Armand'4 Oude Geuze Lente (Spring) - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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Reviews by Etan:
4.65/5 rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Last bottle in the series for me. 750ml into a snifter.
A: Pours a glowing orange with a huge white head.
S: Garlic, mushroom, sugar, sweet berry flesh, rich oak, wheat, green grapes, very tart. Incredibly smooth and pungent. One of the best lambic aromas I've ever smelled.
T: Oaky. lactic with lemony acidity, strong but smooth sourness, woody funk and blackberry skin. Very tart with layers and layers of beautiful oaky acid.
M: Light-bodied with frothy carbonation, a bit too much.
O: Definitely one of the best in the series, up there with Winter for me. Also one of the best smelling lambics I've ever had the pleasure of trying.
Serving type: bottle
09-06-2012 05:59:21 | More by Etan
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4.83/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
750ml bottle with foil and C&C. Poured into a Cantillon stemmed glass 5/19/2014.
A- hazy brown-orange body, much like a lighter apple cider. Effervescent two finger white head with great retention, nice film and some lacing.
S- Very intense, funk-forward nose. Peppercorns, lemon rind, grape skin, musty hay, leather, tangerines, lactic acid. So much going on. Impressive.
F- Bold and aggressive. Citrus, lemon zest, apple skin, musty hay, black pepper, lots and lots of funk that dominates the palate. Just enough yogurt lacto in the dregs to make me smile. A vinous finish reminds me of a nice champagne.
M- Medium bodied, perfectly carbonated and not too fizzy; nicely effervescent and drinks with a real pop! Funky, musty and lemony finish.
O- I see why many argue that this is the best of the 4. I liked Zomer's subtlety that didn't sacrifice much intensity, but this is right in your face intense and incredibly complex. A lambic for the ages.
Serving type: bottle
05-19-2014 21:46:08 | More by Stevedore
Armand'4 Oude Geuze Lente (Spring) from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
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