Drie Fonteinen Kriek | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen KriekDrie Fonteinen Kriek
BA SCORE
97.1%
Liked This Beer
4.34 w/ 175 ratings
Drie Fonteinen KriekDrie Fonteinen Kriek
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by putnam on 09-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#895
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
175
Liked:
170
Avg:
4.34/5
pDev:
7.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
134
Gots:
14
Trade:
2
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dynamite149
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of esktime
4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SinjaminBentek
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Liberatiscioli
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DarthGuitarHero
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZEB89
4.54/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wiescins
3.77/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMCimpi
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NorCalBeer
3.37/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pmarlowe
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2015 vintage. Bottle pours at The Sovereign (DC). Delicious raspberry and red cherry aroma and flavor. Brett and sourness are *almost* completely absent, though I get a bit of brett at room temperature. Despite that, this is a really delicious beer with nice red fruit flavor and mild sweetness.

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4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mdlb44
4.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my favorites of the style. Great fruit character and just the right amount of tart. I was lucky enough to get a bottle of this and was extremely satisfied!

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4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

14 April 2014 bottling date - 17 June 2016 date of opening

Appearance - very pristine red. 0 carbonation, 0 head, as expected. Looks like pomegranate juice in terms of intensity.
Nose - Before the cork was even off you could smell the cherries coming right out of the bottle. Cherries are dark, sweeter more than sour. The lightest hint of a urinal cake. No vinegar/nail polish or other bad smells present.

Taste - Not surprisingly, the cherry is the major taste, but its not at all abrasive. Very tame. You can taste them, but they aren't so overwhelming that 37.5cl is too much to drink. As others have mentioned, that oak taste is present throughout. Very rounded, you can feel it along the side of your tongue. Adds some dryness and earthiness, but without being too tannin-y. Just very restrained. Some mild acidity present, but if you're expecting sour cherry blaster-sour, thats not what this beer is.

Mouthfeel - A bit dry, little sweetness. Moderately light body.

Overall - 9.4

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Drie Fonteinen Kriek from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 97.1% out of 100 with 175 ratings
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