These beers are carbonated Lambics that fruit has been added. Kriek have cherry and Frambroise have raspberry though other flavours like peach, apricot, merlot or muscat can be produced. This is a modern style beer only appearing in the 1930’s. They are pasteurized and back sweetened.
Colour – depends on the fruits, can be clear or hazy
Aroma– depends on fruit, barnyardy, funky
Flavour– depends on fruit, barnyardy, funky
Mouthfeel– tart, acidic
Cheese Pairing– soft creamy cheeses, manchego, bleu
Food Pairing– salads, fruit sauces, pork, chicken, light fish
Dessert Pairing– chocolate desserts, fruit desserts