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Zwet.Be - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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BA SCORE
87
very good

332 Ratings
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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 18
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
English Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A porter brewed with lambic yeast.

(Beer added by: jrallen34 on 11-29-2010)
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-16-2014 09:59:57 | More by Moses_Malone
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jnich2424

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-11-2014 17:15:18 | More by jnich2424
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-10-2014 14:29:21 | More by millelacsmark
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev +1.6%

(4.0) A: Very dark coloured with a cola tinge when held up to light. Fingers worth of mocha foam dissipates quickly. Very good lacing as this recedes.

(4.25) S: Citrus rinds, root beer (herbal-like), berries, lightly roasted malt qualities (cocoa powder & dark fruits), vanilla, molasses, and a noticeable sour tinge (almost lemon-like). This is quite a diverse and unique aroma that comes together well.

(3.75) T: Lemon zest and citrus upfront that transitions into the lightly roasted malt tastes of cocoa and some dark fruit with herbal elements. The “wild” comes across more tart than sour and, similar to the aroma, I find it compliments the porter qualities well. Alcohol level is hidden well.

(3.75) M: Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Sticky, chalky and slightly gritty but not in an unpleasant way.

(4.0) D: This is very good. Not something I would purchase again at the price paid but glad I tried it.

08-09-2014 01:34:45 | More by Digimaika2
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -22.1%

08-09-2014 00:42:26 | More by Doomcifer
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

08-07-2014 03:04:06 | More by Arsenal0328
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-07-2014 00:52:28 | More by Bobhoya
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Greystalker

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-05-2014 07:51:07 | More by Greystalker
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.71/5  rDev -3.6%

A-Pours a very dark brown with a creamy, tan head that slowly dies away. Head leaves lots of strings and dots of lacing.

S-Smells of a Porter but there is also some sweet berry notes along with a tangy! nearly tart yeastiness. Chocolate, chalk and roast as well.

T-The Porter elements of the beer stay in charge but the wild yeast does augment the flavor. Powdery chocolate, slightly soured cream, some char. The soft sourness seems to clash a bit with the Porter flavors.

M-Medium bodied with a creamy feel. Soft carbonation.

O-Interesng. The wild yeast works with the Porter during some sips, then during others it becomes a bit perplexing. Happy to find is one though.

08-02-2014 17:35:51 | More by VelvetExtract
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Ian_B

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-30-2014 22:19:23 | More by Ian_B
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-30-2014 01:54:37 | More by apasternak
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-30-2014 00:09:03 | More by outoffocus
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Enochase04

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-27-2014 03:46:10 | More by Enochase04
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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BeerMeBro720

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2014 18:02:21 | More by BeerMeBro720
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-19-2014 03:55:49 | More by macesq
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BobbyDigitali

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-16-2014 22:14:46 | More by BobbyDigitali
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-15-2014 23:06:37 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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fickenmeimirish

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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macrosmatic

Florida

3.49/5  rDev -9.4%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 11.2 oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

A: Dark brown and nearly opaque. Forms a half-finger of tan head that fades quickly over average visible carbonation.

S: Acetic tart, a bit vinous, some toasted malts, and almost a savory tangy undertone. Interesting for sure.

T: Acetic tartness up front, ill-defined fruity character, and toasted malts for a beat. But then the flavors just fade away, ending a thin mineral water hardness and some residual tartness.

M: Obnoxiously thin body, carbonation sensation on the low side, and alcohol noticeable but doesn't detract.

O: Well, this smelled good. The flavors, though, were simple and bare - nothing offensive but not deep. But the mouthfeel was the biggest letdown - way too thin. Maybe not quite watery, but borderline. Not at all what I expect from a porter. It wasn't a drain pour or anything, but I won't be having another. Quite disappointing from this brewery.

07-13-2014 18:13:41 | More by macrosmatic
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erbu

Belgium

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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keleonetti


4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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JLeet

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Jeeb

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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scottfrie

California

3.58/5  rDev -7%

375ml bottle into snifter.

A: Pours deep brown with a finger of fluffy light brown head. The head slowly faded into a fuzzy and lasting film, and thick streaks of lacing were left down the glass.
S: Predominately I get notes of roasted malt on the nose, with hints of lambic yeast, bubblegum, and vanilla.
T: My first impression is the flavor is very metallic. I get notes of roasted malt, mild chocolate, vanilla, and slight berry acidity. The lambic yeast adds an interesting fruitiness to the beer, and a very slight tartness as well. The finish is lightly sweet with a hint of spice as well, and the aftertaste is roasted with a touch of smoke and ash lingers long after the swallow. There’s a hint of sweet cherry juice in there as well.
M: Very fluffy carbonation that froths up on my palate. Medium body, fluffy and airy mouthfeel.
O: A very interesting beer, and I enjoyed it, but it’s probably something wouldn’t seek out again. The flavors of the porter are light and clean, and the lambic yeast adds an interesting complexity. Overall though, it’s pretty straight forward.

07-05-2014 20:40:51 | More by scottfrie
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Zwet.Be from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
87 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.