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08.08.2019 Lindemans Old Kriek Cuvée René is World's Best Kriek 2019

Lindemans Brewery in Vlezenbeek wins 3 golden awards during the World Beer Awards in London, one of the most prestigious beer competitions in the world. Lindemans Old Kriek Cuvée René is awarded as the World's Best Kriek. Lindemans GingerGueuze and Lindemans Framboise receive gold as well. 

The World Beer Awards in London reward and promote the very best internationally recognized beer styles. The Old Kriek Cuvée René, a complex beer brewed with whole cherries, is not only the World's Best Kriek but also the Belgian winner in the Kriek category.

Lindemans GingerGueuze, an old geuze enriched with ginger, is rewarded with a golden 'country award' in the 'Flavored Wild / Sour' category. Lindemans Framboise also wins a 'country award' and is therefore the Belgian winner in the Framboise category. Framboise Lindemans combines oak-aged one-year-old lambic  and pure raspberry juice.

“We are very pleased that our beers have again won awards. It is encouraging that in addition to our existing range, our new range of botanical lambics is among the winners. Thanks to the efforts of the entire Lindemans team, a team that continuously strives for the highest quality, we have been able to achieve this result ”: cousins ​​Geert Lindemans and Dirk Lindemans, the 6th generation at the head of the brewer.

Old Kriek Cuvée René and others have won a medal several times during this international competition. Last year the Lindemans Framboise was also named 'Worlds Best Framboise Sour Beer'.

Here is an overview of all winners 2019:

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