3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek is a traditional, sour, cherry-flavored lambic beer by brewery 3 Fonteinen in Beersel. It is generally considered to be one the best sour Kriek beers in the world. It has an alcohol content of 5.0%.
Serving temperature: 4-8°C
Brewery 3 Fonteinen (three fountains) is one Belgium’s best known craft lambic breweries. It is located in Beersel, just South of Brussels, which considered to be the centre of the lambic world. In this small town with some 20,000 inhabitants, there are no less than three lambic breweries and even a lambic museum. Their kriek beer is still made the traditional way, by letting sour cherries ripen for 6-8 months in lambic beer, before being put away to re-ferment for 4 more months. Besides this cherry beer, this brewery also makes one Belgium’s best old gueuze beers called 3 Fonteinen Oude Gueuze.