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Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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Ratings: 666
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 177
Gots: 153 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rastaman on 09-27-2002)
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Photo of megahurts4
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek

Appearance: dark red-purple, medium head, and no lacing.

Smell: funky oude lambic.

Taste: nice lambic qualities, a maltiness, and a faint cherry flavor.

Mouthfeel: medium and tart.

This is a nice brew, but the cherry flavor is towards the back end. There is no shortage of lambic flavor.

megahurts4, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.75/5  rDev +11%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of rowingbrewer
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

2006 vintage poured from 750 into a snifter
This beer pours a lovely ruby color with a decent light light pink head that recedes rather quickly. the smell is wonderful, earthy barnyard funk with a nice tart cherry hint in the finish of the nose., after about 5 years in the bottle the cherries are still present. the flavor is funky, a nice tartness lemony cherry goodness. the mouthfeel is dry well carbed almost puckerinbg but not quite. overall an excellent kriek

rowingbrewer, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of tclapper
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

tclapper, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of mozim
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mozim, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of 01001111
3.58/5  rDev -16.4%

A: A deep rose, somewhat similar to sparkling red grape juice.

S: Dry, tart, acidic with a slight fruit aroma.

T: Sweet, tart, with a mild fruit flavor that increases with consumption. The tartness is sharp and crisp, as is found in a gueuze, as opposed to the thick, sour pucker you might find in an exceptional sour ale, like Supplication.

M: Light, fizzy, and crisp. A touch too thin.

O: Sour ales have stolen my heart and I appreciate a good lambic. This delivers fairly well in both departments but is slightly too thin.

01001111, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of Stigs
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Stigs, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of jophish17
4/5  rDev -6.5%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of doughanson78
4.72/5  rDev +10.3%

375ml bottle poured into a snifter.

A: A beautiful dark blood red. Almost a two finger pink head with great retention and ok lacing.

S: Not really sour or tart. It's a nice funky barnyard cherry aroma. Definitely get lots of oak in the nose. Great smelling beer.

T: Wow. Sweetness upfront. Then tartness that transitions nicely to funkiness then finishes sour. None are dominant since the oak comes through solidly and tames them. Cherries are not huge in the flavor. Definitely there but definitely taking a back seat.

M: Light body. High carbonation, very fizzy, but good. Super crisp.

O: Love it. The best Lambic I've had so far. One I could see drinking all the time.

doughanson78, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of gcare02
5/5  rDev +16.8%

gcare02, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of jhighlandbrewing
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

jhighlandbrewing, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of DeutschesBier
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DeutschesBier, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of amrozga
4.75/5  rDev +11%

amrozga, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of Amdy
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Amdy, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

spycow, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of celticfutblclub
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%

12.7 oz bottle poured into a lindeman's stange

A - pinkish red body with a pink head half a finger thick (big carbonation bubbles in the head) quickly settles to a ring.

S - sour cherry smell, salt, earthy malts, candied sugar.

T - sour cherry, candied sugar, oak, funkiness, earthy malts bit of salt in the end.

M - frothy medium bodied big astringency from the tartness.

O - very good stuff. expensive so probably won't splurge again on this but worth a try once.

celticfutblclub, Dec 04, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

uturn, Dec 01, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

brandoman63, Nov 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Kaydogg, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

girllovesbier, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of Agold
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

Bottled March 31, 2009. This beer opens with a big pop. The beer is a deep dark pinkish red color with an off white just pink head. Spots of lacing. A nice film remains on the top of the beer. The aroma is big cherry pie with a mild funky must and a mild vinegar big tart note. Flavor is largely cherry again with a nice balance of acetic and lactic balance. Very tart with some nice funk notes. Good light refreshing mouthfeel with a bit less carb than I was expecting. Overall this is a damn good beer. A bit more sweetness and vinegar than I expected, but very enjoyable.

Agold, Nov 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 26, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Exiled, Nov 25, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

djrn2, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of jh1982
5/5  rDev +16.8%

jh1982, Nov 24, 2011
Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
95 out of 100 based on 666 ratings.