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

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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made with 30% raspberries from the Payottenland, and 5% sour cherries. In commemoration of the late Gaston Debelder, founder of the 3 Fonteinen blendings;

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (7173) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2016 750ml bottle (Overpriced Beer Tasting 2016, thanks Mart). Clear copper color. Small size, white head, stays. Acidic, puke, fruity, farmhouse, bit plastic in aroma. Acidic, sour, rhubarb, fruity, plastic in taste. Fruity and acidic in aftertaste. Crisp carbonation. Drinkable brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (3865) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle (from koht). Pours red. Aroma is massive raspberries, sour, funk, sweetness. Flavor is sour, raspberries, funk, wheat, some acidity, slight cinnamon. Finish is sour. Drinkability is good. Overall: very good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Korcz (2916) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
The_Osprey (7729) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle share in High Wycombe. Holy shitballs and thanks to Paul. As 3 Fonteinen Hommage, 2013 vintage. Hazy purpley brown, minimal head. Aroma is very intense raspberry, musty burnt plastic, vinegar, old jam, dirty lambic stuff. Body is smooth and rounded with soft carbonation. Taste is pretty acetic, red wine, intense raspberry, sour cherries, more vinegar, lightly grainy with a dry acidic finish. A touch of the sour brown about it in some ways. A very tasty beer. (4.0)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UDBeernut (2871) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2016
750ml bottle split with the wife. pours ruby red, translucent. small head that last the entire glass. Cherry and oak in the nose. taste is tart, cherry is more prominent than the raspberry. good funky character. mild bandaids. nice acidic mouth, good carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (9919) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2016
75cl bottle shared with kermis and 2 friends. Medium pink head. Very hazy red pour. Sour aftertaste. Very good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3638) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2016
Flaska frn SB. Hallon i fin kombination med krsbren, minst lika mycket krsbrssmak som hallon trots att de bara r 5%. Ganska rund och mjuk syra och komplex smakbild med fat som ger en liten vaniljton, funk, krsbrskrnor. Riktigt gott.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (6400) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 10, 2016
2013 750mL bottle drunk 11/5/16.
Large, pink-flecked head showing modest retention for style tops a clear, cranberry body.
Big fruits in the nose, even after three years...Raspberry and cherry, of course, with the punchy, jammy character of young raspberry having disappeared. Funky, of course, though no big barnyard and no sulfur. Lots of fruity brett acids, black pepper and light lactic acid somewhat drying out and certainly balancing the fruit. None (or very little) of the strong band aid and no eather of older oude kriek vintages. So thats kind of a bummer. But its still authentic and highly enjoyable with glorious fruit aromas persisting strongly.
Lots of fruit in the mouth with tight carbonation, moderate lactic acid and black pepper character helping to balance the sweet cherry notes. Soft, malty texture with tight carbonation and a bright raspberry and brett finish. Im not going to lie, I want a LOT more funk than this but its still very well-done.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsandman (1308) - New York, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to JP. Pours a deep reddish purple, pink head. Aroma is heavy sour cherry, raspberry, lacto, oak, sweet fruits. Med sweet, fairly acidic, lovely!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (11343) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2016
2013 version. Bottle big thanks to Scopey for this one. Aroma is big jammy cherry, cough syrup, raspberry, blackberry. A hazed plum red cherry coloured pour with a lasting loose pink head. Flavour is composed of semi sweet sour, putting, spicy berry fruits, woody raspberry, cough syrup,. Palate is medium sticky, sweet and sour, highish carbonation, puckering sour. Really nice complexity.


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