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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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Reviews: 594
Hads: 2,813
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 3.92%
Wants: 1,032
Gots: 825 | FT: 61
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

This listing is for all vintages (Gueuze, Oude Gueuze, etc.).
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Photo of berkey
4.37/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12.7 oz corked and capped bottle poured into a La Trappe glass. From 10/03/09 notes. This one has a yellow label with a man drinking in a chair.

Opens with a nice champagne pop and pours with a loud hiss. A small head forms and immediately fades almost completely. Body is that cloudy, almost dirty yellow-orange of many Cantillon brews. Very fine carbonation is easily visible.

Aroma very pungent with a high amount of what is so often called horse blanket. Having never been in a stable I'd sooner say 'dirty towel' but you get the picture. Faint sweetness comes through just enough to make itself known along with some sour bread notes. Funk is really the most intense smell though. Has that 'are you sure this is safe to drink?' character that the funkiest lambics share.

After the zaniness of the nose the flavor isn't as intense as I expected. Actually fairly balanced all things considered. Funk is there in good measure, at first in the aftertaste, then more as it reached CA room temperature. Not harshly sour, slightly dry, faintly sweet, with a good woody character.

Very drinkable once I adjusted to the funky pungency but I'm still glad I went with the smaller bottle. 750 ml of Gueuze is a little much me. Feel was excellent with the pleasantly intricate prickly carbonation.

All in all another highly enjoyable Cantillon brew. These beers are becoming a regular part of my beer runs. Hopefully I can find more Cantillon offerings in these smaller bottles as the big ones are a little pricey. (1,513 characters)

Photo of organicbrewer
3.68/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cork says bottled 2008. Classic Gueuze,yellow label with drinking man falling out of chair. No mention of organic on the bottle so i'm going with this beer.
Warmed beer up per instructions. Poured into a De Dolle "wine" glass

A-full gold. Brilliantly clear. Very low ring of a head.

S-Old wood. Some stomach acid. Some band-aid phenols. Not as much going on as previous bottles I've had. Still nice, but just not special

T- Super tart. Strong lemonaid. Some musty oak. Some funk, but not as much as other cantillons. I guess I'll have to have my second bottle to be sure.

M-Fairly dry. Not much carbonation or should I say not as much as other gueuzes i've had. Could use a touch more. Would help lift the flavors off so that you would want another sip.

D-Dispite some of my complaints, this is a great beer. Just not as funky and complex as other cantillon gueuzes i've had in the past. Could use a touch more carbonation and more brett (seemed almost one dimentional, or at least with less dimentions then usual). (1,024 characters)

Photo of redneckchugger
4.32/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love reviewing sours, i really do. They are so different, it gives me a chance to write something other than citrus piney, coffee etc.
Pours pale yellow, with tall fizzy head.
Smells of old leather, wet socks, and moldy hay , with some lemon in there as well.
The taste is like sour sprite, in a a good way. I get more of the leather/barnyard fuck, but teh acidity shows up a lot more. Its like you let a bunch of citrus fruits rot, ferment and then poured them over some really funky cheese then strained that through some 20 year old boots and poured it up. Despite the disgusting way i described it, i really really like this beer. (638 characters)

Photo of RyWill
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Really nice golden/orange/yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Sporadic lace follows down the glass, while a thin fizzy white head remains the entire time.

Smell: Some musty funk, but more sour green apple and citrus.

Taste/Mouthfeel: This being my first gueuze I was expecting more sourness after drinking a La Folie recently as my introduction to sour beers, but the balance of this beer was definitely a nice surprise. The sourness is there but it doesn't leave a profound bite. There are so many flavors going on that play super well off each other that after getting through half the bottle you almost forget how sour it is and just bask in the deliciousness. Light and refreshing mouthfeel. Carbonation isn't overbearing at all.

Drinkability: Would be a perfect beer for a hot day if you're just looking to sip on something delicious or you just want something different and super complex. Really really good. (930 characters)

Photo of Casey10
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This a bottle that I picked up from RSVP in portland caped and corked yellow picture of man falling over in chair while drinking not sure if this should be here or the organic description as others have mentioned but oh well here goes.

A - Beautiful wispy head golden yellow orange color from pour from bottle to glass.

S - very sour lemon and grapes are detected from the smell.

T - I tried it at first a bit colder than recommeded then let it warm then the taste was pure lemon sour funk that was very enjoyable.

