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

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RATINGS: 641   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

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

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4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreddy (17) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2012
HUGE thanks to xpimptastikx for bringing this beer to our impromptu/epic tasting last night. 750ml corked & caged bottle into a Ranger Creek tulip. Hommage pours with a rosy, violet-amber hue studded with a fine yeasty haze. A pink, Valentine’s day head retains surprisingly well. Gorgeous beer! Sadly, the aroma has not held up to age as well as the appearance. Big phenolic notes greet the nose alongside a leathery, cheesy, funky armpit presence. Cooked asparagus and green olives were suggested, and I agree. However, sniff past the pickled funkiness and there are some nice acetic berry tones lurking beneath. All is forgiven upon the first sip. This Lambic is heavenly in flavor, with a super tart lactic punch to the sides of the tongue offset by a decadent, funky raspberry jam note in the middle. Mouthfeel is dry, tart, and refreshing with a perfect carbonation level. Overall, an amazing beer; I am grateful that I got the opportunity to try Hommage. It’s a shame the nose hadn’t held up, but the deliciousness more than makes up for that fact. Thanks again Michael!


3.8
Piotrek4 (272) - Lublin, POLAND - OCT 9, 2017
(Batch 4) Aromat bardzo przyjemny, wanilia, skórzany pasek, a przede wszystkim swojski syrop malinowy, taki najlepszej jakości. W smaku ciut gorzej. Są kwaśne wiśnie, ale też niestety jest ogórkowa kiszonka. Nie ma tragedii zdecydowanie, ale brakuje trochę dzikości. Czuć że jest jeszcze młode. Mocno kwaśne i odświeżające.

2.7
Borresteijn (7400) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2017
75cl Bottle shared. 6% version, not sure which year. Hazy pink colour, off-white head. Aroma of lots of funk, battery acid, raspberries, stable. Flavour is very sour, funky, acidic, battery acid, raspberries, didn't get any cherries, sour finish. Light bodied, way over-carbonated. Glad to have tried this, but this is wasted on me.

4.2
PowY (975) - 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

4.3
Saeglopur (2292) - 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!

4.2
Werckmeister (3272) - 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.

4.1
Rubin77 (2480) - 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.

4.2
creppyiceman (983) - 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 !

4.5
Kiezmar (787) - 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.

4.2
90 (726) - 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.

4
Hopverdju (1427) - 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!


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