Drie Fonteinen Hommage | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of lambic beers brewed at 3 Fonteinen, with an addition of 30% whole fresh raspberries from the fabled Payottenland and 5% sour cherries. This unfiltered beer will enjoy a spontaneous refermentation in the bottle. No artificial colors or flavor enhancers are added. Lambic is brewed only from 60% barley malt, 40% unmalted wheat, hops and water.

In commemoration of the late Gaston Debelder, founder of the 3 Fonteinen blendings

Batch 1 - 2007
Batch 2 - 2013
Batch 3 - 2015

Added by Phatz on 10-15-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
882
Reviews:
186
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
8.84%
 
 
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Ratings: 882 |  Reviews: 186
Photo of MTKATL
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Treyliff
4.42/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml cork and cage bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a deep ruby color with a small foamy off-white head head that leaves some bubbles behind floating on top

S- smells of freshly pressed raspberries and cherries, along with some barnyard funk elements; dried hay, horse blanket, earth

T- semi-dry up front followed by a bit hit of raspberries and tart cherry. Mid-palate gives notes of dried hay, earthy and some musty notes. The finish is dry with flavors of drier hay, yeast funk and more berries

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel and a dry tart finish

O- awesome mix of berries and funk

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.59/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of n2185
4.29/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wanderingpints
4.83/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Shogun250
4.58/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2015 Vintage. Excellent fruit combo. Right amount of acidity and funk combined with fruit. Really enjoyed this. Didn't seek it for a long time and I don't know why. This up there with a lot of Cantillon fruited stuff and actually might prefer it over some vintages of St. Lam.

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Photo of mertzhb15
4.87/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ragnar3
4.52/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2015 vintage, poured into a taster. Raspberry and slightly detectable cherry, balanced nicely with the funk and oak. Slight lean to Framboos '14 on a side-by-side.

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Photo of jkrug5
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.6/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2015 Bottle

Pours deep ruby red with a slight pinkish head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is all fruit...straight raspberry and cherry jam. I feel like this should be on a peanut butter sandwich. Taste is all that jam and then some...raspberry and cherry to the face, subtle funk and mild sourness. SUPER balanced. Good carb on this with nice body makes it an easy drinker. Overall, this is one of the best fruited lambics I've ever tasted. Absolutely magnificent.

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Photo of samEBC
4.3/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.49/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery, 06/23/2017.

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Photo of mad3air
4.46/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beast464
4.42/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Top flight lambic as you'd expect from DF. Well balance, perfect fruit tones, and real nice nose. A bit more head and mouth feel wouldn't hurt but definately not a weakness. Wouldn't mind a little more funk either, but still top flight.

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Photo of ThatAmateurBeerDrinker
4.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
4.44/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kvgomps
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MRVermont
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nedster10
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of IckyT2012
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fireazzi
4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

nice sour, definitely prefer framboos over this.
look was nice red like a cherry
smell was sour cherries
taste was like a fruity jam
feel nice funky notes sweet sour and light
overall very nice sour

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