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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lambic blended with raspberries from the Pajottenland. Bottled, 750ml.

Vintages:

1999
2011
2014


Dunt's rating

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dunt (299) - Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2012
2010 bottling open by Jason at Epic Tres, thanks Jason! Poured into my Jackie Oís snifter. Framboos pours almost a fluorescent red in color and transparent in clarity. Not much head on the pour, but this might be a result of the glassware I selected. Nose is packed full of jammy raspberry goodness. It dominates the beer, itís fantastic. There isnít really any 3F funk, but itíll come in time. Taste is dominated by raspberry as well, but there is a little more underlying funk present here. The mouthfeel is light, albeit almost a little oily? Light acidity, gentle carbonation, and has a nice, long finish. Incredible fruit lambic that will age gracefully for many years. Is there anything Armand canít do?


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ippopotamo36 (803) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle at a tasting in Rome 4:20 pub on 27/08/2015, shared by Mortlach. Many thanks Luca. Pours a cloudy red-amber color, no foam just some bubbles phenomena. Nose: chicken stable (love it), wild strawberries, wild mint, wet wood. Terrific! Mouth: almost flat carbonation, red fruit, tart, balanced. Just great!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (4760) - Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2015
750, nose is all raspberries, light funk, some complex lambic notes. Flavor starts all berries, very light tartness then some vinegar. One of the better 3 fonteinen fruit lambics.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mora2000 (6052) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Rating No. 6,000. 2014 vintage. Reddish-brown pour with a white head. The aroma has a lot of sour, seedy raspberry notes as well as some caramel malt. The flavor has a lot of raspberry flavor as well as some caramel. There is some really nice funky character and some big, puckering tartness. Fairly dry. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Excellent beer. So glad I got to try it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2154) - Ghent, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Pink colour, no foam. Very light carbonation. Sweet nose of raspberries. Very tart flavour with hints of vinegar. Very sour. Some sweet fruity notes. Good, but overrated.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shoulderbroken (2850) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Thank you Sune. 2011 version. Aroma is great. Lots of fruit, raspberry, tartness. Taste is lovely, big tartness, sour marmalade, sparkly on the tongue, lovely fruitiness. Very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reynolds314 (2881) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Generously shared by collin, pours from bottle into tulip glass at ernestos wedding. Cloudy slightly disturbed dark red color with lower carb light pink fading head. Aroma is super ja my raspberry, mild lemon, oak, vanilla, basement funk, touch of farm hay funk. Taste is sharply tart without any harsh vinegar. Ooverall one of the best fruit lambics ive had.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiedler84 (10) - - AUG 7, 2015
2014 bottle. Beautiful red pour. raspberry nose with hints of funk. No carbonation. Lots of tart raspberry but the lack of carb distracts. Nose is the best feature of this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1722) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2015
2014. Pour is lightly hazed dark ruby red with no head. Nose is light mineral, bright fleshy raspberry, very jammy, and moderate acidity. Flavor is super strong raspberry, very fleshy and ripe, not as much acidity, light mineral, hint of bitterness, a touch of sourness, full bodied, no carb.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
theothermatt (281) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2015
2014 bottle. Red pour. Sweet raspberry nose with hints of barnyard funk. Quite still, very little carbonation. Lots of raspberry, dry and tart. Not overwhelmingly sour. Very nicely done.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (10641) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2015
Sampled from bottle @ RBBSG 2015. Huge thanks to Martinus for sharing this!! Red color, virtually no head. Aroma is red fruit, raspberry. Taste is sour, raspberry. Hmm basically thatís it. Pretty to very sour and raspberry, red fruit sourness. Iím quite disappointed actually. Very happy to taste it though.


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