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3 Fonteinen Armand’4 Oude Geuze Zomer

 (RETIRED)
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100
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style
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!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy orange pour with white head, aroma has notes of cheese, dust, basement, hints of earth and lemon notes, nice lactic and lemon note with some slight spice notes. Taste is a nice mix of mix of nice vanilla, lots of lemon, grass, touch of earth, slight earthy bitterness. Nice, a bit yeasty but good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
750mL bottle shared by a generous soul during RBWG 2013. This tied for my second favorite of the four versions. Fizzy golden pour with a nice off-white head. Funk, sour, doughiness, some barnyard and touches of lactic sourness as well. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lusikka (5933) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2014
750 ml bottle @ Kaisla, Helsinki. Pours a a cloudy orange colour with a white head. Aroma of herbs, citrus and rowanberry jam. Flavour of very tart citrus, rowanberries, lingonberries, licorice root(!), grass and strong floral notes. Full bodied and a very tart, sour, berryish finish. Excellent stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BVery (5930) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2013 Bottle. Hazy yellow pour, white head. Lemon, citrus, funky yeast. This is killer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (5919) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 10, 2012
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy dark golden orange with a big off-white head. Aroma of barnyard funk and leather, though not as dry as pungent as Winter, nor with the spiciness of Lente. Flavour is super dry, with loads of leather, funk and an extremely dry mouthfeel. Very funky and full of depth. Another awesome gueuze in the series.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrSilverworm (5899) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2014
750ml bottle, tasted at RBSG. Totally hazy orange amber color. Thin ring of off-white head. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Light dry, light slick in the finish,. Awesome perfect amount of musty funky character, light citrus, light spice. All very subtle and well blended with a great amount of oak. Cool moderate tart taste, light spicy. Awesome geuze.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5855) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2014
75 cl bottle @ Kaisla
Slightly hazy orange color, small head. Very nice sourish notes, mild rowanberries and some grass. Flavor is somewhat sourish with berry notes and grass, mild gooseberries too. Palate is sour and crisp, long lingering tart finish, excellent and quite exciting. Top notch.
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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2013
heck off a pop! never did find the cork .. thanks brad! .. . pours a lively gold yellow .. medium head, lacing is beaming .. . zap acidity .. . very clean, quite dry .. . very regal beer .. . . i don’t know what santa left you! I just know his name is clip-clop and he loves sugar.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5787) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2011
750 ml bottle in those awesome bottles from 3F. Drank almost right after the Lente. Pours a much darker amber color with a similar large white head. A rich nose of massive tannins, oaky but also some huge sour acidic notes, very distinctly aggressive. There is certainly a fruity character in those nose, it’s hard to pin down close to lemon and currants. The flavor is a massive blast of sour tart lemons, dusty, herbal tea, it leaves a long lip smacking tartness, something akin to leather and grains. Very nice. It also has the lovely dry and effervescent palate that only the greatest lambics have. Much more aggressive than the Lente in some ways, refreshing and tasty. A nice, no a amazing Summer beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
2 bouteilles de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagées lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur de zeste de citron avec une pointe de pomme verte. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pomme verte avec une pointe de citron et de raisins verts. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de citron acide en arrière goût. (Rating #5299)


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