Oud Beersel Oude Kriek Vieille | Brouwerij Oud Beersel

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4.17/5
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777 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Belgium
oudbeersel.com

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,525
Reviews:
357
Ratings:
777
pDev:
10.55%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
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63
Gots:
90
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Ratings: 777 |  Reviews: 357
Photo of Vylo
4.79/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sweffin
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AMCimpi
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Thebeerman82
2/5  rDev -52%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not as sweet as typical lambic

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Photo of hophugger
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kvgomps
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emincems
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Looks very attractive! Cloudy red color with big pink head.
Smells cherry, slight lemon and wood.
Taste is dominated by sour cherries.
Highly carbonated, effervescent on palate.
Very good refresher. Respectful lambic

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Photo of craftbeersweden
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

ABV: 6.5% Best before March 28, 2033.

Hazy, dark ruby-red beer with a one finger high, creamy, pink head.

Nose: Tart, funk, red berries, cherries, apple peel, strawberry, oak, vanilla and barnyard.
Taste: Sour, tart, cherries, strawberries, almond, citrus, vanilla and oak.
Mouth: Full body. Light and smooth carbonation. Dry ending.

If you are in to lambic beers - this is pure love!

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Photo of IrishColonial
4.36/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of charlzm
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Consumed on May 14, 2016 from a 375ml bottle poured into a tulip at about 50 degrees. "Best before 10.04.2034" printed on back label.

Beer pours a deep maroon with a very fine pink head. The head is retained for a long time, settling down to a dense ring around the glass with thin but complete coverage across the entire surface.

Aroma is sour cherries. If there's anything else, I can't discern it.

Flavor is tart and sweet (in that order), with plenty of cherry flavor that avoids overkill. Slight woody note on finish.
Simple and straightforward and dead-on.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied and well carbonated.

World class sour beer.

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Photo of RMentair
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrisroarshack
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LJTate
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of T_Hass
3.82/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bruno74200
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tart, funk, musty, really dry. No sweetness in this kriek at all. The cherries balance the extreme tartness. Reminds me of Hanssens Gueuze in taste and mouthfeel. Just a touch of cherry in addition

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Photo of YvesB
3/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TravisMason
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KevBot89
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of garyloveman
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of impending
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeff412pgh
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prospero
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oud Beersel Oude Kriek Vieille from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 777 ratings