3 Fonteinen Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer

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

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   SEASONAL: Summer   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!

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4.3
jackl (8423) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2013
Bottle supplied by myself. The pour’s deep hazy orange with a medium pillowy white head. Nice brett through the nose. Old cobweb-covered wood. A bit of marshmallow. Light white grape. Slightly brash. Notes of granny smith apple. The taste has similarly musty flavors. Like eating an attic. Rich brett with bright shocks of tart lemon. Key lime pie. Such expressive wild yeast. Nice floral finish. Mild creamy sweetness. Light body. Wonderful vitality. Moderate carbonation. Overall, fantastic.

4.6
RichTheVillan (8240) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle from Bottle Shop Canterbury; hazy amber pour with a thin frothy beige head, lemon and funk aroma, taste has some tart fruit, zesty lemon, some hay, dry finish.

4.2
AndySnow (8095) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Clear dark golden colour with a thick white head.
Aroma: Acidic, tart, sour, berries, fruit, funk.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Acidic, tart, fruit, berries, sour, funk, some barnyard.

4.6
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 17, 2011
Pours a golden/light amber with a huge white head. Slighly hazy. Actually the bottle exploded on me, big gusher. Long lasting foam which leaves lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is similar to Lente ("wet wood, strong funkyness with fruitiness") but with more citrus and vinous notes. Sweet/acidic nose. Taste is rich and again similar to Lente ("strong funkyness again and tartness sorrounded by a sort of yogurt-like sweetness. Huge citrus and lemon peel notes. Grassy notes in the background. Some wood and fruit too"). Differently from Lente, Zomer tastes fresher, with more citrus notes and less dust. The spiciness in the taste is more defined too, with clear notes of nutmeg. Mostly dry finish. Palate is creamy, silky, with good carbonation. Overall, this stands up there with Lente, fantastic blend. The backbone is similar but these are definitely two different beasts and I can’t choose the one I loved the most. Again, glad I had a whole bottle for myself.

3.8
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
750, capped. Thanks bvc. Pours hazy pinkish amber. Big lemony nose. Crisp sparkling body. Bright refreshing lemony mid palate. Long crisp finish. Bright and delicious.

4.1
TaktikMTL (7967) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 13, 2013
2 bouteilles de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagées lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur de zeste de citron avec une pointe de pomme verte. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de pomme verte avec une pointe de citron et de raisins verts. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de citron acide en arrière goût. (Rating #5299)

4.6
BMan1113VR (7929) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle thanks to someone at Woodshop 6. Pours with a hazy golden yellow hue and a small white head that does leave some great lacing. The aroma is absolutely incredible. Funk, brett, light oak notes, lactic yogurt, peaches, stone fruits and apple esters. Light woody notes, white wine. Incredibly complex! Some grapefruit like acidic notes. Flavors are also amazingly complex and amazingly balanced. White wine, restrained funk, light oak notes, tons of lactic acid sourness. Lively on the palate, dry, and puckering. Quite possibly the best Gueuze that I have ever had the opportunity of trying.

4.7
PhillyCraft (7916) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle compliments of Frank split with him and Bill. Pours a hazy, murky glowing orange with medium white head and good sporadic lacing. Aromas and taste of peachy wood, 3 font funk, sour lemons, oak, horseblanket and all types of citrus skins. So sour and full flavored for a relatively young blend. Long lasting and complex acidic finish. The most sour of the armand series. Awesome

3.6
Sigmund (7910) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2011
Shared bottle, RBNAG 2011. Golden colour. Difficult to distinguish this from the Lente, but Zomer is slightly less woody and even more lemony in both aroma and flavour.

4.2
Sledutah (7834) - Utah, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Bottle shared with friends
Appearance: Slightly hazy amber with a huge white head and lots of sticky lacing
Aroma: Barnyard, wet blanket and funky
Taste: Tart, dusty, citrus with a dry finish Very nice and enjoyable. Glad I got to try these great beers.


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