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

bottled
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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Served on draught at the 3 Fonteinen caf, variable sweetness level.

Note: Brewed with Polish cherries.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6974) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2016
Draft at the brewery from a decanter. It pours a clean deep ruby color with a small bubbly pink head. Aroma is funky lemony fruity sweet with plenty of cherries and grassy notes. Taste is also fruity and lightly funky grassy tart lemony, more cherries and almonds. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, tasty

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimeon (60) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 23, 2016
A: Pours deep ruby red with little fizz and no head.little fizz and no head. N: Overwhelming horse blanket with only a faint hint of cherry. T: Horse blanket again with almost no detectable cherry now. Bracingly sour. Lemon notes appear. P: Little bit of cherry and sherbet try to make an appearance before horse blanket and farmyard smells take over again, going into a long, lingering sourness. O: Always a privilege to drink an artisanal lambic, and this one is right up there with the best I have tasted.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (1291) - Linkping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2016 (On cask @ 3 Fonteinen Restaurant, Beersel, Nov 14 2015) Pours a very deep pink-tinged red with a short lived head of medium pink froth and no lace. Aroma of moderately heavy horse blanket/hay over kriek flesh and some pit with a faint acidic lemon touch. Palate is acidic with maybe just a little sugar, light lemon juice, kriek flesh, light skin tannins, some musty cellar and oak. Finish is pretty soft, light acidity, cherry lingers, a bit of herbal bitterness underneath. Lightish of body with no real carb. Not as juicy as the Cantillon kriekenlambic as I recall it. More wood and hay presence. Certainly a very drinkable and fairly complex kriek.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gephross100 (435) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Deep red color with a pink head. Foot basement and cherry cough syrup. Long bitter finish. Sweet upfront light mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndySnow (6956) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2016 How: Draught.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark red colour with a pink head.
Aroma: Cherries, fruit, a bit acidic, some tart.
Body: Full body with a thick mouthfeel, flat carbonation.
Flavour: A bit sour, sour cherries, some fruit, tart.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (4001) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2016 Draught at 3 Fonteinen restaurant. Hazy deep ruby liquid with minimal pink head. Aroma of cherries, light almonds, apples skin, 3F funk and light lemon. Taste is light sweet and light sour with notes of lemon, cherries, almonds and light barnyard. Medium bodied with very low carbonation. Excellent kriekenlambiek.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18765) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2016 Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Slightly hazy deep red/purple beer with a small but beautiful and very lasting red/pinkish head. Sourish cherry aroma, tart notes, strawberries, red currant, cherry seeds, vanilla notes, some almond and rubber. Sweet and sour cherry flavor, red currant, almonds, tart notes, cherry seeds, vanilla notes, citrus, some grapefruit. Sourish cherry finish with grapefruit, almond and wild strawberries. Wonderful beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (7965) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2016 (Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm 29 Apr 2006, 6,0% abv) Colour is deep red, no head. Nose is acidic with dark cherries and nutty hints of almonds. Taste is acidic and harsh with a fruity cherry character. Very dry but with lots of cherry character. Very well balanced and actually lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6862) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2015
Keg at Drie Fonteinen restraurant, Beersel. Dark reddy purple, small pink head. Aroma is dark cherry, black forest, red wine. Deep rich cherry. Nice. Body is medium, smooth, watery, low carbonation for the style. Taste is cherry, stewed fruits, soft lemon tartness, light vanilla. Very nice kriek.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17679) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Tap at 3F restaurant, 20/11/15. Rich cherry red with a well appointed crimson covering that retains well. Nose is tarte cherry, light smoke, cherry singed straw, wood must, funk. Taste comprises bitter cherry skins, red berry compote, wood must, farmyard, light smoke, tangy cherry, light dirt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close with a tarte berry scrub. Solid.


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