Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen Oude KriekDrie Fonteinen Oude Kriek
BA SCORE
95.5%
Liked This Beer
4.31 w/ 1,167 ratings
Drie Fonteinen Oude KriekDrie Fonteinen Oude Kriek
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rastaman on 09-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#544
Reviews:
338
Ratings:
1,167
Liked:
1,114
Avg:
4.31/5
pDev:
7.89%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
208
Gots:
279
Trade:
35
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Ratings: 1,167 |  Reviews: 338
Photo of swanfungus
4.18/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nerdboy19
4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Farnswurth
4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blaze5445
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Epopt
4.56/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of innominat
4.07/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of petermethot
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jhfinn
4.51/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.75/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BNarc
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigSmooth12
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ummswimmin
4.08/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thoglund
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of poskok
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Euroglot
3.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmoriarty
4.44/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopSavant
4.51/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L - look like pure cherry juice

S - Cherry, almost no funk

T - Taste like a cherry clafoutis. No funky business

O - Plain and simple, a great beer.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 375 cork and cage into a snifter, the beer is ruby red, vibrant and crystal clear, with no head. Aromas of tart and sweet cherries forward, with some tart white wine dryness throughout, and hints of earth and funk. Mostly fruit sweet and tart, though. Flavors are tart and sweet cherry forward, rich in actual fruit characteristics, with some dark cherry components in there, as well. Subtle sour notes here and there, puckering the mouth a bit, with some terrior notes and a wine-like dryness. The body is slick and light, but not overly crisp or acidic. Good, smooth, light balance to be incredibly drinkable. The aftertaste is all cherry fruit, with some hints of tart and sour darting in and out, as well as some funky notes accenting the palate. The finish is crisp, dry to the point of bordering on astringent, and tart, with a lingering cherry note. Very good beer.

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Photo of Sheppard
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark reddish plum. Honestly, it looks like a cherry. It's that dark burgandy, magenta in the light. It's a gorgeous looking beer. Cherries in the aroma along with some mildewy funk. Mostly getting candied sweetness though. Getting some cherry and lime flavors. It's a little flat. This is a 2014 bottle, so I don't know if some of the carb has escaped. There's definitely some limey barnyard funk. It's not too acidic, which is very important to me. I certainly don't feel like this is going to tear the enamel off my teeth. A very good kriek.

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Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamison85
4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atrocity
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of meltroha
4.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 95.5% out of 100 with 1,167 ratings
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