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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,162 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,162
Reviews: 562
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 799
Gots: 624 | 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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Reviews by biga7346:
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biga7346

Michigan

4.72/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wine glass in the halfway point of a long sour tasting

A - Firm golden to copper color, straw like, very still with no head retention.

N - Soft and mild cheeses like goat cheese or fresh mozz, big wafty barnyard notes of wet hay, top soil, fresh cut grass, it's like you almost feel you're drinking this in the woods or something. Nice suggestions of white peppercorn, fresh herbs leads into a backdrop of dark fruits like tart blackberries, blueberries.

T/M - Very tart cherries, vinous, nose follows in the grassiness, barnyard; tastes like biting into a fresh, crisp green pepper. The finish rounds out with a really nice acidity riding on a champagne-like, irony mouthfeel.

D - A lovely, well rounded gueze. Cantillon hits the mark with barnyard notes more than others IMHO.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2011 02:22:12 | More by biga7346
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4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
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2013 Belgian Flag label...pours rich yellow urine color...This beer smells amazingly oaky, earthy, & funky.... the taste is a balance of Oak, barnyard funk, and and medium lactic tones giving the tart lemony characteristics...Overall a great Gueuze... sadly i overpaid.... but it was tasty nonetheless...

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottle into a Teku
Vintage 2011

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.

M/D: Medium body, carbonation is moderate but lower than most examples Ive had of the style, fairly drying on the finish, and drinkability is very good.

O: One of the standards of the style, truly a classic.

Serving type: bottle

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
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