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3 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)

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

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Raspberry lambic.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (4060) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s, thanks to fonefan. Pours hazy pink with a white head. Big sour raspberry nose, funky and jammy. Similar taste, lip-puckering sour, balancing out to a cleansing finish. Lovely.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (2474) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to Jan the man fonefan. Pours cloudy pink with white head. Aroma is big and funky, 3f house character with a nice wack of raspberry jam. Similar taste, funky with raspberry jam. Dry and sour, tart, puckering. Delish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (3015) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2014
Slightly hazy reddish brown colour, white head. Aroma of raspberries, syrup, almond, earth, over-ripe raspberries, pips, horse blanket. Very sour flavour, fruity, citric acid, acetic, barnyard funk. Bone dry, no residual sugars. Sour finish, raspberry, malt vinegar. Great beer, very funky.
(from 75cL bottle shared by Dylan. Thanks, kraddel!!!)

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3557) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle Pours deep dark red , almost no head Smell is green raspberrys Very dry taste , intense raspberry , acid , sourness . very nice and full taste . Shockingly dry though . One that lives up to the hype - or close to its hype .

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcnielsen (2232) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG Winter Gathering, Asheville, courtesy of jackl. Pours a hazy amber brown color with white head.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9997) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle shared by jackl. Pours lightly hazy ruby with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is band aid, medicinal, cherry, raspberry, wheat malt, stale hops and barnyard yeast notes. Flavor is bright berries, phenols, light hops and no bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingCecil (2059) - DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle @ Sour & Bitter 2013….It pours cloudy red with a small pink head…. raspberries, tart, fruity, fresh, sour, sweet, oak very fruity… very nice! very glad to have tried this fine brew! :) thx goes out to the team Sour & Bitter 2013...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cfrances33 (34) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle poured into a wine stem. Enjoyed 12/7/2013. Pour is a deep magenta with a wispy pink head, which recedes to a rim. Some effervescence. Smell is bright, juicy raspberries, cobwebs and funky blue cheese. Quite jammy. Huge raspberry profile carries over to the taste, with an additional increase in the level of cheesy funk. Quite sour. A bit of lactic creaminess, and a touch of oak on the finish. Very drinkable, despite being more sour than I expected. A top notch lambic for sure, but I think some additional time will do this well.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrHangover (2664) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle @ Epic Sour Sourpuss Tasting, massive thnx to kermis for sharing this. 2011 vintage. Pours a murky pinkish beer with a small beige-ish, off white head on top. Aroma is a massive raspberry bomb together with some wild yeast, moldy red fruits and hay. Wow this is wild for sure! Flavor is medium sour, shining trough are the raspberries and fruityness of this beer. Very well balanced, complex and easy drinkable. This beer is the reasons why lambics are so well thought off. Very well crafted, very enjoyable, amazing beer!!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kermis (5643) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle shared at the epic sour sourpuss tasting (thanks to trade with gEUS). Pours a murky red brown with a small pinkish head. Massive raspberries coming straight out in the aroma along with barnyard. I don’t just mean barnyard like a lot of sours have barnyard, I mean absolutely full on, I really am down the farm (with raspberries) barnyard. Manure, hay, jam, earth, horse blanket. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and moderate acidic. Some lemon citrus aspects lingering in the palate in the long dry finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Yes this is excellent. Really good.


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