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Cantillon Fou' Foune - Brasserie Cantillon

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100
world-class

1,616 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,616
Reviews: 418
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.42%
Wants: 2,088
Gots: 341 | 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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Jon

Illinois

4.47/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2003 bottling.

The long-awaited Fou' Foune pours a cloudy, light amber-peach hue with hardly any head to mention.

Aroma is boisterous in its proclamation of dirty socks, Brett, funky barnyard notes, leather, oak, and a mild hint of the apricots on which this lambic was soaked. Interesting.

The apricot fruit adds another dimension to the lambic in how it softens it -- this isn't the strip-the-enamel-off-your-teeth lambic monster, but rather a more well rounded, softer beer. The apricot flavor comes out first, while the typical lemon rind, citrusy notes reminiscent of Cantillon lambic appear on the finish. Lively acidity cuts at one's stomach.

Fairly "alive" in terms of carbonation, this a fairly smooth lambic. Medium bodied palate. Round overall.

Fou' Foune is refreshing in the way that Cantillon lambics tend to be. A fantastic beer that ought to be experienced by lambic fans.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2004 03:24:32 | More by Jon
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Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
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