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:
862
Reviews:
181
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
9.07%
 
 
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Ratings: 862 |  Reviews: 181
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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Photo of Jimmeekrek
4.21/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nvbrew
4.76/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Pours cherry red / amber-ish with white head which quickly disappears.
Aroma has raspberry, cherry, moderate funk, hay.
Taste is raspberry jam, cherries, funk, hay,

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

Photo of Burgh1328
4.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of danh53
4.52/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2015 bottle. Its hard to find much of anything to say against this beer. Beautiful ruby red color, dark, sweet cherries on the aroma with raspberries, and barnyard notes. The fruit takes center stage here. More cherry than raspberry, but both are prominent. This leans toward the jammy side. Great oak presence on the dry finish. Not much vinegar. Sweet and jammy on the front of the tongue. Funk follows on the back end. Really well done beer. Did not disappoint.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.06/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blaze5445
4.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

2013 vintage 750 ml bottle at Himmeriget in Copenhagen. I knew this would be good, but it exceeded my expectations. Had this back-to-back with Cantillon Blabaer and I thought Hommage was better, although it was pretty close. Complex flavor, but so balanced, smooth, and drinkable. Don't pass this up if you find a bottle.

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Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
4.44/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of petermethot
4.18/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitch
4.62/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A 750ml corked and caged bottle, bottled on 30th June 2015, and best before 30th June 2025. Poured into a Cantillon ballon glass.

Appearance: A hazy deep ruby red colour with a thin pinkish head that faded fairly quickly and left only sparse to no lacing.

Aroma: Strong cherry tartness with jammy fruit sweetness and oak. There are hints of raspberries, lemon zest and light funk.

Taste: Sour, tart, cherry, raspberry, oak, lemon zest and vinegar with a touch of funkiness.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: This was just great. Surprisingly the cherry was much more prominent than the raspberries and the funkiness was less than expected but, this was still extremely drinkable, tasty and enjoyable. On my must buy list.

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

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

Photo of Hayley_86
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rabbott2
4.6/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2015 vintage drank on 12/21/2016

Look: medium red/pink with slight haze, and a thin white head

Smell: bright raspberry, earthy/barnyard funk to it, floral, red fruitiness

Taste: follows the nose. Well balanced between the fruit and funk. Light sour on a long finish, with the funk a little more forward

Feel: Medium body with smooth tartness and very drinkable...flavors linger a little but definitely don't overpower the palate

Overall: Superb, well balanced fruited sour. I'm a sucker for raspberry lambic and this does not fall short of expectations. Love this

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Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of David_Menendez
4.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of knicks19947
4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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