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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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2,140 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,140
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.71%
Wants: 789
Gots: 623 | 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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wyllder

Massachusetts

2.38/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Moan & Dove.

Pours light, foggy amber with orange hilights and small white head.

Smell is sour-patch-kids with an underlying character of hay or wheat.

Taste is like a mouthfull of liquid sour patch kids & pixie sticks laced with a somewhat rank wheat or yeasty underbelly.

Mouthfeel, when I wasn't puckering my mouth in reaction to the taste, seemed ok.

Other than the flavor, which has got to be a love it or hate it thing, it was passably drinkable.

There, I drank it. I opened my mind for a pint and decided this stuff just isn't for me. I've got to drink several more lambics, so maybe I'll eventually develop a taste for this, but as of this moment I find this stuff as close to my concept of beer as a Smirnoff Twisted.

Wyll-

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2004 22:47:22 | More by wyllder
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: sampled at the brewery in Brussels. Poured a golden colored beer with great carbonation and a good head. Aroma is a mix between some floral tomes and the Cantillon yeast. Taste is a bit deceiving since it is too much acidic that it kills the rest of the flavours. I know this is supposed to be the classic gueuze but I believe that some other gueuze a better balanced then this one.

Re-rate: Bottle dated 2004. Barnyard aroma with sourness and acidic notes quite evident. Taste is quite sour but not as acidic as the bottle tasted in Brussels which was probably fresher. This version seems to make more sense with ratings included here.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2004 18:28:30 | More by Phyl21ca
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cokes

Wisconsin

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

5th bottling. Oct 2000.
Vivid golden orange, skimmed on top by milky white foam.
It's got the hallmarks of gueuze nailed in the nose department. Hay soaked in oaky Chardonnay and urine. Add some lemon pulp, rust and dirt and there you have it.
Wheaty up front, and just for a moment. Then it begins its descent. Rusty iron, cobwebs, and mildewed hay. Uncut, unadulterated lime juice tartness and acidity. Acidity is futhered by a white vinousness. Oaky hues are bolstered down the stretch. Cottony, sharp cheese. Ends with lemon-squeezed soil.
Mouthfeel is equally silty soft and cuttingly sharp. A rope-a-dope in the mouth. The compacted yet steady carbonation keeps this drinkable indefinitely.
The remarkable thing here is that it serves equally well as a quencher as it does as a stand-alone experience.
It's not the foulest, loudest gueuze out there (though it comes close). But it's likely among the finest.

Huge praise, 'Huge.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2004 19:00:06 | More by cokes
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assurbanipaul

Texas

4.47/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Initial odor of sour, rotten fruit immediately fills the room upon uncorking. Pour is a hazy hefe orange with a thick, fluffy head. Aroma is complex: grass, bready, wet hay, sweat, stagnant pond water… Generally smells like a barnyard with fruit trees in back left unattended and old shoes left on the porch.

Taste is immediately sour, sour, sour. Yeast on top of fruit juice left out too long. Not all citrus, some apple, pear, peach, banana, vinegar, very little of it sweet. Tart buttery elements, some faint sweetness arises as it warms to room temperature along with some weird fishy flavors, pungent cheese and ham.

Mouthfeel is silky, medium heavy, a bit biting and acidic so I had to take off a little for drinkability. Highly carbonated, lots of burps and an ever-evolving taste. I like The Bum's description as the "dirty whore of lambics," seems fitting. It's one wild ride for the palate, that's for sure.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2004 05:26:07 | More by assurbanipaul
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Rastacouere

Quebec (Canada)

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

Very light amber, clear, thin white head. Aroma contains tons of wet hay, intense horseblanket, bread, cookies, fruits, sour wheat. I like the horse sweat characteristic, but this doesn’t strike me as the perfect gueuze. Palate is full of lactic acidity, but it’s nowhere close to agressive. Sweat, horsey, wheat, hay, rather complex, apricot, peaches, cider apples, pears.... Bone-dry cider finish, astringent as well. Medium bodied, fairly high carbonation which fits very well. Thanks to Radek for bringing this to the mondial saturday gathering.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2004 22:06:50 | More by Rastacouere
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rajendra82

