Lindemans Kriek is a spontaneous fermentation beer, which is being brewed at brewery Lindemans since 1809. Over the time, the cherries have been replaced by cherry juice. This beer has a pink-red color and a delicious taste of sparkling cherry champagne. It was elected as one of Belgium's top-5 beers, by beerguru Michael Jackson. It has an alcohol content of 3.5%.
Serving temperature: 2-6°C
Kriek, or cherry beer, is made by adding cherries, cherry juice or a combination of both to lambic beer, the typical beer of the city of Brussels and the region to its Southwest. Lindemans Kriek is one of Belgium’s best known cherry beers and it has won numerous prizes, amongst others at the World Beer Cup.
Brewery Lindemans started brewing lambic beer in 1809, and now 200 years and 8 generations later it has become renowned all over the world for its splendid fruit beers. Besides this Kriek beer, which is their oldest fruit beer, they have lot more to offer. Lindemans Framboise, for instance, is a delicious, sparkling raspberry beer and Lindemans Cassis is a unique lambic-based fruit beer with blackcurrant-flavor.