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Cantillon 50 Degrees North-4 Degrees East - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

306 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 306
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.55%
Wants: 584
Gots: 58 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: moulefrite on 01-02-2008)
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4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.69/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle, batch 2, poured into a Cantillon script tumbler, generously shared by Erik, enjoyed on 12.6.14, reviewed from Tasting Journal.

The beer pours a very clear copper color, light gold hues, a few bubbles rising to the top of the glass with a thin white head, poor retention and lace. The aroma is quite sweet, very rich, decent funkiness, a bit of barnyard, strong oakiness and must, but just super powerful cognac, that really tones down any fruitiness and floral character to a moot point. The flavors showcase a bit more complexity, funkiness, more traditional gueuzy funk, a bit of fruit and floral character peeps out, but oak is quite strong and the cognac, rich and sweet with some strong caramel and almost a bit of pepperiness that really lingers on the palate, not quite cloying, but assertively sweet. The mouthfeel is quite nice, smooth and coating with just a hint of zippy carbonation that finishes super easily, really helps the flavors feel a bit more alive.

Verdict: I can't say I'm loving this one. Enjoyable for sure, unique and creative, but the cognac is really assertive and for my palate, too sweet and too rich for a gueuze or a lambic. A novel experiment that achieves minor success, but a bit lacking complexity and balance.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Jwale73
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Huge thanks to Thirtybird for send this one over. 2012 vintage. Slightly hazy golden yellow with a consistent, bright white head. Nose is musty, citrusy and slightly grassy. Some wood, but surprisingly little Cognac. Taste is on par with nose. Mouthfeel is light with a bright carbonation and a pleasant acidity, light tartness and semi-dry finish. Solid beer, but not my favorite from this brewer.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle at Cantillon

Clear golden body and a thin persistent white head.

Cognac barrel comes through nicely over top with spirit and wood. I think a little sweetness from the spirit is there. Slight musty funk and citrus.

Great cognac finish on the beer. Old musty wood and fruitiness.

Feels like most Cantillon...light, prickly, mild tartness throughout and dry.

Can't believe I got to try this. Amazing.

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Cantillon 50 Degrees North-4 Degrees East from Brasserie Cantillon
96 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.