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Drie Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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693 Ratings
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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 403
Gots: 199 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 05-24-2004)
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-03-2013 17:09:16 | More by KevinmusPrime
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pperez38

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-02-2013 09:54:52 | More by pperez38
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bsinger45

Colorado

4/5  rDev -10.3%

04-29-2013 21:40:12 | More by bsinger45
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.3%

04-29-2013 15:16:18 | More by theGlasstronaut
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.06/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

apparently one of the harder to find beers from these guys, and it is a real beauty. this is the 2010 vintage. it pours a cloudy pale red color, like a strawberry frosted donut, with some suspended yeast and only a small white head that settles quickly. the nose is the classic kriek smell, tart cherries, sour yeasty notes, and some mild residual sugar. the flavor is surprisingly not sweet, and it finishes dryer, which I really like in this kriek as opposed to others. the cherry flavor is very authentic and up front, but it doesn't dominate the funky yeast lambic essentials. in other words, its in wonderful balance. the finish is super sour, more so than I remember in any other kriek ive had, this one zaps all the moisture right out of my mouth. better carbonation than you gather from the appearance, and a light enough body, with hardly any sugar left over when you swallow. its really got an extraordinary mouthfeel. this is by far the best kriek ive had, its quality and tradition shine through. still, this is a style of beer that is hard for me to drink too much of, so I was fortunate enough to have a lot of friends, old and new on hand to share this with.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 16:31:31 | More by StonedTrippin
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metalgdog

New York

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-28-2013 14:28:31 | More by metalgdog
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tswater

Colorado

5/5  rDev +12.1%

04-28-2013 05:58:55 | More by tswater
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-28-2013 04:34:29 | More by HopsMatt
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Davihaw

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.3%

04-25-2013 21:11:49 | More by Davihaw
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doobliebop

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-25-2013 03:11:31 | More by doobliebop
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SStein

Belgium

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-24-2013 18:46:10 | More by SStein
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-24-2013 15:09:28 | More by dasmusik
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nollie77

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-16-2013 03:59:22 | More by nollie77
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-15-2013 03:51:33 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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rodkin

New York

4.31/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled April 2010.

Pour is a dark purple-pink. 1-2 finger fluffy head.

Nose is some cherry sweetness, lemon rind, tart apple, mustiness, funk.

Taste is slight fruity sweetness, lightly puckering lactic tartness, lemon, hint of tart cherry, a little funk at the back end. Not very big on cherry flavor... I think they've probably faded a bit. Delicious, not as funky as some lambics but very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is medium-light, dry, appropriately fizzy carbonation.

Wonderfully drinkable. Refreshing, light, I could drink this forever. Probably my favorite kriek I've had so far, on par with the '05 LP kriek.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 01:11:10 | More by rodkin
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to wethorseblanket for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Bottled 10/17/08.

Pours a clear dark red with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour, tart, and funky with cherry and cheesy aromas. Taste is much the same with some funky cherry flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with some nice funky and cherry aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2013 04:40:50 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 22 March 2006. Poured from a 750 ml cork n cage bottle into a Lost Abbey teku.

A- pours a ruby red with a 1 finger light pink head. Small bubbles make a thin ring of lacing around the surface of the beer.

S- cherries dominate the nose with a light vinegar and funk aroma as well.

T- tart citrus followed by cherries (tart but also a simblance of pie filling), granny smith apple, with some light vinegar at the finish.

M- medium body and light carbonation. Very mellow and drinkable for a sour, not a ton of acidity like most.

O- 5/10 sourness. Very mellow sour that is insanely drinkable with the 7 years on it. Nice cherry flavors and aromas. This is what red wine should taste like!

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 18:56:53 | More by kawilliams81
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auhwfm

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Shilt

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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fehrminator

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

04-01-2013 20:03:42 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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hannydawg

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-31-2013 18:50:02 | More by hannydawg
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Lukafer

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +6.5%

03-30-2013 22:12:51 | More by Lukafer
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BAsbill

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-30-2013 03:47:53 | More by BAsbill
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-24-2013 01:34:07 | More by Sparky44
Drie Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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