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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
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6799) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2012
75 cl bottle.
Pours hazy yellow color with a large head. Aroma of rose hip, grape fruits, sour fruits, mild yeast notes, floral hops and some rowan berries. Flavor of rowan berries, grape fruits, grass, yeast notes, mild spices and rose hip. Lots of CO2, a bit too much though, sour fruity palate with a mouth drying finish. Very nice.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (4147) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2012
750ml bottle

Bottling date: 2011/02/17 - Pours orange with a large foamy white head. Aroma of tart fruits and berries, some earthy notes and spices. Taste is crisp and sour with some tart fruits, hints of berries and spices. Finish is tart and slightly sour with some berries. Quite carbonated, but still very tasty, balanced, sour and tart geuze.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (14205) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ Fanø Slumber Party, 2012. Pours cloudy orange with a creamy head. Funk, oak, vanilla, manuer and cellar. Smooth, crisp and dry. Lovely tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2012
75cl, as 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze ’Armand & Tommy’, new exclusive collab. brew Anno 2012, from De Hopduvel Gent, very complex sour brew, woody and slightly biitter/fruity, balanced, cloudy, good head, very good brew, yet very expensive

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
callmemickey (3167) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2012 Bottle opened August 6, 2012

A: Cloudy orange body. Massive porous head forms instantly and slowly recedes. Thick, crusty lacing.

S: Must, earth, lemon, oak, and wet hay.

T: Like the nose, there is a nice pleasant musty funk that is accentuated by a clean zippy citric character.

M: Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, mellow, refreshing acidity. Light tartness in the finish.

O: Looking forward to seeing how this develops with time. Additional development of the earthy notes in both the nose and flavor will do wonders for this beer as it already has a good foundation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
illidurit (2199) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle shared at RBSG 2012 Grand Tasting. Pours yellow with ample carbonation -- too much actually, needing some vigorous swirling to bring it back down. The lambic used is old but this tastes young somehow, very bright and sour, funky lemonade, acidic lemon zest, palate zapping with even some bitterness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2869) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2012
Bottled. Pours a hazy orange with a medium sized off-white head. Nose of brett, lemon and grapefruit. Dry flavor of grapefruit, lemon, barnyard and green apples. Medium bodied, watery texture and lively carbonation. Ends up tart.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9755) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Light apricot colored pour, nice fluffy white head. Aroma is funky, lemons, barnyard, wool rug aroma. Flavor is dry, tart, earthy funky notes. Really a nice beer that I am guessing will get better with some age. Multiple pours at RBSG and Woodshop.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Camons (6606) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle @ Rasmus House. Pours slightly hazy orange with a white head. Aroma of malt, barnyard, dusty, brett, leather, grapes, sourness. Flavor is malt, leather, dusty, citrus, grapes, barnyard, medium sourness, light sugar. Medium body, lively carbonation, dry acidic finish. Wonderfull beer, very complex, wellbalanced sourness, very easy drinking and refreshing. More please 020812

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (11802) - DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
Bottle. Hazy golden/amber with medium foamy white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, tart, barnyard and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, tart, barnyard, little citrus, little sweet, sour and medium dry.


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