Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen Oude GeuzeDrie Fonteinen Oude Geuze
BA SCORE
4.4/5
2,783 Ratings
Drie Fonteinen Oude GeuzeDrie Fonteinen Oude Geuze
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:
#244
Reviews:
741
Ratings:
2,783
pDev:
8.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
449
Gots:
778
Trade:
94
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Photo of YvesB
3.99/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdillon86
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of babaracas
4.14/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy yellow-orange, fizzy one finger white head, very thin ring retained, no lacing.. about right for the style. Smell: peach, honey, lemon tea; mild barnyard and vanilla notes. Taste: snappy grain, nectarine, lemon-lime, tiny goat cheese character, oaky vibe. Light-medium bodied, plentiful carbonation, tart and semi-dry peach skin. Lemonade burps. Yes, very good.

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Photo of groleau
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryi86
4.28/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12.7 oz bottle dated Dec. 12, 2009 poured into a snifter

A- A light hazy gold/orange with one finger white head.

S- Tart lemons, spices, some fuck and a nice earthy smell.

T- Lemon tartness up front, getting hints of sour apples and other sour fruits in the middle. The finish has a funky bitterness, sour apples and lemons with an earthy/grass note. Very nice complexity.

M- Crisp, refreshing, smooth, slightly creamy.

D- Like other sours I am have had I would not like to drink a lot at once, but it is easy to drink and enjoy a bottle. I really like this beer, but feel it could be a little better if it was a little more sour and a little less funky.

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Photo of MacStinson
4.79/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Inglewood
4.45/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of wonothesane42
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shehateme
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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

A - Hazy golden-orange honey color with a large, foamy, rocky white head with pretty good retention leaving a thin, patchy layer of lacing and some sticking to the glass.

S - Tart and sour lemon, apple and grape along with a touch of acidic vinegar aroma. No too heavy on the vinegar aroma for the style though. Also a strong yeast and barnyard funk present. A touch of grassy and mineral aroma in the background.

T - Starts with a tart and sour lemon and apple flavor. Just the slightest acidic taste comes out. Mid sip has a strong sour lemon come out with hints of yeast and a little funk. This then gives way to a more sweet and sour fruit taste. Strong grapefruit along with some apple and pear and hints of apricot and peach. Obviously lemon and some lime are still quite strong. The are sour and mouthwatering and a little puckering, but the also have a fairly strong sweet kick. The sweet sour mix is somewhat like a very sour candy as the sweetness isn't dominant, more of a background taste.

M - Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Very juicy and mouthwatering feel. A little puckering as well and a touch creamy.

D - Pretty drinkable beer. With the almost absent acidic flavor and the slight sweetness, the drinkability is pretty good. The juicy, sour, mouthwatering taste keeps me reaching for some more to drink.

Notes: Best before 03/03/18. Nice fruity and lightly sweet Gueuze. Mix of sour and sweet, but the sweet is subdued. A lot of lemon, apple, grapefruit, and other fruit. Well balanced, and complex. Really enjoyable sour that is worth trying. Right on the border of world class.

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Photo of jampics2
4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer #2 of my 2010 Winking Lizard Beer Tour.

A 330ml bottle poured into a goblet and hoisted to 3F the very day of "the announcement". Good luck with the new direction and thanks for all the wonderful beer over the years.

Opened with a crazy loud pop. Pours a cloudy gold.

Smells of barnyard funk and sour apple. A bit of wood and leather too.

Taste is great. A wonderful initial sour and total lacto funk. Apple skin and oak. Some lemon as well.

Super carbonated, nice body. Feels good in my mouth.

Very drinkable and enjoyable. Really great sour!

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Photo of JamFuel
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of TomMorris
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of gordavidson
4.75/5  rDev +8%

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

Beer bootle (37,5cl/2006 vintage), tasted in 2008.
Appearance : Orange yellow color, without any foam head and sparkling ?
Smell : On the nose it is fruity (apple, pear, citrus, lemon)
Taste and mouthfeel : In the mouth it's sour. Bitter notes. Aftertaste is dry.
Drinkability : a very good beer, complex and refreshing in the traditional gueuze style.

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Photo of pisano
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of seeswo
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of innominat
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of rastaman
4.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy orange appearance, you just know its going to be sour when you take your fisrt smell. Very stinky, earthy smell aswell. This had a very loooooong flavour, covered every part of your tongue, tremendoudly sour, tart acidity, one of my favourite gueuzes, lemony, grassy, earthy, dry, if your a fan of gueuze you must seek this out!!!!!!!

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.38/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.93/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of oglmcdgl
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of twenty5
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 2,783 ratings
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