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3 Fonteinen Framboos (Framboise)

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100
style
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.26/5   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 (301) - Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2012
2010 bottling open by Jason at Epic Tres, thanks Jason! Poured into my Jackie O’s 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, it’s fantastic. There isn’t really any 3F funk, but it’ll 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 can’t do?


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daje (3384) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3119) - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
esp0r (2649) - 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!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (7361) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (919) - - 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

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeremyh70 (1025) - Missouri, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Pours a hazy raspberry red with little head or lacing. Aroma is tart with some funkiness and woody quality. Taste is tart with raspberry, some funk and cheesiness and a bit tannic in finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jahshuwuh (558) - USA - FEB 27, 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

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoprider (341) - DENMARK - FEB 21, 2016
Pours byrgundy deep pink or ruby red with no head. On the nose I get the sweetest and richest raspberries emaginable. Sour, ripe garden raspberries made into jam, small hints of something salty, light whifs of forrest berry yoghurt and of course bretty underlying lambic. One of the nicest and fullest fruit noses of any beer I’ve come across. Intense fruityness in the taste with a good sour kick. All in all packing a helluva punch, ballanced by perfect oak. Full almost oily mouthfeel. The aftertaste lingers and in the same direction as the taste. Intensely fruity, intensely sour. Masterpiece!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (1980) - Odense C, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle 2015 himmeriget. Pours red with no head. Aroma of tarty raspberry, funky, fruity jam, light barn, very tart, light yeasty. Taste is rather tarty, fresh berries, quite funky, rather thin body, with little to none carbonation, but overall a nice experience.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (4019) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2016
Une bouteille partagée avec SlovakSniper. 18/06/2014...06/2024. C’est dure à croire que cette bière est la meilleure de son genre au monde. Elle a bien sûr un goût de lambic et de framboise, mais la texture est mince, elle n’a à peu près pas de gaz carbonique et se rapproche plus du vinaigre de framboise que des meilleures lambic aux fruits. À des lieux d’une Lou Pepe Framboise.


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