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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,324 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,324
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 590
Gots: 314 | FT: 25
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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Zimm

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-09-2014 01:48:04 | More by Zimm
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DIPAfiend

New York

5/5  rDev +14.9%

05-08-2014 23:31:38 | More by DIPAfiend
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at pizza paradiso on 5/8/14

A-Pours unclear orange with a lasting and lacing medium off-white head.

S-Aroma is leather, fresh flowers, sour fruit, grass, and apple.

T-Taste is light+ sweet, bitter and tart.

M-Mouthfeel has a light/medium body, texture is oily, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry and bitter with a nice bite.

O-another great lambic way to go cantillon

Serving type: on-tap

05-08-2014 18:45:13 | More by reebtaerG
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McNazz

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

05-06-2014 21:13:04 | More by McNazz
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Liondiscs

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

05-06-2014 10:30:22 | More by Liondiscs
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davegray

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-06-2014 03:30:38 | More by davegray
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Johnny_Danger

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2014 01:05:38 | More by Johnny_Danger
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TheEvilGenius

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-06-2014 01:04:27 | More by TheEvilGenius
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-06-2014 00:08:59 | More by jfstilling
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patrick802

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

05-05-2014 17:27:10 | More by patrick802
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

05-05-2014 12:47:17 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

4.21/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Cantillon tuilp glass. Purchased in Wakefield, RI. 2013 vintage bottled January 28, 2013.

Appearance - Pours a hazy amber body with a thick fluffy white head that reduces slowly.. leaves some lacing. The head sticks around for a while.

Smell - Very unique.. I've never got hop notes from a Belgian sour but this one emanates aromas of pine and resin, combined with some more traditional Lambic aromas of funk, sour lemons, white wine, citrus, and earthyness.

T- Pretty sour upfront, lemon juice and lactic acid, some spiciness and funky yeast. This gives way to a piney, resinous, floral flavor reminiscent of faded hops in an old IPA. The finish is both slightly bitter and citrusy, citrus rind.

M- Medium-light mouthfeel. Medium-high carbonation. Easy drinker.

Was sitting on this for over a year and it delivered. Very unique, complex, and flavorful. Another great from Cantillon.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 01:10:50 | More by gcamparone
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Alpar

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.9%

05-04-2014 01:34:39 | More by Alpar
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

05-03-2014 20:41:17 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Beersnake1

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-03-2014 00:58:31 | More by Beersnake1
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samEBC

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-02-2014 11:02:30 | More by samEBC
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SStein

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-01-2014 18:03:43 | More by SStein
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JSOBB

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-01-2014 12:46:28 | More by JSOBB
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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-30-2014 03:39:18 | More by RoninTK3
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NickT1218

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

04-30-2014 01:14:52 | More by NickT1218
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-29-2014 17:29:29 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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tjmackie

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-29-2014 01:26:41 | More by tjmackie
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badboy7113

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-28-2014 23:26:28 | More by badboy7113
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4amepiphany

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

04-28-2014 15:31:13 | More by 4amepiphany
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opwog

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-27-2014 14:21:05 | More by opwog
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,324 ratings.