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


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RATINGS: 1016   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tabernae (178) - Latina, - NOV 18, 2012
Di colore rossastra, con schiuma praticamente assente, questa "birra" ha la capacit di bilanciare perfettamente le note acidule del lambic con la dolcezza mai invadente delle amarene e i sentori di rovere. in bocca il delicato aroma di amarene diventa pi complesso e scontroso man mano che la birra si scalda nel bicchiere. Bella, leggera, delicata ed elegante come le donne di Beersel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4641) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Hazy bright red in cloour with a thick pink head of foam. It has a tart cherry and earthy fruity flavour followed by biscuit and sour cherry on the finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (2389) - Asturias, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2016
Botella. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 25/11/2016 Color rojizo, sabor frutales, final acido, rica.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
witthatsbier (530) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2016
37.5cl bottle pours a dark red with thin foaming head that dissipates quickly aroma is dry sour cherries almond notes Taste is sour bitter dry fruity long bitter finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1333) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 15, 2016
Bottle, courtesy of Toni, many thanks! Bottled 28.04.2010, as "Oude Kriek with Schaerbeekse Krieken". Pours clear ruby red with a little head. Beautiful cherries, yet not too strong, well balanced with the light funk. Some vinegar too, but in a working way. Body is light and sour, with the tartness present but not in the foreground. Fruity cherries, obviously. Palate is slick and more acidic than the rest. Still a very, very nice kriek. Ages well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (5142) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle at the brewery. Lots of cherry character, well incorporated and balanced best with the rest of the character. Slightly cheesy, high carbonated, soft. Intense yet delicious. Great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Unde (922) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2016
Deep dark red colour with bubbly small head. Aroma has lots of cherry, sweetness too and quite a bit of sour notes. Taste has lots of cherry, sourness is nice and punchy with some sweet berries too. Medium body and medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (1588) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 1, 2016
Hazy purple color with pink head. Aroma is bursting with sour cherries and cherry pits. Taste starts with sour cherries up-front, not puckering, very fruity and balanced with lots of cherry pit flavor. There is some farmhouse funk but its overshadowed by the intense fruit. Medium body with medium to high carbonation. Overall this is a very drinkable oud kriek, a good example of a true fruit lambic but not overly pretentious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martythesmarty (202) - SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2016
Bottle. Pours red. Aroma of cherries and cherry seeds. Taste has notes of gingerbread. Really nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SebBrews (26) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - OCT 29, 2016
Hazy rubiny color with a reddish fizzy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is tart red fruits, barnyard, horse blanket, moist earth. Taste is medium tart, vinuous. Fermented cherries, borsch. Light body, medium carbonation, dry finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiery_1 (352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2016
750ml bottle @ Alexs. 2005 Vintage. Pours a cloudy rusty deep dark red with little head. Nose is great cherries and some oak with a hint of funk. Flavour is light unsweetened cherries, and lightly tart. Just a smooth clean great drinkable special treat.

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