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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,378 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,378
Reviews: 447
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 604
Gots: 320 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the brewery's website: "Although it is a spontaneous fermentation beer, the Iris is very different from the Lambic. The amber colour and the bitter and slightly caramelized taste make it a complex beer."

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-05-2002)
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

12-10-2013 23:02:31 | More by threedaggers
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wiltznucs

Florida

4/5  rDev -8%

12-09-2013 21:16:13 | More by wiltznucs
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MNMike

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

12-08-2013 05:17:51 | More by MNMike
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james582

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

12-08-2013 02:51:52 | More by james582
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valdieu2

Maine

5/5  rDev +14.9%

12-07-2013 17:46:49 | More by valdieu2
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MidtowneMarket

Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.9%

12-07-2013 17:39:50 | More by MidtowneMarket
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BeerTrader57

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

12-06-2013 02:46:21 | More by BeerTrader57
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trapper2408

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

12-05-2013 15:46:26 | More by trapper2408
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4.79/5  rDev +10.1%

The only thing I can say about this beer that is not absolutely perfect is the fact that there are one or two cantillons that are even better than this one. Its a fantastic sour and its pretty tart but not too bad. The balance is on par with most of Cantillons stuff so you really can't go wrong. Thinking about ordering this from belgiuminabox

12-02-2013 21:09:03 | More by bcp5296d
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cburns48

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

11-30-2013 23:28:38 | More by cburns48
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MrDarcy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-30-2013 20:36:23 | More by MrDarcy
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RKing44

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-30-2013 19:42:41 | More by RKing44
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-29-2013 19:06:59 | More by vinny21bal
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jono0101

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

11-27-2013 19:45:32 | More by jono0101
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jacobbocce72

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-26-2013 23:16:14 | More by jacobbocce72
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Tittles

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-25-2013 21:04:35 | More by Tittles
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

11-25-2013 13:19:55 | More by campfirebrew
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3.43/5  rDev -21.1%

Date November 22, 2012
Consumed November 24, 2012

Beer pours a cloudy light brown color with a nice white head. The carbonation level is high compared to most of the Cantillon beers that I have had.

Aroma is earthy and acidic. I can pick up a lot of acetic acid in the nose.

Wow. Sour. Very very sour. Makes your lips pucker. It is hard to pick up anything else the beer is so sour.

Mouthfell is full and acidic. It makes you run your toungue across the top of your mouth. Very nice.

Overall this beer is a giant war head. It is so sour that my lips pucker with every sip. It is suprising that there is almost no barnyard or goat in the aroma of taste. It was good but I would not call it one of the best beers that I have ever had, even in its catagory, it is just too sour.

11-24-2013 22:22:20 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-24-2013 22:19:39 | More by Paccamacca
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -8%

11-24-2013 21:36:08 | More by Mscarpen
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kris_n

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

11-24-2013 16:49:44 | More by kris_n
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Soxfanmcgee

Indiana

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-23-2013 06:41:05 | More by Soxfanmcgee
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Saltee

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-23-2013 04:19:55 | More by Saltee
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-23-2013 01:34:01 | More by savagepm
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Ajlvt

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-21-2013 15:55:15 | More by Ajlvt
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,378 ratings.