Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer) | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer)Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer)
BA SCORE
4.65/5
396 Ratings
Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer)Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The second of four limited edition geuze blends using lambics brewed by 3 Fonteinen before the thermostat incident ceased brewing operations.

Added by fewa on 06-24-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
396
pDev:
6.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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The beer pours a murky amber color, hues of orange and copper, very cloudy with a big, thick, bone colored head, about 3-4 fingers high, super lively, with fantastic retention and lace. The aroma is really funky and dirty, though it does open up after warming with some fleshy stone fruit, apple, citrus, mildly floral with some spice and grain, almost a bit crusty and rustic, plays well with the musty funk. The flavors mirror well, very funky, but with it comes some fruit, berries, apple, citrus, a touch of wildflower and grassy weeds, wheat, rustic grain, coriander like spice, lightly bitter, not overly sour, more tart and very dry. The mouthfeel is quite unusual relative to the rest of the seasons, much like a cask feel, smooth, juicy, coating that finishes lightly dry.

Verdict: A very fine gueuze from Drie Fonteinen, perhaps in an odd spot from when fresh, but still a rewarding experience. There is balance, harmony, funk, fruit, aged hops and defined malt, all working in unison to achieve a wonderful beer.

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Armand'4 Oude Geuze Zomer (Summer) from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 396 ratings
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