Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #6
Ranked #137
4.52 | pDev: 7.3%
Sep 17, 2022
Mar 02, 2003
Notes: Re-labeled as "Framboos Oogst" or "Framboos Harvest" in the United States.

Multiple vintages; ABV varies slightly on every release.
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Ratings by WunderLlama:
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Caged and corked Bottle that was muled back to me from Belgium by my friend Chip

Ranked #6 as a fruited sour on beer advocate

Brewers Notes: Re-labeled as "Framboos Oogst" in the United States.

Multiple vintages; ABV varies slightly on every release.

Look is reddish liquid with a pink foam. AP that quickly settles to a ring

Aroma is tart raspberries

Taste is tart raspberries

Soft fizziness , tartness lingers

Good beer
Jul 11, 2022
More User Ratings:
Rated: 4.74 by brandoneast from Texas

Sep 17, 2022
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Reviewed by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia

4.37/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Bottling date 11/15/2019. Season 19/20. ABV is 6%.

L: Poured into a stemless wine glass. Color is like a deep rosé wine. Thin white head that fades to a soft blanket.

S: Raspberry dominates. A bit of barnyard funk and oak.

T: Follows the nose— main flavor is raspberry. Hint of lemon and barnyard funk.

F: Light, a bit acidic and dry

O: The nicest fruit lambic I’ve tried.
Aug 22, 2022
Rated: 4.78 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio

Aug 13, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by rare_bird from Michigan

Jul 31, 2022
Rated: 4.49 by Montanabeerz from Montana

Jul 24, 2022
Rated: 4.35 by Stevem68 from Ohio

Jul 10, 2022
Rated: 4.61 by Affinity from Missouri

Jun 02, 2022
Rated: 4.3 by Ssippisam from Minnesota

May 25, 2022
Rated: 4.09 by Fordcoyote15 from Pennsylvania

Apr 10, 2022
Rated: 4.23 by DaveCash from New York

Apr 09, 2022
Rated: 4.56 by loganburgh from Michigan

Apr 04, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by jschott75 from Illinois

Mar 27, 2022
Rated: 4.7 by lochraneg from New Hampshire

Mar 27, 2022
Rated: 4.33 by IckyT2012 from Florida

Mar 12, 2022
Rated: 4.84 by chrismattlin from Ohio

Feb 17, 2022
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Pours a very nice light raspberry color with a slight head and lacing
Aroma has very generous raspberry hints
The taste follows the nose with a pleasantly tart raspberry flavor
A light bodied well carbonated beer
A great very well balanced Lambic
Feb 12, 2022
Rated: 4.42 by not2quick from Missouri

Jan 18, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by shelby415 from Oregon

Jan 02, 2022
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Reviewed by BGDrock from Canada (ON)

3.79/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Rose-copper body is quite nice, hazy, forming essentially no head even with an aggressive pour.
Mild, sharply tart, red fruit aromas of raspberry, cherry; light funk, light lemon juice.
At first the near absence of carbonation is a put off, but there is a very fine, prickly feel, and it ends up doing the job; flavour is appropriately sour, pleasantly puckering, balanced by a light fruity sweetness - like red currants more than anything; have to use your imagination to get a clear sense of raspberry, it's very subtle; there is a faint mustiness and oakiness; long, very dry finish, enticing, lightly sticky.

Give this a chance past the first few sips and you'll be rewarded. Bright and tart, with a refined and subtle effervescence and fruit character - the latter a disappointment for me, as I love raspberries.
Jan 01, 2022
Rated: 4.59 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Dec 25, 2021
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Dec 01, 2021
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Rated by nelsonracite from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Looks kind of strawberry light red. Smells like raspberries, and hops. Taste like Raspberries with some tart. Overall goes down nicely.
Nov 11, 2021
Rated: 4.76 by MeLoynes from Missouri

Oct 17, 2021
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Reviewed by hopley from Massachusetts

4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
375 ml bottle, drank 10.10.21. Bottling date 18 Dec. 2019. Blend n14 Season 19/20.

Really enjoyed this, murky red raspberry color. Not the most attractive beer on the planet but the look underlies the fruit inside. I wouldn't call it overly acidic, more tart and chock full of fruit with lasting tarty raspberries. It's not as "in your face" as some raspberry wilds can be, but it's not as delicate as others are - this one is all about the thick fruit look, feel and taste. Cheers!
Oct 14, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by timmy2b from New York

Sep 05, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by rstump24 from Ohio

Aug 24, 2021
Rated: 5 by JAWS from New York

Jun 28, 2021
Rated: 4.76 by meltroha from Ohio

Jun 13, 2021
Rated: 4.59 by paresis from Massachusetts

Jun 03, 2021
Rated: 4.34 by bret27 from California

May 30, 2021
Rated: 4.74 by JesseLara from California

Apr 27, 2021
Rated: 4.75 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Mar 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Shared 750 ml corked & caged bottle at local tasting. Red colour, very little carbonation, no head. Intense aroma of ripe and over-ripe raspberries. Sour and intense flavour, ripe and over-ripe raspberries again, some tart and lemony notes too.
Mar 18, 2021
Rated: 4.56 by jbdpsu82 from Pennsylvania

Feb 05, 2021
Rated: 3.87 by EasternIsh from California

Jan 12, 2021
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Reviewed by benzalman from California

4.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I had the 14 (no carb) but still a wonderful beer to try. Still very delicate and fruity even if the stillness of the beer can be a bit distracting if you're looking for something more effervescent.
Jan 04, 2021
Rated: 4.35 by SG_H44 from Korea (South)

Jan 01, 2021
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Reviewed by DoctorZombies from Florida

4.41/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Season 18/19. Blend no. 29. Poured at 54 degrees. Deep gold with excellent clarity; thick, rocky white bubbles; initially poor cap retention, but as the bottle warmed, much better retention and moderately heavy lacing. Earthy raspberry aroma, with light barnyard funk; some aged cheese; fresh baled hay. Taste is raspberry, sour fruit, tart green apples and some funky hay. Light carbonation; light body, but not watery; dry, light acidic feel; minor pucker. Overall very pleasant to drink but no “wow” factors; fairly mild sour raspberry nose/taste; funk factor is low; minor ding to aroma score for cheesy notes; very good, but expensive...I’d drink again if at a lower price point.
Dec 31, 2020
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