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Drie Fonteinen Hommage - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 8.65%
Wants: 569
Gots: 76 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of lambic beers brewed at 3 Fonteinen, with an addition of 30% whole fresh raspberries from the fabled Payottenland and 5% sour cherries. This unfiltered beer will enjoy a spontaneous refermentation in the bottle. No artificial colors or flavor enhancers are added. Lambic is brewed only from 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, hops and water.

In commemoration of the late Gaston Debelder, founder of the 3 Fonteinen blendings

Batch 1 - 2007
Batch 2 - 2013

(Beer added by: Phatz on 10-15-2007)
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FtownThrowDown

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Generously opened and shared by Yetiman420 at a recent sour tasting.
Pours a murky reddish purple in color. There's about an inch of head/carbonation that forms on the pour and bubbles about the top of the glass.
Smell is very ripe and juicy fruits. Some raspberries and some lactic acid as well. Smells very juicy and inviting.
Taste is more sour fruit and a lot less funky. A decent amount of sour/tartness comes through in the flavor. Personally, I would like more funk and less fruit, I guess aging my bottle should accomplish this. Decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2009 12:45:07 | More by FtownThrowDown
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Drie Fonteinen Hommage from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
99 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.