Georgia

4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased in a 12 oz. green bottle which was adorned with black foil neck wrapping. Uncapping the bottle revealed a cork underneath, which seems to be a standard for Belgian premium beers. The pour into a tumbler was a cloudy peachy orange color with an initial fizz of carbonation that disappeared very quickly. The aroma was very unique. It’s hard to put into words what this beer smells like, but I’ll try anyway. I could detect wet grass, sour apples, green onions, and pickled vegetables. As weird as it may sound, the smells actually got my mouth watering. The taste is also extremely unique. The beer exhibits a mouth puckering vinegary sourness at first sip. The sourness is accompanied by a peppery spiciness and a hint of bitterness. There is no sweetness to balance these tastes out, but sweet drinks are for babies any way. As the beer warms, it gets a bit creamier on the palette, tempering the astringency. The 5% ABV is so far down the radar, it slips past the tongue and only shows up as a warming sensation in the belly. This is a light and refreshing traditional gueuze, which should be enjoyable in the upcoming summer months.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2004 03:08:55 | More by rajendra82
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at Anam Cara and at Redbones.

This gueuze poured a hazy golden color with thin white foam that settled. The smell was a strong, tart lambic aroma: horse blanket and sour apples. The taste was sour and tart (puckering) with green apples and grape skins and horse blanket flavors. The aftertaste was bitter and dry. The mouthfeel was dry and tart and crisp with medium body and sharp carbonation. This was a very crisp and refreshing gueuze.

Serving type: on-tap

04-04-2004 23:45:58 | More by UncleJimbo
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BeerBuilder

Minnesota

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

Pours to a hazy yellow-orange color with a tight white head. The aroma is fresh, yeasty, and horse blanket-like. The taste is a bit tart and souring, with a fruity apple taste. It is also herbal in taste. It is a medium bodied, enjoyable Gueuze.

Sampled 12/31/03

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2004 16:36:57 | More by BeerBuilder
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beergeek279

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in the 12 oz. bottle into a goblet. The color is a thick golden, with a wispy white head. The smell is a strong tartness. The taste is about as tart and earthy as I've tasted in a lambic, and is only magnified without any sort of fruit to cut the tartness. Mouthfeel is well-carbonated. As for drinkability, as much as I'd like to drink a lot of these, my mouth would probably be numb after not too many more.

Definitely the most puckering lambic I've ever had. Though this wouldn't certainly be made for public consumption, I know I certainly am enjoying it and I definitely hope to have this one in the future!

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2004 17:41:48 | More by beergeek279
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crookedhalo

Pennsylvania

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

12 oz. bottle. Pours a clouded yellow with a tinge of orange with a mountainous off-white head. Nice lacing left in the glass. Aromas of banyard funk and malt mixed with a looming sourness that is apparent in the nose, maybe something like lemon. Tartness is prevailing on the palate, but pleasant and puckering at the same time. Barnyard funk comes through again with sampling the beer. Fantastic. Glad I've saved the 750 ml to share with a couple friends. One of the finest examples of the blended lambic style I've tried.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2004 21:25:37 | More by crookedhalo
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this brew at Moan and Dove on tap. Definitely an adventurous brew! It was served in a small glass with the brewery logo on it. The color was a hazy yellowish orange with a thin bright white head, that doesnt fade.
Aroma is sweet and yeasty with banana comig through strongly some bread scents too.
First sip, wow that is tart! the sourness makes my tongue pucker a little. What a fun beer. I get sour granny smith apples and then a faint sweet sugary hit with a finish that leaves my tongue feeling funny. This is a tasty brew and easy to drink after the initial sip and adjusting to the tartness. Very complex beer and I am glad I tried this one.

Serving type: on-tap

02-15-2004 04:10:06 | More by sulldaddy
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

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

12ozer from Yankee Spirits, Sturbridge, MA. Excellent shelf presentation, with black foil, crown, AND cork. Cork notes that this is a Brasserie Cantillon, Bruxelles product, bottle in 2002. Never had gueuze before, I trust this will be interesting...

