3 Fonteinen Armand'4 Oude Geuze Lente

 
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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lot, Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.25/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Armand’4 Oude Geuze is a blend of 1, 2 and 3 years old lambic, brewed, aged, blended and bottled by Armand Debelder. Limited blend! Ingr.: 60% malted barley, 40% wheat, aged hops and water. Limited edition! Armand’4 Oude Geuze is een mengeling van 1, 2 en 3 jaar oude lambiek, gebrouwen, gerijpt, geassembleerd en gebotteld door Armand Debelder. Eenmalige assemblage! Ingr.: 60% gerstemout, 40% tarwe, overjaarse hop en water. Beperkte oplage! Released at Toer de Geuze 2011 on May 1, 2011. 6% ABV, bottles of 75cl.

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4.6
fonefan (50751) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2011

Bottle 750ml. @ RBESG 11 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, 10 Gainsford Street, London, England SE1 2NE.

[ As my rating # 22000 on ratebeer ]. Unclear medium orange colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy yeasty, barnyard, grapefruit, citrus, tart, sulfur notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, funky, dry. Very nice and very good balanced ;O) Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft and fizzy. [20110807]

3.8
yespr (47113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is dry barnyard. Dry fruity, barnyard and spiced. Brett and leathery. Dry and brett finish. Dry and smooth.

3.4
Ungstrup (38246) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottled. An unclear dark amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of dusty hops, oranges, vinegar, wood, brettanomyces, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of wood, wet hay, brettanomyces, caramel, and bread, leading to a dry moldy finish.

4
joergen (29007) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazu orange coloured with a emdium sized off-white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of barnyard with notes of oak. Fruity and light acidic flavour of barnyard with notes of oak. Tart finish.

4
anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift, Tower Bridge SE1. Pours a hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour funky hayish aroma. Fruity funky smooth sour tart flavor. Has a fruity sour tart citrus finish.

4.5
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2012
Bottled (from bierkompass.de). Amber colour, big off-white foamy head, that settles quite quick. Aroma is big time sour/tart notes with mild fruity notes as well as quite big farmyard. Flavour is tart/sour fruits, some earth, yeast and farmyardy dusty notes. Childrens lambics are blown away by this kick ass hardcore gueuze. Brilliance in a bottle I dare say. Expensive, but worth every penny (or cent!).

4.8
Travlr (25876) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2011
Unlabelled bottle at the source. Shared with BigMomma. Murky variegated golden brown color, massive dark tan head with flavor flecks. Amazing retention. Aroma is spectacular! "That’s from the Challenger hops," said Armand. I’m the only one who uses them." Scents of rye flour, leather, sesame, biscuits and grandma’s attic. Taste is toasted dark bread, citrus and sesame breadsticks. Wonderful.

2.9
cgarvieuk (25742) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2015 bottle at RBESG 2011 ... hazy amber ... soft sweet funky fruit ... lightest barnyard sour tinge in back of nose ... surprisingly unsour in nose ... big sour front ... soft fruits ... tart soft sourness... well it seems more balanced and was one of the better sour i had on the day... but i sstill dont like it :-) Bottle at brewdog... Amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft mellow bready horseblanket... Light fruit nose... Tart fruits... Funk.. Sift Brett fruits.. Musty sour.. 2.7

4.6
omhper (25568) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2014
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. Cloudy pale amber, lively head Intense funky nose with wood and cobwebs. Dryish with medium body and soft mouthfeel. Grapestone bitterness, funk, pine resin and cobwebs. Mellow, intense. Superb.

3.5
madmitch76 (25382) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
9th July 2011
Scopeys East Croydon tasting. Big thanks to Paul for bagging this one and sharing it! Hazy amber beer, tidy white head. Mildly sour nose. Crisp dry palate. Mild woody and mild fruity sourness - trace of vinegar. Trace of white wine. Dry finish. Ok - there was much serious nodding of heads going on for this one from people I respect and who know beer, whereas yours truly was mostly scratching his. I mean I like this beer and I would happily have it again but I’m not getting this upper 4 wow factor at all. If I live to be a 100 - I may never fully understand this style!


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