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Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

788 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 471
Gots: 183 | FT: 14
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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jvillefan

California

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-19-2013 01:00:01 | More by jvillefan
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Cloudy yellow, nicely carbonated, one finger head.

S-Very funky, oak and grapes.

T-Great balance, very funky, very acidic oak and grapes.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated, dry crisp finish.

O-First Cantillon Gueuze. It was tasty. Not as good as the Classic Gueuze.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 00:15:00 | More by rlee1390
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JefferyYoung

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-18-2013 21:27:42 | More by JefferyYoung
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Rconn006

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-18-2013 04:54:01 | More by Rconn006
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mookihouse

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-18-2013 04:41:59 | More by mookihouse
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IPAkindaguy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-17-2013 01:53:27 | More by IPAkindaguy
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle pour at Zwanze Day @ Avenue Pub.

Appearance: light yellow, light haziness, bone white minimal head.

Aroma: lemony tart notes, funk, acid, musky sourness, floral notes, with some herbal spiciness.

Taste: strong sour note, lemony zest, musk, funk, sour apple, earthy yeast, floral.

Mouthfeel: light, a bit crisp, but lower carbonation.

Overall: fantastic. Ended up with this when they kicked the Kriek keg, and I'm glad it did. The highlight of the night for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 20:59:46 | More by EgadBananas
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-16-2013 20:37:46 | More by ubufan2112
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bmur112

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-16-2013 20:27:15 | More by bmur112
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-16-2013 18:58:04 | More by JustinMatthew
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jpbebeau

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-16-2013 18:39:34 | More by jpbebeau
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-16-2013 13:16:38 | More by aorloski
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LSUPT

California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

09-16-2013 05:45:41 | More by LSUPT
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ddedhed

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-16-2013 01:14:03 | More by ddedhed
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-15-2013 22:12:29 | More by PatGreer
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marshmeli

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-15-2013 19:45:10 | More by marshmeli
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fsck

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-15-2013 18:47:14 | More by fsck
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akang

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-15-2013 16:36:28 | More by akang
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

09-15-2013 14:37:58 | More by Davepoolesque
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djtomain

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-15-2013 04:41:27 | More by djtomain
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

09-15-2013 03:13:38 | More by MRsojourner
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

3.93/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a bottle at ChurchKey for 2013 Zwanze Day. Mini-snifter glass.

A: Opaque, light orange/pale color with a half finger of snow white head. Superb retention which lasts indefinitely.

S: Like fresh laundry, oddly enough. Light lemon and ridiculously integrated spice (?), some caramel and stone fruit. Very unique, nice complexity, and the aromas are highly complementary.

T: Odd, not quite integrated and a little off putting funk. Finishes with a lot of bitter/tannic notes, like overextracted fruit/tea. Very dry, a little stone fruit, and a nice mild-to-moderate sourness.

M: Creamy medium-light carbonation and medium body.

O: The nose is really interesting and unique, great stuff. But the flavors don't really come together at all.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 02:56:33 | More by pmarlowe
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Pecan

California

3.75/5  rDev -14%

09-15-2013 02:45:28 | More by Pecan
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle at Churckey DC during Zwanze 2013 into snifters. Double helping woot!

Dull and opaque lemon body, with some deep orange center. Not much head given or presented.

Oh my god the bouquet on this brew just absolutely rips! Giant sour peach and pineapple topical fruit. Wonderful. Juicy. Quenching. Salivating. Mild funk aromatics hit the back but I litterally feel like I just ripped open a peach or sliced a fresh pineapple in front of me. Exquisite.

Palate seems less of a surprise, since the bouquet is so grand. The fruit notes hit nicely but come with a slightly wet body and feel. Light pepper finish and mild to moderate funk, with the acid a little downplayed. Watery finish unfortunately, but some good yeasty stickiness to match.

Overall I smelled this brew more than I drank it, if that's possible, but it's go some incredible impressive character.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 23:53:41 | More by smakawhat
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

09-14-2013 21:42:40 | More by peensteen
Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 788 ratings.