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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,117 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,117
Reviews: 558
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 779
Gots: 624 | FT: 46
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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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I have had this beer on several occasions but always in bottles both 375ml and 750ml.

This beer pours a golden yellow with the slightest of orange hues to it. The pour produced a nice one finger white head that lasted a fair amount of time. The smell is slightly barnyard but not overwhelming. There are hints of lemon and fruit that I cannot quite put my finger on. There is also a nice tartness to the nose. The flavor is wonderful with the funk and a hint of oak up front followed by the nice tartness in the finish. This beer is well carbonated and has a nice light mouthfeel to it. Overall I would have to say that this is a Very good gueuze, but I think cantillon produces better fruited lambics.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 23:34:26 | More by rowingbrewer
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-07-2011 18:17:05 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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spycow

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-07-2011 04:52:15 | More by spycow
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dcloeren

Texas

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 19:46:21 | More by dcloeren
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jfstilling

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-06-2011 04:34:52 | More by jfstilling
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sincereNc

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-05-2011 07:04:46 | More by sincereNc
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

12-05-2011 00:43:13 | More by ADTaber
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AutumnBeerLove

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-05-2011 00:15:30 | More by AutumnBeerLove
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev -10.7%

12-04-2011 21:45:04 | More by Rempo
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Kristyn

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-04-2011 19:19:55 | More by Kristyn
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ejw127

Nevada

2/5  rDev -55.4%

12-04-2011 06:03:23 | More by ejw127
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ryendavid

Florida

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-04-2011 04:54:54 | More by ryendavid
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hwwty4

Missouri

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-03-2011 15:21:18 | More by hwwty4
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SpillyBeers

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-03-2011 13:31:15 | More by SpillyBeers
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.88/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I picked up two at Milltown in Carrboro! part of my Cigar City and Lambic haul!

2009 vintage I do believe, it says 2.009 on the cork.

Pours a bright lucid orange with a somewhat fizzy carbonation. Head is bright white and very thin. Good looking gueuze.

Smell hits you immediately after pouring, like a wafting cloud. A nice funk is there, with a latent sweetness. Lactic acid is rampant. Hints of sour grapes and apple cider vinegar.

The first thing that comes to mind is balance. It has a little bitterness. And a little more fruit in there somewhere. Not too dry. Dry sour apples and a good amount of green grape rind. Very mild notes of cigars upon exhale. Full, big body that makes you feel like you always have the gueuze ready to swallow.

It leaves a slightly sweet feel, but still overall sour. Hints of malt and apple cider vinegar resonate.

I could go on for days about this thing (and I mean thing literally), but I do know that its complex, funky, full bodied, and fantastic. Purchase on sight with no questions asked.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 02:40:36 | More by VncentLIFE
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +11.6%

12-02-2011 21:14:52 | More by bluntedboywonder
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rab53

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -21.9%

12-01-2011 04:51:03 | More by rab53
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ThirstyHerf

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-30-2011 03:19:47 | More by ThirstyHerf
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-29-2011 01:24:43 | More by MeisterSmudge
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danoeltico

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

11-27-2011 15:29:16 | More by danoeltico
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girllovesbier

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-27-2011 08:58:37 | More by girllovesbier
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Khazadum

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottled in 2010

A- Light creamy head developed, about a finger of head. Low lacing, bit sticky. Dissipates down quickly above the clear, light tea colored body. Tons of singular bubbles rise individually, no streams.

S- Funky, for sure funky! Bits of lactic acid tartness with the idea of acetic tarnishing the flanks. The funk is along the lines of barnyard and wood. Like the area of the barn where the walls give off the musk of wet wood combined with horse saddles. Not so much off funk like diaper, but Popsicle sticks dipped in animal skins would suffice.

T- Big burst of tartness, all lactic and perhaps I'm missing the acetic here. It has an opening dry funk that combined with the tartness and is hard to separate from each other. They are so well integrated that you just fall in love with it and can't but imagine how it can improve... but I know it does. Some citric bitterness on the finish. It isn't the sour I'd like, definitely too young right now, and mostly tart funk. Allowing the citric to rise up bites the center of the tongue giving it a nice bitterness that really balances out the entirety of the package. Not only that, but it allows time to really appreciate the aging in casks.

M- Bit thinner and more watery than I'd like. Great placement of carbonation, light but still present. Crispness of flavors and tartness let me know that this beer is going places. Sticky flavors, good retention. Perfect amount of bittering acidity, needs more sourness. Funk is nice.

I love this beer. So so so delicious. If I could drink it nightly, I would.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 23:41:42 | More by Khazadum
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-25-2011 17:05:45 | More by mdillon86
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-25-2011 16:19:24 | More by deapokid
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Sixofsigmas

California

5/5  rDev +11.6%

11-25-2011 02:55:49 | More by Sixofsigmas
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
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