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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
40% cherries, 100% natural.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gephross100 (317) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2016
2015 bottle. Dark red color. Medium mouthfeel. Intense cherry flavor cinnamon and koolaid. Dusty. Dry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scirtes (434) - POLAND - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle, lotnummer 13-11-2012. Pours deep red, almost ruby, with small, pinkish, a bit unstable head. Strong aroma of sour cherries, combined with lambic notes. Taste is quite complex: sour, almost vinegar-like, subtly sweet, with lots of cherries, and tannic, a bit astringent aftertaste. A very good kriek!

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ajax25g (76) - Washington DC, Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Huge thanks to Travlr! Second time drinking this, first time rating. This is a class unto its own. Deep ruby red. So deeply red but also clear. Nuts. Aroma is a bit subdued but dusty. Med-full bodied and exploding with cherry flavor. Both ripe cherries but especially cherry preserves. Slight medicinal cherry flavor but doesn’t distract. This is an excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - JUN 30, 2016
750 ml bottle courtesy of skullgeorge. Thanks George!! Ruby red color with pink head. Yeasty fruity aroma, funky, barnyard, cherries - berries. Sweet and light acidic taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DroolYeast (1069) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
From 75 cl bottle 2015. Aroma of cherries and marzipan. Dark red colour with pink head, not lasting. Taste is light sweet and light+ sour. Light body, dry feel, sour cherry finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alusmamuts (1573) - LATVIA - JUN 16, 2016
Red with small pink head. Nice cherry aroma. Fruity sourness rich of cherry taste. Some bitterness on the tongue root. Cherry sour aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (5995) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2016
375ml bottle pours out a dark red with a bubbly pink ring of a head. Nose is big intense red ya see what I did there big sweet tart cherries candy almost with a little funk. Taste is pucker sweet mass amount of cherries and a nice funk. Very well done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4633) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle shared at King Arthur, Rome. 2012. Some soapy bubbles on intense lighter red wine. Red body. Deeper funk cherry aroma. Dense, clear funky cherry juice. Cherry candy. Some spices, lots of black currant. Intense cherry. Astounding. Delicious and strong.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeiznogood (20) - DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
At home, 2014 bottle (37.5cl) Pour: Dark, intense red (lives up to the name!), next to no carbonation and thus no head at all. Smell: Sour cherry, candied cherry, sweet, jello Tastes - First: sweet, intense fruit; mids: dark, sour grape; after: tartness, lingering black cherry Verdict: Overall very pleasant taste! The sour grapes play well with the natural sourness of the lambic.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5995) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle at Örebro Ölcafé. Fruity and tart smell with berries and wood. Similar taste. Surprisingly clean taste. Relatively mild acid. Refreshing. Dry finish. A bit too mild but still nice.


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