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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,160 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,160
Reviews: 562
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 798
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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tarheels86

California

4.7/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I’ve had this so many times and many different vintages. I will rate the best examples I have had like I have with Drie Fonteinen Geuze.

1998 vintage 750mL courtesy of Puzzl at Cantillon day at Spuytin Duyvil in Brooklyn, NY. It pours a cloudy light orange almost amber with a thin, white head that leaves little lace. Looks like melted butter in the glass. Aroma is funky, sweaty, tangy sour, full of citrus complexity. Taste is watery at first, not too intense, moving to full lactic sourness, lemon yogurt, feet, and finishes very spicy, sweaty, oaky, and massively sour. Really complex if you give it a chance to warm up. Palate is zippy, peppery, lemony sour, full of lactic yogurt. Easy to love. 9/20/2010 8/4/9/5/16=4.2

1998 vintage 750mL thanks to Turdferguson at RBSG 2011 in Philly. The pour is similar looking to Loerik with a clear to hazy neon peach color and scant white head formation. Nose is completely insane. Just nothing comes close to this one: wild amounts of sour peaches, sweet oranges, fresh grapefruit, and soft sour funk that has no spice or vinegar. Only fresh citrus and unreal amounts of it. Perfect aroma. Taste is leathery and sharp with mild sweat and bitter grapefruit. Excellent, soft, leathery palate. What an insanely amazing treat. If you have ever dreamed about what Loerik tastes like, this is it. They are both 1998 batches and have aged very similarly. Thank you Sam! 6/3/2011 10/4/9/5/18=4.6

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 22:34:56 | More by tarheels86
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Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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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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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