3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze 1998 (50th Anniversary)

Formerly brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lot, Beersel, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Specially made for Drie Fonteinen's 50th anniversary in 1998.

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fonefan (48622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2012
Bottle 75cl. @ home.

[ Trade by yespr ]. Light unclear golden color with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is barnyard, grapefruit, citrus, cask wood, sour, so complex and so easy ;o)). Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, very refreshing and dry. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is lively. [20081221]

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium golden yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy horse blanket, barnyard, leather, fruity, wood, light citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long duration, balanced, fruity, tart, barnyard notes, dry, bubblegum notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120127]

yespr (44706) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2008
RBESG2008: 75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a slowy collapsing white head. Aroma is dry wooden and orange fruity. Flavour is smooth orange fruity and nicely acidic with a light yeasty touch towards the finish. Nice wooden base to a delicate orange citric flavour into the finish. Nice lingering dry and light sulphorish into the far finish. Very smooth and balanced.

Ungstrup (37231) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2004 OK, my tastebuds have evolved over the past 9 months: A hazy orange beer with a huge collapsing head. The aroma is sour, with notes of wood and grapefruit. And the flavor is lovely sour with notes of grapefruit. ------& unclear orange beer with a fine but fast disappearing head. The aroma is sour and metallic. The flavor is a sour geueze flavor. A good geueze but not great. Too sour for my tastebuds. = 5/3/5/3/11

joergen (27970) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2005 Bottled. Cloudy amber coloured with a huge white head. Acidic aroma of unriped fruit with notes of barnyard and wood. Acidic and woody flavour of berries and wood with notes of unriped fruits.

oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2007
Bottled. Deep goldeny orange colour with mediumsized white head. Aroma is sourness, wood and slight hints of leather. Flavour is earthy, wooden, slightly fruity bitterness and overall really sour. A really pleasant Gueuze.

anders37 (26137) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2006
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden colour with a big white head. Sweet barnyard aroma and lovely hints of citrus. Malty tart flavor with lots of citrus. Very nice balanced mouthfeel. Long malty sour finish. This is a lovely gueuze.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Lightly hazy golden with a rough off-white head. Fresh, astringent, Brettish nose. Medium body with a fairly complex Brett character and a lightly astringent and sour finish. But actually a fairly mellow and drinkable gueuze. 290608

omhper (24963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2003
UPDATED: APR 29, 2003 Bottled. This unlabelled 75cl bottle is not exactly what I drink any day, so it was poured with great care. Dark yellow and hazy with rich lively head. Tart, barnyardy aroma. Citric and acidic with clean malt profile. Dry and lightly grassy with bitterish finish.

madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
30th December 2014
5 Kay, 7.5 Kay, 10 Kay Tasting. Thanks to Jack fort this whale. Hazy gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Airy soft palate, mild fine carbonation. Wet wood, dank and a little dusty tasting. Milfd but tired dried fruits. More dust before a soft semi dry finish. Mild bitter linger. Inoffensive and drinkable but not getting the wow factor here.

Travlr (24277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2011
Bottle at Akkurat, shared with tarheels86. Cloudy golden color, massive carbonation. Aroma of dusty and sweaty pony. Taste is lemon rind and black pepper, very soft carbonation. Nice.

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