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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,146 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,146
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 791
Gots: 625 | FT: 48
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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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beerwolf77

Wisconsin

4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Having drank this beer on many occasions I realized that I've never reviewed it. Well time to fix that. 2009 bottle shared with my dad.

A: Partly cloudy pale golden straw hue. About a half finger of white head is achieved from an aggressive pour. Little flecks of sticky lace remain.

S: Like heaven in a glass. Full on wet and moldy barnyard straw. Tart white grapes, lemons, dusty library books, green apples. Spot on gueuze.

T: Sharp and dry lactic sour punch. The barnyard funk is present in every sip. Moldy gym socks, wet wood, lemon, green apple skin, sour grapes. Right where I want my guezue to be.

M: Light and dry body. Prickly carbonation.

O: What else is there to say about this world class beer. So complex and delicious. I could drink this all day. To my surprise my dad loved it. Looks like Cantillon has another fan now.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2011 13:08:39 | More by beerwolf77
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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cork says bottled 2009.

Pours a clear yellow-orange with a medium white head that recedes quickly, leaving a bit of lacing.

Smell is a a combination of smooth sour, light fruiitiness, a white wine aroma (white grapes?), a bit of yeast, and a bit of funk.

Taste is similar to the smell, though the yeast is a bit more prominent. Starts out slightly sweet, with unidentifiable light fruits. This is followed by a very pure, clean, crisp, non-citrusy tart sour. Finishes dry, with a nice lingering subtle sour flavor. Very refreshing and delicious.

Mouthfeel is fantastic. Medium-light body, well-carbonated. Very very smooth.

This is a delicious beer. Like nothing I've ever tasted before. Very crisp, very dry, and sour, but without any mouth-puckering or sharp notes. It has some characteristics quite similar to a medium-dry white wine. Look forward to drinking it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2011 04:34:34 | More by zeledonia
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.85/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Purchased from the International Beer Shop in Perth.

Pours a very slightly hazed, but rather bright and gem-like orange-gold colour. Body looks pleasantly thick, but refined. Head is filmy, but very tight. Some lacing, in a champagne-like froth down the inside of the glass. Really beautiful fine bead. A very refined looking beer.

Nose is beautifully and classically "gueuze": it's a funky and sour, wonderfully blended melange. Barnyard funk, raw organic crispness and a green apple acidity. It's very pleasantly balanced between raw, organic and meaty funk, and crisp acidity. Lovely.

Taste is very light, crisp and acidic, but without the balance and depth that the nose suggested. Still, it's a pleasant and refreshing palate. Unfortunately, I feel like the crispness is the only character, leaving it feeling a bit empty.

It's a good gueuze. I feel like it has the classic Cantillon acidic intensity that drowns out the other characters, but this one is tempered more than most, giving the nice funky basis. Nice.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2011 09:12:18 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Arenbeer

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12.7oz bottle into a tulip glass

Cork states brewed in 2.010

A- Pours a nice golden yellow orange with no head other than a nice white rim around the glass. Tons of bubbles streaming from the bottom and creating clusters on the side of the glass.

S- Up front you get a nice funk and sweet fruits with a good amount of green apple, vinegar, and hay like notes.

T- The first sip just takes over with a strong tart sourness with flavors of green apple, lemon zest, white grapes, and finishes really dry.

M- Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation and a strong tart sourness that finish's real dry.

SkÅL!

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2011 03:01:36 | More by Arenbeer
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I wanted to open something special for my 200th review.

Cork indicates this was bottled in 2005. The cork itself smells very funky and earthy - like it was buried underground with bacteria.

