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Brewed by Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 604   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2 and 3 year old lambic. Fermented and lagered in oak vessels. This beer has no head, just like lambic. The lambic is brewed with 60% barley, 40% wheat, last years hop


Dunbar72's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dunbar72 (136) - Göteborg, - SEP 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Not that strong in the aroma, citrus, stable, hay, rootcellar and whool. Very vell balanced to the taste, grape, citrus, horse, sour red berries and root cellar. Low carbonation, sourness lingers. Very nice!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MichaelAwesome (5729) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2015
Zur Perfektion hat nur etwas Frische und ein guter Schuss Perlung gefehlt. Gut, auch die hier vorhandene Säure und Fruchtigkeit kann man doch besser. Ansonsten Balance in hefe, frucht, säure und Volumen. Sehr gut, einfach nur sehr gut.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McTapps (5734) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle from fonefan - my Summer Santa. The lambic has got a hazy golden-strawy colour with a flat body and no head. Aroma of mild vinegar, mild acid, straw. Taste of mild acid, mild unripe berries, oak, mild vinegar. Sourness is well-balanced. Enjoyed it.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Clear flat sour goodness. Oak and barnyard yeast readiness. Really tart and mildly floral. Finishes super dry and oaky. Excellent!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2300) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Rated from beer log from 2009 Belgian Trip.... Aroma is funky like a gueuze, barnyard... Orange cloudy in color... Flavor is more tart than a gueuze, more like a lambic in that respect, but still with a slight funkiness in the taste... Finish on the palate is gently tart, not extremely intense... Enjoyable

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow (2243) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
2010 375ml bottle from Kamiel. Clear golden with a white layer of head. That first whiff reminds me why I love 3F so much and should by more of anything they make that I can get my hands on. Such a balanced and nuanced combination of farmhouse funk, balanced tartness, mild sourness, light lemon zest, hay, fairly dry with a touch of acidity on the finish, light funk and more barnyard. Doesn’t overwhelm in any particular direction or flavour but tasty, refreshing and enjoyable in all the right ways. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3058) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 25, 2014
6% a reddish Amber our with a minimal head served in a teku glass at Luppolo 12. A nose of rich plum, wine, thick stone fruit malts really nice. The taste just knocks it out of the park! Tart fruity sour, a bit of woddsy barrel character on a light silky body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (512) - - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
witthatsbier (399) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2014
Pours a dark yellow with no head Aroma is light grain with not much else taste is light sourness with the expected musty lambic flavour interesting beer worth trying but this producer can do better

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (5702) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
bottle with/from friends, thanks! pours hazy/cloudy golden-orange without a head, no lacing. toasted wheat, rustic hay, apricots - very fruity, classic 3f-funk, hint of sweetness - or maybe an impression from quasi-absence of carbon dioxide, mustiness, old grassy and herbal hops, pepper, minerals, light to medium acidity, soft oaky notes. flat, enhancing oiliness, drying herbal-grassy-woodsy finish. assertively green apple tart yet it seems almost balanced after all. tasty doesjel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2705) - New York, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle at home. I am the worst at saving beer so here I am popping Lambic randomly. Pours flat orange but very appealing perhaps it’s subconsciously knowing what’s in glass. Nose is funky hay. Tastes of hay, fruit skins, wood, funky cheese, some grapefruit and slightly salty. Flat yet lovely palate. Linger red wine vinegar on palate. Lovely.


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