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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze - Brasserie Cantillon

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99
world-class

709 Ratings
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Ratings: 709
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 7.56%
Wants: 978
Gots: 166 | FT: 17
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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3.75/5  rDev -16.7%

erbu, Jul 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

canadianghetto, Jul 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

julielynndubee, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of MarcWP
4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2011 vintage poured into Cantillon Balloon. 3 years in the cellar.

Pours a radiant gold to light bronze, clear body, light fuzzy white head that dissipates quickly. Gorgeous color to this Gueuze.

Aroma is a brilliant combination of funk, bright fruit, white wine, with hints of oak and mild gruyere. Lots of tart berries, kefir lime, and acidic peach. Almost perfection on the nose.

The palate comes through with heavier funk and earthiness than on the nose. Has a mellow floral character throughout. Lighter fruits, lime, lemon peel, crisp green apple, musky barnhouse, Riesling, sour grape mash, and nectarine/white peach acidity.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and soft carbonation for the style. Drinks pleasantly and is evidently dry and tart but not overly sour or lacking in juiciness. Phenomenal.

One of the finest I've had from Cantillon and the three years age has added a good amount of funk, quite perfect at the moment (or is it this hot weather?) As of late, this, Zomer, and Duck Duck Gooze are my favorite among the "style". Could drink this all day, everyday. Mid-palate is full of complexity while the finish is a lot cleaner. It's that clean finish that makes this so drinkable. Look forward to re-visiting this soon.

MarcWP, Jul 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

DRBiser, Jul 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

eduardolinhalis, Jul 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

MeisterSmudge, Jul 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

thegoon55, Jul 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Moc513, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

IpeeA, Jul 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

joegard, Jul 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Ant4711, Jul 03, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Awesome, if just a shade below the best of the best.

Soft, round, mellow, with a rich, nuanced, funky nose. Mouth is just a hair thin, and the finish a touch watery, but otherwise this has a mellow, subtly nuanced character that is endlessly drinkable.

It reminds me much more of their young lambic than it does their gueuze, and hints of paper and must around the edges make me question how well this one will actually age.

The softer acidity and high complexity make this one that I'd love to drink regularly, but as a difficult-to-land, special occasion gueuze, it doesn't necessarily bring the fireworks.

errantnight, Jul 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

magictacosinus, Jun 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Kirk, Jun 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

Dagsy, Jun 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

K-Creedon, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.1%

atpca, Jun 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

CaptDavyJones, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

unclejazz, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.1%

thatisgrossman, Jun 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

brianmandell, Jun 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Wolberjs, Jun 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

gator79, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

samba, Jun 21, 2014
Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 709 ratings.