Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen Intense Red Oude Kriek

Intense Red Oude Kriek

 

Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen in Lot, Flemish Brabant, Belgium 🇧🇪

Lambic Style - Kriek Regular
Score
8.04
ABV: 6.0% IBU: - Ticks: 104
3 Fonteinen “Intens Rood” (Intense Red) is the result of macerating hand-picked whole sour cherries on lambic for at least six months, in a proportion of one kilogram of fruit per litre of lambic, and is then blended again with more lambic to obtain a minimum intensity of 450 grams of fruit per liter. The kriek lambic ferments in the bottle for at least another six months and develops into an intense wine-like fruit lambic. This bottle fermented, unfiltered and unpasteurised lambic is all-natural with no artificial juices, syrups, or sugars added. Traditional Lambic is living, cultural heritage rooted in the Zenne valley!
 

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7.9
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 7 | Overall - 8

0,75l bottle at home. Bottled 21.06.2017. dark red / bourdeaux like color, small pink head. smells of sour cherries, cherry juice, light oak, marzipan, nutty, some spices, very subtle funk. lovely smell. full body, soft carbonation. tastes of sour cherries, oak, cherry juice, subtle funk, bit grassy, earthy, light marzipan, light cinnamon. finishes rather dry and light to medium sour with notes of sour cherries, cherry juice and some marzipan. very nice stuff, rather on the sour side, but overall very good one.

Tried from Bottle on 14 Dec 2021 at 14:47



8.1
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8.5 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8

Bottle shared. Bit hazy very deep burgundy red. Massive cherries, soft funk, light lactic lemon, almonds. Solid sour, light sweet. It's good, but I prefer their unfruited beers.

Tried from Bottle on 21 Nov 2021 at 18:33


7.5
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 7 | Overall - 7.5

0,75l bottle at home. Bottled 30.09.2020. BB 26.10.2040. deep red coclor, very small white head. smells sour cherries, cherry juice, marzipan, subtle funk. very nice smell, super cherry forward. full body, soft carbonation. tastes of cherries, sour cherries, bit leathery, tart cherries, some wood, earthy, grassy, bit sulphuric. finishes dry and medium sour with notes of sour cherries, grass and sulphur notes. overall this is good, some sulphur notes distracting from the cherries though. Nice but not great.

Tried from Bottle on 18 Nov 2021 at 12:40


8.9
Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 9 | Flavor - 9 | Texture - 7 | Overall - 9

No pop, pours deep dark red, tiny bit of carbonation. Smells loads of sweet, juicy cherries, some sourness, light funk and wood. Heavy sour but not sharp. Deep, intense cherry flavour, amazing jammyness, surprisingly dry. Awesome. Happy birthday Armand!

Tried from Bottle at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen & lambik-O-droom on 25 Oct 2021 at 22:00



8

Bardzo kwasne. Za kwasne. Ale ruli zajebista owocowosc i paleta. Kapke mieszane uczucia, ale jednak pyszka

Tried from Bottle on 16 Feb 2021 at 22:34


7.9
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8.5

Blend 83 bottled 6/19. Murky red, no head. Brooding sour cherry aroma with almonds, some lemon. Pretty much flat but has a kefir-like plumpness to the texture. Tastes pretty much as it smells with some wood creeping up towards the end. The richness of the cherries goes pretty well with the sourness that's presumably partly the cherries and partly the lambic. A little more magisterial than the oude kriek.

Tried from Bottle on 14 Nov 2020 at 13:09



8.4
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 9 | Flavor - 8.5 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8

2016. Tasty redhead, yumyum. Rich dark cherries, massive. Sweet, marzipan, smooth soft sourness. So fruity. Ridiculous.

Tried from Bottle on 17 Oct 2020 at 19:39