A cherry beer based on lambic, a style of Belgian beer exclusive to the Brussels region. Local wild yeasts cause spontaneous fermentation and after it has aged 1 or 2 years in oak barrels cherries and cherry juice are added. An excellent, sweet, fruit beer. ABV = 4%.
Kriek is a Belgian beer fermented with sour (also called Morello) cherries. Traditionally "Schaarbeekse krieken" (a rare Belgian morello variety) from the area around Brussels are used. Kriek is a Dutch word for sour cherry.