Friday, October 26, 2012
Game Day Beer Review: Brouwerij Liefmans Cuvee Brut Kriek
Poured from the bottle at the home office.
Cuvee Brut displayed no head at all upon pouring, although the cork came off the bottle with a well energized popping sound. The beer poured the color of port; a dark brown that was unable to be seen through.
This unique Belgian beer offered a strong whiff of cherries and sour funk; the scent of plums was also evident upon smelling it more closely.
The beer's taste is both sour and sweet at the same time; it reminded us a bit of a very complex Sweet-Tart, with the lingering flavor of mascerated cherries.
It's probably not for everyone, but we found it a fantastically complex beer to sip. A-