is really at the forefront of this, but in a glace / candied way, rather than fresh tasting. A little "cherry medicinal" on the aftertaste, but also some hints of strawberry and raspberry. A nice sour tartness to it, however it tastes a little too sweet. There is a little bit of the Lambic style rustic character, but only in the background.

Mouthfeel: Thin, light, spritzy, and refreshing. A good amount of carbonation, and quite clean.

Overall: Quite nice if you are ready for a tart, sweet, fruity Lambic. That being said, it was slightly too sweet (and I like sweet drinks!), and could do with a little more sourness & funk. It will never win awards, but not too bad for a 'cheapy'. The bottle that I tried was very close to its Best-Before, and judging from the other reviews, I think that it may have helped. It also didn't come with a cork (normal bottle cap only), and had almost no wood aging flavours.

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Photo of Izzybone
3/5  rDev -10.2%

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