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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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Ratings: 1,844
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 357
Gots: 503 | FT: 53
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This listing is for all vintages of the Oude Geuze, but not for bottles specifically labelled "Oude Geuze Vintage".

(Beer added by: rastaman on 09-27-2002)
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.61/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2012 Vintage (bottled March 2012) poured into 3F tumbler. Part of my cellaring experiment, held this at room temperature for a year and a half vs keeping it in one of my wine fridges.

Pours a strong golden orange with smaller off white head that settles to a pretty 2mm layer atop the beer. Pretty clear with just light haze.

Aroma is cheesy as heck. The cheesiest Oude Gueuze I've had and I'm wondering if it's due to the warmer cellaring. Plenty of barnyard musk, white grape, overripe lemon, and a touch buttery.

The palate showcases stronger lemon flavors, apple peel, wet hay, horse blanket, creamy young goat cheese, Chablis wine, tangy herbs, and a slight butterscotch. So unique, the last bottle I had of the same vintage was definitely more sour and astringent. That bottle I had purchased a year after at a bigger wine and liquor chain store.

Mouthfeel is light with ample carbonation but not quite as pushy as say a Goose Island sour (thank goodness). Always a gorgeous mouthfeel in Armand's beers.

Once again I'm extremely joyous to be drinking a Drie Fonteinen. And though this may have developed some off flavors due to the room temp aging, surprisingly they don't take away from the beer but add more cheesy funk which is quite welcome. It's the beauty of lambics, enjoying their longevity and the transformations that occur in it's duration.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 20:54:35 | More by MarcWP
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Maine

4.25/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

4.65/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On an unusually cool July day, this is perfect. The scent is barnyard funky. Taste is tart and bright with an incredibly dry finish. I know that most think of this as an ideal summer beer, but for me it's the perfect Autumn drink. Highly recommended for a lazy Sunday wishing that football had already started.

Serving type: bottle

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
97 out of 100 based on 1,844 ratings.