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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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world-class

2,159 Ratings
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100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,159
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 797
Gots: 623 | FT: 47
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This listing is for all vintages (Gueuze, Oude Gueuze, etc.).

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001)
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GCBrewingCo

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1996 bottle.

The beer was slgihtly hazy pale golden with a white, low and lasting head which lasted well to lace the glass.

The aroma was fruity with a floral pronounced oak character and a soft tart grapeseed and grapeskin presence.

The flavor was prominent tartness at first contact with the palate. The grapeskin and grapeseed characteristics were present but the tartness was fleeting and did not last. What tartness was there, while prominent in the start, was never too tart.

The finish was dry with lastinglihgt tartness into the aftertaste. The body was medium with a medium carbonation. A nice find and very easy to consume.

Bottle at Bruxellensis (9/9/06), served from a wicker basket.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2006 22:04:23 | More by GCBrewingCo
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A big thanks to joshwith for sending this one over in a trade!

A: Pours a somewhat hazy golden color with 1.5 fingers width of white head. Head dissipates down fairly quickly and leaves effectively zero lacing.

S: Lots of tart lactic acidiy, and an equally big lemon-lime citrus. I also get oak, vanilla, fruity esters, some floral notes, and subtle melting plastic like funk. Awesome.

T: Funkier than the nose, with that burnt plastic like character. Next I get a fair amount of citrus rind and lactic tartness. Pretty sour, but not to the degree of some Gueuzes or other Cantillon's Ive had. I also get a pretty big degree of floral notes, oak, some sweet citrus notes, and some bitterness. Tartness builtd throughout the drink. Theres a very nice flavor of oak and fruity esters that linger forever in the aftertaste. Great complexity, and really tasty beer.

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 2,159 ratings.