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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,526 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,526
Reviews: 577
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.69%
Wants: 892
Gots: 721 | FT: 51
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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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Glass poured from bottle at brewery.

A-Golden color with a few CO2 bubbles rising to surface a little bit of white foam on edges of glass.

S-Earthy wild yeasts dominate-funky.

T-Sour with a fairly long finish with a smooth end that keeps you needing to drink more.

M-First sip is definitely puckering and wakes you up. Otherwise is smooth and not overpowered with a carbonation bite.

D-A whole bottle of this 1 might give me a sour stomach.

O-The standard for which all other gueuzes are measured. A beer that must be drank with a clean slate and an open mind. A unique and interesting beer for sure.

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4.65/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: clear golden orange body with a two finger bright white head.

s: nice yeast funk, apples, slight vinegar.

t: lip smacking tartness, nice yeast funk, vinegar on the finish.

m: medium to thin body, good carbonation, dry tart finish that leaves you wanting more.

o: excellent beer.

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4/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 375mL bottle purchase at CBX; bottled on 03-09-11 and was corked and capped. Poured into a NB Globe...

A: Hazy copper/golden orange in color with a thin white head and no lacing.

S: Tart fruit, apple, white grape, sour

T: Tart but not too sour, refreshing funk and wood as it warms. Alcohol is almost unnoticeable and flavors quickly leave the tongue...making me want more.

M: Thin, but not watery. Light to medium carbonation.

D: Very drinkable. Little on the higher priced side for regular consumption but a great treat and an awesome introduction into gueuze.

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5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.15/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Can't believe I snagged a bottle of this!

Apearance:
Super hazy amber beer with a thick white head that dissipates quickly. Kind of looks like some apple cider! Either way it looks pretty hearty, definitely not watered down at all. I can tell it's inoculated with tons of sour goodies by the haze, definitely excited.

Smell:
Near perfect aroma with a balance between some uncharacteristic funk and a delicate sweetness. This beer is a little citrusy and just as sour (aka lemony). There is also some rubber and nail polish remover aromas building into this beer's complexity.

Taste:
A good amount of sour zing, but a lot of flavor to help balance it out. The beer is inherently sweet, but has a powerful, tart aftertaste that makes you know it's the real deal. I believe there is also a touch of spice from the hops to help enhance the bitter tartness of this beer, but it's not very strong.

Mouthfeel:
Not overpowering, but nicely balanced tartness and a good amount of flavor. The beer's highlights are its incredibly dry aftertaste that make me salivate for the next sip. I suppose this is why people enjoy this style of beer, so damn irresistible.

Overall:
This was a great find and I'm glad to finally have had a Cantillon beer. It's quite delicate and super drinkable. The other beers from this brewery will be a treat indeed!

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 2,526 ratings.