M - mouthfeel gives me that wet blanket that others have spoke of. lingers for some time like almost like a sour candy.

D - Very nice beer one of my very first sours, don't know if I would drink a lot but this one is good none the less. (756 characters)

Photo of botham
4.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Cantillon Classic Gueuze. nothing on the bottle indicates that this is the organic version, but the listing for the 'Classic Gueuze' is listed as an alias for the organic gueuze. oh well.

bottle poured into a sinfter. pours a golden apricot with no head, a thin rim, no lacings or retention.

aroma is of a strong acidic sourness with a touch of light funk. a bit of wet hay and some distant fruit are in the background as well. pleasantly sharp in the nose.

taste is great. the sour is not as pronounced here, not until the finish. the funk is a bit more of a factor here, with a lightly tart aftertaste and a mildly sharp finish. exceptional on the palate.

mouthfeel is medium bodied and mostly crisp with only a light tartness after the fact. very tart on the palate with a pleasant sourness and a mildly crisp quality overall.

drinkability is excellent. beers like this will always get some bad reviews because the flavors are so polarizing, which is unfortunate. this is a supremely sour and fresh brew with a tart profile and a sourness that plays off of a light funk, helping to sustain the crispness. what a solid beer. it dances on the palate with its light sharpness and leaves the palate puckering for the next sip. cheers! (1,238 characters)

Photo of theghost3
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep golden with a tiny white head that quickly becomes just a ring. Minimal lacing.

Smells musty with significant yeast, lemon, and other sour fruits. The taste is strong of sour fruits--grapefruit, lemon, unripe green apples--enough to make my lips pucker involuntarily. There's also a decent amount mustiness & some grass. Mouthfeel is acidic but not too burning on the palate; very dry in the end.

This is so sour that you have to drink it slow to savour it. It's a good representation of the Gueuze, but I don't think it's my style. (548 characters)

Photo of bfields4
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy light golden color topped with a wispy head.

funky yeast hits first. Then lemon zest woody earthy smells. A interesting musty smell too (guess I finally know what all that "horse blanket" is about).

Very tart with a subtle real fruit acidic sweetness lemon, grapefruit comes rushing to the tongue. This all gives way to a nice dry finish.

Very interesting brew. Lots of flavors that play off each other excellently. Not something I would drink very much of, but great for a special occasion. (and amazing with lemon bars) (530 characters)

Photo of Jwale73
4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on-tap at Track 84 on 8/7/09. Served in a snifter. Poured A golder-orange with a quarter-inch, thin white head that settled into a skim. Nose reveals a bit of funk, citrus and light fruit; perhaps pineapple and apricot. Taste follows nose - sour, tart and musky. Mouthfeel fell between light- and medium-bodied, but closer to the light end of the spectrum - finished with a slightly astringent pucker. I'm still very new to this style, but what a pleasant and refreshing sipper. (491 characters)

Photo of robbyc1
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy orange, this has a small white head.

Huge fruitiness in aroma, same in first taste. Tart, persistent across palate. Grape in nose, with solid sourness, apples and great freshness, like the fuzz from a lemon. Really refreshing. Lively taste, effervescent. Grapefruit & apricot flavors, sour apples, much malt. Bitterness from the yeast or hops, I'm thinking it's from the malt as well.

Fizzy full body mouthfeel, a great summer beer, maybe the best made beer I've tasted from this wonderful maker, a gueuze to die for. Great to have it on tap, will be seeking it in bottles as well. (588 characters)

Photo of brundo4
4.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 mL champagne bottle into a flute. No real head forms. Thin, white lacing. Mild carbonation. Beautiful, deep golden color. A bit cloudy. This Gueuze looks very crisp, bright and refreshing.

On the nose, it is dry, tart and fruity. Green/granny smith apples and a citrus of lime and lemon both come through, as well as some spiciness I can't quite identify (cumin, lemon zest, light pepper smell) as well as honey and a strong sour, yeasty aroma.

What you smell is almost what you get. Supplement some bitterness on top of a strong, tart citrus flavor and some serious yeastiness and you get this Gueuze. Very sharp and tangy, not at all sweet, a little barrel taste. The bite is refreshing and complex. The longer I let this explore the less I seem to understand it: the sign of a truly complex beer. Good balance of flavors and very indicative of lambic style. The complexity and the inability to get a handle on this makes it all the more delicious.

