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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Vintage | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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4.57/5
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763 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This listing refers ONLY to beers that explicitly say "Vintage" on the label. These currently date from 2002 onwards, and feature either the red label ("Nightlights" by Felix de Boeck) or the word Vintage printed directly below the words Oude Gueuze as in the profile picture.

This is NOT for old vintages of the standard Oude Geuze.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#74
Reviews:
138
Ratings:
763
pDev:
8.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Trade:
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5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.74/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.68/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.96/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Lot 11/30/2006, 750ml bottle.

Not the slightest bit of pop when removing the cork. Pours a flat, super clear golden color on first pour. Nice color and clarity, but a somewhat alarming lack of carbonation. Smell is of tart lemons, hay, grass, and lactic sourness. Very complex smell overall, seems "mature" to me. The taste is quite sour with tart lemons being most prevalent, followed by fresh cut grass and dried hay notes. The mouthfeel is almost totally flat, as expected, and light bodied. Overall, a very nice sour that did not disappoint. Had it retained any carbonation, it might have been truly exceptional. All the same, really glad to have tried it.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.73/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.64/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.35/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.36/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.05/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.23/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.99/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.54/5  rDev -0.7%
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4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

375 ml bottle

Appearance is a cloudy golden orange color, one inch bubbly white head, great retention, some lacing at first too

Smell is tart citrus, funkiness, sour green apples, oak, and yeast

Taste starts off with tart green apples, lemon dominates the middle, more citrus in the finish with oak rounding out the aftertaste

Mouthfeel is tart, dry, and funky, medium bodied, appropriate amount of carbonation for the style, taste lingers, thirst quenching

Overall it is not overly tart, an outstanding gueuze, very nice

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4.79/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.53/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.63/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Vintage from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 4.57 out of 5 with 763 ratings
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