Cantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon Lou Pepe - KriekCantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek
BA SCORE
4.61/5
1,742 Ratings
Cantillon Lou Pepe - KriekCantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35
Reviews:
357
Ratings:
1,742
pDev:
7.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,752
Gots:
346
Trade:
19
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 1,742 |  Reviews: 357
Photo of moose1980
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2013 sticker, had at the brewery. Like grandma's cherry pie sprinkled lightly with cinnamon, aged in an oak barrel.

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Photo of tblack4d
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kitch
4.73/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A 750ml bottle at the brewery. 2013 sticker, bottled on 10th September 2015. Poured into a Cantillon tasting glass.

Appearance: It poured a slightly hazy dark ruby red with a three finger dark pink head and sparse lacing.

Aroma: Marzipan, cherry and almonds dominate with hints of biscuit. Only some light sour tartness.

Taste: Cherry and almond dessert cake. Very nice. Light sour, tartness, oak and a touch of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Another stunning Lou Pepe variety with great balance. Easy to drink and refreshing. I tried Framboise on the same day and not to take anything away from the Kriek as it is still really really good, but the Framboise was near perfect.

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Photo of schinebd
4.78/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mpontiakos
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brians52
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
4.7/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BenBreeg
4.79/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bferber
4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The perfect cherry lambic. The best way to describe this beer is "Delicate". It has the perfect mouthfeel and the delicate and perfect balance of cherry flavors, tartness and acidity. Can't do any better for a cherry beer.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.99/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Clownoisseur
4.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SinjaminBentek
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Cubatobaco
4.58/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Thecasehead
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.49/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.52/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeous to look at, and almost just as good to drink. I found the cherries to be even a little bit sweet to help combat the sour tartness, which I loved. Still can't decide if I like this or the LP Framboise better...

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Photo of Brewski
4.31/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of knicks19947
4.25/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chefduff2
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rabbott2
4.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

2012 sticker with a 2014 cork drank on 7/14/2016

L-thin but small pink head after a lot of foam disappeared quickly after pouring. dark almost ruby red

S-funky, acidic, heavy cherry and oak

T-tart cherries, tons of complexity from other fruits but the cherry stands out exquisitely along with a nice oak balance

F-super drinkable, coats the mouth a ton. really nice lingering tastes. hard to let this sit and enjoy over time

O-amazing beer. Just amazing. Would love to have again, but may be my only one I'll ever have. Incredible

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Photo of captainkrad
4.46/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2012

L: Pours a beautiful deep cloudy red

S: Smells strongly of cherries, red wine notes and oak

T: It tastes like it smells delicious cherries mixed with red wine and oak

F: medium carbonation full bodied very clean dry finish.

O: This beer is Fantastic and one of the best I've ever had and it will only get better with age

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.34/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Burgh1328
4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of bmeGT
4.28/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Cantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 1,742 ratings
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