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3 Fonteinen Armand’4 Oude Geuze Zomer

 (RETIRED)
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96
style
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackl (6782) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2013
Bottle supplied by myself. The pour’s deep hazy orange with a medium pillowy white head. Nice brett through the nose. Old cobweb-covered wood. A bit of marshmallow. Light white grape. Slightly brash. Notes of granny smith apple. The taste has similarly musty flavors. Like eating an attic. Rich brett with bright shocks of tart lemon. Key lime pie. Such expressive wild yeast. Nice floral finish. Mild creamy sweetness. Light body. Wonderful vitality. Moderate carbonation. Overall, fantastic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6627) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 30, 2014
Bottle. Mouthwatering geuze aroma. Lemon, vinegar, peaches and apricots. A great blend, worthy of the name, the hype and the price.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas (6537) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2012
Sampled at 30åravsurt Hazy golden. Medium, white head. Sour in both aroma and flavour. Some fruits; grapes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndySnow (6418) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Clear dark golden colour with a thick white head.
Aroma: Acidic, tart, sour, berries, fruit, funk.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Acidic, tart, fruit, berries, sour, funk, some barnyard.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ekstedt (6396) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2012
UPDATED: APR 6, 2013 Bottle (75 cl), courtesy of _angst_. Very much like the lente version, perhaps a tad more acidity.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (6382) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2011
Shared bottle, RBNAG 2011. Golden colour. Difficult to distinguish this from the Lente, but Zomer is slightly less woody and even more lemony in both aroma and flavour.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pailhead (6358) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of light citrus, lemon, light funk, perfume, and oak. It transparent golden-orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a ring. The flavor starts with dose of citrus/orange. The finish has moderate sour lemon with light oak. It’s light bodied with somewhat lively carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (6275) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Sampled at Shep’s Diaper Party. A big tick here and a good one! Begins with a blast of funk in the mouth that quickly settled and all kinds of interesting stuff emerged. Lemon and grass, citrus, must, and at the finish, salt. Really good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (6270) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle. Gusher. Hazy golden pour with bit of tan head. Tart aroma, with funky undertones. Flavor has tart fruit and Brett tones, more acetic acid. Nice.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Borresteijn (6211) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2012
75cl Bottle at WWT. Gusher. Hazy golden orange, white head. Aroma is tart, funky, dank, dung. Flavour is sour, acid, dung, very funky, light fruity, more sour in the finish. Light bodied. Unpleasant and way too sour for my taste. Reading the other ratings I can only conclude that people are nuts, and I’m the only sane person in this world.


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