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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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world-class

2,358 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,358
Reviews: 571
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.69%
Wants: 840
Gots: 672 | FT: 47
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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2013 bottle

A: pours murky golden orange. small white head

S: Smells like farm animals and hay, plus a massive funky sour

T: sour and acidic, after taste is a little fruity

M: bubbly, crisp, and dry

Overall: I am not an expert on this style, but it seems like a very solid gueuze. Great representation

trippytbta, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Dated 28 - November 2013

A: Poured into a Cantillon flute glass this would be the first time I’ve had the gueze away from Belgium. The head quickly dissipated away and showed bright white in color with tiny white bubbles. The beer is a golden yellow with moderate clarity and no lacing or sediment (on the first pour).

S: Big aroma of funkey brett character – straw, hay and basement dust. Tartness in the aroma with zesty lemon (not like pledge but fresh juicey lemons). Light oaky woody aroma that blends naturally with the funk.

T: Huge bright sourness that is not for the faint of heart. Lemon candy and citrus tartness. Funky horse blanket, oak and hay. No hops. No alcohol. Nothing but beautiful and pure sour and funk. Very well balanced – nothing overwhelms but it has a very powerful flavor profile for a 5% beer.

M: Light crisp finish with mouth puckering sourness. Carbonation is moderate to low with no harshness or alcohol warming.

O: I feel like this beer is the sum of its parts, Yes its very sour and has a good amount of funk but combined with the bright aroma and perfect and approachable mouthfeel, it makes this beer fun to drink and you always go back for another.

guityler83, Sep 16, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +6.9%

Appearance - Poured into a flute glass. Not a long lasting head, but very white and bubbly -- similar to champagne, and very typical for Cantillon. Quite active, but quickly fades, showing signs that this is still a very young beer. Slightly amber in color compared to other brews by Cantillon. It's clear that more of the malted barley is being showcased here, versus the wheat (also described on the label).

Smell - Rich honey, lemon zest, sourdough bread, musty grapes, pear, aged cheese, fermented cherries, coriander, subtle lavender and various other floral notes.

Taste - Strong lemon peel, pepper, straw and marigolds, coriander seeds, extremely grassy and sour. Musty and dry. Beautiful hay, wheat and honey notes all blend into a whopping sour crescendo. It's amazing to know there is no sugar added, only the natural enzymes and sugars extracted from the mash. Barley is prevalent over the wheat in flavor, especially in its coloration. A super clean, dry hop profile helps to round out and clean up everything near the end, leaving the mouth to pucker.

Mouthfeel - A little under-carbonated, but keep in mind, this is still a young bottle, and according to the label, can be aged to 2030 with a proper cellar. Crazy for only a 5% lambic.

Overall - Very, very nice. As always, Cantillon delivers. For a straight ahead Gueuze/ Lambic that does not rely on additional flavoring of spices and fruits, this is a work of art and shows that Cantillon is one of, if not THE best brewery making sours today. Simple in its approach, yet somehow resulting in extreme complexity. I have but no choice to age a few of these little babies.

Agent1, Sep 16, 2014
Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
99 out of 100 based on 2,358 ratings.