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Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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BA SCORE
4.4/5
Outstanding
2,802 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#242
Reviews:
742
Ratings:
2,802
pDev:
8.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
450
Gots:
782
Trade:
92
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Ratings: 2,802 |  Reviews: 742
Photo of kbgratz
4.18/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brewery_Decimal_System
4.38/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured to an oversized wine glass.

A: When pouring, the beer showed a beautiful body of yellow-y and orage-y colour with a very crystalline touch to it. The head is white and is one finger thick, showing lots of good retention and mild lacing.
S: The aroma is salty and barnyard-y, but not much as fresh lambic. It's more soft then expected. There's a prosciutto touch to the aroma.
T: There's a first sweet spot when the beer comes to mouth of malt and unidentified sugary sources. After that, the simple acidity lays in to finish the taste with an apple aftertaste.
M: Body is medium to medium low. Carbonation is high and bit harsh. No alcohol is noticeable. Acidity is mild.
O: My first geuze, and I like this beer very much.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.64/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of raspy22
4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of VABA
4.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mmoriarty
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.59/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MickeyHops
3.92/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3.5/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AdrianC31
4.08/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kevinpd58
4.34/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dro7
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
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 +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vfgccp
4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichD
4.59/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joemochas
4.47/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of patre_tim
4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
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 -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tblack4d
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beersgud
4.57/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.21/5  rDev -4.3%
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 +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 2,802 ratings
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