Drie Fonteinen Hommage - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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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
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
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
Drie Fonteinen Hommage from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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