3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend

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

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RATINGS: 632   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Golden Blend is made with 4 year old Lambic that accounts for 25 % of it’s contents, the rest of the blend is made up by a "secret" combination of 1, 2 and 3 year old Lambic.

The exact mixture is only known by the master-blender Armand himself.

The name "Golden Blend" is not far away from the truth, in fact, the 4 years of maturation in oak-wooden barrels is making this particular Lambic very expensive.

Due to the "evaporation" through the barrels, only a small percentage of the lambic is left over after 4 years of maturing.

The 2015 version (bottle date 12/03/2014) has 7.5% ABV (although some labels say 6%)

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4.4
EvNa (2000) - Ede, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2019
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2019 Bottle, 17/18, bottled 8 feb 2018. Color: Hazy orangish golden, white head. Aroma: Funk, hay, apple, appleskin. Taste: Very smooth, over moderate tart, light to moderate sweet, light bitterness. Farm barn funk, hay, fruity mix of sweet and sour apple, appleskin, grape, gooseberry. Now and than some subtle vinegar notes. Oak wood. Dry mouthfeel. Great balance, great complexity. Wow! Lovely!

4.4
Defreni (3860) - Husum, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2019
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2019 Flaske: Hands down en af de bedste geuze jeg nogensinde har smagt. Hestedække og meget surhed. Smagen er ekstrem balanceret og selvom pH er lav er der en fantastisk balance. Lækker øl.

4.3
Juks (3766) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2019 750ml bottle, 16/17. Pours cloudy light amber colour, white small head stays. Aroma is funky, earthy, wet woody, dried apples and yellow fruits. Taste is quite sour, funky, earthy, oaky, bit tannin, apple skin, raw gooseberry. After some warming nice vinegary notes come in aroma and aftertaste. Medium body, quite high carbonation. Taste is really nice and overally it's nicely balanced, but in my opinion at the moment too fresh to drink. Anyways, aroma is allready beautiful! I'd leave it to cellar for at least 10 years. It's masterpiece, but not yet ready to drink it.

3.7
williamstome (2799) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2019 Gold pour, white head. Aroma of honeysuckle, peach, light notes of pepper and grass. Taste follows; a bit dryer than expected.

4
MasDen (1220) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 8, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2019 The aroma is very saturated: peaches, honey, a little from brettanomyces. Bright orange, cloudy, slight white foam. The taste is fruity, here again peaches and honey, acidity is very moderate. The finish is dry. The body is medium, carbonation is small.

4.4
rhoihessegold (5160) - Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2019 28-09-19 // bottle shared at Mon Petit Cafe Suttgart on Zwanze Day 2019. 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend (season 1718) Blend No. 24. 375ml bottle. §F doesnt disaapoint. A lovely and complex Geuze blend.

3.8
DraftWhisperer85 (320) - Sint-truiden, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2019 Vooral de charmeert door het gebruik van de 4 jaar oude lambiek in de blend! Magnefieke stevig zuren, schitterende gouden kleur. Top glas bier

4
ABUSEDGOAT (3560) - California, USA - SEP 28, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2019 Copy gold leader. Hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of grass, barnyard funk, leather, tart. Medium bodied, moderate tartness, complex, tasty, overpriced.

4.1
Daboch (723) - Gdansk, POLAND - SEP 12, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2019 Golden Blend n 24,season 17/18, alc. 6,7%vol. Żółte wchodzące w bursztyn mętne piwo z wysoką pianą która dość szybko znika. Aromat białych owoców, nuty stajni, kwaśny. W smaku dominują kwaśne jabłka, kwas bez octu. Czołówka geuze

4.1
creppyiceman (2553) - POLAND - SEP 2, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2019 ( bottle) Aroma: leather, lemon peel, funk Taste: semi-spur, rather dry, flavour of peach, leather, lemon and funk. Palate: medium body, medium carbonation. Overall: Very leather-driven, Nice !


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