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Brewed by Birrificio del Ducato
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Roncole Verdi di Busseto (PR), Italy
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of New Morning and 18 month aged 3 Fonteinen Lambic refined for at least 12 months in bottle. It has a surprisingly citrus nose of leather, cellar and animal with hints of dried flowers and honey. Lasting and sapid in the mouth with a sour finish that always makes the lovers of this blend smile.
This beer could very well make you develop an addiction for spontaneous fermentation and turn your entire world upside down!

After a mechanical breakdown, 3 Fonteinen Brewery of Beersel (possibly the best Lambic blender in the world) had economic damage in the summer of 2009. The news caused such a stir in the International beer movement that I called Armand to know how things were. As he needed to sell his Lambic, I immediately got inspired to blend our New Morning with his beer. We selected three 18 month old Lambic barrels that we siphoned in a small tank on our truck. The journey back was long and hard, myself and Manuel took turns driving through Belgium, France and Italy only stopping for gas. After days hand bottling and months of maturation, the outcome has gone over and beyond our expectations and we can say with pride that it was worth it!
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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beershopbari (13) - Palo del colle, - NOV 18, 2012
c da dire che il tocco 3 fontenein si sente,birra eccellente dal color cuoio chiaro dalla poca schiuma.(quasi nulla) Note mielate e saline , il profumo di grotta con un piacevolissimo finale acidino. abbinamento-cibi: formaggi francesi,ostriche,frutti di mare. cheers..


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (1395) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Draft Third of a Pint at GBBF 2016 (Day 4), Olympia, London Aug 2016 - Hazy Gold in colour. Small white creamy head. Fruity; mildly sour fruit, lemony. Yeasty; funky, bretty, leather notes. Spicy; peppery. Hoppy; floral hops. Malty; caramel, honey notes. Mildly tart fruity yeasty spicy throughout. Dry mildly sour finish. Very drinkable. Lovely beer! (2016-08-12)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (6824) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Flaske 750ml fra Vinmonopolet Troms - Langnes. Drukket i hyggelig selskap under Storflaskesesjon p Nerstranda 5 Nov 16. Gylden. Uklar. Filmskum. Skumpartikler p glasset. Lett fruktaroma. Smaken plommer. Grei men uvariert. Gjennomgende litt syrlig.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
probstblueribbon (3785) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2016
750 ml bottle from LCBO, served cold in a tulip glass.

App.: Cloudy to murky deep golden with a frail white head. Aroma: Sour, citrus, light funk/barnyard, light bitter green herbs, leather. Palate: Medium body with almost no carbonation. Flav.: Tart citrus, lemons, lighter funk/barnyard/leather, some bitter green herbs; lightly to moderately tart with moderate bitterness and a lemony/funky finish.

Not quite my cup of tea.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frudel (109) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle shared with friends at Le Saint-Bock, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Hazy amber body with a small white head. Smells super good, lemon sourness, funk, barnyard are in there for sure. Herbal, lemon tart with a great yeasty final. Well done!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baramba (1038) - ITALY - NOV 27, 2016
Pump. Hazy yellow with fluffy white head. Fruity aroma, sour, wood, yeast. Sweet fruity flavour, light citric, easy to drink

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (1791) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5268) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2016
The Masonry, Seattle. Cloudy soft orange, creamy small head. Funky, dirty, sweet inviting sour. Smooth sweet body. Tonic sour. Smooth, tasty. Great yeast body Tasty beer, mild full round lambic.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11641) - Troms, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2016
750ml design bottle from Vinmonopolet Langnes. Filmy layer, hazy golden body, dotted spots on the glass. Grass, yeast, and herbal hops on the nose. Mid-tart lemony flavours added by grass and leaves. Yeasty fruitiness to the finish. Refreshing and rounded on the swallow. (Shared with Stefan, Elisabeth and Finn, session in Troms 05.11.2016).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (6451) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Backlog, Bottle from Wineworks shared with some friends. Pours a hazy yellow golden with medium whitish head. Aromas and taste of white vino, lemon skin, hay, earth, and some mild 3 F beach funk. Solid collab beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepatrickman (1067) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 31, 2016
On tap at York River Landing, as "Beersal Mattina." This is an intriguing, complex, delicious blend of beer. It starts out slightly sweet, with a bit of lemon and citrus from the saison, but the second half is completely dominated by 3 Fonteinen funk -- it smells and tastes like wet, funky barnyard, and it works really well. Top quality beer.


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