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3 Fonteinen
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Porter
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A dark porter like beer from 3 fonteinen, brewed with Lambic yeast


Hopfemandli's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopfemandli (107) - Zug, - FEB 1, 2013
On tap @Erzbierschof’s -- dark with medium persistant beige head. Aroma is ’stouty’, coffee, hints of chocolate. Flavor is similar but covered by sourness. It is light to medium bodied. Alcohol is hidden. Easy to drink. An unusual experience!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4812) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Randalls North County. A big tan head slowly falls. The beer is very dark with minimal red. A unique aroma. I smell some chocolate but something else, too. Trying to ID it. It is kind of Cola Cola. A funky first sip that is somehow north western European. Some fruit and just a bit of wild funkiness. This is tasty and different. A creamy feel, largely because the foam never left.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1831) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2014
July 15, 2014 - on tap at Flying Saucer. Just happen to be in KC for work and saw this on tap. Black pour with some head that faded quickly, but left some lacing. Aroma was tart dark fruit, roasted malt, yeast and some chocolate. Taste was consistent with aroma with a nice balance of the tart fruit and roasted malt. Finish was mild bitter coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2479) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2014
Bottled. Pours black with a small, lacing and creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, yeast, fruit, brett notes and some chocolate. Sweet flavor that ends up dry ans a little sour. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and soft carb. A nice and quite special Porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremyh70 (664) - Missouri, USA - JUL 6, 2014
An opaque brown with the slimmest hints of chestnut around the edges. Has a nice khaki head that settles to a film and leaves excellent lacing. Aroma has nutty roasted coffee and slight cocoa character, a vinous quality and a bit of tartness. Taste is lightly fruity and a bit tart at first then you get some roasty coffee with cream and the cocoa followed by some berry flavor. There is some smoke and charred flavor in the finish. Aftertaste has some mild roasty bitter and a bit of the tartness that fades, but otherwise dry. Mouthfeel is semi creamy with a light/medium body and moderate carbonation. Interesting porter that would be good with food. The slight tartness didn’t turn me off but I prefer my porters without it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1075) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
330ml bottle from Beautiful Beers online. Black-brown colour, foamy biege head leaving lots of lacing and aroma of roast malt, chocolate, nutty along with zesty, fruity, yeasty, funky notes. Taste is chocolatey malt, smoke, molasses, coffee, dark fruits, light bitter with a tartish lemony & barnyard edge. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, tart & roast bitter at the finish. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zach8270 (3376) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2014
(bottle - 330 ml) Dark brown pour with a puffy tan head. Lightly roasted aroma with a touch of earthy and funky yeast. Wasn’t very sour but still gave a good flavor to it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lothore (544) - California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
A- pours a drk brownish hue with a small, tan head that leaves lacing on the way down. S- tart raspberry, dark chocolate, Cabernet, coffee T- coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate, rounded out by light tartness ADHD dark fruit notes M- medium bodied with low carb D- nice beer that was surprisingly well balanced Would have benefitted from more carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (905) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle pours reddish black with low head. Aroma is roast and coffee with a light funk. taste is medium bodied with big roast and a light tart finish. very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2624) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Sexy little bottle brought back from beersel. Pours out a dark brown topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate coffee and some smoke. Taste is as the nose with the roast malts and a touch of oddness.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffaoe (224) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Slight sour and roasty aroma. Color is pitch black with a light head. Taste is slightly roasty upfront with a nice light tart finish. great beer.


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