Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Blend of 1, 2 and 3 year old lambic. Fermented and lagered in oak vessels. This beer has no head, just like lambic. The lambic is brewed with 60% barley, 40% wheat, last years hop

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (7403) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2014
375 ml bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs; BIG thanks to Dogbones for this one!). Bottled on Feb. 23, 2006. Looks decent; no real carbonation though. A cloudy robust orange. Smells good; funky and cheesy. Tastes like it smells, but less robust due to lack of carbonation. Gotta give this a 2 on the palate because I get no carbonation whatsoever (and I like carbonation in my lambics). Worth trying as long as you don’t have to give up the farm to get it. I can imagine this would be a 4.0 or higher for me if properly carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AHSlowhand (45) - - MAY 12, 2014
Hay and sour apples on the nose. Beautiful golden liquid and a quickly dissipating ivory head. Granny Smith apple on the first taste barnyard and white wine, or white grapes. Dry and delicious. Great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CarlJonas (231) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2015 (Bottled 2006) Slightly hazy orange liquid, no head. Elegantly oaked sour aroma but with notes of stable and gunpowder. Medium sour taste, followed by lots of gunpowder that gives way to a long-lasting blood grapefruit finish. Low carbonation, slightly astringent, medium rich mouthfeel. Smooth is perhaps not the first word that comes to mind when you?re talking lambic and geuze, but in this case it somehow feels appropriate. 20150321: Same vintage. No carbonation left at all. Simpler, less gunpowder and oak and more grapefruit. Still good but you should probably drink it.as soon as possible if you have a bottle from 2006.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikeyo1 (518) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
bottle @ home, 2006 edition. Pours hazy orange with no head. Aromas are quite mild sour for a lamic, barnyard, citrus, leather, wet hay, wood, wheat and yeast. Slight notes of vanilla. Crisp and light bodied. Flavor is sour and dry, initially of lemon, brett, sour green apples, wheat, unripe red currants and oak. An interesting gun powder note lingers along with lemon peel and blood orange for a long time in the aftertaste. Sour medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3569) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2014
Bottled. Pours deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of brett, caramel, citrus and vinegar. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and tart. Light to medium bodied, watery to oily texture and flat carb. An excellent Lambic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mortlach (1555) - Rome, ITALY - APR 6, 2014
05/04/2014 Ma che siete venuti a fà (750ml bottle). Dorata acida, appena torbida, schiuma modesta poco persistente. Al naso sentori di stalla, cantina, note di cuoio, citriche, intensa e (relativamente) pulita. In bocca è acida decisa, citrica, un po’ più ruvida e spessa di altre 3F, nel finale una leggera nota acetica. Corpo medio-leggero, quasi piatta. 3 Fonteinen è sempre una garanzia.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2343) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
Med ölföreningen, smak och doft av äpple, jäst, vita vinbär, vått gräs, trä. Torr och frisk. Saknar kolsyra men smakerna är fina.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2852) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
2006 vintage drucken med ölföreningen. Äppeljuicefärgad, klar, men viss bottensats, ingen kolsyra eller skum. Doft av vete, jäst, syrliga äpplen och aningen gummi. Vita vinbär, omogna smultron, lätt syralighet, lite platt munkänsla men trevlig snäll funk. Trevlig men kanske en liten oren bismak och så är jag lite ovan vid lambikens lite platta munkänsla när inte kolsyran finns där.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nidaros (40) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle @Diskoteket, Trondheim. Dark copper colour withouth any head or carbonation. Smells of horsblanket, hay and layers upon layers of funk. The palate serve the same funkyness alongside a nice lemony tartness. Mild accidic aftertaste. Great beer that I was very pleased to find at my local bar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1441) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 19, 2014
A- pours a lightly hazy copper amber with no head or action. No lacing. S- all barley wine esque. Grains, dog food, rice, graham crackers, dark fruits. Mild tea. Apple cider vinegar. M- light slippery body with an acidic and cider light palette. No carbonation. T- Granny Smith apple skins, vinegar, acidic acid, lemon zest, twigs, sun tea are all up front. Grass, bitters and sour mash in the middle. Middle brings on the oak twigs. Lemon continues on strong. Vinegar resonates. Ending is sour and tart. More lemons and grass. Some dry mustiness, grit and minerals.

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