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


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RATINGS: 649   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Made with 30% raspberries from the Payottenland, and 5% sour cherries. In commemoration of the late Gaston Debelder, founder of the 3 Fonteinen blendings.

Batch 4 (19/12/2016): 4.5 % ABV
All previous batches: 6 % ABV

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PowY (1043) - AUSTRIA - OCT 4, 2017
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy ruby red with a lightly pinkish head. The aroma is extremely fruity - raspberries and cherries - extremely dense, lots of fruits with quiet some leathery, meaty notes. Upon warming some spices join the aroma - gingerbread, Christmas spices. Very nice aroma! Light to medium body with a light to medium carbonation, a heavy initial but not offending sourness with mellows out quickly and is followed by a fruity tartness and a dry finish. Very refreshing. The aroma is full with loads of berries, sour berries, raspberries, sour cherries, some woody notes, extremely fruity. Excellent!

Aroma: 9
Appearance: 4
Taste: 8
Palate: 4
Overall: 17

Saeglopur (2326) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2017
Score: 9 / 4 / 8 / 4 / 18

750 ml bottle, bottled 20/12/16.
Deep red body, with a small, pinkish head.
Aroma with loads of fresh raspberries, jam, barnyard, some cherries, some wood, some unripe stone fruits, slight
Tastes of sour raspberries, vinegar, wood, unripe pears, cherries, some jam.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes acidic, dry, wooden, very fruity, with sour raspberries, vinegar, some unripe fruits.

Delicious! Loads of the most lovely, fresh raspberries, especially in the nose. As the beer warms up, the cherries come through a bit more. Quite acidic taste, but so complex and rich. Among the best Lambics I've had so far!

Werckmeister (3331) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2017
0,75l bottle at home shared by Sander, big thanks. BB 20.12.2016. bourdeaux like color, small white head. smells of raspberries, berry jam, lightly citric, hints of grass, light wood, light cherries. very lovely smell. light body, very smooth but obvious carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of raspberries, cherries, citric, wood, lightly grassy, lightly earthy, nice tartness. finishes dry and lightly sour with notes of raspberries, cherries and some grassy notes. very very nice one, so much fruits on this one. very good complexity for the ABV.

Rubin77 (2590) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 25, 2017
F: pale pink, medium, not long lasting. C: dark red with brown hue, hazy. A: woody, barnyard, red fruits, raspberry, bit cheesy, complex. T: sour raspberries, brett, bit fruity sourness, woody, cheese, very fresh fruity, basement, medium to full body, medium carbonation, very good complex, worth to try, fully enjoyed, glass @ 3 Fonteinen Open Beer Days September 2017.

creppyiceman (1043) - POLAND - SEP 24, 2017
( bottle 2016 vintage ) Aroma: cherries, leather, raspberries,woody hint. Appearance: reddish pink color, small ugly head, Taste: sour, flavour of oak, sour cherries,,raspberries,fruits stones and wood. Palate:medium body, medium carbonation. Overell: Insane balance, I DIG IT !

Kiezmar (833) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 24, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2017 Bottle. Aroma - leather, raspberriess, wood, cherries, wild cherry, cherries stones. In taste dry, fruity, cherries, gean, raspberries, stone aftertaste. Beer is smooth, not too much wild. Medium body, medium carbonation. Amazing balance of frutis, sweetnees and sourness. Amazing frutiness.

90 (819) - BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2017
@BXL Beerfest. (fresh release) Very nice raspberries and funk in nose. Very fresh and crisp. Tad sour, lemon, raspberries. Palate is puckering. Have to try this beer in better conditions.

Hopverdju (1495) - BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2017
Van ’t vat. Mooie karmijn rode kleur met witte schuimkraag. Geur: veel brett, kriek, tannine, wat framboos. Smaak: droog, zurig, framboos. Matige koolzuurprikkel. Lekker!

nutjes (1243) - Zwevegem, BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2017
Van het vat op het BXLBeerFest. U: Wazig karmijnrood met een gebroken witte schuimkraag. G: Veel brett, krieken, frambozen, stof en tannines. S: Zoet met een zurige afdronk. Frambozen en brett. M: Doordrinker met fijne pareling.

murran (689) - - AUG 26, 2017
Pours a brownish red body with a thin head. Wonderful aroma of raspberries. Taste is raspberries with a subtle sourness and nice fizzy carboration. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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