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Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier | Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
424 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe
Belgium
brouwerijverhaeghe.be

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAngel on 11-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,369
Reviews:
220
Ratings:
424
pDev:
11.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
36
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 424 |  Reviews: 220
Photo of MaxOhle
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
3.03/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Taybeh
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap into the brewery's really cool stemware. Beautiful deep dark red with a thin crown of eggshell head that slowly subsides over a couple minutes...no lacing. Lots of vinegar on the nose, a hint of tart pie cherry underneath the vinegar...ok, but nothing too great. Taste is very cherry and sweeter than expected, but not in a bad way, with a nice very modest sour edge that grows on me and develops as I sip.

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Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of luke12345
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexFields
3.19/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of HopsForBrains
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice but overly sweet.

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Photo of dahart
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of impending
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarleyAndBrett
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of timothybarney
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StrayteEDGE
3.06/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrMindbender
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nickcal
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of utahgiebs
4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Far too much vinegar in the taste, and not in a good way.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

a tasty kriek, probably middle of the road in terms of overall quality if you put a beer like lou pepe kriek at the top. its deep ruby red in color with a short lived half inch of oddly brown foam for a fruit beer. the nose on it is nice, jammy sweet and just a touch tart, definitely not as lambic heavy and woody funky as so many of the best ones out there, but its well better than the syrupy cheap ones too. the fruit is very authentic in the taste, no denying that, but the residual sugar is a little higher than it needs to be, and it makes it feel a little heavy. there is also a strawberry flavor in here i cant overlook, not sure how you get that from cherry, but its there. i realize as it warms up that there is a lot of funk to this, not acidity and sourness, but yeasty wildness that i really like, even though its not sour in any real way. its lovely beer in the morning, and serves as a great middle mark on the kriek scale. if it was dried out a little more it would be phenomenal, but the sweetness slows it down for me just a bit. on tap at choice city in fort collins.

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Photo of PEDXING
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at The Trappe Door in Greenville, SC. Beautiful looking beer. Not quite as tart as I expected it to be, but nice and refreshing on a hot day.

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Photo of TheFightfan1
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Verhaeghe Echte Kriek / Echte Kriekenbier from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 424 ratings
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