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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,325 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,325
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 589
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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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2014 17:18:38 | More by Doomcifer
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atpca

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

07-15-2014 16:41:12 | More by atpca
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

07-15-2014 15:05:57 | More by BGsWo22
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2014 00:09:44 | More by DrBier
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farnold

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-14-2014 21:04:37 | More by farnold
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

07-13-2014 20:44:36 | More by jjheinrichs
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Unchi

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-13-2014 13:43:46 | More by thebigredone
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mhenson42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2014 03:22:16 | More by mhenson42
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.16/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy dark brown golden beer with small head to it.

S - Floral with juniper and iris. Lots of Bretty presence to it that gives it blue cheese and farmhouse funk

T - Floral up front with juniper and flowers before a slight vinegar comes through. The finish has some slight oak and and sweettarts near the finish

M - Light and effervescent. Finish is slight dry

O - Good sour with a nice floral presence that is well as balanced with the tartness

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 16:04:44 | More by jeonseh
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eball33

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8%

07-12-2014 14:53:22 | More by eball33
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erbu

Belgium

4/5  rDev -8%

07-11-2014 12:51:18 | More by erbu
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-08-2014 20:59:55 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Braden

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -8%

07-08-2014 16:33:17 | More by Braden
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8%

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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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Jonathan2291

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -8%

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Bhoward0698

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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KG710

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-05-2014 03:48:11 | More by KG710
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matt2591

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-05-2014 01:51:47 | More by matt2591
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TxUltraRunner

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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natbarr

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -8%

07-04-2014 16:04:35 | More by natbarr
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Moc513

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-04-2014 12:39:54 | More by Moc513
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-03-2014 20:38:18 | More by Iparedman
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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

4.51/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a stemmed Teku glass
2014 Vintage; thanks to KeKeKumba for the bottle!

A: Poured a orange-hued amber color, clear, with two plus fingers of white head that settles nicely to a thin collar and no lacing.

S: The nose is brilliant, big and sour with some pleasant funk, lemon, white pepper and some floral notes. It smelled so good, that I kept smelling the glass after the beer was gone!

T: The very first sip was a shock to my palate, very dry and sour. After the first sip and my palate relaxed, all the subtleties started to come out. There is a lot of sour and dry hop bitterness, but also nice funkiness, barnyard, lemon rind, white pepper. The finish is very dry and bitter.

M: It has a medium body and nice carbonation keeping it light and refreshing.

O: This is the driest of all the Cantillons I have tried (which is not that many!). This was a real treat, a beer to be sipped and enjoy over a long period of time.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 19:20:10 | More by mtomlins
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.