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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,399 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,399
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 604
Gots: 327 | FT: 24
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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Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-11-2013 12:13:07 | More by Whatup14
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-11-2013 00:57:29 | More by Jimmys
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California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

07-10-2013 14:26:09 | More by Crazydaddyo
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Germany

4/5  rDev -8%

07-08-2013 22:03:24 | More by Dirty25
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-08-2013 15:37:51 | More by DiscLizard
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -31%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.31/5  rDev -23.9%

First had: ? (probably on tap at Monk's). This review is from a recent tasting.

Pardon my lower rating, but when it comes to Cantillon, I try to be as objective as possible and ignore the overhypage. Not sure what year this bottle was--I think it was 2011 or 2012--and it had some of that gnarly sediment on top of the cork. Hazy orange-yellow pour, effervescent, with a small, fizzy, white head; moderate retention and a bit of lacing. Aroma had a funky sourness to it, wet grass, citric acid and floral notes, some woodiness. There was a rather subdued sourness up front in the taste, lemon pith and grass, horseblanket, notable (and somewhat unpleasant) hop bitterness, floral and somewhat vegetal notes, raw celery, bitter and a bit medicinal in the finish. Dry mouthfeel, light-medium to medium in body. It's decent, but not really my thing.

07-04-2013 14:56:02 | More by Rifugium
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Maine

5/5  rDev +14.9%

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California

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California

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heygeebee

Australia

4.56/5  rDev +4.8%

A - Pale, hazy, one finger head.

S - tart, vinegar

T - funky, straw, a little wheat, also some wine notes.

M - zesty, lively, refreshing.

O - ok, Cantillons are difficult to rate.... They, to a large extent, are all a celebration of barnyard funk, vinegar, sour, tart, and refreshing. However, it's just by the end of a shared bottle you find yourself thinking, jeez this is just great beer.

06-26-2013 01:10:58 | More by heygeebee
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 1,399 ratings.