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3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze (Armand & Tommy)

 (RETIRED)
overall
100
96
style
Formerly brewed at 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Armand Debelder + Tomme Arthur blend - the results of a fun day a 3 Fonteinen + 4 year old Boon Lambic and Armands own Lambic from 2008.

Note the typo on the label, stating Tommy instead of Tomme which is his real name.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JoeMcPhee (8188) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle I was saving for my daughter’s 1st birthday. Bottle was highly carbonated. Deep amber pour with a thick massive white head. Lightly hazy with a touch of suspended yeast. The nose is absolutely incredible - musty/funky aroma. Hints of tropical fruit, passionfruit and a bit of soft horseblankety funk. Softly woody with a bright tartness. Restrained acidity with a light straw character. Some nice graininess in back of the fruit and bretty funk. Loads of soft carbonation. Some light citric character initially but as it warms up it there is a little bit of soft leathery funkiness and a soft spiciness along with a touch of lingering acidity. Just a touch of cheesy character as well. Incredible brew.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (1858) - NORWAY - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle, shared new years eve 2013/14, as noone had brought decent champagne. Hazy golden body, big white head. Aroma of apples, grapes, funk, wood. Taste is pretty sour, with grapes and citrus fruits, barnyard, cardamom and other spices, hay. Aftertaste is sour with leather and wood, clean dry body. A very good one!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1674) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with minimal head. Funk, cheese, horse blankets and all that. Some tartness, very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcnielsen (1711) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to adnielsen for sharing. Pours a hazy golden orange color with white head. Funky, cheesey, sour, vinegar flavors. Really good, thanks Aaron!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Staffan47 (809) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2014
Nyårsafton. Typisk 3F i doften. Spannmål och lite ättika, mindre än vanliga oude geuzen. Elegant och balanserad. Låg funk men dock.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_est_deus (505) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
Oklar gul-orange med ett stort guld-brons färgat skum. Doft: Vinäger, äppelkällare, regnvatten, lite hav, jord. Smak: Vinäger, frukt kärnor, tok små äppelkart, röda bär. Mycket fresh doft och smak. Jätte god :)

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Ooh la la! Thanks Mike. Killer Dude! True complexity, sour, cheese, earth, mind blowing for me. Rich flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (2977) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 29, 2013
Apricots, hay, barnyard, leather, moderately sour nose. The mouth is med full bodied. Low carbonation, decent tartness with tons of hay, leather and mild fruity notes. Very well balanced. Tart finish. Nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingCecil (2033) - DENMARK - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle @ Fermentoren … It pours cloudy amber gold with a small white head... Funky, lemon, green apples, tart, light fruity sweetness…. very nice! love it!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2013
RBWG-JAX Grand Tasting shared by blomster-white-cloudy yellow. A-tart-lt/med fruit. T-tart-lt/med fruit, earthy/barn.


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