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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,491 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,491
Reviews: 452
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 613
Gots: 337 | 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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4.21/5  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.

gcamparone, May 05, 2014
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Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,491 ratings.