|Aroma||Yeast, Woody, Cherries, Sour|
|Taste||berries, fruity, yeasty, sour|
For the Oude Kriek of 3 Fonteinen young Lambic is stored for six to eight months on whole cherries. Then the beer is stored at for at least an additional 4 months. During this time the spontaneous fermentation of the beer begins. The result is a complex cherry lambic, which, in addition to balanced acidity, has wonderful aromas of cherries and Brettanomyces.
|Ingredients:||Water, Barley, Wheat, Sour Cherries, Hops, Yeast|
|Brewery:||Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen, Molenstraat 47, 1651 Lot, Beersel, Belgium|
|Beer Style:||Cherry Lambic|
|ABV (% ALCOHOL):||5,0|
|Drinking Temperature (in °C):||7-10°|
|goes well with:||Mild Cheese, Sweet Desserts and Chocolate, As an Aperitif|
3 Fonteinen (Drie Fonteinen) is a Lambic brewery and blender from Beersel, Belgium.
Founded in 1887, 3 Fonteinen is owned by brewer Armand Debelder, one of the most influential people around traditional Lambic, Gueuze and Kriek. Since 1998, 3 Fonteinen has produced Lambic in their own brewery. In addition, Lambic is bought by Boon, Girardin and Lindemans blended and aged in their own barrels.