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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Armand & Tommy - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

230 Ratings
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 6.21%
Wants: 240
Gots: 61 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-10-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

schnarr84, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of beernads
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

beernads, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of nulledge
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

nulledge, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of tewaris
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks Ryan for sharing this major "want". Split between 4 people. Peachy hued, pours somewhat hazy with a very good effervescent head and good retention as well. Signature 3F aroma with a dominant peppery note (compared to Oude Gueuze and Golden Blend anyway). Very sour and very lactic with tons of warehouse funk. Bursting with carbonation... always fruity somewhat floral at times. Only thing I can say against it is that it lacks the drinkability/approachability of the Oude Gueuze.

Glad to have had it and thanks again!

tewaris, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -11.3%

RuckusDu, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

drummermattie02, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of leschkie
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

leschkie, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of Shmeal
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Shmeal, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.94/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked and caged bottle into a Cantillon tulip. Shared with schen9303.

Cork ejects with a loud, crisp pop. Beer pours a massive, as expected 3.5 finger foamy white cream head with great retention. Beer is a clear copper. Lacing is stringy and thick with good stick. Couldn't ask for more here.

Nose is citrus, lemon, hay and sharp cheesy tartness. Nice, crisp and aromatic.

Opens sharp citrussy tartness. Lemon peel, hay, sharp cheese and a funky tartness at the middle. Some cobwebs and more hay at the end with dashes of wet and rotting wood here and there. Finishes with a filmy lemon zest tart/bitterness. Same in the aftertaste. Definitely above average but the funkiness is a bit underwhelming here and its pretty simple overall.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and goes down accented, bubbly and slightly oily. Messy finish with a long, lingering aftertaste. Real drinkable. Good for the style.

A very solid beer overall. Like a well aged Oude Gueuze. However, this is nothing to write home about though I'm more than happy to age a few bottles to see what happens with time.

SpeedwayJim, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
4.4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled February 17, 2011.

Bottle is a gusher. A bunch of foam comes jumping up right after opening. Lost a bit I am afraid to say. The beer is vary cloudy, coppery in colour. A very large and frothy white head on top, good retention.

Smell is funky. Yeast is there and contains notes of light fruit. Lemon and citrus are strong. Quite balanced in terms of funk and other flavours. A bit of cherry.

Taste is very good. Nice dose of funk, balanced with lemon, grass, cherry, apple. Quite sour and acidic. Dry. Like the nose, very well balanced. All flavours blended well together in a harmonious whole.

Medium bodied, very tart, dries the mouth quite significantly. Moderate to low carbonation. '

Overall, very good. Having tried the Lente last week, it is hard to avoid comparing the two. I certainly preferred the Lente, which was a bit more complex and exciting, but this is also a terrific gueuze. Like the Lente, it is very well balanced which seems to be a hallmark of the Drie Fonteinen gueuzes. Yum!

jrenihan, Feb 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

CypherEnigma, Feb 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

tjfinkle, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of Tnudish
4.49/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle provided by Baron, thanks Baron!

A-Pours a cloudy deep orange with a finger and a halfs worth of frothy off-white head.

S-Nose is sharp, musty citrus and aged cheese. It’s quite funky and has a good amount of mineral to it.

T-Flavor has slightly less funk up to it, it’s more sharp lemon rind, aged cheese, wet hay, and damp basement.

M-Mouthfeel is light, carbonation is spritzy, moderate acidity, and a moderate finish.

O-Another great blend from Armand. Despite having this side by side with ’02 OGV in the past and thinking they were pretty different, I am inclined to pick out a lot of similarities when having this on its own. Look forward to seeing how this continues to age.

Tnudish, Feb 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

bsuedekum, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of dgilks
4.28/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy dark amber colour with a small white head. Fair head retention given the style.

Very funky. Earthy and slightly goaty. Nice bitter lemon aroma and some almost husky notes. Good.

Well hello there. Very fruity with a big citrus hit. There is a real bitter lemon note here along with some grapefruit. The bitterness is quite high and the tartness is crisp and really good. Medium funk.

Moderate body with moderately-high carbonation. Solid.

A really nice Gueuze. Well blended with a nice balance of tartness, funk and bitterness. Excellent.

dgilks, Feb 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

CityofBals, Feb 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

aztraz, Feb 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

danieelol, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

pokgye, Jan 24, 2013
Photo of Kegatron
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into a few glasses. Another rare 3F selection so generously shared by Stakem. Pours a hazed peach with a head of slightly off-white foam. This soaps the sides with rich sudsy lace. Smells fresh with a bright tartness in the nose. Light cheese and doughy sugars mix in as well. The taste is more tart fruit, with an almost grape skin or green apple flavor. This is complimented by a light sugary and bready backing, zesty, rind-like bitterness and a gentle funk on the edges. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a soft lively crispness in the mouth. It perfectly matches the flavors. While slightly funky and earthy, it’s that bright fresh crispness here that really drew me in. I think I enjoyed this even more than the Framboos. Thanks for sharing Adam!

Kegatron, Jan 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

yourefragile, Jan 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

jbuddle, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -11.3%

drabmuh, Jan 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

MordorMongo, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

SpdKilz, Jan 12, 2013
Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Armand & Tommy from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
99 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.