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Cantillon Fou' Foune - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,600 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,600
Reviews: 418
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.42%
Wants: 2,078
Gots: 338 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Apricot Lambic

(Beer added by: rastaman on 08-05-2002)
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FtownThrowDown

Ohio

4.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle very generously shared by PWoods. Thanks mang!

Pours a very hazy, cloudy light orange in color. There's a nice half inch of white head forming on the pour.
The smell is pungent. Almost to the point of being off-putting. Stanky gym socks, old cheese, and a little bit of earthy skunkyness. The smell is so strong, you begin to question whether or not you want to take a sip of this thing.
Taste is incredible. Very sour/tart. Lip puckering sourness. Very nice apricot and light fruit flavors. Absolutely wonderful.
After time, the smell starts to come around and become much more approachable.
Very puckering tart in the mouthfeel, with the perfect amount of carbonation. This beer is absolutely amazing. I couldn't help but to think how much this compares to Isabelle Proximus with each sip I took.
I'll definitely be buying some of these bottles to throw in the basement. Outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2009 03:38:31 | More by FtownThrowDown
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

August 2013 bottling. Teku glass.

A: Pours an apricot-tinted straw color, with a generous finger of fine, foamy off-white head. A solid cap sits on the surface for a good few minutes. Very good clarity and some champagne-like bubbles.

S: Sweet apricot flesh, hay, some nice supporting spice character (oak, cinnamon, and vanilla frosting-like), apple cider, and a moderate dose of earthy barnyard. The apricot is deep and very well integrated, but by no means dominant, which may be a plus or minus.

T: Bretty earthiness up front, with mild apricot, just a touch of tartness, finishing bone dry (with some of the tartness carrying through) with more earth/herbal notes, as is common to Cantillon. The flavors are well integrated and interesting but pretty restrained.

M: Medium body and medium-high, slightly sharp carbonation.

O: Highly drinkable, nice subtle flavors, and good complexity. Though it’s tasty, I don’t quite understand the fascination with this beer. I’d prefer St. Lamvinus or LP Kriek by far.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 21:03:40 | More by pmarlowe
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Texas

5/5  rDev +8%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +8%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-09-2014 22:06:32 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Alaska

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-09-2014 14:56:21 | More by lakersfan16
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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-08-2014 18:44:56 | More by Whatup14
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-08-2014 18:06:56 | More by nkelley77
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erbu

Belgium

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-08-2014 13:01:16 | More by erbu
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daryk77

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2014 16:17:30 | More by daryk77
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fsckewe

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2014 02:42:01 | More by fsckewe
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Moc513

New York

5/5  rDev +8%

07-04-2014 12:39:04 | More by Moc513
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matt2591

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

07-03-2014 19:05:54 | More by matt2591
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Rocklobsterbrew

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8%

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CTJman

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

06-30-2014 13:29:22 | More by CTJman
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +8%

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sliks96

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-30-2014 01:58:35 | More by sliks96
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

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Florida

5/5  rDev +8%

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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

4.34/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-Tap at Northdown Cafe in Chicago

Served in a 10oz snifter

A - Light golden straw color with a little bit of opacity / murkyness. About 2" of Soft fluffy white head

S - Funkyness, a little barnyard, apricot and a nice citrus acidity

T - Nice sour acidity, not too sour though. The fruit is not overpowering, its subtle but nice. Not as amazing as I was let on to believe, although very good.

M - As expected for a lambic, pleasantly fruity, but slightly dry, nicely carbonated.

Overall - I'm very glad to have had the opportunity to try this on tap. This is a world class beer, but I am surprised at how closely this compares to other American sours I have had. I do think this beer is slightly over-hyped after trying it, there are many American Wilds that rival this that aren't in the top 50 IMHO.

Serving type: on-tap

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Missouri

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Illinois

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Missouri

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Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,600 ratings.