Drie Fonteinen Framboos | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

Drie Fonteinen FramboosDrie Fonteinen Framboos
BA SCORE
4.52/5
702 Ratings
Drie Fonteinen FramboosDrie Fonteinen Framboos
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Recent bottling dates:
05/25/1999
05/31/2011
06/18/2014

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 03-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#131
Reviews:
118
Ratings:
702
pDev:
7.52%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
762
Gots:
153
Trade:
29
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Ratings: 702 |  Reviews: 118
Photo of Thedusanmandic
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bferber
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of M-Fox24
4.45/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Pour’s a merlot, ruby rose color with some transparency. The head is minimal with absent retention, and lacing

S: Raspberry jolly rancher with sour patch kid elements: An abundance of raspberries with some cherries and assorted berries popping out. Juicy, sugary sweetness with subtle acidity/funk

T: Bright, crisp, rich berries and fruit with lactic funk, and a tad bit musty. Notes touch upon citrus, lemon, a little bit of vinegar, some vinous like components, and an oaky inclusion

M: Medium to light body with scarce carbonation. Soft yet fairly flat with a morsel of dryness that’s integrated and balanced adeptly

O: Nice take on a fruited Lambic, that doesn’t come across as one-dimensional. A fragrant and aromatic nose with palatable complexities

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Photo of Jmonah3
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PJHOY
4.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of ArrogantB
3.96/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle dated 06/2014. This wasn't totally flat, there was a tiny bot of fizz. Dark pink color. Aroma was great, lots of raspberry and lambic. The flavor was alright, it was slightly sour, raspberries but honestly I was expecting to be blown away and I wasn't. This was a good framboise but I preferred Hommage.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.42/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured at pretty close to fridge temp. Look is ruby red with slight transparency. Nose is deep and complex. Raspberries, sweet candy. Taste is WOW. So fruit forward. Almost like straight squeezed juice. No alcohol presence. Dry and sticky, with tart raspberries. Good level of sourness. Overall, this was amazing.

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Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Narkee
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robertm2152
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to james for bringing this to March Madness. Twas the first and only time I've ever had it. I always dig the appearance on beers with so much fruit that they turn this mixture of purple, pink and red. Sweet. Head can't be retained so don't try to explain it. Aroma of sourness and what is that, raspberry & strawberry?

Taste, ok definitely raspberry. Typical 3F sourness on this one, it is big time, slight rubberiness to it. Carbonation was just fine I thought. Its a good beer. Is it worth tracking down and paying out the nose for? Prolly not, especially with the Cuvee Rene series all over the place for the most part. If you're strictly going after raspberry, I would stick with FFAC, Cantillon de Gambrinus, Friek etc. . . more bang for your buck.

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Photo of rabbott2
4.39/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2014 belgian bottle drank out of my SP stem on 7/27/17

L-no carbonation hardly at all, pretty dense and syrupy which is shocking, ruby red
S/T - funky and acidic, berry strong but somewhat subtle too. Not overpowering and probably a little less than i would have liked.
F-kind of heavy and a little acidic
Overall - I hate saying that I think this beer is overrated because it was really great. I was super hyped for it after being blown away by hommage, so it was sort of a let down. Maybe I need to chase 2011. Still a great lambic

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Photo of xt0n1cx
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dleiner
4.84/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2011

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Photo of nguasta2
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of xtonytx
4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ragnar3
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2014 vintage, poured into a taster. Tons of raspberries, some oak, a nice bit of funk. Jammy mouthfeel that sets it apart from other raspberry lambics.

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Photo of delgotit99
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mock_in
4.38/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YvesB
4.88/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beast464
4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Devman171
4.1/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 702 ratings
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