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3 Fonteinen J & J Oude Geuze Blauw

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Mixture of 1 year old Lindemans lambic and 4 year old Girardin lambic. Fermented and ripened on oak barrels. Not filtered, refermented in the bottle. Blue "male" labels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RoyceH (1198) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 10, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2007 Bottle, chris_o shindig. Orange hazy with thin white head. Gueuzey complex, sharp, smoother underlying sweetness. Mouth is smooth, blended. Slight berry bite about it. Reeeeally nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (16533) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle at Chris_o Shindig. You see, this is good and I much prefer something to this to the Cantillon Blabaer that I had before. This has more balanced sourness and good funk. Excellent fruit. Really gorgeous funk and sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2007
Bottle@chris_o. Soft but complex aroma of oak, barnyard, wheat and sourness. Hazy, yellow color, off-white head, fair lace. Sour, sweet, bitter, oak, barnyard, yep it’s all there and in the right amounts. Soft but woody dry finish. Very well balanced but amazingly complex.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2007
Bottled - Chris O shindig 2007 - A hazy orange blonde lambic. The aroma is suoper sour, super funky and super delicious. The taste is more of the same. Excellent barnyard notes. Too funky for words. Wonderful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14936) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2008 Rerate: Bottle at home - club tasting. Ekstra notes: vingummi, sweetness. Bottle at RF07 - At the Plan B Tasting Session...... Thanks Guys !! Unclear golden - white head. Barnyard, horsey, light gooseberries, light sour / vinegar, high dryness. Not that fantastic. (4/2/6/3/15)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ughsmash (7501) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 11, 2007
Bottled at Heeren van Liedekercke, Rating #1600.

Poured a clear coppery golden with a tall, sticky, and creamy cap of white head. The aroma was much more upfront and complex than the Rose with a huge lemon and vinegar presence.. deep, lightly-spiced fruits abound and are well-complemented by dusty barnyard notes.

The flavor was characterized by sharper lemon and acidic notes backed by some tart wheat.. freshly-sliced lighter fruits dance across the middle and through the long, tangy finish.. powerful and expertly-executed! Tangy on the palate with phenominal balance.. long, dry, and very refreshing finish. Masterful!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2007
Bottle. Wow. This is as close to perfect as i have had. This had a really farmy aroma, with some sour fruityness and woody dryness in the aroma. First sip is fantastic. Dry and sour, but softly so. Mouthfeel is round, lightly puckery, with some dry woody characters, earthy hop notes and citric sourness. Really fantastic. The flavour seems to go forever and the carbonation is nice and soft. It was a shame i only had one bottle of this, i really didn’t want it to end. Nice one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2007
Bottle. A orange beer with a big white head. The aroma and taste is acidic and of grape and citrus. Medium body with a dry dusty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25100) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2007
Bottle. Hazy amber coloured with a huge off white head. Light acidic aroma of grapes, fruits and wood. Light acidic flavour of grapes, wood and hops. Tart and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
fonefan (42424) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2012
Bottle 75 cl @ De Heeren van Liedekercke, Denderleeuw, Belgium.

Hazy orange color with a large frothy excellent lacing fully lasting off-white head. Aroma is tart, grapefruit, lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and heavy acidic with a long duration, rather sharp. (Dry finish). Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. Wow... ;o))

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear medium orange colour with a large to huge, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy leather, barnyard, horse blanket, wood, grapefruit - lemon. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, barnyard, complex, dry dry, peppery notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. Again wow so complex and easy to drink ... just love it ... ;O)) [20120127]

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