Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Golden Blend is made with 4 year old Lambic that accounts for 25 % of it’s contents, the rest of the blend is made up by a "secret" combination of 1, 2 and 3 year old Lambic.

The exact mixture is only known by the master-blender Armand himself.

The name "Golden Blend" is not far away from the truth, in fact, the 4 years of maturation in oak-wooden barrels is making this particular Lambic very expensive.

Due to the "evaporation" through the barrels, only a small percentage of the lambic is left over after 4 years of maturing.

Added by rvdoorn on 03-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,052
Reviews:
185
Avg:
4.49
pDev:
6.9%
 
 
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280
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4.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bouncepass
4.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
4.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jimmeekrek
4.36/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pwoody11
4.02/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrtomatohead49
4.18/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveD082791
3.62/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ragnar3
4.59/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2014 vintage, poured from a 375. Pours a golden hue with ample carbonation. Considerably more complex than the typical Geuze - crisp apple and funk. Would age very nicely.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.47/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eman17
4.22/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fireazzi
4.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

poured from a 375...

Look lots of carb on the pour, nice body

Smell: fruit, grapefruit and funk

Taste: Great grapefruit taste, lots of carb on the taste, good juiciness

Feel: nice mouth feel, little carby, smooth taste, drink warm!

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Photo of rabbott2
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2014 vintage drank on 3/17/2017

Look - looks like a golden ipa with a bigger white head, nice body

Smell - lemon, other citrus, some grapefruit, some funk

Taste - lemon, grapefruit, barnyard funk, a little oak, nice acid

Feel - creamy in some sense, nice tartness but still subtle

Overall - very enjoyable, semi-complex, glad to finally have tried

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5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of raspy22
4.96/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Loved the complexity of this beer! Look was quite bubbly and minorly cloudy. Aroma and taste had a great deal of complexity and funkiness. I did enjoy the vastness of this beer in contrast to the great but simple oude gueuze. Would definitely pursue this beer again. Not easy to find.

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Narkee
4.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of knicks19947
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DraftDaddy
4.73/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.46/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: golden yellow with a light carbonated 1 inch head
Smell: big funk, lemon and citrus notes throughout
Taste: citrus fruits, floral and nice funky sourness
Feel: insanely light and aromatic... crisp and good balanced carbination
Overall: a real pleasure to drink

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4.37/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.38/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WolverineFan1243
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
4.49 out of 5 based on 1,052 ratings.
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