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Boon Kriek Mariage Parfait 8° - 37,5cl
This Kriek Mariage Parfait (8 % alc.) is an old lambic to which 400 g/litre of overripe cherries were added. The most difficult Kriek lovers should be seduced to taste it because it has re-fermented in oak barrels.
During the tasting, this Belgian beer reveals a deep red dress topped with a fine foam. The nose shows the complexity of this beer. The mix of red fruits, cherries and sour cherries combined with touches of vanilla and clove offer the taster a real fruit explosion in the mouth. In the mouth, the generosity of this Kriek is immediately shown. An incredible acidity leads the entire tasting.
It is consumed after 2 years but can be kept minimum 20 years.
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Boon Kriek Mariage Parfait 8°
Kriek Mariage Parfait is an “Old Style Kriek” of exceptional excellence, brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavours, preservatives or colourings added. “Old Style Kriek” or “Oude Kriek” is a protected E.U. appellation. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a strong Lambic of spontaneous fermentation and aged on 6,200 litre oak foeders (large wooden casks) for 6 to 8 months. Kriek Mariage Parfait is naturally clarified and referments in the bottle. After a maturation of 6 months in the bottle it is ready for tasting. The alcohol content of this Lambic beer is 8 % by vol. Kriek Mariage Parfait has a high ageing potential, keep it by preference for more than two years in a cool and dark place.Pour slowly in 2 dry flute glasses without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle and enjoy this epitome of traditional Lambic brewing.Kriek Mariage Parfait has a clear deep reddish color lambic with a nice large pink head with good retention and some lacing.Aroma: tart cherry notes with some mild lambic funk, winy, well supported by its alcohol content.Taste: dominated by loads of fresh tart cherry notes with some mild barnyard and some vanilla notes, balanced against a backdrop of musky roasted oak. Body is full with good carbonation.Serve this beer with magret of duck, roast goose, seared foie gras, foie gras terrine, gamy pâtés, aged goat cheeses.