Lindemans Oude Kriek Cuvée René Grand Cru

#4 Top 25 beers 2015
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This selection is new to the U.S. market, but according to the brewery's Web site, it is the beer they are most proud to create. This is masterfully crafted and perfectly balanced. Whole cherries are added to the base lambic inside oak foudres, then fermented for six months before bottling, resulting in a complex, layered, dried- and spiced-cherry character. Cherry juice, pie filling, baking spice, rose petal, barnyard and light oak dance on the nose and mouth. It's unpasteurized, not sweetened like many of the brewery's other fruit lambics, and referments in the bottle, giving this a dry, pleasantly funky character that lingers long on the finish. Merchant du Vin. Lauren Buzzeo

  • rating
    96
  • Price
    $13,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Belgium
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  • Rating
    96
  • Alcohol
    6.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Fruit Lambic
  • Date Published
    8/1/2015
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