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Cantillon Mamouche - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
93
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683 Ratings
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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 373
Gots: 192 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rvdoorn on 11-07-2009

Cantillon Zwanze 2009 = Elder flowers. In 2010, Cantillon re-released this beer as Mamouche (same beer), which will be brewed on a regular basis.
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Ratings: 683 | Reviews: 163
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750ml corked & capped bottle poured into a tulip.

Pours an amber golden color. Small ring of whitw foam, no lacingat all. Nose is floral and a bit like green peppers, very nice.

Taste is earthy and floral with some light green pepper. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, not too sour but lightly tart and very rich. Overall quite tasty and refreshing.

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Pours out a very light yellow with unexpected amount of haze, like a lighter hefeweizen almost. The small ring of white head is virgin white as they say. Aroma is sour, lemon, flowers, pepper.

Wow, the pepper. This was the spiciest pepper meets rye like quality I've ever had in a beer. And there's no rye in here, but it was mentioned to give an approximation of the taste and mouthfeel, it is like someone just dumped a bunch of pepper and rye into a lambic, which I assume is the taste I get from these elderflowers. Carbonation was ample, maybe amplifying the pepper like fatigue this induced on my palate during our first sour beer we had on Sunday morning at Triple Rock. Really, if I tried this blind, I would have guessed someone did a hot pepper wild ale.

Yeah, the beer was sour, floral and all that, but I thought the pepper was a distraction. Ultimately, this one kind of fits the bill that the more rare Cantillons aren't worth pursuing. I have a bottle, so I'll get to try it again, but for now, this is one of the more disappointing Cantillons I've had, even if it is a decent beer, it doesn't compare to their more accessible beers like the kriek or classic gueuze. A pretty dry beer all around as well.

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voor de liefhebbers, een eerlijk en lekkere lambik/geuze

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A - Dark hazy golden color with small white head that quickly dissipated

S - Tart lemon, white vinegar, slight lactic acid with elder flower presence. Slight blue cheese funk.

T - Tart lemon and lactic acid with light elderflower presence in the back with slight blue cheese funk on the backend.

M - Light carbonation with a dry and slightly funk that lingers in the finish

O - Nice muted version of gueuze with light floral and funk presence. Really liked this and could sit and drink for awhile. Reminded me of classic but a bit softer with the elderflower presence

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Cantillon Mamouche from Brasserie Cantillon
93 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.