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Drie Fonteinen Doesjel - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen DoesjelDrie Fonteinen Doesjel

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 299
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: weeare138 on 10-26-2007)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-15-2013 19:51:21 | More by Sean9689
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4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aptly named, this "snoozer" of a beer awakens from its oaken slumber to delight the senses with the mature and earhten character of oude unblended lambic with peps of younger and untamed acidity peaking through here and there.

With its dainty and sleepy foam that casually greets the rim, its muddled goldenrod color is tarnish and rusty with haze as the ale glows dimly from behind. With great impressions from the more mature lambic, its foam-stance and lace isn't all that to be expected.

Deep, earthy and musty, its leathery perfume takes the senses to notions of tangy limes, dried lemon, wafts of sea air, cellar-like must, cork, attic wood, weathered oak, horse hair and dry chardonnay. Its aromas alone are mouthwatering and jaw-tightening in anticipation of that first sip.

Its dry and tangy taste is mellow, smooth and elegantly malty with mild wheat with straw and stewn hay. While the acidic taste of citrus, vinous wine, cider and light vinegar are all met with oak, soil, brine, tobacco and leather; its sourness is subdued and feathery. With the blend of four vintages at work, the taste of the mature lambic takes precedence over that of the youthful.

Its dry and piquant texture is softened lightly with the wheaty foundation, Snoozer is mild, powdery and delicately tannic, as if fine sawdust. It crisp and clean finish begs for a quick return to the glass as there's ample acidity to strip the palate and refresh the taste buds with ease. Its mild alcohol warmth weaves into the tartness seamlessly.

Completely out of dormancy, this aged ale is alive once again with all the whimsical and elder characteristics from extensive aging; but sparing on the tongue-gripping sourness that often proves too much for the uninitiated. Its simply a gem of an oude lambic as much as it is a gueuze and should be seen as such.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 17:52:03 | More by BEERchitect
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours cloudy orange with a small white head which fizzes down to a small white ring leaving zero lacing

S: Big and musty, just the way I like it. Earthy, woody, green apples, hay, lemon zest and a little sting on the nostrils

T: Initial big musty barnyard with lots of green and red apples and lemon zest. The finish is a dry lingering sting with lots of horseblanket and more fruits

M: Light-medium body with medium carbonation evidenced by only a meager pop on the cork.

O: I apparently felt this beer was much better than many. I really thought this beer was more than a one trick pony which had a great base flavor of apples and lemon zest.

Serving type: bottle

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Drie Fonteinen Doesjel from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
91 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.