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


on tap

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

Note: Brewed with Polish cherries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (6361) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
cask at brewery pours red , small pink foam . MAN that’s good ! enters sweet, turns sour , extremely fullbodied and complex, cherry ( fleshy) and intence sour , after a twist ( like i said, it enters very sweet) one of the most awsome things i ever drank ..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
axl (577) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2015
Unsweetened version on draught at Akkuratt. Deep red with one finger dense pink head. Aroma of cherries, funk, sourness and slight barnyard. Taste is dry with cherries, sourness/acidity, slight funk, slight hay and barnyard notes. Light and dry mouthfeel and light, almost nonexistant carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2010
On Tap at the Fonefan In Masters Division party at the White Horse, Parsons Green 02/08/2010 Fruity slightly woody aroma. Red coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a hint of sourness in a fruity finish. 2nd tasting later in the evening : Big fruit aroma. Red coloured and rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Fruity cherry flavour with a hint of dryness in a lasting finish. 3rd tasting even later in the evening : Fruity slightly sour aroma. Dark red coloured with some alcohol present. Fruity with a hint of dryness in a lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 31, 2010
On tap at Jan’s Masters Division Celebration, 2nd August 2010. Bright red. The perfect balance of sourness and fruitiness. The ideal expression of the style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2010
[3243-20100802] Tap. Lovely cherry aroma of lambic yeast and tart cherry skins. Hazy, dark red body with a quick foamy white head. Super fruity cherry flavour has tons of thick sour lambic yeast and a long fruity aftertaste. Medium body. Wonderfully drinkable and a beautiful start to a night of celebratory drinking!
(fonefan Masters Division Celebration @ The White Horse, London, England)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vaiz (4329) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2011
Tap at ACBF 2011. Hazy dark pink pour. Aroma is very fruity with loads of cherries. Flavor is sweet, round and slightly sour. Very well balanced. Very refreshing. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3541) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
On draft at 3 Fonteinen. I enjoyed one of these while chatting away with Armand on a rainy day. Anyhow, the beer is ruby red with a thick purplish, pink head. The aroma is cherry juice and hints of yeast. Much sweeter than a standard 3 Fonteinen kriek. Sugary sweet cherries, cherry pie, pie crust with hints of tartness in the finish. Lingering fruity sugars. A tasty beer for sure, but I much prefer the regular, more tart, krieks from this awesome brewery. Absolutely worth a try if you are fortunate enough to make the pilgrimage here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackl (7069) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 25, 2013
Draft @ 3F during TdG ’13. The pour’s hazy purple with a gorgeous, massive purple head. Very vivid, bright nose. Fruit orchard, bright sour cherries, pie filling, a bit of dirt and earth. The taste is earthy unwashed cherries. Lovely mild sourness. Just a hint of citric bitterness rounds the edges. Soft and so easy to drink. This is just a wonderful beverage. Fantastic.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KyotoLefty (9388) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 7, 2013
Cask at the brewery. Perfect cherry nose, almonds, yogurt, some vanilla. Sweet cherry flavor, lemon, spices are also felt. Very tangy, quite acidic. Cherry flavor is amazing, obviously brought out by the added sugar. Quite sour, lactic, great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2016 Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Slightly hazy deep red/purple beer with a small but beautiful and very lasting red/pinkish head. Sourish cherry aroma, tart notes, strawberries, red currant, cherry seeds, vanilla notes, some almond and rubber. Sweet and sour cherry flavor, red currant, almonds, tart notes, cherry seeds, vanilla notes, citrus, some grapefruit. Sourish cherry finish with grapefruit, almond and wild strawberries. Wonderful beer!

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