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Cantillon Iris - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,294 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,294
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 585
Gots: 306 | 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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throwback

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-17-2013 17:04:45 | More by throwback
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reverbking

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-17-2013 16:40:10 | More by reverbking
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grrrah

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-17-2013 03:14:17 | More by grrrah
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IPAIsaac

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-17-2013 01:41:44 | More by IPAIsaac
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mjohnson17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-16-2013 16:50:49 | More by mjohnson17
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IndyDad

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-16-2013 13:23:37 | More by IndyDad
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-16-2013 04:29:36 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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Theortiz01

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-16-2013 02:20:38 | More by Theortiz01
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Denoas

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-15-2013 21:38:43 | More by Denoas
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-15-2013 17:21:35 | More by thampel09
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a bloodred brown (if that makes any sense) with practically no head or lace. Very sour and tart aroma, but thankfully the beer isn't as sour/tart/unbalanced as the somewhat wineline aroma. There is some funky spice and there's a touch of sweetness and oakiness that balances the sour, tart flavors of mostly cherry and touch of grape. Not a big red wine drinker but this reminded me of some light reds (no heavy merlots or cabs). Wish I could describe it better but it is a must try and enjoyable sipper.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2013 17:16:01 | More by clayrock81
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akang

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-15-2013 16:37:21 | More by akang
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closisinthehouse

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

09-15-2013 16:16:14 | More by closisinthehouse
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blklabel

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

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ScottP

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-15-2013 14:19:21 | More by ScottP
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djtomain

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-15-2013 04:36:30 | More by djtomain
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed at DDC`s anniversary party/Zwanze Day.

Smooth yet lactic feel, aroma is of wood and cherries flavor is much the same but with some sour strawberries thrown in. Tiny bit of sweetness, not really tart, well balanced. This is some serious good stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2013 02:28:44 | More by papat444
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utah44

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-15-2013 00:09:03 | More by utah44
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pknyc

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-14-2013 22:12:08 | More by pknyc
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dwagner003

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

09-14-2013 18:27:31 | More by dwagner003
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petermethot

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-14-2013 16:45:18 | More by petermethot
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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neorunner

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-12-2013 16:52:47 | More by neorunner
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Drtfinelli

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-11-2013 17:51:59 | More by Drtfinelli
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adrienne

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

09-09-2013 12:39:53 | More by adrienne
Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
96 out of 100 based on 1,294 ratings.