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3 Fonteinen Druiven Geuze Malvasia Rosso

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


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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Geuze made with red Malvasia grapes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonefan (40503) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2012
Bottle 750ml.

[ Vintage 2000 ].Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is grape sweet, wine, wood notes, barnyard. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is looks flat but in your mouth it feels lively - fizzy. [260908]

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark red orange colour with a large to huge, frothy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate grape, light wood, barnyard notes. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, grape, dry, smooth, wood, white wine. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120127]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours orange with a small white head. Aroma is banryard and crisp wineous fruity. Barnyard, citric and orange fruity. Dry and acidic flavoured. Mild fruity. Lingering fruity and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2011 [Old version] A hazy orange beer with a small collapsing head. The aroma is lovely sour with notes of peach and grapes. The flavor is sweet and only slightly sour with notes of grapefruit and grapes. The end is dry from the acidity. [7/3/7/3/15=3.5]

[2010 version] An unclear golden beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of grapes, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet and sour with notes of grapes and fruits on a lightly malty background, leading to a tart finish. [8/3/8/4/15=3.8]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Comes simply as "3 Fonteinen Malvasia Rosso" Lot: 02/10/2003. Pours an almost clear deep golden with a tiny, tiny white head. Tart, Bretty nose with a light fruity sweetness. Medium body, some funk and barnyard, again a little underlying sweetness but no real grape character. Dryish but not overly sour finish. Lovely. 171210

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (24512) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle at Papsø - lot 02/10/2003. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of barnyard, oak and berries. Fruity and light acidic flavour of oak and barnyard with notes of grapes and berries. Tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (23707) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2005
Bottled (vintage 2000). Hazy peach colour, big foamy head. Spices and sour apple in aroma. Sour apple, grapes and spices in flavour. Very dry finish. Extremely pleasant. Wellbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21894) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2004 Bottled (labelled Drie Fonteinen Druiven Geuze).
Hazy amber. Fruity citric nose. Acidic and full bodied, lively and fresh. The grape character is subdued, leaving the field open for more regular gueuze flavours, but still adds soem fruitiness and bitterness from the grape shells. Intricate and complex, but doesn’t take me to the same levels as their schaaarbeekse kriek.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2007
Bottle @ Akkurat, Stockholm. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity tart and slightly malty aroma with some hints of grapes. Sweet malty tart flavor with some woody hints and hints of grapes. Sweetish but tart fruity finish with hints of those grapes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
10th May 2012
Bottle shared at Sour & Bitter. Hazy amber beer, big fluffy pale cream coloured head. Light dry palate, a woody dryness. Maybe a whisper of grape here - pretty faint. Mild earthy sourness. As your palate adjusts the grape becomes more obvious and appreciable and elevates this one for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (17716) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 2, 2011
On my first visit to Akkurat, I needed to select a beer that I could have by myself while waiting for tarheels86’s arrival later in the day. After several days perusing the online menu, I chose this one because he’d already had it at the Lambic Summit in Philly last year. This was a deep golden color with a massive coca-cola like head, almost a gusher. The aroma was hay, dried apple skins and lemon rind. Taste had a soft sourness, with bread and light spice. Very hi carbonation, like very fizzy champagne. Nice stuff.

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