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3 Fonteinen Armand’4 Oude Geuze Zomer

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Formerly brewed at 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Armand’4 Oude Geuze is a blend of 1, 2 and 3 years old lambic, brewed, aged, blended and bottled by Armand Debelder. Limited blend! Ingr.: 60% malted barley, 40% wheat, aged hops and water. Limited edition! Armand’4 Oude Geuze is een mengeling van 1, 2 en 3 jaar oude lambiek, gebrouwen, gerijpt, geassembleerd en gebotteld door Armand Debelder. Eenmalige assemblage! Ingr.: 60% gerstemout, 40% tarwe, overjaarse hop en water. Beperkte oplage!


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Huge head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are stable, barnyard, straw, hay, vinegar, brett, malt and hops

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13225) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2011 (Zomer) Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - nice big white head. Nice barnyard, horsey, light cheese, nice sourness, fruity, high carbonation, light fresh sweetness, wooden notes. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Thanks to ahalloin for sharing this a few weeks back. Served in a snifter and reviewed from notes. Pours a really nice bright golden-yellow with a fluffy white head and some good lacing. Clear beer with visible carbonation. The nose is really quite nice, though not quite as good as the Lente. Bright notes of citrus and lemon zest plus plenty of funk and light earth. The flavor is moderately fruity with some orange and green apple plus a good dose of lemon. Mild acidity and plenty of Brett-induced funk and earth. Crisp carbonation and a dry finish with a nice earthy funk throughout. Light acidity. Absolutely stunning.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (7885) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours apricot with white head. Nose/taste of funky cheese, tart citrus, wild yeast and wood. Medium body. Nicely balanced tartness. Very clean in the finish which is dry and tart.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theisti (3175) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - SEP 20, 2011
750 ml bottle courtesy of mreusch, tasted along with the Lente. The pour is a haze yellow golden, with a white head that falls quick with some nice lacing. The aroma has grass up front, along with citrus lemon, barnyard funk and a bit less of the house character than the Lente. Nicely melded aromas. The taste is grass, lemon citrus and barnyard fink of the nose. The lemon citrus also has a bright sweetness, like a light honey. The interplay of the tart citrus peel and the sweetness was nice. The palate is light bodied with bright carbonation, and a nice citrus tart bite to the finish. Very clean all around, this seemed more "put together" than the Lente. Thanks again for sharing these bottles Matt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange-red coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of oak, brett and hops. Fruity and light acidic flavour of barnyard and oak. Tart finish of oak.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Shenandoah Throwdown, 2011. Hazy orange yellow pour. Very well carbonated with a nice fluffy white head. Strong funky aroma. Woody, tart and lemony. Citrus, and tropical fruit. Very strong sourness. Funky barnyard notes. Tart the the end with a strong bitter citrus peel. Hint of dough and bread. Sourness lingers on the tongue. Weakly carbonated.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29017) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, malt, caramel, wood, leading to a tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head, Aroma is mild sulphorish and dry orange fruity to barn yard. Citric, bitter, dry and acetic. Dry and mild citric finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2012 Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy amber with an off-white head. Tart Bretty nose. Medium body, heavily carbonated, tart Brett, a little fusty, really sweaty and a little rough. Dry, tart and sulphurous finish. 080512

Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy deep golden with a lively, rough off-white head - actually comes gushing. Very tart barnyard aroma with quite some Brett. Medium body, fruity yet very dry and astringent with your typical Belgian barnyard Brett - it doesn’t really come like this anywhere in the world! A little salt and sulphur. Dry and astringent finish. Lovely! 8/3/8/4/16=3.9 180911


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