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

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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, - OCT 29, 2008
37.5 cl Bottle in Oud Arsenaal Antwerp. A very nice lambic with a good sour taste. Almost no head


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (1536) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
From Bottle @fonefan gueuze tasting Ulfborg, thanks to fonefan - june 24th 2016. Bottle 2006. Pours a clear orangy golden with no head. Aroma has moldy, bretty yeast, green apples, vinegar, but in general pretty simple. Taste is sour, brettish dry, oaky, vinegary finish. Nice, but very simple. No carbonation and an oily body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1801) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Gylden klar skum ingen Eddike stald stÝv Sur modrate bitter lidt BlÝd tÝr @ f1

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1551) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle @ Ulfborg Gueuze Tasting thanks to Nightfall. Pours light hazy orange with small white bubbles. Aromas of bright orange, funky, melony, sweet, light malty. Taste is vinegary, citrussy, funky, grapey.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2257) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle @ Ulfborg gueze tasting. Light cloudy dark golden pour with tiny tiny lacings. Musty oak, citrus, red apple skin, funky, barnyard and some minerals.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Belgianloner (38) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2016
Bottle from 5/03/2015. AROMA: Perfectly ripened tropical fruits such as mango, pineapple and grapefruit. Slight oak. APPEARANCE: Some carbonation, small head going to slight ring, surprisingly lively, oily with some lacing. TASTE: Similar to smell, tropical fruits, green apples, touch of oak. PALATE: Fairly sour, some tannins, longlasting, punchy, complex. OVERALL: Quite surprised by the amount of carbonation in this "lazy " blend but I really enjoyed it. Itís good to try these things but I think they need to be drunk freshly because they will slowly carbonate and thus it will defeat the purpose.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (990) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUN 15, 2016
Clear golden color with no head. Aroma has sweet malt and honey, some farmhouse funk and lemon notes. Taste starts malty but you also get immediately hit with lambic sourness. Finish is quite bitter and dry. Light, dry body with low carbonation. Quite good but not one of the best from 3 Fonteinen.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (1984) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 10, 2016
hazy golden to orange colour, miniml off-white head, which disappears promptly; aroma of wine cellar, dry white wine, lemony notes, some sour green apple, tart, acetone notes, and leather; taste is the same; I would not say that it is not good, but Iím not really impressed...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (2106) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2016
From notes. Enjoyed at a little get together at Dougís house on June 08 with Travis and Chris also in attendance. 375 mL bottle shared by Travis. Thanks dude! The pour is a darker orangey gold color with a decent white head that falls down to a collar, leaving no lace behind. The aroma is pretty bland for what I was hoping for. There is a lot of woodiness to this. The sour funk is definitely there, and there is some hints of tart fruit skins, but itís really acidic. The sour really doesnít pop like I was hoping. The flavors are relatively lax as well. There is a decent vinegar portion in front of the light fruit skins, but itís a little messy. The mouth feel is crisp, but oily. There is a soft carbonation to this that lets it feel syrupy in the mouth. It has a nice balance with it, but for the most part, Iím just not digging it. The aftertaste is lightly acidic and lingeringly oaky. Iím not too sure what to think of this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (652) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber orange with no head. Aroma is of citrus, oranges, oak. Taste is of citrus, funky, tart, oranges, tangy. Oily mouthfeel, no carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (3841) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2016
375ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours hazy gold, very thin but persistent ring of head. Aroma is light funk. Taste is quite mellow, oily, low carbonated, almost watery with green apple, funk, sour cooked plums.. lightly sticky mouthfeel but just lacks the crisp tart gueuze element I was expecting.


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