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Cantillon Fou' Foune - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,598 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,598
Reviews: 417
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.42%
Wants: 2,076
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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wagenvolks

Texas

4.65/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle of 2010 into a New Belgium goblet. Thanks to xpimptasticx for the share!

Pours a very bright, golden blonde body with a tiny-bubbled tuft of white head. Good carbonation. Absolutely fantastic aroma: delicate apricot floods the nose, as if I were biting into the fruit itself. Hints of peach rind, wheat, and lemongrass in the background. Incredibly fragrant.

Flavor is delicious--tart and fruity with hints of peach sourness hitting the sides of the tongue. Very bright and fresh, and the tartness doesn't overpower the palate. The apricot gets a bit lost after a few sips, but that's to be expected. Excellently carbonated, the light body glazes the palate with ease. Just a well-crafted beer...Fou Foune is a Cantillon sour at it's finest.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2011 22:30:17 | More by wagenvolks
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S - Funkyness, a little barnyard, apricot and a nice citrus acidity

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Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,598 ratings.