Poured into a Rapscallion snifter, for lack of the correct glassware. Very effervescent, lots of tiny bubbles form in the pouring process. They all gather together to form a thick white head when all's said and done and the bottle's empty. The fluffy head slowly collapses on itself as time passes, leaving little to no lace. Bubbly, sharp aroma, not unlike that of champagne. Orangish yellow in color, cloudy but easily transmits light through and through. Taste is defined by tartness, which is initally overpowering, due to my not knowing exactly what to expect. After a few sips, it seems to settle down a bit, with the flavor rounding out with some apple and citrus tones and even a slight oaken aftertaste. A complex and pleasing brew, which after all isn't that surprising, considering the Shelton Brothers don't import just any old beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2004 01:40:50 | More by ppoitras
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BierReise

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml Bottle capped and corked. 5th Bottling October 2000Poured a light clear gold color with minimal head and looking very Champagne like. Aroma is slightly sour, musty, yeasty and with notes of grapes. Mouthfeel is clean and crisp and somewhat lighter bodied. Flavor is as close to champagne as a beer has eve tasted. Tart and grape like with a dry finish and quite sour. Overall a very good Gueze.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2004 22:45:37 | More by BierReise
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

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

Appearance: Golden haze with a strong effervescently carbonated white head leaves speckled scattered lacing. Aroma: Tart and acidic barnyard tones of wild yeast, tickles the nose with pure tartness a blend of 1, 2, and 3 years aged lambic. Taste: Layers of tart woody tones with a strong backing of semi tart semi sweet flavors, very complex and strange. The wild spontaneous fermentation creates flavors unknown to most human palate, I'm intrigued and impressed by this offering. Mouthfeel: Spritzy carbonation coats the palate with a great sensation of inordinate flavors. Drinkability: Such a complex different style shouldn't be as drinkable as this very unique and tasty making it a great drinking experience that I would love to taste at Brasserie Cantillon.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2004 23:33:17 | More by WVbeergeek
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ElGuapo

New Jersey

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

A pale golden colored brew topped in a small layer of white bubbles that retain for a little bit, but die to a lacing around the edge after a few minutes. The aroma is huge. A tart blend of fruits really welcomed me. Peaches, pears, apples, simply mouthwatering. There are some woody tones in there as well.

The first sip provided me with a big kick in the face of tart fruits. Yep, this is a Gueuze all right. The peaches really seem to come out in the flavor. Apples die a bit, and the pears are all there. Citrus flavors come in to join the party. All of them combine into a massive tart flavor that causes salivation at the end of every single sip, allowing me to suck in some more of this fine nectar. I find myself trying to squeeze more out of the sides of my mouth. The woody notes are a very nice addition, and they provide a bit of balance as well as an aid to complexity. It is very smooth with almost no carbonation at all. Drinkability is excellent, and a 750 may not be enough. I will do my best to keep myself from breaking the bottle and licking the insides.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2004 21:12:37 | More by ElGuapo
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counselor

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

1997 imprinted on the cork. Pours a hazy dull orange with a large fluffy head that sticks around a long while. The smells of apricots, pears and tropical fruits follow up with similar flavors of orange, pear and peach and nice dry citrus hop flavors - lemon, grapefruit and sour grape. This was a nice beer that expands one's understanding of what a beer is. Truly enjoyable and a large anough bottle for several to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2004 22:05:35 | More by counselor
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marc77

California

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

Cloudy pale amber hue. Thick, dogged, vanilla white head leaves tattered, rough lace. Dryish, dusty yeast, multiple flora must along with dessicated hay hit the nose initially. They are promptly ensued and complemented by bittersweet lactic notes as well as mellow hints of underripe pair. Understated and welcoming aromawise. Sharper, acetic notes incipient in flavor bite the palate, then taper languidly into a melange of lemon flesh and old lemon peel. Muted, washed horse like enteric hints emerge mid palate along with ghostly kernels of wheat, lending an odd, yet agreeable soured grain impression. Stately underripe plum flesh tartness and tannic skin bitterness persists as a constant undertone. Well carbonated and spritzy, yet there's a subtle, proteinaceous quality that adds girth to the body. Finishes with a brusque snap of oaky sweetness, but otherwise simply lactic and arid. A beautifully complex brew, with an austere, yet assertive acidity. The flavor components haven't quite coalesced, but cellaring should quell any astringencies nicely. Bottled in 2002. Thanks to AKSmokedPorter for delivering this fine beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2003 03:40:28 | More by marc77
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putnam

