Drinks Around the World: Kriek – Sour Cherry Beer (Belgium)
Some years ago, I received a strong recommendation to try a kriek – “it is unlike any beer you will have ever tasted”. And boy, were they correct.
Kriek is a sour-cherry flavoured beer, brewed in a special manner called lambic. A typical mix of wheat, hops, water and malt is exposed to wild yeasts and bacteria (sounds almost medicinal), fermented rapidly, with sour cherries added after the…
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