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Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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Ratings: 813
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 188
Gots: 191 | FT: 22
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Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: rastaman on 09-27-2002

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.58/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.72/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

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4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 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.

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
95 out of 100 based on 813 ratings.