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Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Lot, Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Bottle from the brewery gift shop: Pleasant, easy-drinking beer. Smooth, creamy and sweet, with hints of milk, sugar and honey. Mildly carbonated. Finish offers aromas of yeast and dough. Mild bitterness. Lingering sweetness.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (14770) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 8, 2017
Draft - Light bready notes. Hazy gold with a rich white head. Bready notes, fruity esters and a sweet bready finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (1866) - CANADA - MAY 1, 2017
3 Fonteinen Brouwerij Ambachtelijke Geuzestekerij _Beersel Blonde_ Belgian Strong Pale Ale at 7% ABV _(C$6.02 at Willow Park Wine & Spirits, 330 ml, best before 11-Apr-2018, acquired 1-Apr-2017, reviewed 1-May-2017)_ Appearance: clear pale gold with two fat fingers of rocky white head, excellent retention and well-defined lacing. (5/5) Aroma: bready malt, honey, floral, banana, hint of white pepper. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate-low bitter, light peppery spice. (6/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry moderate bitter and mildly spicy finish. (3/5) I was really puzzled by the naming of this: 3 Fonteinen calls their BSPA Beersel Blonde, when it has no association whatsoever with Oud Beersel? But then, I figured it out: Beersel is the name of the town. The two breweries are literally a fifteen minute walk from each other. Still, gotta say, seems like a little bit of a dick move - if it confused a fairly hardcore beer geek like me, then you gotta think the possibility for consumer confusion is pretty high. Anyway. On to the beer. And, well, hrm. Its not actually bad, yknow? But when you consider they make one of the best Gueuzes in the world, perhaps it might be better sticking with that? Really. Its a very, very pretty beer. And thats pretty much the best I can say about it. Stick to Gueuze and dont bother contract brewing at the De Proefbrouwerij. (12/20) 6.5/10 #ryansbooze ryansbooze.com

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llkc (2254) - rhus, DENMARK - APR 10, 2017
Duft svag kan malt citrus lime smag frisk citrus lime kant koriander fr og appelsin

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (3754) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2017
Train home. Directement de la bouteille. Sweet malts, grain, sugar, light wort, grassy, light metallic. Moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body, doughy and creamy. Ok, but why?

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (2030) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 23, 2017
I wasnt paying attention when I bought this and I thought it was Oud Beersel, I was disappointed when I popped it in the fridge when the label was not as I expected it. Then I examined it when I popped it out of the fridge and its 3 Fonteinen, so I was no longer disappointed. And then I tasted it and I was disappointed again. Its not bad, but it should be better. A perfect beer to have while Im cooling down, but its so thin that it washes away in a few seconds. A beer that can be overpowered by saliva is pretty damn weak. However, this is 7% and it sure doesnt taste like it. It does look nice in my little goblet though, so marks for that.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SylvainCFC (187) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2017
Robe jaune, dore opaque. Mousse importante blanche, compacte, stable, crmeuse. Nez trs discret, malt, poivr. Bouche malte et pice, petite amertume terreuse, petite acidit. Finale terreuse, lgrement menthole. Texture moyennement paisse, corpulence moyenne. Bire blonde sche, pice, malte. Petit biais sret dune blanche d au froment (base du lambic).

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (6113) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2017
330 ml buttplug bottle. The beer is a hazy yellow with a big head of white foam. Great head retention and lacing. The aroma is dry and herbal with hints at cotton candy and clove. Sweet with hints of esters popping up throughout. Medium body and medium high carbonation. Spritzy mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (6200) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 11, 2017
330ml bottle pours a hazy golden colour with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is grains with some light fruits and grass. Taste is a malty sweetness with a grassy, spicy hop bitterness. Light bodied with decent carbonation. Overall, a nicely done blonde ale. Recommended.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SinH4 (4563) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle. Hazy golden color with nice white head. Aroma is bananas, spicy yeasts, some vanilla. Taste is bananas, grainy, kiwi, peppery yeasts, typically Belgian. High carbonation. Okay Blond, with an interesting fruit character, but nothing special either.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 2, 2017
33cl bottle. It pours a rich golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet malty and yeasty with notes of bread dough and peppery spices. Taste is quite sweet with notes of malt, spices, dried fruits and biscuit dough. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok


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