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

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RATINGS: 1797   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blend of 1, 2, and 3 year old lambics.
A true Geuze - a blend of 1, 2, and 3 year-old lambic, unfiltered and unpasteurized, and aged in the bottle for at least a year after blending. Refermentation in the bottle gives this Geuze its famous champagne-like spritziness. The lambic that goes into it is brewed only with 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, aged hops, and water, spontaneously fermented by wild yeasts, and matured in oak casks.

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
milo91hd (210) - Lecce, - JUN 25, 2014
la mia prima 3 fonteinen, un vero capolavoro questa birra, l’acidità forte e il gusto che rimane persistente la rendono una geuze perfetta


4.2
Iznogud (4125) - CROATIA - OCT 23, 2017
Bottle, 750 ml from Pivoljub. Shared with JFK10000, Simon, Max. Pours hazy yellow with medium white head. Citrus, lemon, funk, cellar, moderate to strong acidity. Smooth texture. Dry finish. Medium bodied.

3.5
Derbeth (1026) - Kraków, POLAND - OCT 17, 2017
Bottle. Golden colour, clear, head disappears almost completely. Aroma is wood, leather, green apple, lemon. Heavy sour. Light body, lively carbonation, quite astringent. Good.

4
Muggus69 (2673) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2017
Corked & caged 375mL bottle from Carwyn Cellars, Melbourne. BB 26/08/2036 Pours a lively clear pale gold body. Complex aroma - cereals & hay, white wine vinegar, green apple, bruised pineapple, grapefruit, white grapes, nice hint of oak. Lovely texture, very fine bead, bracing acidity, long drawn out finish, moreishly mouth puckeringly juicy. Intense body - lots of grapefruit, and grapes, and oak, and green apple. Acidity builds, acetic acid twang, funky hard cheese notes, beautifully balanced. Fantastic beer - amazingly elegant!

4.2
zizivan (22) - SLOVENIA - OCT 16, 2017
Too carbonated, but very nice, smooth deep barnyard funk well balanced with complex medium high sourness, full of different sour fruit aromatics (citrus).

3.8
wojanex (318) - warszawa, POLAND - OCT 14, 2017
Nos elegancki, dzikość drożdży jakaś ucywilizowana, jeśli to spocona siodło, to siedziała na nim perfumowana szlachcianka. W ustach już więcej brettów, wytrawność, goryczka. to nie mój styl: szanuję ale kocham.

4.4
Villyzzz (411) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2017 Bottle at home. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma has sour citrus and barnyard with a cellar feel. Taste is sour with grapefruit, rowen berries and leather with some barnyard. Really nice.

4
jinroh (2139) - ESTONIA - OCT 8, 2017
Nice orange pour, bit of white foam. Nose has this deep musty lambic sourness. Tastes tart, nice barley biscuit base with beautiful sour acidity. Funky farmhouse character there as well, elegantly bitter. Finishes dry, long tart linger. Great classic.

3.7
GuideDogSaint (1720) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 8, 2017
Taste from a 375ml bottle courtesy of David at Fat Fat Beer Horse, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of white wine and cider. Sour taste and finish.

4.3
PlutonowyMan (868) - Baardegem, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2017 Kolor miedziany, klarowny. Piana jest biala, wysoka, i bardzo trwała. Redukuje do grubej warstwy, pozostawiając sporo zdobień. Aromat kwaśny ale i mocno soczysty. Jest owocowy, gdzie wiodące są nuty jabłek, pomarańczy z dodatkiem agrestu i wanilii. Smak: cierpki, lekko ściągający, wytrawny kwaśny ze sporą dawką owocowości.  Goryczka pestkowa idzie w parze z cierpkością. Wysycenie wysokie w kierunku do średniego, pasuje idealnie.

3.9
Mariox (298) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Bardzo fajne oude geuze. Dobry balans między kwasowością, słodyczą i goryczką.


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