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Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

840 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 840
Reviews: 243
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 479
Gots: 191 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Two year-old lambic, dry-hopped in the cask for three weeks.

(Beer added by: Dukeofearl on 01-23-2005)
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mikeseattle

Washington

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-17-2011 00:12:34 | More by mikeseattle
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berley31

New Brunswick (Canada)

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-17-2011 00:09:54 | More by berley31
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jag21

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

11-16-2011 22:39:48 | More by jag21
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jerz

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-16-2011 06:30:00 | More by jerz
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WeisGuy

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

11-16-2011 01:53:52 | More by WeisGuy
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randomdanger

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-15-2011 16:26:25 | More by randomdanger
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-15-2011 14:47:38 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +0.5%

750ml bottle, 2010 dating with the St. Gilloise label. Split with friends and poured into a matching Cantillon long stemmed tulip. This brew appears a golden hazed color with some lighter yellow coloration around the edges. A white frothy head recedes leaving some finger-like patterns of lace and small patchy patterns. A swirl revives a finger of yellowish stained froth across the top.

The smell of this brew is of moist cork, damp woodsy notes with a light amount of lemony citrus and an indication of light cardboard quality. It is earthy around the edges with some deeper fruited quality throughout. As it warms up, there is a bit of a dirty gym sock character that brings on the funk.

The taste initially is of damp wood, funk and earthy notes. Citrus like lemon has a brightness to it that goes beyond lactic character or just zest, it is more of a deep rindy flavor of fresh lemon with a bit of bitterness. The combination of funk and earthy quality is very enjoyable with lots of layers of complexity to sift through.

This is a medium to light bodied brew with a modest level of carbonation. There is seemingly no alcohol inclusion. This is a type of brew that is complex enough tht you can sit and ponder over it for a long time but it is easy drinking enough that you could take down a whole bottle effortlessly. Pleasantly tart without going overboard, as far as the geuze style goes, this is not harsh at all. Very well rounded and enjoyable. I will be seeking more of this out.

11-15-2011 14:45:01 | More by stakem
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

11-15-2011 13:36:37 | More by sideshowe
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-15-2011 06:29:46 | More by ithinkimasofa
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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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SonicAlligator

Washington

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-14-2011 23:15:51 | More by teddyarrowhead
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District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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hu5om

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Desaparecido

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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beerdweeb

California

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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bauermj

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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JAHMUR

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

11-14-2011 13:49:18 | More by JAHMUR
Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 840 ratings.