Pours a deep honey orange color with a 1 inch white head that fades to a film on the top of the beer. Small chunks of lacing around the glass on the drink down. A very tart and sour vinegar smell, apple peels, and funk/must. The first sip of this beer gave me a mouth puckering chill. Sour vinegar, tart lemon, apple skins, and musty and funky earthiness. This beer says it was aged in oak barrels but I don't get any woody aspects whatsoever. Very light but pronounced carbonation make for a clean and crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good gueuze and my beer ever from Cantillon. This is the first bottle of Cantillon I have ever seen in the Los Angeles area and the last bottle in the store. I didn't think twice about snatching it up and I am very glad I didn't. A very tasty beer indeed.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 03:52:43 | More by UCLABrewN84
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4.93/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of three beers offered as a tasting at the brewery in Brussels. Poured into a flute.
It was pale golden, sour and dry. Definitely more like wine than what you would expect from a typical beer. Incredibly complex, vinous, sour, apple, funk, softer and more complex than you would expect. Wonderfully strange to someone used to "regular" beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2011 12:02:46 | More by
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n2185

North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy orange with half a finger of white head. The head recedes into a thin ring leaving no lacing.

S: Surprisingly sweet up front--light fruits and bubblegum. The sweetness then fades into a barnyard aroma of sweet hay. The finish has a nice sour kick.

T: Initially sweet and creamy up front with touches of light fruits, then it becomes funky and musty. The finish is lightly bitter with a strong sourness like tart cherries and some light lemony citrus notes.

M: Very interesting but good mouthfeel. Light body, but very creamy and smooth at first followed by a crispness provided by the sour bite at the finish.

O: I've not had many gueuzes, but this is the best so far. Complex and smooth with just the right amount of sourness.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 19:48:14 | More by n2185
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musicforairports

New York

4.03/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

375ml bottle bottled in 2010. No specific date on bottle.

Golden in color with a small head. No lacing. Some fizzy bubbles.

Smells like tart vinegar, funk and sour fruits. Smooth.

Taste is the same above. The flavors are strong without being smack-you-in-the-face sharp. I like that smooth, well-rounded flavor Cantillon tends to have. But otherwise, I guess I was expecting a lot out of this and I expected the flavors to be more dense and complex.

Decent carbonation, fizzy in the mouth and leaves the sour flavors on the tongue a while afterward.

It's likely because this is a new bottle, but I was expecting it to be more complex. It doesn't taste much different from other gueuzes I've had. I guess I should have bought another one to age.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 13:58:23 | More by musicforairports
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trappistlover

Arizona

4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(750ml bottle from rayl101!). Pours hazy golden color with white head. Good carbonation. Aroma is funk, cobwebs, green apple, and some light berries. Taste is sour with a little funkiness and some vinegar. Thin bodied with a slick mouthfeel. Finish is quite dry, yet its quenching. A very solid beer that is easy to drink, especially on a warm day (as it is here now).

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 04:21:43 | More by trappistlover
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, split with the girlfriend, bottled in late 2010. Poured into two snifter glasses, served at cellar temperature.

A: Very clear, light golden yellow with a nice, big and billowy fizzy white head. Not really any retention and absolutely no lacing is left behind - perhaps that's normal for the style.

S: An immediate tart, funk character fills the nose with some rather odd elements... hay, grass and some floral elements. No noticeable fruit (which I expected there to be) is present, just an almost unpleasant vinegar smell. I will say it smells like it would make a fantastic salad dressing.

T: The biggest letdown so far. It's not bad by any means, just totally disappointing in terms of taste. Funky and tart enamel-ripping notes wash the palate feverishly with some husk, slight lemon zest and white grapes. It's a nice blend of flavors and I had no issue finishing half the bottle but I just was expecting a LOT more out of this beer.

M: Wonderful effervescence, light-bodied and smooth.

There's no doubting this year-round Cantillon offering is a good beer and a solid Gueuze, though I can't help but feel a bit let down. The flavors are nice but their lack in diversity, or something to just make it stand out, is an upset.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 13:29:13 | More by ShanePB
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mlazzaro

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2009 bottle. I bought two, drank this one fresh, and will age the other five years or so. Already a remarkable beverage. Served warm (of course)

Clear, carbonated beautiful orange color. Low head retention. Not an issue for the style. The aroma of Cantillon beers has grown on me a lot over the years, and I have come to crave it. Taste is similar to the smell. Brettanomyces is quite noticeable. Only slightly sour for a Cantillon Gueuze. Very low Ph. Perhaps the aged sample will intensify/enhance the flavor profile. Highly drinkable for sour beer. I kind of expect some more funk. But still excellent.

