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Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

604 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 604
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 119
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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bmur112

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2%

12-03-2012 15:41:54 | More by bmur112
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

06-23-2013 01:18:18 | More by KeKeKumba
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marqoid

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2%

09-05-2013 13:38:23 | More by marqoid
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Mosstrooper

California

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 25.4oz bottle into 250mL Jenlain flute glass. "Bottled: 9 March 2010"

Appearance: Pours a somewhat cloudy, tan, apple-juice color with no head and only hints of visible carbonation.

Smell: Smells a lot like chardonnay, but has an additional musty hint to it and a note of apple juice.

Taste: Begins with sweet and tart apple, finishing with white wine tartness and a musty flavor in the back of the throat.

Mouthfeel: Very dry throughout- the only beer I have had which I can say was dry from the beginning until the end. No real carbonation to speak of. This is both dry and refreshing at the same time.

Drinkability: A very nice, and very tart beer. Lambics are truly one of the most unique beers out there- this beer was my first non-fruit lambic, and I enjoyed it. This isn't a beer I would drink often, but I could see myself having random cravings for this then seeking it out. Certainly worth a shot, and I look forward to more future lambics.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2010 20:25:00 | More by Mosstrooper
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pohldogg356

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2012 14:17:31 | More by pohldogg356
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2012 17:36:37 | More by jrohrbacher
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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

03-30-2014 01:17:26 | More by GJ40
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deskim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

11-23-2011 03:16:46 | More by deskim
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

11-24-2011 02:02:54 | More by Exiled
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vissai

California

4/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2012 15:40:35 | More by vissai
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Ineedabeerhere

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2%

11-14-2011 12:50:33 | More by Ineedabeerhere
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halfbarrelbrew

California

4/5  rDev +2%

06-05-2014 06:20:00 | More by halfbarrelbrew
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callmemickey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

04-08-2013 13:25:57 | More by callmemickey
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

03-24-2013 13:46:36 | More by CypherEnigma
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

07-30-2013 16:52:25 | More by yancot
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CityofBals

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

09-12-2013 03:19:33 | More by CityofBals
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maximep

New York

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- lovely golden honey color

S- apples, a little sulfur, tart, pit fruity

T- a lil peachy, tons of green apple, rotten egg, musky, pepperry

M- full chewy fruitiness and a bit dry. lovely.

O- a great beer, very interesting and would definitely enjoy another bottle of it. i think cellaring would do this brew a great deal of good. not your typical Canty, still has the yeastiness of Canty but not quite the "wildness" and spontaneity (for lack of better terms) that i have come to associate with their brews.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 18:24:18 | More by maximep
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Sean9689

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1999 vintage shared by me with some friends in SF.

Pours a burnt orange color, white head (yes, this had carbonation), thin collar. Smell is sweet tarts, light vinegar, light funk, some acidity. The age has done well for this beer, as I'm not a huge fan of the fresh vintages. Taste is funky tart lemon, oak, light pucker, some light sweetness.

As stated, the age has worked wonders for this beer. I would love to acquire another bottle of this vintage, but that's going to be hard to come by. Really good stuff, let it age, IMO!

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 06:34:47 | More by Sean9689
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JAXSON

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, I think it was bottled in 2007. Pours medium orange, almost no head, but little bubbles throughout and a fine white ring on top. Nose is very Cantillon, sour citrus fruits, dried herbs, really sour and funky. Light carbonation in the mouth. Classic Cantillon expression, big, funky, barnyard. Lemon and dried sage, dried mint. Of course really sour and dry, not as effervescent as the Gueuze. Pretty refined and nuanced.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2010 02:38:34 | More by JAXSON
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +2%

10-27-2013 01:08:54 | More by zestar
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moonknight31

California

4/5  rDev +2%

08-31-2013 06:47:06 | More by moonknight31
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2012 04:07:41 | More by whartontallboy
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

01-18-2012 03:40:04 | More by bsuedekum
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

03-01-2013 03:26:25 | More by Holland
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

10-27-2013 17:47:27 | More by MattSweatshirt
Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru from Brasserie Cantillon
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