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3 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)

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


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RATINGS: 402   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Lambic blended with raspberries from the Pajottenland. Bottled, 750ml.



   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (9236) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
75cl bottle shared. No head. Murky red pour. Very tart aftertaste. Raspberrys too

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maakun (4103) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
2014 bottle shared thanks to kermis. Murky dark pink to brown with no real head. Some hay, funk, raspberries, red berries and black currant. Light bready, mineral, green leaves and a touch of red wine vigegar. Over medium sour and very light sweet. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. It’s good, but really not as good as the hype.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1695) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to kermis. 2014 vintage. Muddy ruby-brown with no head. Notes of raspberries, and lambic funk. Very tart, almost abrasive. Medium body, flat, tart aftertaste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
milsem (10) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Candy for grown ups, the kind you’d gladly steal from a child :p Rasberry heaven, I bet that this was what God really made on the 7th day, the resting bullshit was just a huge cover up. The taste is a funky blend of raspberries and citrus. Love this as much as some people love Sofiero!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleigator (809) - GERMANY - JUN 6, 2016
Framboos ’14 Pours a rubin red, satured color, with no head to speak of - apparantly this flat as an island. Explosive nose of an intriguing interplay between crisp strawberries and funky glue, together with blue cheese. Has an astringent vinegar acetic quality to it, which lends a fermented ripeness to the berries. Has a wet leaves characteristic to it, with moldy, funky wood bark and strawberry bush. Drinks fairly flat, with just the tiniest amount of carbonation, which leads to an uncompromising, tongue sticking acetic tartness, without 3 Fonteinens typical stony mineral effervescence. The crispness of the fruits make up for it though by providing a nice raspberry richness. Tastes of cucumber water, turnip cabbage, vinegar and very unripe raspberries. The berries then produce a stone pit accompanied, earthen sweetness, while the beers profound tartness becomes even more prominent. Has an aqueous softness in the finish, while its strawberry richness is almost gone, putting the flavor focus entirely on the teeth numbing, long lastic sourness. Drinks more than an AWA than a fruit Lambic to me - incredibly sour, vinous, with not much else being able to cut though. The beer produces a powerful acetic sourness which is able to overcome the raspberry presence in this. Compared to Cantillons Rose, this is inferior in each and every way, less pronounced fruit characteristics and quite unbalanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daje (4131) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2016
2014 Bottle at the 2015 Beer&Boardgames in the woods session with esp0r & simonsen. Hazy red body, pink/white head. Aroma is tart with strong raspberry notes, barnyard. Taste is quite sour, very acidic, with funka nd lots of raspberries. This beer is all about the berries, so fresh soura and delightful. Sour teethpeeling finish with a long lasting berry taste. Very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Aroma definitely brings some blue cheese funk and huge raspberries. Pours thicker dark cranberry red. Flavor has funk and raspberries as expected, bit and thick on the body, tart and acidic for sure, but not cutting hugely.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
esp0r (2756) - NORWAY - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle brought by daje, and shared at the Weekend in the woods 2015 - with daje, Simonsen and some other guys
Pours red, super hazy, with almost no head! Smell of raspberries, loads of it! Funk, wood, stable, some malts, complexity, but most of all raspberries. Light to moderate sweet, clean wonderful raspberry flavor, elegant woody elements, oak, tart berry acids, medium sour, complex bretty flavors, just a blast! Really a fantastic fruit lambic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (7620) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2016
750, corked and baled. Wow, N, thank you so much for this. Pours a cloudy dark crimsony pink with minimal pink froth settling. Bright raspberry nose, intensely fruity and fresh and redolent, very present and dimensional. Minimal interference to the fruit; there’s light ferment sharpness coming in but otherwise the berries and crystal clear and pleasantly sweet without being cloying the way only real fruit can be. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Light oiliness. Bright tangy sweet juicy raspberries across the mid palate, washing into a crisp light refreshing finish. Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (958) - - FEB 28, 2016
Murky burgundy, no head. Smells of vinegar and raspberry, vanilla, cheesy hops, a slight bit of charcoal, dirty socks. Taste is a mild to medium fruit/candy sour, a little vanilla, tart raspberry. The aged hops are buried a bit under the sourness and acidity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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