Cork showed early signed of blue mold. (not the first time from Cantillon)

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 12:44:07 | More by mlazzaro
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uturn

Florida

4.45/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml corked & capped bottle poured into Drie Fonteinen tumbler

This was bottled on October 3, 2008.

A: The beer poured a hazy light orange with a small fluffy white head and many tiny bubbles like you would see in a glass of champagne.

S: The nose was funky and barnyard like with hints of lemon zest.

T: The taste hits you first with some funk and mildly tart on the acidic side, then I picked up some notes of lemon and green apples, and in the end this beer finished up very dry.

M: The mouthfeel was of a light to medium body and a very nice level of carbonation to tickle the tongue.

D: The drinkability was fabulous and like the label says this is a "Classic Gueuze" which I can drink all day.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 18:53:33 | More by uturn
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Spider889

Ohio

4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Local Option in Chicago.

Cantillon on tap has to be one of the most awesome beer finds possible at a bar. I think I'd geek out over a run-of-the-mill Cantillon on tap more than KBS or CBS even!

The beer arrived in a sizable tulip. A rusty cloudy red/orange color. A very small, light head that receded into a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.

Smelled musty alright - boy did I miss that unmistakable Cantillon aged gueuziness. Lots of clean apple skins and dusty attic dryness.

The flavor is where this beer truly shines. Mildly sweet, yet very tart right off the bat. Green cherries and under-ripe green plums kick you in the mouth, leaving your glands watering in anticipation for more. Damp oak provides an additional funkiness and adds a dry character to the beer.

Sweet finish, still sour, long after each sip. The tongue is left dry with the mild bitterness that a fresh lime might provide.

The funk certainly grows in mustiness with warmth. The boquet of this beer becomes something to savor.

Unfortunately I was pressed for time (and over-zealous about this beer) and drank this too quickly. Try and have some restraint, this beer can only benefit from it. She waited upwards of 3 years for you. You can wait a few minutes for her. The seduction is all the more inviting for your patience.

Serving type: on-tap

04-05-2011 23:34:51 | More by Spider889
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottle poured into large snifter glass, shared with other BAs

Pours a pale straw color with dark golden colors, thin fading head with faint wisps of film and lacing streaking across the beer and glass.

Nice spritzy funkiness with tart and straw, light pear and apple sweetness, not crazy barnyard, an amazing balance between sour and sweet.

Tasty sourness with fruit balance and straw. Light fruit notes include apple peel, unripe grape. Some bittering with sweet notes to balance it out. An almost puckering moment of sour towards the dry lingering finish.

Lighter spritzy body, dry and lingering on the palate but inherently refreshing. Pleasant throughout, super tasty, delicious mesh of scent and taste from top to bottom. Another bullseye from Cantillon.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2011 04:38:46 | More by xnicknj
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alenonbeeradv

California

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

a - a luscious half finger thick head and a very inviting carbonation level kinda like a thicker champagne. the glass looks so alive! kind of an vibrant hay color, gold, and orange.

s - mmmm smells tangy like orange and citrus peel. definitely some presence of wood and oak. slightly barnyard-esk.

t - wow a lot tamer on the pallet than i expected but still a burst of flavor. the taste matches the smells, but getting some melon and grape/winelike similarities. you can really taste the oak as well. aftertaste of a little tart bitterness thats fades mellow finish.

m - smoothest gueuze ive tried. medium-light carbonation in the mouthfeel. tart and alive.

o - so thankful to have gotten this. this is one of the best gueuze ive had and leads me to believe the vintages have got to be totally bangin. i have another one thats gonna be sittin in my 'cellar' (fridge) for a lot longer than i was planning. this is an exceptional beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2011 00:35:04 | More by alenonbeeradv
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UTCengOwl

Texas

4.45/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this in a bottle split with a few friends. The cap had some water under it and smelled bad... but I don't think that changed the beer. Served in a Great Divide balloon glass.

This beer is yellow. Maybe yella. Thin white head that dissipates quickly. However, the bright yellow color gives a feel of the funk that's about to hit me in the face.

