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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1050   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Kriek 3 Fonteinen is produced by ripening of cherries (both the flesh and the seeds) in young Lambic. This process takes between 6 to 8 months. After bottling the beer matures for at least 4 months in a warm room where the spontaneous fermentation in the bottle is done.
The head of Oude Kriek is very sensitive to the concentration of the cherry seeds containing oil and may differ from one year to the other.
On old Cherry 3 Fonteinen, no flavorings, sweeteners, or dyes added which makes this beer very natural and is especially thirst quenching.


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4.3
Maracuja05 (1332) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 6, 2017
18-03-17 // 375ml bottle at Le Petit Belge, Wiesbaden. Lovely deep red lambic. Intense cherry sour nose. Taste is brilliant, this a well made kriek. Loads of cherry funk fruitiness, well balanced with a lacto sour note. Great!

4.4
PhilosophyGuy (759) - Łódź, POLAND - APR 2, 2017
Piękne piwo. Niska piana - długo się utrzymuje. Wiśniowy kolor. W aromacie wiśnie i nuty końskie - genialny balans, do tego odrobina nut drewnianych. W smaku wytrawne, z początku bardzo kwaśne, po chwili robi się delikatnie kwaskowe, mocno wiśniowe. Wysoko wysycone, przyjemnie cierpkie. Jeszcze raz świetny balans w smaku. Miejscami przebija słodycz owocowa. Paradoksalnie delikatne. Naprawdę klasowe.

3.7
Speko (434) - DENMARK - APR 1, 2017
Bottle 0,375. Pours dark red with small redish head. Cherries and a bit almond. Medium body and soft carbonation.

3.8
craftybeerdweeb (2) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2017 does not count
Dry, sensationally sour, with a strange medicinal taste. Tangy, sharp, and refreshing, no sweetness.

3.6
PotjeBier (3504) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2017
375 ml bottle shared @ Foeders with Maakun & Markoijelena. BEautiful red color, mostly clear. Little pinkish head. Aroma’s: sour, woody, almond, cherries. Retronasal it’s cherries, sour. Flavor is sour, nutty, light bitter. Light bodied. Dry and tart finish.

3.8
elbernays (1618) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 23, 2017
Bottle from McHughs. Pours deep blood red with thin red head. Aroma is cherry, sour berry,leather, floral, notes. Flavour is a chewy cherry, lemon, sherbet, with a unripe raspberry cherry finish. Tangy carbonated lasting finish. Decent.

3.6
angel77 (3675) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2017 Botella 37.5 cl en Cimmeria 04..02..2017 (r1036). Color amarillento tostado oscuro turbio con espuma algo rojiza. Sabores ácidos y frescos algo secos con toques ligeros se frutos del bosque que la endulzan ligeramente. Bastante buena. Para repetir sin duda.

3.9
lkowalkowski (462) - POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Barwa rubinowa, piana szybko redukuje się do obrączki. W aromacie głównie wiśnie. W smaku delikatnie kwaśne. Alkoholu nie czuć.

4.3
andniz (336) - POLAND - MAR 15, 2017
Very intensive aroma of cherries, hay, leather belt, tart apple. Highly, but not extremely, sour. Lots of cherries and also cherry seeds, giving nice tartness and wood-like astringency. Lovely

4.4
emincems (108) - TURKEY - MAR 3, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2017 one of the best fruit lambics ever! actually i’m not a kriek or cherry fan, but it hasn’t disturbing kriek taste. amazingly balanced, well carbonated, nice mouthfeel. a masterpiece!


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