Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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4.5/5 rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A true treat for all the senses. Promises greatness straight from the pour. An intense mixture of tart fruits and clean sourness emits from the glass and fills the air. Astringent and mouth-puckering even before I take my first sip. Upon a closer study of the appearance, the color is a murky, canary-yellow hue with a viscocity that seems heavier than the feel later reveals. A lightly knitted foamstand accompanies me to the bottom of the glass. The first sip reveals juicy flavors of young fruits and come in the examples of granny-smith apples, lemons, limes, pears, and mangos. A timid sweetness (sweetheart candies) bring a welcome balance to the acidity, vineous qualities. The feel is a juicy, mouthwatering lightness and drinkability; while finishing with a powdery dry champaign flavor. Very clean and inviting in the end. Simply a tremendous beer without the sharp astringency expected. Thanks Tony.
Revisited on June 27, 2009. Thanks Khaismus!
Serving type: bottle
02-06-2007 13:54:18 | More by BEERchitect
Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
97 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.