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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Framboise - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

840 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 840
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.71%
Wants: 874
Gots: 156 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 11-03-2003)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

iamdariusstone, Jan 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

Joecaddie, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.9%

hombrepalo, Jan 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

Burt, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Jonada
4.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2010 vintage served in a Cantillon lambic glass

Appearance: Pours a bright ruby red with hints of purple. Less than a finger of a light pink head dissipates quickly to a collar. Body is somewhat clear with light visible carbonation streaming throughout the glass.

Smell: Huge fresh raspberries, oak, hay, barnyard funk, green apple, vinegar acidity. Light musty character present as well and intensifies as the beer warms, but probably still a little lighter than a typical Cantillon.

Taste: Tart juicy raspberries, basement, oak tannins. Hugely tart, almost mouth puckering, tart finish.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, with low/medium levels of spritzy carbonation. Super smooth and drinkable. Nearly perfect.

Overall: Not surprisingly, this is another winner from Cantillon. Huge fresh, jammy raspberry with tartness and funk that are strong enough to add additional complexity without overwhelming the fruit character. Best raspberry lambic, and possibly best fruit lambic of any kind that I've had. Definitely worth seeking out.

Jonada, Jan 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

AndrewSmith, Jan 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

nollie77, Jan 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

DStoked, Jan 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

Jpepe08, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.9%

BeerMothaLova, Jan 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

Kevinhcraig, Jan 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

johntfox, Jan 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

tpaetow, Jan 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

GJ40, Jan 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

Arsenal0328, Jan 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

doremite, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

kermis, Jan 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.1%

uvm2003, Jan 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

blabaer, Jan 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

mtrog313, Dec 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

nharres, Dec 30, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2010 sticker

A - gorgeous light red with hint of pink in color. Aggressively dissipated carbonation.

S - that prototypical Cantillon funk comes at you right out of the box. Bright raspberry, currant and cherries.

T - big raspberry and mild funk. Just a pure and total expression of the style.

M - nice carbonation. Great interplay of sweetness and acidity. Flawless balance.

O - without a doubt, the best framboise I've ever had. Rose de Gambrinus is a great beer and this one is just like RDG, but on steroids.

EliotRosewater, Dec 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

Hopbomber, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

david18, Dec 29, 2013
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4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Slightly hazy red colour with a small but very short lasted white head.

Intensely fruity aroma. Massive raspberry and raspberry seed aroma coming out of this 7 year old vintage. Funky too. Complex with fruity, tart and earthy notes. Big.

Massive tart funkiness but not powerfully acidic. Just rounded acidity that plays off the raspberry flavour and aroma. Interesting lemon note. Low barnyard flavours but the fruitiness really makes this a winner.

Medium-light body with moderately-high carbonation. Super.

An excellent beer in the finest Cantillon style. The Lou Pepe range truly is the pinnacle of what they produce. The even rarer stuff is hardly worth the effort compared to this sublime product.

dgilks, Dec 29, 2013
Cantillon Lou Pepe - Framboise from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 840 ratings.