Zwet.Be - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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4.25/5 rDev +10.4%
the sour quality definitely comes thru here, and it is an interesting addition to a porter flavor profile. on the fruitier side of porters, dark sour berry comes out. a bit ashey, abundant carbonation. overall its a unique spin on a porter. lot of yeast qualities
08-30-2014 14:36:15 | More by dank203
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
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
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
Zwet.Be from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
87 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.