Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Porter
Beersel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A dark porter like beer from 3 fonteinen, brewed with Lambic yeast

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darbeer75 (355) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Aroma: nice mix of lambic and porter; mostly lambic; Appearance: black with some ruby highlights; pours with a tall head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: porter on the front end, finishing with a very nice lambic; cherry and chocolate coming through; a little bitterness balances the sweetness; really works well together; Palate: heavy body with long sweet finish; Overall: very pleasant; would definitely buy again if we can find it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1585) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
0.33 l bottle from ’belgiuminabox.com’, best before July 2017 (probably brewed in July 2015). Clear, very dark red to black with a medium large, foamy, slowly diminishing, light brown head. Sweetish-malty, slightly roasty, moderately fruity and minimally funky aroma of dark chocolate, dark ripe fruits and some wood. Sweetish-malty, minimally sourish, roasty and fruity taste of dark chocolate, dark ripe fruits, red grapes and wood, followed by a short, slightly sourish, roasty finish. Medium body, slightly effervescent and minimally spritzy mouthfeel, almost flat. Nice, refreshing porter with a very subdued lambic touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alteregoo (750) - POLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Piana średnio pęcherzkowa, szybko opada do chmurki. Barwa ciemno brązowa, nieprzejrzysta. Aromat delikatnie czekoladowy, kawowy, jeżynowy i niestety metaliczny (gwoździe również w teście skórnym). W smaku wytrawne, lekko kwaskowe (na kawowo owocowy sposób), sporo ciemnych owoców właśnie w typie jeżyn, delikatna paloność, cierpkość, wiśnie w czekoladzie, w afterteasie nieśmiałe nuty funky. Wysycenie średnie, półpełne w odbiorze.
Pomimo sporej wady w aromacie piwo całkiem przyjemne, nietypowe, z niespotykaną w porterach brettową kwaskowatością i winną cierpkością. Dość pijalne, niemulące.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
poech73 (349) - Braine, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2016
From Hoppy House Assemblage à fermentation mixte à rapprocher d’une Oud Bruin Dégustation évolutive magnifique. En effet, le maltage chocolaté qui tient du Porter surpasse les arômes brettés de lambics, à l’attaque, sur des notes onctueuses amères légèrement caramélisées et alcalines; dense mais sans lourdeur. Ce n’est que dans un deuxième temps, en arrière bouche, que je reçois des saveurs acres de barriques plus acidulées avec beaucoup de longueur et tout en équilibre rendant cette dégustation très savoureuse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garlic_of_Doom (621) - SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle at Herman Belgian Bar. Almost black with a small beige head. Aroma has chocolate, coffee and slight tartness. Taste is roasted with pumpernickel bread, dark chocolate, slight tartness and also some raspberry/fruit/cherry notes. Light verging on medium body, high soft carbonation, smooth then dry mouth feel. Tart fruity after taste.

Really interesting beer! I’ve had a sour stout before and sour stout/porter is really something I’d like to see more of.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
koshack (1221) - Gdañsk, POLAND - JAN 10, 2016
Aromat palony, z wyraźną nutą orzechową. W smaku kwaśne, ale czuć ciemne słody, paloność. Spore wysycenie. Pozostawia na języku kwaskowaty posmak owoców. Bardzo dobry i zaskakujący. Alkohol lekko wyczuwalny ale na pierwszy plan wychodzi kwaskowość.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heman (538) - Tychy, POLAND - JAN 10, 2016
Czarne nieprzejrzyste. Aromat mało intensywny: czekolada i mocno palona kawa, z niuansami dzikimi. W smaku średnia pełnia, piwo gładkie, czekolada i kawa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
airrick2003 (851) - Louisiana, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Appearance: pours with a very large and very dense tan head, the beer is a very dark brown color, practically black, takes a while to pour down Aroma: wild, sour, cherry Taste: initially it's a mild sourness and wild like a limbic, then the coffee flavors make themselves apparent, Palate: light mouthfeel, mild bitter aftertaste, soft carbonation Overall: this is a unique porter, it's almost like mixing a porter and a lambic, pretty good, easily drinkable despite the sort of high abv ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (626) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2015
Looks.. Black with brown hue, med- light tan head. Smells.. choc and roasty malts are there but there is a very danky lambic aroma.. Maybe a hint of cherry/choc too. Tastes..chocolate and roasty malts, sour cherry filled chocolate but not sweet like cherry ripe stylez ... It’s got a slight tartness and and lighter mouthfeel, dry woody and dusty cocoa finish ..wow, what a great ’porter style beer’.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (2736) - ESTONIA - DEC 26, 2015
Dark brown beer, big fizzy beige head. Nose is roast and chocolate hints, mild funk, sour apples, metallic notes. Flavor is roast, sour notes, berries, some tartness and acidity in the finish along with more roast and coffee. Strange, but interesting, a cross between a porter and a lambic. Crisp mouthfeel. Balanced and pretty drinkable.

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