Michigan

4.47/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dusty dry cork under a crown cap. Not much pressure in this beer.
The subtle aromas are of lemonade powder, vanilla, succulent green apple flesh and apple skins, limes, wood and stones.
The flavors are decidedly NOT subtle as a generous, silky texture carries with it sour plums, thick orange peels, tree bark, spice, roasted oak, and smoke.
This is one of the classiest Gueuze's I've tried. Rich and concentrated, it maintains the right amont of plump, fruity/malty sweetness to cushion the more untamed aspects. A good intro to the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2003 18:29:43 | More by putnam
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RockyTopHeel

North Carolina

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

CRAZY BUBBLES! This thing took a good 10 minutes to pour, and the furious carbonation raged on for a while, billowing high atop this golden-orange shaded brew. The taste had a champagne-like character, from the initial sweetness to the dry finish, but had a more full, bold roundness in the mouth. For lack of a better word, there's a musty character to this that is overpowering at first, but faded as I got more used to the beer.

This is my first gueuze, and I'm definitely intrigued. They ain't kidding about serving at cellar temperature--too bad my apartment doesn't have a cellar and I had to fridge it for a little while. It definitely improved all-around as it warmed.

I could definitely handle this from time to time--if my wallet can keep up.

12 oz corked and capped bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2003 03:54:30 | More by RockyTopHeel
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GreenCard

Oregon

3.93/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: "lager-yellow", some haze, lots of champagne bubbles at first, very little head

Aroma: it's got all the lambic stuff: sour, earthy, horsey, sulphur, bile, camel-butt, etc.; also a slightly apple-like fruitiness underneath

Flavor: gently sour at first but then a more agressive twang perks up at the same time as some bitterness and a rancid butter note; a bit sulphury, enteric, foie gras, burnt rubber, a bit of wood with hay strewn on it; quite sour finish with a sour-bitter aftertaste; dumping in the dregs gave it a moldy note (like "inoculated" cheese)

Mouthfeel: medium-light body, acidic, astringent, low carbonation

Overall Impression: A fairly young geuze, I believe. There is no bottling date on the label, but the cork says 2003. While I fully support Cantillon's efforts at preserving "true lambic" tradition, I usually find their offerings a bit too extreme for my taste (in the sourness and circus-tent aroma). I do quite like their kriek and framboise when they are less than 6 mos., though.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2003 16:54:34 | More by GreenCard
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nomad

Kansas

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

A fresh 2003 bottle with a newly designed label (props to Dan Shelton, Go Jeffs!).

Poured with so much carbonation it was comical and annoying, but that's a great sign for gueuze because it shows its kicking. Furthermore the carbonation sizzled away like a boiling broth, fascinating to watch, showing pure gold that darkens and hazes as you pour more beer in.

The first smell of this beer made me cough it was so strong. Its musty, with a sturdy sour background and an astringent citrus-vinegar foreground. These two meet to make a warming sour that must be smelled to be understood. Then the magic: dry wild yeast scents fly around like crazed but holy fairies of goodness. Also, seems there are faint herbal scents too, as some sweetness abounds through out my nose.

Taste was citric heaven, interminably juicy, with the softest and most inviting tart - zesty. Had a complex flavor of wheat gone funky from the wild yeast, but a strong body of wheat nonetheless. Tasted a little strange flavor that seemed like the yeast because it was so strange and earthy in an inexact sense: sort of salty, chalky, bitter, green leafy. In all, the most wonderful pure gueuze flavor, the blessing of magically fermented and finely blended lambics. So drinkable, as the finish begins as so little, cunningly builds, then recedes again, disappearing as strangely as it had just dominated, puzzled, and shot you with its arrow of ambrosiac nirvana. Departs with a mouthfeel close to the “swallowing clouds” sensation of a truly great gueuze that has been aged.

