Home >

3 Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 770   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Made exclusively with wild Schaerbeekse cherries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1353) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 750ml bottle served in a Mort Subite chalice. Bottle date 25/04/2011 A: First of all, beautiful bottle art. Corked 750ml bottle. Pours a dark rose color forming a medium but very fizzy and noisy big bubbled head leaving practically no lacings in the glass S: Very fruity. Strong notes of cherry juice and apple vinegar. Funky and sour. A bit metallic. Light notes of sweet malts. A bit earthy. Leather. Earthy yeasts T: Slight sweet upfront. Becoming suddenly quite dry and funky. Strong notes of apple vinegar, and cherry juice. Metallic. A bit earthy in the end M: Very light and watery body. Medium carbonation. Sour and fruity aftertaste O: Excellent drinkability. State of art Lambic beer [ BA Review @ 6/10/2014 ]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (9939) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"similar in color to the "regular" kriek. a little more vibrant in the aroma and nose, and a touch more puckering and sweeter as well. nice balance. very nice treat. can’t remember the exact price, but north of $30, this needed to be a top 10 all timer to revisit. it is not, but it is a very nice beer!"

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (7525) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2014
bottle shared and enjoyed with friends, thanks! pours unclear bright red with a very nice almost white cap, reviving and leaving some nice lacing. 3f funk, spicy cherries, red grapes, zinfandel-ish, herbal tea leaves, raspberry leafy notes, light to medium acidity - citric and lactic - not quite pungent, smooth oak. average to light carbonation, light body, dry, assertively tart and spicy-peppery-grassy finish. excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3254) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Pours a hazy red with a white rim on top that leaves some lacing. Nose is of cherries and light funk, pretty nice. Taste is dry and loaded with (really) tart cherries. This is just too acidic for me to enjoy in large quantities, quite a shame since everything is so good! Body was light to medium and carbonation medium. Overall a really good oude kriek, I just don’t appreciate them as ultra lactic as everyone else. :(

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gEUS (1713) - Linden, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2015 Older vintage (2004) if not mistaking. Pours hazy ruby red with a light purple hue, nice thin head. Left it aerate for about 10 minutes as initial sour punch is quite high. Once settled the aroma is but fantastic: the sweetest cherry and almond aromas intertwine lovely, some pinot noir touches and only a hint of madeira. Punchy tartness and sourness with quite some tannins but all ends very foresty fruity, quite an explosion actually

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (932) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smells like a sour. Low but fizzy carbonation. Tastes like a sour with a bit of cherry kick to it. Aftertaste is 15 seconds and the same. Very sour, but very easy to drink too.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (103) - New York, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Brite redfunk aroma with tons of cherries. Awesome nose kept on emulating. Flavor of extremely tart cherries, slight lemon and thick rich dry fruit end flavor. All flavors did so well together, very very slight carbonation, so easy and nice to drink A++++

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2949) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2014
I thought this was the only kriek he had out for the longest time, since I was always able to find it. Red pour. Small pinkish head that falls quick and leaves some minute traces of lacing. Sour aroma of cherries and funk. Taste is tart with some cherry flavors. Some funky notes, but softy and subdued. Could drink it daily if my stomach would allow.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Drake (11576) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2014
C&C 750 mL bottle, bottle date of 5/4/2004, sent to me by Papsoe a few years ago. Thanks! Shared with some friends of mine, 6/16/14. Pours a hazy salmon color with a thin white head that sticks around a while. Aroma of pepper, funk, horseblanket, mold, wood, dry cherries. The taste is tart jammy cherries, pepper, funk, moldy books, lemon, olive, leather. Medium bodied, low carbonation, slight lingering spice. Has held up well over the last decade. Exceptional beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
750ml 2011 vintage at Akkurat with Taylor, Kimberly, and Stefan. Pours dark ruby red, fresh cheer juice, hint of vinegar. Tast is cherries, some tanic chalk notes, subtle sourness that is well crafted with cherries, a slight sweetness that melds with the fruit notes, but still tastes perfectly dry for an oude Lambic. Really like it, but not that complex.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 77

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50