Bouquet of freshly harvested cherries; sparkling, smooth, fruity and refreshing, finishing dry.
The History of Kriek
Peter Breugel pictured happy peasants dancing and drinking Kriek - lambic with cherries - in the 17th century. Lindemans has brewed Kriek since 1822; it was the first Lindemans fruit lambic imported into the US, around 1980.
Deep red color; purplish-pink head. Bouquet of freshly harvested cherries; sparkling, smooth, fruity and refreshing, finishing semi-dry.
As an aperitif in place of dry sherry, with carbonnade a la beouf, mussels in white wine or Gueuze, flavorful cheeses. Serve in flute-shaped Lambic glass.
90 points, Wine Enthusiast Magazine "Fruit Beers," August 2016.
Platinum Medal, World Champion Lambic - World Beer Championships
90 points, Wine Enthusiast Magazine "Fruit Beers," August 2013.
Product Sizes and Quantities
- 12.0 ounce (355 ml) bottles / 12 per case
- 25.4 ounce (750 ml) bottles / 12 per case
ABV: 3.5% - OG: 1.056 - IBU: 18
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, wheat, cherry juice, sugar, natural flavor from cherries, hops, stevia, yeast.
Nutritional info: Serving Size - 12 oz. (355 ml). Calories: 220; Total Fat 0 g (0% Daily Value); Sodium 30 mg (1% DV); Total Carbohydrates 34 g (11% DV); Sugars 16 g; Protein 1 g (2% DV). (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet.)