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


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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Served on draught at the 3 Fonteinen café, variable sweetness level.

Note: Brewed with Polish cherries.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2006
Draught. Quite clear, nice, deep red colour. No head. Slightly sour, slightly sweet, slightly nauseating cherry aroma. The flavour is quite sour and not very cherryish. No carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2006
(On tap) Beautiful, clear red - like berry juice - no head and no carbonation. Cherries in the nose with a vague tartness. Thin and watery with distinct cherry accents. Almost light a vaguely tart fruit juice, but very quaffable. 190506

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (22883) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2006
Clear ruby coloured with a light red head. Aroma of berries, butter and wood. Light acidic flavour of cherries, wood and fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3425) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2006
Pitcher at Københavnske øldage 2006. Pours a clear red. Rather sour but not overwhelming. Very fruity, lots of cherries. No carbonation. Aromas of resin and a hint of dirt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2006
Draught. Blood red-brown with a medium pink head. The aroma is quite wheaty with liberal fruity funk. Flavour is soft and wheat-driven and there is lots of cherry juiciness among brett - moreso in every aspect than the Girardin. Practically no sweetness - juicy, funky, wheaty, and super dry. Very good. What a great lineup of beers I had sampled at the restaurant in Beersel, on May 11, 2006.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2006
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm 29 Apr, 6,0% abv) Colour is deep red, no head. Nose is acidic with dark cherries and nutty hints of almonds. Taste is acidic and harsh with a fruity cherry character. Very dry but with lots of cherry character. Very well balanced and actually lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2006
Draught at Drie Fonteinen. Pours a lovely dark red colour with a pinksih head. Cherry aroma with hints of cherry pits and bitter almonds. Big cherry flavor with lots of tastes from the cherry pits and hints of bitter almonds. Long nice cherry aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2006
Draught (ZBF06): Bloody red with a glowing pink head. Almond, cherries and marzipan in the nose. Lovely sweet cherries balanced with tart rotting grapes. Juicy, wonderful stuff that I could drink all day long (though probably get heartburn!).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10608) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2006
Draught: Deep red coloured. Hazy. Reddish huge dense head. Distinct cherry sweetness in the aroma. Is quite marcipany. Flavour is cherrysweet with a light sourness to balance. Is quite full bodied, and a bit more sweet than the normally very sour lambics from 3 F. Is sweet and marcipanny in the end. Is quite refreshing. Good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbier (3651) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2006
Tap, ZBF 2005. Cherry red, purple-pink head and low condition. Soft sweet cherry skin aromas with some low almond notes, quite soft in the mouth with the cherry skin and stone notes just dominating the gentle lambic flavours. Cherry and almond lingering in the finish.

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