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


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RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Oude Kriek 3 Fonteinen is produced by ripening of cherries (both the flesh and the seeds) in young Lambic. This process takes between 6 to 8 months. After bottling the beer matures for at least 4 months in a warm room where the spontaneous fermentation in the bottle is done.
The head of Oude Kriek is very sensitive to the concentration of the cherry seeds containing oil and may differ from one year to the other.
On old Cherry 3 Fonteinen, no flavorings, sweeteners, or dyes added which makes this beer very natural and is especially thirst quenching.

Note: Recent labels may show the beer to contain 35% of Schaerbeekse Krieken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andriesradu (643) - ROMANIA - DEC 13, 2015
Pours deep red with a tiny head. Sour,cherry aroma. Flavor is sour with notes of cherries,light wood. Lots of acidity. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (638) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2016
Sour/sweet cherries, acidic, lots of sulfur.

A red/bordeaux coloured beer with a slight pink head.

Starts really sulfuric with lots of acidity, then gets slightly sweet and fruity. Has a somewhat dry ending with white bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (4993) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle 0.375l at home, Nivala. Bottled 22/05/2014. BBE 22/05/2019. Colour is slightly cloudy red with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, berries, cherries, sweetness, sourness and dryness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (4931) - Leuven, BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2015
A classic, and I was surprised that I never rated this. It’s certainly a more Lambic sided kriek than a Cantillon or certainly a Boon, but very refined and well aged so that’s a good thing for many I suppose. Personally I’d like some more malts or fruit. High quality stuff though. (33cl bottle from ABS Drinks)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2815) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
375 ml bottle. Pours a deep red with very little head. Aromas of sour cherries and light funk pink. Flavors of dry cherries - not too sour. Smooth and dry. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
linusb (544) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2015
A: Deep red, small fast disappering head. N: Cherry, marzipan, hint of yeast T: Cherry, pepper, hint of hay, apricot stone O: Deep cherry and barnyard. Nice...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (1808) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2015
375 mL bottle shared by Gus. The pour on this baby is a bright reddish pink with a thick pink head that fades to a collar waving no lace. The aroma is very tart and sharp up front with a great cherry profile. There is a sharp tartness and great sour presence that is just awesome. The flavor is very much the same. There is a great tartness and solid cherry sourness. This really good. Sour, tart, funky. Great. Mouth feel is tart and sharp with a good carbonation and a lingeringly sharp cherry. Great! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (963) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle shared with koleminer20 and Gus. Aroma is sour, funky, cherry. Appearance is red, pink head. Taste is sour cherry, maraschino, funk. Mouthfeel is crisp, medium body, fantastic. Overall, holy fuck this is a great Lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (9220) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2015
Missplaced rating first time around. Bottle @ Home. Pours deep red with a fading pink head, loads of lively bubbles. Aroma is light sourness, sweet and tart cherries, dherry stones, almond, dusty notes. Flavor is sourness, barnyard, dusty, tart fruity, cherries, almond. Thin body, lively carbonation. tart fruity, acidic and very dry finish. 090515

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Malin_aiisa (590) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle. Pink, light pink head. Aroma of cherries and cellar, wild berry. Taste sour, some bitterness and sweetness. Fizzy texture, tart.

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