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3 Fonteinen Zwet.be

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3 Fonteinen
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Porter
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A dark porter like beer from 3 fonteinen, brewed with Lambic yeast


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1548) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
October 15, 2014. Bottle at home, best before november 22, 2016. Pours dark brown with a medium sized dense brown head. Aroma is milk chocolate, light tart cherries and oak. Taste is light sweet milk chocolate up front, tart cherries and dry oak notes in the finish. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (274) - GREECE - NOV 20, 2014
330ml bottle at home, bought from Systembolaget. Dark brown almost black color with dark beige head. Aroma is roasted malty, light coffee, and yeasty, light funky bretty. Taste is sweet and bitter, roasted malty again, chocolate and coffee, funky, fruity, berries. Medium oily body with average carbonation. Bitter fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2221) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle from Bierkonung. Pours black with a brown head. Nice chocolate and red berries taste with a barnyard finish

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1485) - SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2014
Det här var en oväntat komplex öl, smaken och ölen är tjusigt balanserad med toner av rostad malt, choklad och äpple. Kroppen var stabil och upplevelsen var positiv, mycket tack vare ölens komplexitet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (2331) - BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2014
Unique porter-style dark beer from 3 Fonteinen since 2010. And where Armand Debelder is, lambic is never far away: this black roasted beer is partially fermented with a wild lambic yeast. The result introduces a Brett aroma and taste to a black beer - which is probably close to what a historical, 18th century porter tasted like. Light beige, creamy head, blackish colour with wine red glow; aroma of raisins, dates, coffee, bitter chocolate, dry sherry, leather, wet hay, caramel. Rich malty taste with some wild yeast leatheriness and funkiness, high drinkability, drying effect of the wild yeast especially noticeable in the finish, where it is paired with a coffee- and chocolate-like roasted bitterness. Interesting, but I can imagine this will not be to anyone’s liking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (504) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2014
(Bottle @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Nov 6 2014) Pours a very deep brown with a moderate, tight off-white head and loads of lace. Aroma has a mild tartness that has cherry hints, semisweet chocolate, lightly smoky roast, a faintly musty lambic yeast note. Palate has some tartness initially, cherry and some citrus juice in support, but mostly driven by malts. Chocolate powder, very light coffee roast, sweetish dark toffee malt, drying and lightly dusty roast on the finish but not very bitter at all with tart hints remaining. Lightish mouthfeel with soft, average strength carb. Very easy drinking actually, not aggressively sour by any means and the malts are fairly mild roast-wise but still bring porter flavours. Not the craziest beer but deserves kudos for balance.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3291) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 1, 2014
I love Lambick yeast. Pachnie pszepieknie to piwo kawa czekolada, powidlami sliwkowymi i winnym octem. W smaku lekko palone czekoladowo kawowe i kwaskowe, taninowe dosc solidnie. Orzecha wloskiego wyczulem w pszelyku w koncowce. Wyglad to glebia czarnego koloru, geste i czarne niczym smola. Piana brazowawa sporoa utrzymujaca sie sredio dlugo ale jest super jakosci. Piwo jakby chcialo pszemowic, bierz i kosztuj kazdy lyk i sie nim delektuj. Doskonale do serowych pszekasek. Polecam.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
konungen (73) - - OCT 19, 2014
Mörkbrun nästan svart öl med ljus brunt skum. Doftar väldigt mörk rostad malt tillsammans med kaffe och choklad. Smaken är maltig, söt, nästan lite sur frukt och jäst. God beska men ingen ny favorit. Det sura drar ner betyget för min del. Flaska från Systembolaget. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (73) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
coffee, toast, roasty, basement aromas, leather, smoke, black, clear, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7846) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle. Cherry, orange, chocolate malt and light herbal aroma. Black with small head. Tart cherry, lambic yeast and light chocolate malt flavor. Light body. Very nice - malt flavor subdued.


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