Oude Kriek | Hanssens Artisanaal bvba

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
Belgium

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 10-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
732
Reviews:
318
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.85%
 
 
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Photo of jworkman
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of topcattcw
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BenBreeg
4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of guityler83
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Maroon red-ish color with a brown hue. moderately cloudy after leaving the sediment behind in the bottle. White foam with low retention made of small sized bubbles receded to a bead on the top of the beer.

S: Mild to low pie crust, toasty malt aroma. No hop aroma detected. A medium tart cherry tart impression with some vinegar notes. Low funky aroma with damp leaves / basement and oak

T: Big bright lemony tartness with sour cherry flavor bursting through. The medium-low biscuity-crusty malt peeks through. there is a mild funky character similar to the aroma with oak and barnyard taking a backseat to the tartness. Balance is on the cherry and tartness. No hop flavor or bitterness.

M: medium-low body with moderate carbonation. No alcohol warmth. No astringency or creaminess but the puckering from the sourness provides a refreshing tingling sensation on the roof of the mouth and cheeks.

O: Good Kriek, the aroma gave me a little viniger which is never a good sign but it didn't come through in the taste. Not as complex as a Cantillon but more tart.

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Photo of xtonytx
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of straightlambic
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blisscent
4.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atrocity
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drumtgot
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tripledbrew
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WastingFreetime
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BranfordBound
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had as a bottle at the Cask Republic. Was going for the gueuze but they were out of it. Pours a nice reddish brown with a big pink head. Sweet and funky aroma, erring on the side of sweet. Strong flavor of cherries upfront, leading into the tart and funky lambic part. Finishes a bit sweet and heavy, but it's more of a sipper regardless of the low ABV, Delish!

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Photo of Zerga
4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Perfect Kriek. Well balanced. Smooth beer.

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Photo of SeeingMeansMore
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of egrace84
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LAND_MINE
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcmchew
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whatup14
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Oude Kriek from Hanssens Artisanaal bvba
4.05 out of 5 based on 732 ratings.
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