Oude Kriek 3 Fonteinen is produced by ripening of cherries (both the flesh and the seeds) in young Lambic. This process takes between 6 to 8 months. After bottling the beer matures for at least 4 months in a warm room where the spontaneous fermentation in the bottle is done.
The head of Oude Kriek is very sensitive to the concentration of the cherry seeds containing oil and may differ from one year to the other. On old Cherry 3 Fonteinen, no flavorings, sweeteners, or dyes added which makes this beer very natural and is especially thirst quenching. Blend 58 with local honey.
3 Founteinen was founded in about 1887 as a cafe and Geuze distillery, a place where the gueuze is produced by mixing old and new lambic, taken from different breweries. The company was bought by Gaston De Belder in 1953, it expanded to include a restaurant and left it to his sons, Armand and Guido in 1982. In 1998 a brewery plant was bought. Besides using its own lambic, 3 Founteinen lambic used by Boon, Girardin and Lindemans for Geuze. 3 Founteinen is one of the few remaining geuze distillery.
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