The best part about gueuze is that like any truly fine food product (e.g. mangosteen, fresh black truffles) it cannot be explained to the uninitiated with any sense of truth or justice. Call me if you’re having one. Can't wait to age one of these.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2003 16:00:16 | More by nomad
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Realale

Missouri

4.8/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

5th Bottling, 2000

Deep clear gold. Big, extremely fine foamy off-white head - the bubbles are so small its almost impossible to see them with the unaided eye! Head sits at 1/2" and doesn't move in the lovely Cantillon tumbler kindly donated to my cause by MJR.

Nose is a squirt of lemon juice over spicy wheat and crackery malt. Barnyard is there, but its more in the background than usual for Cantillon. Overall, the nose is mouth-watering and well-balanced.

Just stunning in the mouth. Acidic, and on the light side of medium. Its a malty, earthy, barnyard, lemony, leathery feast for the palate. Longer than a time-share condo presentation. A wonderful softness from the bottle-conditioning despite the incredible acidity. Just great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2003 02:14:01 | More by Realale
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AtLagerHeads

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Well after the shock wore off I really enjoyed sipping this. Kind of like sucking on a raw, tart lemon for the first time. You know you're into new, unexplored territory, but plunge on ahead anyway, until you're so lost you can't go back.

Murky yellow body with hints of orange. Small whitish head and some lacing. The smell is sour tartness and fairly bold - hints that you've got something rare here. Then the taste. Wow! Let me try that again as the brow furrows and mouth puckers. Am I really tasting something this tart and yet so appealing? Back for more - it's growing on you now. Sip, sip again, feel that strong acidity and champaign like feel? What is this? Tart, sour, lovely stuff this.

Could I drink it for long? Not more than I could suck a lemon for long, but, wow, on a special occasion and in the right mood, this is really special sipping. Try it, but be warned - there's no turning back.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2003 17:52:19 | More by AtLagerHeads
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

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

Cork date of 2001, Sampled November 2004
Pours a brilliantly clear copper orange color. It is topped by a frothy light tan head, that is held up by a light but persistent carbonation. Ah, the aroma is simply magnificent. In the nose I get notes of lemon, grapefruit, an astringent woodiness, musty leather, vinegar, citric acid, a hint of ripe cheese, lemon zest, and hay.<br><br>

The beer is creamy up front, but quickly moves to a bracing hit of sharp acidity that lingers through to the finish. I get lots of notes of grapefruit up front, and the finish has an austere dry, mouth coating, tannic astringency which helps to balance the citrus character. It is almost like chewing on a old piece of formerly musty but now dry leather, ooh how pleasant that sounds.

It is amazing how much one can get used to things, I hardly even notice the acidity in a traditional Lambic anymore.

Sampled 2001
This one is quite sour smelling. There is lots of acidity (one of the harder gueuzes out there) and tastes of grapefruit. Well carbonated and has a woody finish, that is accompanied by a light bitterness. Though quite sour this beer still manages to be well balanced with lots of different things going on. A good traditional example of this style.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2003 21:49:54 | More by Gueuzedude
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.83/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Fifth bottling, October 2000.

This beer has a deep golden hue to it but it glows an almost luminescent orange. A compact and long lasting white head adorns the surface. Carbonation noted is modest. There's a nice musty aroma to this beer. Also a little of that Barnyard/Horse Blanket aroma mixed in. And some lemongrass and vinegar on the nose as well. Very inviting. I think this gueuze nails the flavor profile right on the nose for the style. Just delicious. Quite drinkable. I'm surprised at how fast I'm drinking this lambic. The mouthpuckering quotient seems a bit tamer in this one than in other styles of Cantillon I've enjoyed (Kriek and Rose). I like the way the tart acidity is kept in check, but still is allowed to give an abundance of character to the beer. Some hay and stale hops are noted. Vinegar. And a somewhat crass "farmyard" flavor that is quite enjoyable. Damn fine gueuze.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2003 05:35:30 | More by Bighuge
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
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