Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon
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Reviews by jayhawk73:
4.73/5 rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Bottle shared by Huhzubendah- Thanks Matt!
Pours a cloudy orange color w/ a one finger off white head. Excellent lacing on my tulip glass. The nose is a beautiful musty barnyard, lemony smell. Really excellent. The taste steps it up a notch... This is a world class, fantastic Gueze. Unbelievably complex, with different funky tastes coming out. I can't think of one thing I would change about the taste of this brew. Feel is an acidic sharp feel w/ a nice smooth edge to it as well. Overall, this is an awesome beer and I'm glad I got to try it. Cheers.
Serving type: bottle
02-18-2012 21:34:55 | More by jayhawk73
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4.35/5 rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
750mL bottle into a Teku
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
07-27-2014 18:44:58 | More by zac16125
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 2,159 ratings.