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

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Served on draught at the 3 Fonteinen café, variable sweetness level.

Note: Brewed with Polish cherries.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndySnow (6713) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2016 How: Draught.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark red colour with a pink head.
Aroma: Cherries, fruit, a bit acidic, some tart.
Body: Full body with a thick mouthfeel, flat carbonation.
Flavour: A bit sour, sour cherries, some fruit, tart.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (1229) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2016 (On cask @ 3 Fonteinen Restaurant, Beersel, Nov 14 2015) Pours a very deep pink-tinged red with a short lived head of medium pink froth and no lace. Aroma of moderately heavy horse blanket/hay over kriek flesh and some pit with a faint acidic lemon touch. Palate is acidic with maybe just a little sugar, light lemon juice, kriek flesh, light skin tannins, some musty cellar and oak. Finish is pretty soft, light acidity, cherry lingers, a bit of herbal bitterness underneath. Lightish of body with no real carb. Not as juicy as the Cantillon kriekenlambic as I recall it. More wood and hay presence. Certainly a very drinkable and fairly complex kriek.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2007
Draught@weekend of spontaneous fermentation. Dark ruby red colour, no head. Aroma is vinegar, cherry and almost a bit redwineish hints. Lots of vinegar, grapes and cherries in the very sour flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2007
On tap @ Weekend of Spontaneous Fermentation 2007. Hazy deep red in colour.Nice and fruity with notes of wood, citrus and cherries.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (5478) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2011
(draught) pours a hazy bright ruby colour with no head. aroma of juicy cherry pulp, with a hint of citrus fruits and notes of herbs and grass, very fresh and appetizing. flavour is mostly the same, cherries, lemons and herbs, with a medium sweetness and light sour tinge, very easy to drink. medium-bodied with no carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
30/VIII/2012 on tap @ 3 Fonteinen restaurant (Beersel) - BB: n/a (2012-984) Thanks to David for sharing the beer!

Clear dark purple beer, big creamy purple pretty dark head, bit stable, non adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, sweet forest fruits, bit sugary, woody, little cheesy, sour and sweet cherries. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, sweet, sugary, candy, bit cheesy, red wine vinegar. Aftertaste: lemon juice, quite acidic, sweet as well, cherry juice, candy, acidic burn in the throat.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (4529) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Tasted from draught at the brewery. Bright red colour, obviously no head, assertively funky aroma with loads of fresh sour cherries, some citric and lactic acid; well-rounded taste, no carbonation as expected, again a truckload of fresh fruit, nice acidity but not astringent, sweetish touch but ending in a complex, long dry finish. What a refreshing beverage on a hot day, exemplary for its style and one of the most elegant unblended cherry lambics I ever had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (5563) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2014
Draft @ 3F. Red colour, no head. Smells sour, cherries, fresh, mint, dusty. Tastes sour, fresh, lots of cherry, minty. Medium body, soft carbo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (1565) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2014
Nice scarlet read colour. Aroma is full of cherries and some almond. Taste is more cherries, some almond, balsamic vinegar, sugar with a nice sweet-sour balance. Aftertaste is dry. Liked it a lot, although after 3 glasses reflux started to kick in ;) draft @ 3F

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (3919) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
Tap at 3 Fonteinen. Lovely ruby red color with light pink foam. Lots of cherries, berry pits, bit of hay and funk. Not very complex, just massive cherry. Light sour and bitter. Light to medium bodied with no carbonation and slight watery feel. Decent.


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