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Drie Fonteinen Doesjel - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen DoesjelDrie Fonteinen Doesjel

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

300 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 300
Reviews: 151
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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Reviews by emerge077:
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emerge077

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Lambic tumbler glass. A few larger bubbles form and fade, leaving a still surface, as the bottle describes. This looks more like an unblended Lambic.

Some hay and stable aroma, fairly mellow and understated. A light citric note.

Flavors of pink grapefruit, cider tartness, tannic oak and a spritz of lemon. Nearly no carbonation, mildly acidic and reminds me of grapefruit juice due to the slight pucker and slippery feel. Overall pretty drinkable, and not intensely sour.

Thanks to xnoxhatex for introducing me to this one...

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2008 22:15:14 | More by emerge077
More User Reviews:
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Zach136

Georgia

4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Found this old review in my notes.

Bottled 1/12/10 -- Reviewed 3/1/14

A - Deep orange to dark brown, no head, no carb.

S - Sour candy powder, green apple and hay in the background.

T - Very little acidity, one of the sweeter guezes I've had. Borderline caramel. Slight touch of oxidation.

M - Completely dissipating and airy.

O - Mild, interesting variation to a more typical gueze style.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 02:30:56 | More by Zach136
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soundscience

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-16-2014 19:16:45 | More by soundscience
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

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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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Pennsylvania

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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Texas

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Ontario (Canada)

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Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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New York

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Drie Fonteinen Doesjel from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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