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3 Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek

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

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RATINGS: 751   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Made exclusively with wild Schaerbeekse cherries.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tastybeer (1841) - Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2013
’08 Bottle courtesy GT via my dad. Thanks! Dark ruby pour, very light pink head. Good retention/little lace. Aroma of raspberry, funk, dust, barrel, cherry. Taste is lightly sweet, tart, dusty, raspberry, funk. Palate is very soft, even a bit creamy, lightly sour finish. Excellent, very easy drinking lambic.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
biggsbowler (482) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle ’11 - pours dark deep red. Lots of sour cherries smells plus lemon zest, grassy. Cherries are slightly faded but nice lemon tartness.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beermaris (40) - - MAY 2, 2015
Great strong aroma. Veryvsour, hoeever aftertaste a bit mildrr. Rich palete. To sour, however a very good beer

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alusmamuts (828) - LATVIA - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle if 2010. Red hazy with small pink head. Excellent cherry aroma. Sour, for the first feeling too sour, cherry taste, but an excellent long lasting cherry aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (769) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear ruby red color with a pinkish head. Aroma is dry, big sour cherry. Same in the flavor. huge sour that lingers into the finish. Excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Svesse (6843) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2015
(Bottle) Clear red colour with frothy, pinkish white head. Fruity, sourish nose with red fruit, cherries, almonds, citrus, aromas of barnyard and stable. Fruity, tart taste with notes of sour cherries, red fruit, almonds, pink grapefruit, sour grapes, cellar, a touch of rhubarb and a fresh, dry tart finish with a slight tannin sourness. Medium body, bone dry. Very fresh and tasty with a lovely sourness. The kriek against which all others are measured. Lovely stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (4952) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle at Chriso easter tasting. Many thanks to Bruce for this one. Deep purple pink / orange coloured pour with a fine head. Aroma is tart raspberry sharp fruity, Musty. Flavour is composed of sharp raspeberry, cherry, sharp, Palate is crisp sharp, tart fruit, uber dry, crisp, tart fruit. I like this.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPagan5 (101) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Dark red garnet hazy pour, bread day vyeast show through big cherry aroma and flavor. Lively carbonation brings out all the mentioned above. Great cherry crisp tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (3098) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle, shared at Rose Red. Pours a clear dark pinkish beer with a medium sized, light pink head. Aroma of cherries, Brett, red fruits and a typical 3 Fonteinen touch. Flavor is very tarty, a lot of fruits, bit of wood and it has a very dry mouthfeel and finish. Nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (511) - - DEC 25, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (1836) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
shared 2010 bottle with a friend at moeder lambic. poured a hazy dark red colour with a nice pink-ish head. sour cherries, tart, citrus, horse blanket, red wine notice, real tart bomb! boy this was lovely! i wanted to try this one for a long time! and it was even better as i was expecting! amazing!


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