Cantillon Fou' Foune - Brasserie Cantillon
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Reviews by trxxpaxxs:
4.56/5 rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A: Pours a beautiful light hazy yellow/orange with one full finger of pure white head. The foam takes a while to settles, and there is on a little bit of lacing as it drinks.
S: The nose is fruity tart, sour, an a touch salty. The apricots in this beer are right in the forefront and it smells utterly fantastic.
T: This beer has a good helping of apricot fruitiness right up front. It's sweet, tart, sour, and freaking delicious. You can feel it in the back of palate and along the sides of your tongue.
M: Medium bodied beer. It's sweet and drying up front. Coats the palate where is gets really puckering, and then slides off nicely. Tons of lingering sour greatness.
O: World class beer. It might be the best apricot sour I have ever had. However... I was expecting it to be a bit more "in-your-face" apricot. The fruit is there, but it's not as intense as I would have imagined. Still... I'm grasping at straws to find a flaw with this beer. Wonderful. I can't wait to try this beer with a few years in it to really make the sourness intensify.
Serving type: bottle
04-29-2013 16:47:12 | More by trxxpaxxs
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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
06-28-2014 20:19:51 | More by Chibeerguy1
Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
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