Mort Subite Kriek | Brouwerij Mort Subite

Mort Subite KriekMort Subite Kriek
BA SCORE
3.63/5
342 Ratings
Mort Subite KriekMort Subite Kriek
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Mort Subite
Belgium
mort-subite.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rastaman on 08-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,895
Reviews:
134
Ratings:
342
pDev:
14.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
55
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of RMentair
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewduder
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moose90
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Served On-Tap

A – Pours a very deep and dark red tinged amber. Head is bubbly but fades very quickly.

S – Smells of artificially sweetened fruits and sugars, like cherry kool-aid and cough syrup.

T – Tastes tart initially, then leads into a cloyingly sweet and artificial tone of cherries and sugars.

O – Underwhelming overall, and comes off exceedingly sweet.

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Photo of bmacaskill
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of souvenirs
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big fluffy pale pink head. Ripe, baked cherries, like pie filling. Taste is more tart, but sweet. Pleasant.

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Photo of Roguer
3.34/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours a surprisingly large, fluffy, off-white head. Good retention and tons of nice lacing. Brew is a dark coppery red, very clear and active.

Huge sweet notes of cherries (sweet, not particularly tart) with just a hint of hay-like funk behind.

Flavor is tarter and funkier than the aroma indicates; straw and hay, a little musty cheese, a touch of vinegar. Cherries wash over the palate around the middle and back third. Long, lingering, sticky finish.

A little fizzy and foamy in the mouth; sticky and sugary coating. Almost soda-like.

As a Kriek, it's inherently good, but the mouthfeel and minimal funk lean this closer to a cherry soda than a good lambic. It's enjoyable, but far from great.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SLIPPINGAWAY
4.19/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of craft4mike
4.27/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheDoctor
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

She's a beauty in the glass with an almost solid big pink cap of foam with so much even, perfect lacing it practically frosts the glass. The nose and taste are both pretty exclusively slighty musty, slightly tart cherries. There is a little earthiness but otherwise it kind of tastes like pez with cherries juice and Perrier. Really luscious, bright, carbonated (fierce, but delicate), refreshing, and drinkable. It is what it is, not complicated, not too much in any way. Keep it away from your kids ; )

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Photo of deonreds
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZachT
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of maxist
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I have had gallons of this at the tavern of the same name several years ago located an alley or two off the Grote Markt in Brussels and from time to time score a bottle or two. My memories of Mort Subite Kriek with an omelet for a late breakfast probably influence my score upwards. The nose is cherries with a slight funk. This is a beautiful brilliant cherry color with a pink tinted foam cap and a fine bead. The beer is light, big on cherries, tart with a light balancing sweetness – probably a little sweeter than some Krieks but not like soda pop sweet. It is very effervescent with a fine soft carbonation. Very drinkable, especially for breakfast.

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Photo of GTJayG
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Shaun871
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of poskok
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CurtisD
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Thebeardedangler
5/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favourite beer. Hands down.

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Photo of bigred89
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BraveMountie
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of desint
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dinkel
3.92/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Buzz3d
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Mort Subite Kriek from Brouwerij Mort Subite
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 342 ratings
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