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

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198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 6.22%
Wants: 220
Gots: 58 | FT: 9
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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drie Fonteinen Armand & Tommy has a blurred but fiery golden complexion and a head so rocky and durable that it could seemingly last forever. Future civilizations will dig it up and not be able to make sense of the iceberg-like white mouse. They'll figure anything so majestic must had been a religious artifact or some kind of monument to fertility.

Like so many Gueuze, this one has the dubious distinction of smelling like a barnyard in the middle of July. It is stinky and will inevitably be repulsive to some. But to those who've acquired the taste for lambics, it smells absolutely divine; for these people (myself included), this very well is considered a religious heirloom, one passed down from brewers of centuries past.

Indeed, few beers (or beverages for that matter) are made like this one anymore. The beer is left to sit in big open vats in dusty, cobweb attics to be inoculated by wild yeasts and then aged in old wooden barrels where bacteria is sure to consume any and all remaining sugars. This process is repeated for several years, and the results are blended together.

All this amounts to a beer that has notes of cider vinegar, barnyard hay, and crab apple with a sharp citrus acidity and plenty of musty, woody oak notes. Marked by a lactic, puckering sourness, this thing makes Sour Patch Kids look like, well, candy. Far more refined and complex, this mouthfeel also has a hint of vanillin and tremendously refreshing effervescence.

No one would scoff at spending 20 some odd dollars a bottle if one of Bordeaux's or Burgundy's finest vintners collaborated with one of California's best. In fact, you'd never find anything of the sort even close to that price! And it's no different with brewers; indeed, for what it offers, this bottle was a steal. IF - I repeat, if! - you see it, be sure to buy it.

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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze - Armand & Tommy from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
99 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.