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

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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Made with 30% raspberries from the Payottenland, and 5% sour cherries. In commemoration of the late Gaston Debelder, founder of the 3 Fonteinen blendings;


hapjydeuce's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hapjydeuce (939) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Opened in celebration of the 2012 Presidential Election, November 6 with my wonderful wife. Ive been hanging on to this bottle for roughly 3 years now. 2007 vintage is marked on the bottle. Cork comes out with a faint pop, pours a hazy golden cherry color with fine carbonation and a thin ring of head. Immediate aroma of acetic acid, funky cheese and sour cherry. The power of the aroma is nearly overwhelming. Barnyard and must is all over the nose. I cant believe how tart this is even with the age. The flavor is less intense than the aroma, with a dry sweet blend of cherry and dried grass. Flavor profile transitions from sweet to bitter cheese and yeasty biscuit, but incredibly complex. Undertones of old oak wood, wheat, peppercorn, rosemary and lemon zest. The finish is light and dry with a tingly carbonation sting on the palate. Overall a delightful drinking experience, the unbalanced aroma dinged it in my book, but the complexity gives it points. Well worth the wait, now we’ll have to see what the bugs in this beer do to my bowels tomorrow morning...


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiiruBierBeer (155) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smell is sourness and cherry. Heavy sour raspberry and cherry taste with some tartness in there as well.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ferris (4237) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle - Vintage 2013 - Tart cherry, raspberry, and some light funk. Cloudy reddish with a white head. Prickly on the lips, cherry, raspberry and a nice acidic tartness. Sweet tart and incredibly well balanced

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (250) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle @ RBGB III. Pours gorgeous red, with pink head. Sour raspberries and red berries in the aroma. Tart, sour that blends perfectly with the evident taste of raspberries. Love this.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (86) - New York, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Red no head...or very little...yes to style. Huge aroma of cherrie and raspberries, added funk and barnyard made this an aromatic dream. Flavor matches aroma so well balanced with tart fruit and barnyard funk A++++

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1752) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle from Edmund Edmunds. Pours a nice, light, hazy red/pink/cherry. Aroma is sour cherry, funk, really impressive nose. Taste is equally impressive, absolutely delectable. Nice tartness, not too much, fucking awsome. Wish I knew more beer words for beers like this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansjelaah (1388) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle @joes. Hazy red color with a small head. Smells and tastes red fruit, ranja, yoghurt, sweet, rubber, chemical, sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (4020) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Nice raspberry colour with no real head. Smells raspberry, sweetish, very fruity, nice. Tastes raspberry, sourish, dusty, fruity, grassy and some mint. Medium body, crisp carbo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1113) - sacramento, California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours blood red. Has a cherry an raspberry taste with a slight medicinal taste. Excellent dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PhillyCraft (3228) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle cracked by my nuggah Barry...been wanting to try this one for awhile now, thanks for sharing dude. New batch pours pinkish-red with red tinted white head and lacing. Smells like cherry, old strawberry and veggies, medicinals, wet wood, funk and some bandaid like chemcials. This is insanely disappointing and from what others have told me nowhere near as good as the original batch. Medium bodied with lots of carbonation. This Hommage was surprisingly not good for 3 font or any real lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2014
New batch Pours murky ruby, clamato color, finger light pink head. Smell funky bretty, cherry up front, raspberry tail Taste smooth vanilla, fruit, big cherry tail Well balanced, light Solid beer, but I think I like their regular line better (or as much)


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