The mouthfeel of this lambic is not too thick, but it feels thicker because of the minimal carbonation. Very pleasant, soft, billowy almost--a trait I've been finding more and more in lambics.

This beer goes down extremely easy and improves with each sip. The first taste confuses, the second entices, and the third entrances. This is one for the beer Gods. Endlessly complex. A true experience. (1,368 characters)

Photo of emerge077
4.82/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Mini-magnum, 12.7oz corked, capped, & wrapped. Cork stamped 2006.
Nice label, bold red Cantillon lettering on mustard background against black detail, and silhouette of a tipsy fellow in a chair. "Classic Gueuze"

Pours a cloudy orange apricot, hazy. Some bubbles froth up, but soon settle to a ring around the glass. Some cloudiness, no sediment to be seen. Served at cellar temp, around 50º.

Once out of the bottle, the predominant aroma is wild yeast and wet pastures. This is cut by a sharp citric note, but it is alluring and easy to get lost in. Definite funky cheese in there, it intensifies with a swirl of the glass. Soft woody oak around the edges. Aroma is by far the best ever i've smelled in a Gueuze.

Taste is initially tart citrus upfront, mellow fruit and hay funk in the middle, closed by a dry, sour finish. Some farmhouse cheese rind reveals itself too. Ethereal traces of dry oak round it out. A little acidic in the mouthfeel, but not as abrasive as some. Mellow enough to take a gulp, but that's almost sacrilege. Dryness enhances the session factor, even though it's a pricy option.

Lots of character to this one...i'm returning to it more and more all the time. A classic indeed.

Organic Gueuze review
5/4.5/4.5/5/5

2004 bottle, label says "Organic Gueuze" with an image of a copper mash tun and poppies in a wheat field.

Photo: http://www.sheltonbrothers.info/images/beers/Cantillon_Organic_Gueuze.jpg

Poured into a tumbler, the deep orange body is slightly hazed, but with no visible sediment. It formed a nice head and surprisingly 20 minutes later it hasn't broken. The foam had a very creamy texture. The aroma was a little different than the current "Classic Gueuze", with orange peel and definitely some orange yogurt wafting up. With a swirl there was the more typical sharp acidic note. The first sips felt soft, time seems to have mellowed it's sharpness, though it was still puckeringly sour. Orange and lemon rind, with all the succulence of sucking on a peach pit that still has fruit clinging to it. Definitely soft and peachy. Savory cheese notes come out in a longer draw. It's an ethereal experience, i'll be sad when this bottle is gone! (2,191 characters)

Photo of dublife1
4.82/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is probabaly the finest Gueuze I've tasted. Pours pale yellow with a one finger head. Smell is of grapes and green apples, wonderful. Taste is so wonderful and complex. Sour apples and grapes with some lemon in the backround. Very tart but oh sooo perfect and drinkable. This is one to not be missed!!! A lot of people may not like this style of beer but I absolutely have become a huge fan because of this wonderful beer!!! (429 characters)

Photo of cvfish
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - This beer poured a light golden color that produced a white fluffy head that had good retention and laced the glass nicely

S - The aromas that were produced by this beer were lots of sourness, like sour grapes, and a funky yeast

T - The taste of this beer is dominated by the sourness, but after that subsides, and fruity burst of sour grapes and lemon occurs with is followed by a funky yeast taste

M - The mouthfeel of this beer had a light body with a moderate amount of carbonation, very smooth

D - This was a sour burst, but was still a well crafted beer that everyone should experience once (604 characters)

Photo of atpben
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this at the Charlotte Flying Saucer two days ago. Reviewed from notes taken there. Poured into a snifter. Smell of barnyard, leather, and some light citrus. Extremely dry in the taste with amazing sourness. Lots of lemon in the taste with hints of oak, wheat and lots of acidity. It has a nice dry and tangy finish. I quite enjoyed this beer. Wish we could get more traditional lambics in Texas. Will definately try again. (426 characters)

Photo of Thorpe429
4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is my first gueuze, so I have no idea what to expect. I like sour foods and non-alcoholic drinks, so we'll see how this turns out.

Bottled in 2007.

G: Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Pours a hazy, light gold with the tiniest white head, which very quickly recedes into bubbles.

S: Definite funk and sourness. After that, some green grapes and hints of citrus. Lots of barnyard and a little lemon.

T: Supremely sour off of the first sip. As the sourness recedes, I'm getting tangy fruits and some tart green grape and/or green apple.

