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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,242 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,242
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.69%
Wants: 818
Gots: 641 | FT: 45
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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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-30-2012 04:12:02 | More by oldp0rt
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monitorpop

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-29-2012 23:45:32 | More by monitorpop
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RSchaeffer

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-29-2012 20:26:46 | More by RSchaeffer
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GehenHerzog

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-29-2012 13:36:39 | More by GehenHerzog
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vytamink22

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-29-2012 04:53:40 | More by vytamink22
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CarolinaKevin

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-29-2012 00:55:28 | More by CarolinaKevin
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CoreyCramer

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-28-2012 22:32:41 | More by CoreyCramer
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-27-2012 15:51:47 | More by Beertracker
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beef13

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-27-2012 15:37:47 | More by beef13
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Morningside

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-27-2012 14:56:11 | More by Morningside
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev -10.2%

Finally got to try this classic Belgian ale. The appearance is very nice, with a golden orange color topped by a eggshell white head and rimmed with generous lacing. The smell is a complex but unified sour funk blast, with hay, funk, earth, apple skin and lemon rind. The taste follows suit, with a fairly harsh sourness that hits the spot nicely. Mouthfeel is soft and creamy, and the beer really gets the saliva going. Overall, quite good.

01-23-2012 06:56:02 | More by sacrelicio
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mrbubbler

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-23-2012 06:26:04 | More by mrbubbler
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kif

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-22-2012 23:50:06 | More by kif
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Romulux

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

01-22-2012 20:03:22 | More by Romulux
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hurfer

Indiana

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-22-2012 17:47:52 | More by hurfer
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beerhan

Ohio

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-22-2012 08:35:12 | More by beerhan
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Mississipping

Mississippi

4.47/5  rDev -0.4%

A: Pours a completely clear golden color with a small white head that rises quickly and takes its time to settle.  A thin, bubbly film and thick ring remain.  Numerous steady streams of bubbles quickly float toward the surface in unison.  Decent lacing left behind on the edges of the glass. 

S: The aroma is mainly musty and funky; wet hay and barnyard all over.  The fruitiness is gently in the background with lemon, pear, apple, grape skins, and some cherry, but they are almost overcome by the earthy and funky qualities, especially as it warms.  A bit of oak as well, but I don't pick up on much vinegar as others did. 

T: Tart for sure, but I wouldn't say it's puckering by any means.  Nice and citrusy up front along with grape skins and tart apples.  A good amount of straw, hay, grass, and oak are towards the back end.  The earthiness really comes out as it warms, and I love it.  The acidity is great ... quite apparent but not overwhelming.

M: Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.  Soft yet spritzy and tingly on the tongue.  Starts and ends tart with a great drying effect on the finish that makes the mouth water in between sips.  Alcohol is completely hidden, allowing the finer qualities to shine.

D/O: Very well balanced with great complexity that isn't overdone.  Tasty, funky, tart, delicious.  I could sip on a few of these all day long.  A great example of the style, but the tartness was just a touch toned down for me.  Fortunately, I have a few more bottles to sit on for a couple years.  Can't wait to try it again down the road. 

01-22-2012 06:59:59 | More by Mississipping
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WankelEngine

Illinois

4.7/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a large wine glass

A: Hazy burnt orange with a small white head that dissipates to a cap of foam very quickly.

S: This is a funky smelling beer. The Brett comes out right away, all sour and tart. There is also some vinegar and a hint of oak.

T: Mouth-puckeringly tart. I can taste lemon and cider-vinegar. Sour apple, some citrus and some general barnyard funk. Leaves my mouth watering and a sourness (a good sourness) at the back of my mouth.

M: Light and fairly effervescent.

O: A very drinkable, tart gueuze. Absolutely delicious. This beer is a winner.

01-22-2012 03:22:12 | More by WankelEngine
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

2.38/5  rDev -47%

12.7 oz green bottle, corked and capped. cork says bottled in 2010. when cap is removed, there's a nasty black slime on top of the cork. I removed the cork without getting any in the beer.
warmed up to cellar temperature as instructed on the label.

appears a clear golden color, lots of carbonation bubbles stream to surface. smell is funky and musty, maybe a bit of citrus.

taste is extremely mouth puckeringly sour and harsh. lemon rind, vinegar. hard to drink. mouthfeel isn't bad. lighter body, significant carbonation.

overall - just way too sour for me. I've enjoyed other lambic styles, but this is just too much sour.

01-21-2012 05:13:15 | More by jmdrpi
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beermeX2

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -10.9%

01-21-2012 03:51:27 | More by beermeX2
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aasher

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

01-20-2012 05:57:04 | More by aasher
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4.8/5  rDev +6.9%

Bottle into flute -- bottled in 2010 sometime.
Shared by aasher.

I've had this beer so many times and couldn't believe I'd never typed up a review!
Here we go--
Dark golden body with a fluffy 3 finger white head... Nice retention.

Smells oaky and funky with some delicious lemony citrus notes. The flavor adds a tasty sourness.

Light and effervescent feel. Great level of carbonation.

Overall-- this is the measuring bar of gueuze for me. This is the standard by which all others are to be judged.

01-20-2012 03:10:27 | More by AleWatcher
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kiki3drt292

California

5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-19-2012 18:12:51 | More by kiki3drt292
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-19-2012 03:40:54 | More by acurtis
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KAF

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

01-18-2012 21:56:35 | More by KAF
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 2,242 ratings.