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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze - Brasserie Cantillon

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631 Ratings
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Ratings: 631
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 948
Gots: 155 | FT: 17
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-01-2003)
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.15/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is of course, wonderful gueuze, but given the hype surrounding it, and in the context of a number of other comparable versions more readily available on the market, it just didn't wow me like i expected it to. thanks as usual, to drlovemd87 for procuring this and choosing to share it with me. its pale blonde to straw in color, and i can see bubbles but it never amasses any head. this is a 2009 vintage by the way, and its got a great nose of funky oak, lacto, and white wheat malt that has stood the test of time. the funk is there, and so is the sour, and the oak adds a lot more than usual, i mean, this is really oak dominated, woody in taste, semisweet, and clean finishing. not nearly as sour as it is funky, more of a must than a funk really, old and dank, mature might be the right word. its just not coming at me in waves, and it almost seems like a simple beer, lacking the complexity of others, maybe in a good way, maybe not. either way, it tastes almost familiar, and if this is the standard by which the style is measured, there are a lot of good copy cats out there. still, i love the yeast, and i love the softer feel to this, just a tickle of carbonation and a very easy drinking medium body. fun and special beer, but not a drink of the gods as some say, just great gueuze.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 00:39:21 | More by StonedTrippin
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Delaware

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Belgium

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Vermont

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -10.9%

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New York

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New York

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British Columbia (Canada)

4.36/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A huge thank you to wordemupg for this 2007 bottle, a looong time big want. Enjoying this one by the fire on christmas eve.

Appearance. Pours a lovely rich honey-gold with a touch of orange. Topped with a thin white head that fades fast.

Smell. Apples peaches and pears ...very fruity. Some cider vinegar and some nice sweet(ish) woody funk.

Taste. Huge lemony sourness, nice funk that's less woody than the smell but what I would describe as truly barnyard with sweet hay and all. A little dank oak wood makes an appearance in the finish.

Mouthfeel. Medium-light body, medium-low fine and lightly prickly carbonation.

Overall. Very happy with this choice as the official start to Christmas. A fine Gueuze. Thanks again and a very merry Christmas, Chris!

Serving type: bottle

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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 631 ratings.