M: Other than the clear acidity, surprising smooth. Very dry. Much tangier/sour on the tongue, and smooth as it goes down. With this level of sourness and low ABV, it's clear there won't be any taste of alcohol.

D: Surprisingly drinkable. It took my palate a little while to adjust to the new style, but after the first few sips I was definitely getting into it. (916 characters)

Photo of tempest
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled in 2008. Picked up a single 37cl bottle at Abe's Cold Beer for about $8 with tax. Mmmm. Tart and tangy, yet light on the tongue like palate. This is a little spicier than other Cantillons, with an earthy cracked pepper flavor. In addition to the lemon-lime funk, there's also a hint of lighter, almost melon-like fruit in the background. Oddly, this feels a little cleaner, as in less barnyard type notes (just a hint in the nose). If you like sour beers, or lemonade, give this a try. (493 characters)

Photo of onecrazybreeze
3.8/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy gold, with a light white head. Smelled citrusy and slightly sour. Tasted sour with sweet notes I wasn't expecting. I had been told the beer was ridiculously sour so was let down to find it wasn't as sour as I was expecting. Not a bad brew at all, my judgement was clouded by previous expectations. Will definitely need to try again. (346 characters)

Photo of Overlord
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

MMMM....

Poured a hazy golden yellow with a bit of orange in there. White sudsy head. Smells like ... huge lemon, vinegar, and a bit of barnyard funk. Not as funky as I expected, but there's funk.

Taste is soury, puckeringly vinegary, and has a dash of liquid sadness about it. The citrus component is more about an acid base than fruit flavors.

Mouthfeel is bubbly, light, and perfect. Delicious. (400 characters)

Photo of rye726
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another fine brew from cantillon that should age well for some time. Pours a golden straw color with a silky tan head. Spectacular nose of farmyard funk, horse blanket, manure, damp rotting oak, tart fruits and sweet malts. The taste is not quite as impressive as the nose, but is still quite good. Great blend of sour, sweet and funky flavors. Crisp dry body with good carbonation and an acidic finish. Top knotch. (415 characters)

Photo of WesWes
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a hazy golden color with a thick frothy head that quickly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It boasts of pale malts and extreme sourness. The Brett character is quite strong. It also bone dry. The taste is awesome! It's prickly carbonated with loads of sourness. It's light and quite dry with a crisp sourness in the finish. The horse hair character is so intense. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a low bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a very well done gueuze. (484 characters)

Photo of humanawho
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A - nice orange color a little cloudy; fairly small head

S - funky, fruity and a little wood comes through nice peach smell

T - very smooth, acidic but not overwhelmingly, strong sour component good hints of peaches/fruityness and faint oakyness

M - solid mouthfeel well balanced

D - the lower acidity for a lambic gives it good drinkablity (344 characters)

Photo of ballewblake
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Been holding this one for awhile for a special occasion.. this one. I got a raise today! Super fitting to sample this aged beauty. This bottle was handed down to me by my bud Braineater (Josh) on a trip through Boston. News is this is a 12-13 year old bottle.

Foil, capped, and corked, this fella was scary getting into. The cork has seen better years, Crumbled on me three times before I got into it. The cork pieces smelled of a highly corrosive finger nail polish remover smell. Poured carefully in to a Duvel glass leaving about a sixth of the bottle in. Beer is very clear and transparent golden amber with a healthy amount of carbonation bubbles transpiring toward the top. Head is non existent, though there is a very faint ring around the edge of the glass. Smell is Gueuze like, very mellow, not in your face funk, very subtle. Taste is mellow sour, super easy compared to Cantillon's funkier offerings. Sour with a modest tartness, clean and dry on the tongue. Overall, really easy to drink, I wish this would have been one of my first Cantillon's, would have made the transition to sour's and funk's easier a few years ago. :) Either that or this one has aged to a more mellow sour, just about right for where a Gueuze should be. (1,242 characters)

Photo of seaoflament
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up this bottle a few days ago at South Bay Drugs and Liquor. Bottled in 2007.
Love the label (yellow label).

Pours a light apricot color with about half an inch of foam that quickly falls down to a ring.

Wow, tart and funky upfront. Stinky cheese, sour pear, sour green apples, wet leather, sweat, and tears (tears of joy is my guess!). After the pour settles it opens up to tropical fruits like mango and pineapple. Lots of lemon in there too with hints of cherry and sour strawberry. Some white vinegar lingers in the background. Really acidic and citric on the nose. A touch of sweet wheat malt hides bashfully in the background.

