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Drie Fonteinen Millennium Geuze - Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen Millennium GeuzeDrie Fonteinen Millennium Geuze

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world-class

96 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 8.13%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: truthbrew on 08-08-2003)
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Reviews by fewa:
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fewa

Belgium

4.7/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy yellow orange with a big fluffy, with a not too long lasting champagne-like white head. Smell: Soft sour aroma, complex with citrus fruits, funky, earthy with clear hints of grass (hay). Taste: The typical 3 fonteinen taste. Tart, but not too acidic. Earthy with notes of citrus fruits, some oak and vinegar. Dry body. Thanks for brewing this masterpiece!

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2011 18:39:43 | More by fewa
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

04-21-2014 09:17:45 | More by tom10101
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-10-2014 04:31:33 | More by zestar
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Quackus

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

02-21-2014 22:26:03 | More by Quackus
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty yellowish color lambic with a generous foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of Brett notes with some horse blanket notes with some tart notes also discernible. Taste is a very nice mix between some tart notes with light oak undertones, some horse blanket and wet leather notes offset by light green apple notes. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. I am surprised this has hold on after so many years. I really enjoyed the mix between the complex notes of wild yeast and the perfect drinkability level.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 19:05:24 | More by Phyl21ca
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codyhaskell

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-31-2014 04:26:36 | More by codyhaskell
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-27-2014 09:03:16 | More by Anonymous1
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Big thanks to Phyl21ca for sharing this

Appearance - Golden colour with a small size fizzy white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there isn't much lacing.

Smell - Yeast, breads/grains, lemon, funk

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste bread/grains, vinegar, lemon juice/zest and a dry yeastiness. There are also some grassy/herbal notes and a touch funk.

Overall – Incredibly drinkable and very well balanced. It's easy to see why this beer is rated as highly as it is, very well crafted.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 19:24:40 | More by spinrsx
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CityofBals

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-12-2013 03:25:57 | More by CityofBals
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kif

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-13-2013 20:03:47 | More by kif
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popery

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-10-2013 18:49:30 | More by popery
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Ilovebrew

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

08-09-2013 03:33:33 | More by Ilovebrew
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phingdong

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-05-2013 18:36:49 | More by phingdong
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gn0sis

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-01-2013 19:01:33 | More by gn0sis
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zdeck37

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-27-2013 02:37:00 | More by zdeck37
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bauermj

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2013 15:43:12 | More by bauermj
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dsgolovin

California

4.88/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

750ml from Lambic basket into 3 Fonteinen glass at Grote Dorst

This is the empyrean, the height of my ticking career. I took 2 trains, a bus, and was given a ride the rest of the way by a local baker and his son who did me a solid. In other words, don't be a dumbass like me and rent a car. When I finally got there I was greeted by a convivial scene: a small, local, family-run pub that happens to house one of the great Lambic and Gueuze cellars. Did I mention it was hot as balls? Now that my novella is over, to the beer:

Cloudy off yellow with ample head and good lacing. This one was a bit of a gusher? The only other thing to say about this beer is how well rounded and delicious it was. Worth the hassel. And I could have drank a bucket of it, it was so goddamn hot.
Go soon as I think this was one of the last bottles at Grote Dorst.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 20:15:09 | More by dsgolovin
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Mbrown44

Delaware

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-30-2013 08:27:50 | More by Mbrown44
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.91/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750 ml bottle at Grote Dorst, bottled in 1998, served in a wine glass.

A- Pours a hazy golden color, with an 1.5 inches of billowing white head, really awesome retention and lacing.

S- Just ridiculously awesome. At first it's very dominated by a soft, earthy, damp wood / forest floor funkiness, also some dry hay / sawdust funk. Some honey and a bit of mineral flavor. As it warms up a very prominent and distinct pear aroma comes out, which I don't think I've ever gotten in a gueuze before. This has got to be one of the most complex aromas I've ever found in any lambic or gueuze.

T- Soft acidity, very lactic and dry along with a bit of lemon. Way less sour than I was expecting. Much more emphasis on damp, earthy, forest floor funkiness. Mild herbal flavors. Some chalkiness / mineral flavor towards the finish. I'm a huge fan of 3F's forest floor funky flavors, so this was pretty perfect for me.

M- Medium-bodied, soft feel with moderate carbonation, very dry at the finish.

O- Just an amazing beer. Huge complexity and wonderful flavors, especially focusing on the earthy funk flavors really did it for me. Of all the old 3F beers from this period, this has held up the best and is easily my favorite. One of the best lambics I've had.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 01:03:38 | More by WillCarrera
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leschkie

California

4/5  rDev -12.1%

06-22-2013 15:39:44 | More by leschkie
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joel66

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-13-2013 04:46:03 | More by joel66
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-07-2013 19:59:04 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

03-15-2013 02:13:48 | More by yourefragile
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jbuddle

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-16-2013 21:37:54 | More by jbuddle
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futura123

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-10-2013 20:59:51 | More by futura123
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Drie Fonteinen Millennium Geuze from Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen
99 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.