The nose is instantly recognizable. I was worried about the cork tainting the bottle... But the nose told me everything was alright. Characteristic Cantillon funk. Complex and inviting... but somewhat hard to describe.

The taste is lightly sour, but mostly funky. It's not a building flavor and it changes constantly as the glass warms up. There's no vinegar in here and the sour is completely clean. The funk is the star of the show though and makes this beer a distinguishable classic. Just a fantastic drinking beer that goes down well and stays interesting. Carbonation is also completely balanced.

This is indeed a classic gueuze. Easy to drink, but funky and sour enough to always make everything interesting. A great effort.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 22:22:37 | More by UTCengOwl
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

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

Presentation: 750 mL bottle served at room temperature. Big thanks to monsterzero for this. 2009 vintage. Poured into my Portsmouth Brewery tulip glass.

Appearance: Straw yellow in color. Pours a clear bosy and a slight, less than one finger white head. Bubbly and fizzy. A nice looking gueze.

Aroma: Nicely balanced barnyard funk, lemon zest, and tart green apple. Notes of oak are definitely there as well. Very clean and pleasant. The balance is really impressive.

Taste: Tart green apple, lemon juice, and the funk are all back in great balance again. The sour is definitely there, but not overwhelming at all. Heavy acidity, but the funk and oak really keep it incredibly balanced. Refreshing, complex, balanced, and smooth all at the same time.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and light bodied. Spot on for ths style.

Overall, this is my favorite gueze to date. Unbelievable well balanced and perfectly tart. Manages to tow the line between being refreshing and complex incredibly well. I will definitely be seeking this out again.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 14:07:26 | More by Gosox8787
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TheDTrain

Wisconsin

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

Won't you take me to funky town....Gotta love the Gueze! 100% Lambic aged in oak barrels. Aroma is pretty mild yet so so pleasant and full of anticipation. Taste is VERY tart and acidic. Green apple tartness on the cheeks. I'm going to stop the train, sit down on the tracks and drink this all day long.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 23:08:00 | More by TheDTrain
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samie85

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a brilliant orange color with visible carbonation and two finger, creamy white head.

S-The nose hits me as a I pour with sour lemon and a bit of oak, and some musty leather near the end.

T-Nice, very tart lemon to start with some oak and a bit of leather and bitterness on the finish.

M-Very light body with ample, prickly carbonation and a brisk feel.

D-Very refreshing and a very nice example of gueuze. I would love to try this again, if it only were a little bit more reasonable in terms of price.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 18:23:00 | More by samie85
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wine glass at cellar temperature.

A: Poured a mildly hazy golden color, with a slight fizzy head that didn't have much staying power.

S: Sour Brett notes, with a bit of pepper and tart fruit notes... sort of like apple cider vinegar, but much better.

T: Signature Cantillon profile: I always describe is as sour "Sweet Tarts," with the sweetness bleached out, about a tablespoon of vinegar, and a great blend of white and black pepper... that's my take anyway.

M: Very sour as a result of the brett. Also, the carbonation was very bubbly, fizzy, and campagne-like. The finish was mouth-ringingly dry.

O: One of the best brewery "flagship beers" on the market.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2011 01:02:42 | More by Chaney
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yep this was the one. I had a bottle and kept it from Memphis taproom.

Poured into a Cantillon pint glass.Hazy golden color especially when it gets down to the bottom of the bottle. Very little fizzy white heading that fizzes out mid-way through the tasting.

Smell is the classic Brett aroma. Heavy,heavy sour notes,soft grain notes.

Taste is all the same. Exactley like a sweet tart.Sour apple,a touch of grapefruit and again softer grainy notes. Just an all around great spring or summertime beer.

Mouth I wouldn't say light bodied but a little bit leaning towards the medium body side. Amazing balance and tremendous fizzy carbonation.

What is not to like about this beer. If you want a fantastic lambic look no further.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2011 18:28:27 | More by TheFightfan1
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madvermin

California

4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage: Bottled on November 13th, 2009.

