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Drie Fonteinen Hommage - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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424 Ratings
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Ratings: 424
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 579
Gots: 81 | FT: 17
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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tjmackie

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.9%

08-07-2014 23:02:33 | More by tjmackie
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Ian_B

Connecticut

3.84/5  rDev -14.9%

Dark raspberry red, with a fizzy head that billows and dissipates quickly. The head appears as a very smooth carbonation in a light ring around the edges of the glass.

The aroma begins with a very medicinal cherry/raspberry, blended with a lot of earthy/mineral notes, and a strong amount of oak. Funk is present throughout, though seems to play a little bit more in the background due to the strength of the other aromas.

Taste begins funky, and sour, as it moves toward tart and sweet with a big burst of juicy cherries and raspberries. Backed by earthy mineral flavours, the finish is balanced by very well-blended oak and funk.

Great feel. Not too light or heavy, with a very smooth carb.

Overall a great lambic, apart from the slight medicinal notes in the fruit (although this comes out more in the aroma than the taste).

08-07-2014 01:24:58 | More by Ian_B
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fsck

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-06-2014 17:24:46 | More by fsck
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fiver29

Ohio

4/5  rDev -11.3%

08-04-2014 19:43:32 | More by fiver29
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cp45

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-03-2014 00:15:19 | More by cp45
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LopeJuice

New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-02-2014 23:21:52 | More by LopeJuice
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trevor_s

Missouri

4/5  rDev -11.3%

08-02-2014 04:37:22 | More by trevor_s
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Morey

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

08-02-2014 01:19:26 | More by Morey
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

08-01-2014 22:46:58 | More by dfhhead25
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-01-2014 20:53:47 | More by KCBeerNerd
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wsnich

Texas

4/5  rDev -11.3%

07-31-2014 14:52:36 | More by wsnich
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crowellbw

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-30-2014 20:18:31 | More by crowellbw
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

07-30-2014 19:41:50 | More by kevrice88
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the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.9%

07-28-2014 16:18:30 | More by the-gobbler
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Jones153

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

07-28-2014 01:17:29 | More by Jones153
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whitenads

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-28-2014 00:22:52 | More by whitenads
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev -11.8%

Just a gorgeous raspberry red color enters the glass with an effervescent head of red tinted foam.

The nose is rather earthy, minerally and gravel like. I smell raspberry fruit roll ups and a malty underpinning.

The flavor is strongly tart, sour and a bit waxy. Sugary raspberry flavor mixed with sour cherry this has an earthy mineral flavor.

The feel is sprite, light, bubbly and carbonated but not too sharp.

07-27-2014 21:25:36 | More by KYGunner
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CSO

Illinois

4/5  rDev -11.3%

07-27-2014 04:50:43 | More by CSO
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

07-25-2014 00:09:41 | More by nrs207
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michaeljstraub

Georgia

5/5  rDev +10.9%

07-23-2014 16:47:15 | More by michaeljstraub
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layinbrix

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 05:14:33 | More by layinbrix
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troygreer

Florida

2.2/5  rDev -51.2%

A friend bought a bottle (Batch 2) for us to split because of all the great things that we had read about it. Wow was i disappointed with this beer from start to finish.

The color was a nice hued red which invites a test fully expecting the raspberries and cherries. I struggled to find any raspberry in the flavor instead i was overwhelmed with a very artificial tasting cherry which left a bad aftertaste. It was syrup taste instead of a fresh bitter cherry flavor and i expected more of a natural flavor, especially for the price point.

I am a fan of Lambic's but nothing about this beer worked for me.

07-22-2014 14:15:43 | More by troygreer
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Tamorin

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

07-22-2014 01:09:07 | More by Tamorin
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -44.6%

07-22-2014 00:14:39 | More by Anvilfarm
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

07-21-2014 01:35:34 | More by doremite
Drie Fonteinen Hommage from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
99 out of 100 based on 424 ratings.