Drie Fonteinen Intense Red Oude Kriek | Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Belgium
3fonteinen.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Made from 40% cherries.

Added by MasterSki on 04-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
646
Reviews:
104
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.45%
 
 
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64
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4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.96/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Another perfect beer! Sweet and sour battle it out on your taste buds, and it still ends in a draw. Cherries come through in both aroma and taste, tartness leaves your palate tingling. Excellent!

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4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a clear deep reddish color lambic with a nice large pink head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tart cherry notes with some mild barnyard notes is quite nice. Taste is dominated by loads of fresh tart cherry notes with some mild barnyard notes and some oak notes. Body is full with good carbonation. Solid kriek from 3F with cherry overtaking some of the funky notes. Really refreshing and something I would like to have on a hot summer day.

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4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.53/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.73/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

375ml bottle into snifter. Lot number 2/5/14.

A: Very soft pop of the cork and a near flat pour. Color is a beautiful deep maroon. A thin splashy film of foamy bubbles formed temporarily after the pour and quickly faded into a thin collar.
S: Musty and earthy notes mixed with deep and rich notes of dark cherries. I get a touch of mushroom and damp basement along with the musty earthy barrel funk. Slightly cheesey, no tartness or acidity. Very soft nose overall. Cherry smells juicy and rich as opposed to bright, sugary, or synthetic.
T: The taste reminds me of the black cherry juice that comes in a glass bottle you can buy at the store. Very rich cherry presence including tannic notes of cherry pits and skins. Acidity is present but low as this beer is not especially puckering. There a touch of earth and barrel funk, but it’s pretty moderate on the funk scale. Not overly sweet.
M: Medium-full body for style, with a rather thick and slightly chewy mouthfeel from the very low and carbonation. Finish has a citrus-type of tartness and is dry and gritty from the tannins.
O: There is so much cherry flavor that it’s hard to tell there is anything other than fruit juice in this. Tastes like earthy, lightly funky, and lightly tart black cherry juice.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drie Fonteinen Intense Red Oude Kriek from Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
4.14 out of 5 based on 646 ratings.
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