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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze - Brasserie Cantillon

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781 Ratings
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Ratings: 781
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 1,039
Gots: 177 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-01-2003)
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4.43/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Decided to split a bottle of '04 with foofaa at Monk's Cafe. At $45 a bit pricey but very much worth it.

A - Pours murky orange with a small one finger tall white head leaving small streaks of lace down the glass.

S - Smells of lots of horse blanket funk, green apples, a touch of lemon zest, and some light sourness. This one is a bit subdued but it is still quite enjoyable.

T - Starts off with a big dose of strong horse blanket funk slowly giving way to a mix of bright sourness, apples, lemons, and some damp earth. The finish is dry with a nice amount of pucker, lingering on the pallet for some time. The flavors are all there, although some of them are a little to light for my liking.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Dry, funky, feel that lingers long after the finish. It remains light, allowing you to drink quite a bit of it before it begins to wear on you.

O - Other than the Armand Lente this was my favorite beer of the day. The balance of funk and fruit was spot on and I had no problem putting back my half a bottle. Worth every penny.

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Photo of AleWatcher
3.68/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

07 bottle into tulip.

Dark murky gold in color. Nice white bubbles with some spotty lace.
Smells HUGELY oaky with a deep musky funk.
The taste is nice-- oaky and funky with a good sour bite to it. Some light citrus notes hide in here, but the big oaky funk is lo is the best.
Feel is a bit medium and syrupy. Feels like it could use more carbonation.
Overall-- I'll take the classic gueuze over this one. This is not bad, but is the least best of the Lou Pepe series.

Fun to try, nonetheless.

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4.1/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

vintage 2007 (bottled in 2009)

cork sucked coming out, broke into two pieces.

pours a bright slightly hazy golden yellow. very little to no head.

very sharp acidic lemon with dry oak. some old basement.

very sour. dank, dark, and acidic. loads of lemon sour apple. slight funkiness and dry oak. malt emerges a bit in the back ground towards the finish.

moderate carbonation, somewhat more on the mild side. very dry with a lingering lip puckering tartness.

good, but not as complex as i was expecting. not sure if maybe its this vintage or what. was looking for a bit more depth but regardless, would buy again. i kind of think the classic gueuze might be a bit better overall.

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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 781 ratings.