Drie Fonteinen Faro | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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87
very good
40 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Faro

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 03-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.57%
 
 
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24
Gots:
1
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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery, 06/27/2017.

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Photo of aleigator
3.49/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy orange color with a small bubbly head.

Smell is utmost funky, with a lot of blue cheese and dried mushrooms. Some lemon prevails, adding a pleasant crispness to the otherwise surprisingly musty and heavy nose.

Has a medium, soft carbonation, with a pleasant twist between sugars and the tartness, resulting in a well balanced, refreshing beer.

Sugars enhance the lemony sourness of the beer, at the same time they prevent a lot of the more subtle layers of flavor to unfold, which are muted due to the more prominent sugar. The carbonation keeps everything in great balance, adding a light mineralic quality to the taste. Finishes more sour than it began, with lots of ripe lemons lingering on the palate.

Definitely prefer the unsweetened version over this one, since it is synergizing on a whole different level, allowing a more intriguing depth to unfold.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of halo3one
4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnyb
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of klipper
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of straightlambic
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Lots of diacetyl, could have just been an off batch.

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Photo of Highbury09
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GJ40
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of millelacsmark
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of WillCarrera
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of tom10101
2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

Photo of SStein
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ManforallSaisons
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Pecan
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of pperez38
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Chambic
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Drie Fonteinen Faro from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
4.07 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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