Pours a crisp amber with the clarity and color of apple juice. The head is large, frothy, and very finely bubbled, leaving thick lace all around the glass.

Nose is very tart without being harsh. The oak barrels are quite easily noticed, and a great deal of pleasant barnyard funk emanates from the glass. There are some fruits in nose as well, with tart aromas of green apple and sour berries making up the sourness. Mustiness comes out near the end. One thing to note is the nose is STRONG - the moment the bottle was opened and the glass was poured, this beer could be smelled from a couple feet away without any problem. Always nice to have a beer that knocks you off your feet in any category.

Taste is quite noticeably sour, much more so than Lindemans Cuvee Renee was for sure. The tart character is very well done, as it isn't unpleasant at all like warheads or sour candy like that - it is just the right level of sour. Flavors start with fruity, musty tartness before moving to more funk and a kick of lemon at the end that reminds me of lemon rice in that it possesses some spice or other taste along with the main lemon flavor. I can't quite put my finger on it, but it is nothing but pleasing. I haven't had enough gueuzes to legitimately give out 5s for taste yet, but I'm sorely tempted here.

Mouthfeel is a fantastic meld of crisp smooth lightness and puckering sour acidity. The two go together very well, and the carbonation is a fantastic side-kick to the tartness, adding a lively nature. Drinkability is phenomenal for how strong the flavors are. The enamel-destroying acidity in the mouthfeel hinders the ability drink large quantities of this at one time, but I had no problem putting down a bomber of this in about a half hour. My first taste of Cantillon will not be forgotten, and I now understand the fever people have for this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2011 07:37:50 | More by madvermin
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dogfishandi

New York

4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375ml green capped and corked bottle at cellar temp poured into a fluted type glass. bottled in 2010 on cork.

pours out a rusty golden color with 2 fingers of of nice looking white head that slowly faded to a thick very retentive layer. bits of lace off of a swirl that is quick to fall back into the beer. has a decent haziness to it.

has lots of funky, bretty, barnyard aromas. some lemon, pear, and apple. suggestions of moldy cheese and rotted wood.

super enjoyable taste! again very funky, lots of sourness and acidity. brett, barnyard funk, tart citrusy lemons. a little moldy blue cheese towards the finish. almost a wine like aftertaste. really coats the whole palate with a sugary acidity. medium side of light body. ample carb at first that settles out to minimal by the end of the glass.

overall, a top notch gueze. for all i know, the best of the best. im very glad i got the oppertunity to try this beer, as with any cantillon. they are truly artists of there craft. highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2011 23:50:59 | More by dogfishandi
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Gold out of the bottle, a little syrupy looking from the pour. Having aerated a little, she has a cloudy almost dark lemon drop body. Head keeps a ring of small white bubbles, but eventually falls. Top has a bit of silky film but at least appetizing looking with spotted lacing.

Bouquet is sour but not overpowering, a small yeast component and lemon. Highly floral in feel, faint pepper. Seems a little chewy and dense, rounded.

Taste is a chewy tolerable viscous, pleasant sour with bodied "beer carbonation". Extremely teeth coating, and front palate pushing flavor and puckering sensation towards the front of the mouth, with lemon and slight sour mild cherries. A little wet, hardly taste any sensation of alcohol. This truly feels like a sour beer in look, feel, smell and tastes.

This is pretty straightforward and fun drinking. This beer could pair with some food I think to make it interesting, but it also surprisingly good just on its own. It's very tolerable and goes down easy like nothing.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2011 01:03:44 | More by smakawhat
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foogerd

New York

4.22/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Label says it was bottled in March 2010.

A- Hazy golden orange body, the pour produces about a half an inch of a head which disappears pretty much right away.

S- Sour lemon and slightly sour orange, moldy wet wood, some wet leather.

T- Sour lemon juice poured over unripe green grapes, lots of fresh funk. Some age would do well with this.

M- Lots of carbonation that makes this Gueuze a refreshing brew.

D- This is not for the unintiated to the Gueuze style, its delicious nonetheless, low in abv with a light body and endless complexity making it a constant journey of taste.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2011 02:27:18 | More by foogerd
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 2,146 ratings.