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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
40% cherries, 100% natural.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1282) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Part of a stellar tasting lineup at K&L Wines in Redwood City. Maybe my palate was a little blown for this one. Ruby and murky with minimal head. Taste was a little astringent (intense??). With Framboos immediately following it, perhaps I was looking ahead to the next match up.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle at Ash’s. Pours dark red with a long-lasting tight pink head. Aromas of dark cherry yoghurt, light funk, plums. Taste is sour, lots of cherry, oak, jam sherbet. Sweet, slightly thin finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (3933) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - deep cherry red with an attractive thin pink head. Nose - coconut and jam sponge. Then tart cherry. Taste - more cherry integrated with coconut again. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long persistent lean finish. Overall - really intense cherry and barrel flavours and nice palate. Great.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (704) - truckee, California, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Beautiful tart cherry aromas. Lives up to its name cranberry juice red color, pour it hard because although I it dissipates fast the head is blood red. It’s all about cherries smooth introduction quickly leads to a source bite, then it cleans up for a second and then fades with a lively tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2931) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Deep purple red color with a small reddish pink head that dissipates almost instantly. Vinous sweet and tart cherry dominates the nose. Light tart and a hint of musty barn round it out. The flavor is pretty sweet for a sour. Big tart and sweet cherry flavor a bit vinous with hints of funk and tart. I enjoyed this, but I’m a big fan of cherries in general.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (295) - Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Sour cherry aroma. Dark burgundy with no noticeable carbonation. Sour dark cherry flavor with a Belgian yeast in the finish. Nice, almost like wine.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (3495) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
01-MAY-2015, bottle @Søernes Ølbar following yellow session @CBC15. Clear red, no head. Aroma is wonderfull cherry. Taste is sour cherry. Not all that funky. Some oak but mostly a cherry drink. And that is not too bad.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
20107589 (517) - randers, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
Light cherry aroma appear bourgundy red without head. Heavy sour taste. Light carbonation and a long sour aftertaste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 23, 2015
(bottle) clear deep ruby colour with an almost purple head. aroma of dark, ripe cherries and blackcurrants, quite perfumed, with a hint of custard, rose oil, some very light nettles and lemons. flavour is tart cherry juice, blackcurrants and bread dough, with lots of lemon juice, herbal hops and a dry finish. full-bodied with soft carbonation. missing some funk.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4377) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pours an incredibly deep red, almost black in the glass. One finger of pink head. Nose is like crushed cherries, fresh cherry flesh and pit. A light funk and tartness shows as well. Flavor is full on tart cherries. Light bodied and tart.


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