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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Vintage - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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452 Ratings
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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 701
Gots: 98 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This listing refers ONLY to beers that explicitly say "Vintage" on the label. These currently date from 2002 onwards, and feature either the red label ("Nightlights" by Felix de Boeck) or the word Vintage printed directly below the words Oude Gueuze as in the profile picture.

This is NOT for old vintages of the standard Oude Geuze.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2006)
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4.28/5  rDev -5.9%

Thanks to Mark for sharing, and to Dan for hosting :thumbup:
Quick review from written notes, 2008 vintage.

Bright saturated golden orange, spotty lacing around the edges, visible carb trails rising in the glass. Foam subsided rapidly.

Mineral and sulfur traces in the nose, wet hay, lightly funky.

Sour grapefruit, lemon pith, bitter woody tannins towards the end. Clean and crisp, very smooth with a bone dry finish. Body is supple and full at the same time. Overall this was nice to try, it seems like a case of emperors new clothes, but it's a classic Drie Fonteinen gueuze all the same.

03-17-2014 02:36:31 | More by emerge077
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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Thick, chewy, almost chalky texture with tingly carbonation doing little to mitigate the heft. Finishes with a very earthy tartness.

Aggressive and formidable gueuze. Not for the faint-hearted and very impressive.

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Vintage from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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