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Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of New Morning and 18 month aged 3 Fonteinen Lambic refined for at least 12 months in bottle. It has a surprisingly citrus nose of leather, cellar and animal with hints of dried flowers and honey. Lasting and sapid in the mouth with a sour finish that always makes the lovers of this blend smile.
This beer could very well make you develop an addiction for spontaneous fermentation and turn your entire world upside down!

After a mechanical breakdown, 3 Fonteinen Brewery of Beersel (possibly the best Lambic blender in the world) had economic damage in the summer of 2009. The news caused such a stir in the International beer movement that I called Armand to know how things were. As he needed to sell his Lambic, I immediately got inspired to blend our New Morning with his beer. We selected three 18 month old Lambic barrels that we siphoned in a small tank on our truck. The journey back was long and hard, myself and Manuel took turns driving through Belgium, France and Italy only stopping for gas. After days hand bottling and months of maturation, the outcome has gone over and beyond our expectations and we can say with pride that it was worth it!
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2011

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate barnyard, wood, honey, fruity, lambic alike. Aroma feel IMO a bit young. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, citrus, fruity, peppery. Flavor is IMO a bit like a saison. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110613]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is citric, barnyard and fruity. Fruity, mild spiced and slight herbal. Crisp bretty and citric. Dry and lingering fruity into a smooth finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29484) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of hops, brettanomyces, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, lemons, and a bit of brettanomyces, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy opaque golden with a white head. Farty, Bretty barnyard aroma. Medium body, lively carbonation, Bretty with a tropical twist to it, even coconut accents! Ends dry with quite some barnyard. Very subtle on the tartness and actually quite sophisticated. 200812

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21081) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy amber coloured with a huge off-white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of barnyard and berries with notes of candies. Fruity and light acidic flavour of barnyard, hops and berries. Tart finish of berries.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oh6gdx (20620) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottled@vPBFII. Hazy orange colour, small white head. Aroma is sour wood, some floral and fruity notes along with some barnyard. Flavour is fruity, dry wood, some herbs and mild funky yeast. Really lovely brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
Courtesy of Jesper
Cloudy golden color with small head. Interesting aroma, both tart and fruity, with classic pungent cellar notes typical of Drie Fontainen and lemony fruitiness. Highly carbonated, with strong Bretts, but smooth overall; strong citrusy and strong cellar character too.
Good; interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Bottled 750ml@VWPBF vintage 2009 Hazy deep orange, small steady white head. Fruity sour nose. Medium-bodied. Fruity, tart, grapes ... nice, drinkable. Some pepperkaka! Evident 3Fonteinen. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2012
Hazy dull blonde. The aroma has lots of lambicy notes, light herbs...a good mix of both products. Sweet, herbal, lightly fruity and quite complex. The lambic really takes over the finish. Fun stuff, not necessarily an improvement on nuova mattina but still fun.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (12340) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 19, 2011
Bottle at Makke, shared with tarheels86 et al. Hazy golden color, medium white head. Aroma of dust and lemon peel. Taste is sweet lemon rind, nicely balanced.


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