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North by Northwest Barton Kriek Review

 

 
Summary & Our Overall Rating
 

Style: Belgian Style Kriek - Sour cherry beer.
 
Alcohol % (abv): 4.5%, 20 IBUs
 
Brewery: North by Northwest
 
Location: Austin, Texas
 
American: ,
 
Overall
A
13/ 14


User Rating
5 total ratings

 

Positives


Great cherry flavors and sourness. 2012 Gold Medal Winner at the World Beer Championships

Negatives


Very high demand - disappears quickly.


2
Posted May 6, 2013 by

 
Review Details
 
 

North by Northwest Barton Kriek Review

Brewed in the style of a Belgian Fruit Lambic sour cherry flavored beer.

Pours a light red color.  Aromas of tart cherries and oak.  Light in body with a smooth sourness, and continued flavors of sour cherries and oak.  Crisp and tart in the finish.  Very refreshing.

Aged in oak red wine barrels for 12-18 months, and fermented with lactobacillus to add tart and sour flavors.  Flavored with organic Montmorency (a sour cherry variety) juice.

Fantastic fruit lambic-style beer.

Limited availability on draft.

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  1.  
    Jen
    A

    Delicious. Like drinking a tart cherry pie. Smooth and sour. Flavors of sour cherries and mild earthy oak wood. Crisp and refreshing.

      


  2. Avatar of FiremanBob
     
    A

    The only game in town for a fresh Kriek Lambic, and NXNW nails it.

    Fantastic beer!

      



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