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:
872
Reviews:
183
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
8.84%
 
 
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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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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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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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