Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This listing is for all vintages of the Oude Geuze, but not for bottles specifically labelled "Oude Geuze Vintage".

Added by rastaman on 09-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,749
Reviews:
738
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
8.29%
 
 
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Gots:
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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of raspy22
4.89/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of VABA
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MickeyHops
3.92/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AdrianC31
4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kevinpd58
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dro7
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle date 2015 Oct 21. Drinking on 2017 Feb 2nd.
Extremely carbonated, funky, slightly tart, dry mouth feel and finish, fresh oak, and light fruits.
Half way through and the head is gone along with most of the carbonation.

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Photo of npachl
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vfgccp
4.44/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichD
4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joemochas
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of patre_tim
4.29/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Copper and golden with almost no carbonation, a slight haze and no head! No gusher whatsoever.

Smells of oak barrels, macaroni, sour and acidic, burnt rubber, and gravel.

Sour with no sweetness whatsoever. I get the barrel, burnt rubber and gravel on the tongue. Macaroni and light dried fruit like apricots.

Soft but acidic body, with little carbonation.

Got this in Santa Rosa, California a few months back. It was bottled Oct 21st, 2015, and I'm drinking it on Jan 21st, 2017. It could have lasted until Oct 2035 according to the label, but why wait? I've been wanting to try this fantastic brew for a long time! Today I'm in Chiang Mai.

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Photo of Ssippisam
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tblack4d
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beersgud
4.57/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - This is one of the finest looking Belgian beers I've seen. Superb, ultra clear orange body, some trace carbonation appearing in the pour, almost no head and no real sign of lacing. Pretty, pretty beer.

S - A challenging nose, typical of style, but with the wood and sour notes turned up, and the funky farm notes dialed back. Biting, but inviting.

T - Initially, there is not much more here than in the nose - a finely honed exploration of wood and acidity. But this is a surprisingly drinkable rendition, as the strong acidic bite of the front opens into wood and funky middle notes, and a close that hints lemons and limestone, keeping with a strong sour wallop that slowly fades.

M - The pucker is there, and there is no mistaking that this is highly sour, but it remains inviting, calling you back.

O - Geuze are not my thing, but this is expertly done. Depth mingles with a muscular front, making for a rich, refreshing experience.

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Photo of Jason_cs
4.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dabeerbuddha
4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Beautifully carbonated. Streaming bubbles in the glass.
Murky hazy auburn colour.
Nose blew my mind. Cedar, apple cider vinegar, leather. All combined in an artful feat.
Crisp taste of apple, spice, acidity and tartness.
Sooooo good.

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Photo of JakeScully
4.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Purchased this online and this is an exceptional gueuze. Surely a tad pricey but totally worth it! It's far better than cheap champagne. Will definitely buy again, well done 3F.

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Photo of evsistr
4.76/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
4.34 out of 5 based on 2,749 ratings.
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