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Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Porter
Lot, Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark porter like beer from 3 fonteinen, brewed with Lambic yeast

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, - JUL 18, 2012
Flamsk sur øl, super,malt, øllebrød, chokolade, blommer, svesker, rosiner, vinøs, træ, brun, sød, sur, tør, cremet, livlig.


3.9
jybi (478) - FRANCE - JAN 12, 2018
Je trouve toujours dommage de gâcher un stout par du Brett, tuer des arômes par de l'acidité est incongru pour moi. Mais sur les essais que j'ai pu tester à ce jour, cette zwet.be est de loin la plus aboutie, avec des arômes de café et chocolat qui réussissent à s'affirmer sur le final. Donc amateur de Brett et de stout à la fois, faîtes vous plaisir, cette bière vous plaira à coup sûr. En verre, noir total surmonté d'une mousse beige de 3 mm d'épaisseur. Le nez se porte peu sur le Brett, seule une pointe acide est reconnaissable. Nous sommes donc davantage sur un stout avec chocolat, café, toffee, porto et une pointe fumée. A l'attaque, par contre, pas de doute, nous retrouvons le Brett. Ses arômes sont cependant plus diffus que sur une "pure" Brett. Le mélange avec le stout contrebalançant quelque peu. On ne retrouve cependant pas le café ou le chocolat (ou que peu). Nous avons ce cocktail jusqu'à la troisième bouche avec une arrière bouche légèrement plus sur le malt toutefois. Arômes de caramel et fruités sont donc dominants. Le final, voyant le Brett baisser d'intensité permet par contre aux arômes de café et de chocolat de s'exprimer pour mon plus grand plaisir. Un peu tard tout de même et un peu court. Cette alliance de stout et de lambic est peut être la plus aboutie que j'ai eu à tester, mais elle n'en fait tout de même pas mon bonheur.

3.2
Sarlacc83 (2435) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 13, 2017
Bottle from Etre Gourmet. A: Obsidian black with a huge pillow cappuccino head. A light stain on the glass. N: Minerals and lots of cocoa and coffee. Touch of cold brew acidity and lots of earthiness. The lambic nature comes through with a touch of raspberry and dark fruit. Ash and esters. T: Lightly acidic and very dirty. Light sweetness and a roasty bitterness. Like a dark sour without the intense acidity. M: Light body with a foamy carbonation. No alcohol. O: Fun beer. It doesn't awe like the sours but as a change of pace, it works.

2.8
NiklasT (144) - SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2017 Black. Aroma is sour, some fresh cherries. Taste is dominated by moderate sourness, still mostly cherries. Slight bitterness at the end. This ”mixing of styles” is a very difficult buissness. Most fail, this one is an example I think.

3.6
DraftDodger (1791) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2017
Copenhagen 26/11 2017. 33 cl chubby bottle from Vin de Table, NV. Wine barrel in a dark cellar on the label. Pours very dark opaque brown with beige head. Settles as thin creamy layer of foam with lacing along the side of the glass. Aroma is intense and bitter-sweet. Dark dried spicy fruit like dates and prunes, bitter dark chocolate, sherry and humid basement. Soft carbonation and thick creamy palate. Flavor is very sweet but not as intense as expected. Not much bitterness present. Aftertaste is sweet leaving behind a trail of marzipan and alcohol. Not exactly a Run of the Mill porter - much more Belgian in style.

3.6
ciocanelu (3097) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 19, 2017
Really dark brown color with tan head. Aroma has sweet malt notes with red fruits and some dry red wine. Taste is dry, malty, just slightly tart with wine notes. Medium body with medium to soft carbonation. Overall it's a really nice porter with an interesting tart twist.

4.4
Sissio (1783) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 13, 2017
bottle @ home dark brown with brown head cream, caramel, toasted malts, milk chocolate,hint of smokiness, wood cream, hint of sour, chocolate, well balanced

3.4
Mpuntmuts (368) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2017 Dark brown with a huge tan head. Roasted malts, mild smokyness and some red fruit smell. Big flavors here. Roastyness, smokyness, fruity and slightly acid from the Lambic yeasts. Medium body with a dry finish and a good amount of fizzyness. Good stuff!!

3.6
geolgau (544) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - OCT 29, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2017 Aroma is kinda basic, roasty and fruity. A bit of dark chocolate, some nice hoppiness, light and easy. Taste is juicy and fruity, some dark cherries, dakr chocolate, prunes, earthy bitterness. It's nice, but uncomplicated.

3.7
Alpha10 (860) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2017
2017/10/28 - Pours dark brown with a foamy, khaki head that slowly reduces and leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is roasted coffee, toasted bread, cocoa, dark fruits (plumbs, cherries), brown sugar and sour notes. Taste is dark chocolate, roasted coffee, toasted malt, tart notes and light funk. Mouthfeel Is medium with biting carbonation and a toasty, mildly tart finish. Interesting beer that I enjoyed more than I expected I would. Really grew on me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
cinek (488) - krakow, POLAND - OCT 15, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2017 butelka/kufle i widelce. czarne, delikatny krążek beżowej piany, która ładnie koronkuje. aromat wiśni w czekoladzie, funky, mokre siano, lekko kwaskowy. smak pełny, ładny balans kwaśności i goryczki, alkohol niewyczuwalny. bardzo dobre piwo


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