Lovely on the palate, more soft and refined than the aroma leads you on. Sour green apple, grapes, lemon, pineapple...refreshingly tart but not an intense mouth-puckering feeling. A bit of wheat in the finish. Vinegar in the middle with lemon in the finish. A lot more tangy wheat flavor in the end as the beer warms up a bit. Stale bread and oak too.

Semi-dry to full-dry mouthfeel, really clean, just makes you ready for the next sip sooner than expected. Pretty high acidity, I can see myself going for the tums in the end. A very drinkable gueuze.

***update Feb. 24, 2009***
Big thanks to my buddy Danny for opening up this gem for us tonight (Feb. 24) at La Bella, what a find!! This bottle was from 1999! I really didn't know what to expect, I was just hoping to get something drinkable and was I surprised.

Poured a cloudy golden color with a few bubbles...even after a few minutes I could still see some bubbles racing up the side of the glass. (4.5)

The aroma was just so complex and funky, and it continued to develop throughout the night. Light lemon, lots of funk, very weird funky, I have not come across this type of funkiness before. Some earth, light toast, subtle green apple and grapes. Later on I can smell some cheese, leather, and feet. Very musty. You just cannot replicate this aroma in a "fresh" bottle and by fresh I mean recently released...it just developed overtime and transformed into a funk monster. (4.5)

Very complex on the palate, old grain flavor, brett, leather, apples, slight vinegar with a medium dry finish. Crisp at first but then the dryness really took over. Some toasted flavors. Very funky with some old leather flavor, a bit of mustard and old lemon. Absolutely no malt sweetness. Later on I picked up flavors of pineapple, plastic and cob webs (or what I imagine they would taste like). (5)

Surprisingly, this beer was still very well carbonated, dry and citrusy in the finish. When I went in to take a sip, or tried to take a gulp, I barely made a dent in my glass, this beer took a long time to finish. (4.5)

Easily the most unique gueuze I have had thus far, and even though the drinkability suffered for the intensity of the beer, it was a pleasure to drink. (4)

***update 11/24/09****
Big thanks to Kevin for trading me this incredible beer, a 1996 vintage! Shared this one at La Bella on 11/24.

It almost looked like it was going to be a tragedy when the cork started to crumble and break into pieces but it held on just enough to come out. The beer was a hazy, light amber with a thin ring of foam. (4)

Surprisingly I first picked up a generous amount of spicy oak, hints of cinnamon, light citrus, old and dank wood, dry tannic characteristics, strange candy sweetness, some acetic notes in the background. Then it really started to open up and show it's true form...a rotten fruit aroma began to creep out of the glass, hints of nail polish, some buttery and burnt aromas. Sweat, hay, old used socks. It appears this bottle was properly cellared as it seems to me that it still has a way to go to reach that level of funkiness that I know from experience Cantillon beers can reach. Not as intense on the funk as that epic 99' vintage gueuze I had earlier this year. (4)

Tart, tart, tart, rotten citrus flavor, lots of wood tannins but do not really come through as bitter, quite smooth and more quaffable compared to the 99 vintage. A lovely dry and salted apricot flavor, dry green apples, more apricots, a bit of pineapple, hints of bitter orange, very tropical and funky. (5)

Low to moderate carbonation with an intense dry finish. It seems like every sips just sucks the moisture out of my mouth and the beer seems to get stuck on my gums and between my teeth. I can lick my teeth and gums with my tongue and still taste the beer. Easier to drink than the 99' vintage, not to say that it was better though, that 99' was a monster of a beer. (5)

An aged gueuze is truly a great experience and one I hope to repeat many times. (5) (4,645 characters)

Photo of ArrogantB
4.8/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2007 vintage $15 750ml yellow label. Clear yellow color with a head that immediately disappeared. It is very spritzy at first but after about five minutes there is almost zero carbonation and the beer is very still. Grassy aroma with just a hint of mustiness. The flavor is very sour, lemons, white grapes, good stuff. This is very easy to drink despite the intensity of the flavor.

edit 09/11/09 375ml 2008 bottled vintage

It smells like fruits and decaying mushrooms with a distinct lambic aroma. The flavor is amazing, sour, beautiful fruit, lemon juices, I don't know what else to say...fantastic gueuze!

edit 11/12/11 750ml 2009 vintage

gueuze so hard, this shit crazy (677 characters)

Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
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