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Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

596 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 117
Gots: 174 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-24-2002)
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-05-2014 18:39:17 | More by Evil_Pidde
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

01-28-2014 15:16:30 | More by lunarbrew
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml, 2009 edition, poured into a Cantillon fruit lambic glass today, 1/22/2014 as part of our cellar/extras cleaning tasting.

Review #400!

App- Pours a slightly hazy dark golden-yellow body. Absolutely no head despite a 90 degree pour into the glass. Without the head, it actually looks more appealing just the same.

Smell- Oak, lots of barnyard Cantillon funk, grape skin, pears, bit of cane sugar. No vinegar in the nose

Flavour- Lots of barnyard Cantillon funk, a bit of grape skin and lemon tartness, with acidic vinegar that makes this a 5/10 sour. Also a bit cheesy. Tasty but certainly not complex

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied, flat with zero carbonation (obviously), very drinkable

Overall- Not super complex, tastes a lot like Classic Geuze but flat. An interesting take on the lambic, cool to try but if I had the choice between Classic Geuze and Bruocsella, I would take Classic anytime.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 07:00:56 | More by Stevedore
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Jason_Tyler

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-21-2014 07:51:31 | More by Jason_Tyler
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

01-19-2014 22:00:37 | More by jzeilinger
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

01-19-2014 21:44:35 | More by millerbuffoon
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bauermj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-13-2014 02:10:10 | More by bauermj
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rrski198

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

01-06-2014 22:15:03 | More by rrski198
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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Got this one at De Bierkoning in Amsterdam.

From a 750 into a wine glass
Lambic bio 2009
Bottled 12 October 2012

APPEARANCE: Pours flat with no head. Perfectly clear amber orange or orange-web in color with no carbonation at all. Looks like a flat lambic.

SMELL: Slightly milder aroma of barnyard, hay and some funky moldy hints. White wine, tart lemon aromas, green apples and pears as well. Nice, but lighter.

TASTE: Lemon tartness with green apples and vinegar flavors up front. Definitely green grapes and white wine through the middle into a milder finish of barnyard, light funk, grassy hops and vinegar lingering nicely on the palate. Some tart citrus flavors and a touch of acidity, but not much, linger as well. Interesting enough, but not quite as forthcoming as hoped.

PALATE: Lighter body and zero carbonation. Perfectly flat, which is fine for the style. Goes down fine and finishes quite dry. Not quite puckering, but crisp.

OVERALL: This is alright, but not as bold and flavorful as some others in the style. I would take a De Cam lambic over this nine times out of ten, for example. Still, this one is enjoyable and easy to drink, making it a perfect lambic to open on any occasion. Give this a shot if you get the chance, just be sure to try others in the style as well. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 17:37:00 | More by Jeffo
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wyatt13

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

12-25-2013 02:17:00 | More by WanderingFool
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2%

12-24-2013 12:41:23 | More by Kirk
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Myst

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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California

4/5  rDev +2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-10-2013 00:42:27 | More by wiltznucs
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California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.5%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Washington

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California

4/5  rDev +2%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru from Brasserie Cantillon
88 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.