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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,464 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,464
Reviews: 452
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 610
Gots: 332 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.16/5  rDev -4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

parris, Wednesday at 06:50 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

gfg0020, Sep 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

ScottJWing, Sep 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

spw109, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

chadwicktorres, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.52/5  rDev +3.9%

KCBeerNerd, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

TaborTime, Sep 12, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev -0.9%

Had this one at the source: Cantillon Brewery itself. Pours golden, clear, with a nice fluffy white head on top and lots of floaties (got the bottom of the bottle here). Aroma is straw, a bit of tripel-like funky yeast, some vinegar, dryness. Flavor follows closely with funky yeast, straw hops notes, pears, apples, dryness on the finish with lingering grass and yeast funk together. Very light bodied, super crisp, and pretty refreshing. Unique brew with plenty of sour, but also an interesting note with the addition of the cold hopping. Liked this significantly more than I even expected. Good stuff.

BMMillsy, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

ThirstyDutchman, Sep 12, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +7.8%

SteeleWright, Sep 12, 2014
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,464 ratings.