Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

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Cantillon Kriek 100% LambicCantillon Kriek 100% Lambic
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,399
Reviews:
717
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
10.35%
 
 
Wants:
668
Gots:
603
For Trade:
61
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Photo of N1Nkasi
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FatsoSvuLLo
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of satisfied1013
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brians52
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Consumption took place at La Fine Mousse in Paris, France. Very solid Kriek from Cantillon - red like the blood from a reindeer. Great balance of tart cherries and funk with perfect carbonation. Definitely recommend.

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Photo of Sabtos
4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Vibrant ruby red with a soft pink blanket.

Fresh cherries all over the nose, with peppercorn and a little funky drainage pipe full of rotting leaves.

Taste is cinnamon and tons of fresh cherries. I even get a little rounding pie crust that cuts the tart and sweet elements. Whoa--Jester King really hit a very similar profile to this...I guess they should be very flattered by that since Cantillon is a huge inspiration for them.

This has a warming, almost thick feel--warming as in comforting and soothing, not hot like booze. It smooths the sourness keeping this in a safely tart territory.

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Photo of JPNesker
4.49/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Huge sour fan -- belle vue and mort subite sweetened Krieks were my gateway drugs.

This year alone I have been lucky enough to get my mitts on some Cascade Kriek 2015 and Boon oud Kriek and they were flat out amazing. Also, my local beer church, indie ale house, does some world class sours that helps lessen the sting of stupid LCBO stocking like six bottles of anything good across the whole of Ontario.

But I digress-- onto this bad boy. I have dreamed of trying this for eons -- So when the opportunity arose I did back flips.

Wasn't disappointed.

Pretty much perfect -- EXCEPT -- a bit over carbonated and it must be said -- the boon oud Kriek, with its stone fruit taste component, might be a hair better.

Tart, just enough Brett funk, a big ol blast of lacto acidity (which I lurve). And a balanced cherry attack. Fantastic.

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Photo of dleiner
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of garyloveman
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChrisMyhre
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of trafficassassin
5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of blisscent
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lemmy187
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Epopt
4.6/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elvisdoc
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerBeast
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zaximus
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ace1117
4.65/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of judkinst
4.17/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chossboss
4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of c_tails
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
4.25 out of 5 based on 2,399 ratings.
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