Drie Fonteinen Doesjel - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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Reviews by Etan:
3.88/5 rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
375ml bottle into a wine glass. 2010 vintage.
A: Pours out brass-colored with a brownish tint. Small white head, coarse bubbles.
S: Rindish citrus, blackberry-like tartness, rotting wood and wet earth, light acetic and lactic notes.
T: On the milder side, acidity-wise. Slightly sweet wheat, vinous tannins, light lactic tartness, leather, dryish oak character, vanilla bean.
M: Light-bodied, very light carbonation - almost flat.
O: An interesting blend - only mildly sour with a nicely funky nose. Not exactly sure how the lack of bottle re-fermentation affects it, but oh well.
Serving type: bottle
02-04-2013 23:33:58 | More by Etan
More User Reviews:
4.65/5 rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
750ml bottle 6,0% Abv.
Served chilled in a wine glass.
Bottled 30 Nov 2006
Best Before: 30 Nov 2016
Appearance: It would seem that Doesjel is still feeling somewhat lazy and hasn’t fully carbonated, as a rough pour only yields a thin layer of bubbles atop a beautiful golden-orange body. Thankfully I prefer my beers with a lower level of carbonation, so it shouldn’t be a problem.
Smell: Oh wow, this smells fantastic! The nose is chock full of characteristic 3F funk and easily one of the best smelling lambics I have had recently. There is a fair amount of acidity alongside notes of cider vinegar, peach, overripe orange, oak, old wood, musty mildew, dry leaves, earthy, wet hay and a touch of cheese.
Taste: As the nose suggested, this is a fantastically delicious lambic. Notes include: Tons of funk, dry dusty leaves, musty, undergrowth, dry grass, old wood, oak, cider vinegar, lemon peel, and a touch of peach. The beer is fairly dry and offers a very slight bitterness in the finish.
Mouthfeel: As I expected, Doesjel is very close to being flat with only a few small bubbles floating around. The body feels a little fuller than other lambics, however that may just be due to the lack of carbonation.
Overall: Another superb lambic from 3F and one of my new favourites. I am going to have to track down quite a few more bottles!
Serving type: bottle
05-22-2014 14:35:10 | More by Thehuntmaster
Drie Fonteinen Doesjel from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
91 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.