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Cantillon Lambic - Brasserie Cantillon

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Cantillon Lambic
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 41
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Unblended |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-30-2002)
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-06-2013 00:55:37 | More by jwat
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fultonj

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-05-2013 22:45:10 | More by fultonj
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

6oz pour out of an unlabeled bottle at Brasserie Cantillon at the conclusion of the brewery tour. Poured into a Cantillon taster glass 7/3/2014.

App- Hazy dark orange body, minimal white head, no lacing. Looks very placid.

Smell- Funky, lemon zest, orange, more funk, horse blanket and hay. Strong nose and very interesting. It smells an awful lot like the brewery itself!

Flavour- Lemon zest, oak, horse blanket, hay, straw, earth. Good amount of vinegar acidity, perhaps 6/10. Just about what I expected after the brewery tour, smelling and nearly tasting the air.

Mouthfeel- Low carbonation, a bit flat. Makes sense why they blend young and old lambic to make geuezes. Dry, acidic yet refreshing.

Overall- Interesting. It seems to basically be Bruocsella Grand Cru, but more raw and with a bit more carbonation.

07-04-2013 22:10:05 | More by Stevedore
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jlisuk

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-26-2013 23:37:19 | More by jlisuk
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-23-2013 01:19:37 | More by KeKeKumba
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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-19-2013 04:58:34 | More by Danny1217
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ystazi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-07-2013 17:52:19 | More by ystazi
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-01-2013 01:45:16 | More by Anonymous1
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spoony

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-27-2013 21:15:29 | More by spoony
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NJB145

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-20-2013 00:46:48 | More by NJB145
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +20.8%

05-12-2013 11:15:03 | More by bluesplit63
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SStein

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-25-2013 20:03:21 | More by SStein
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-07-2013 16:20:40 | More by montrealbcr89
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-07-2013 04:39:51 | More by oldp0rt
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BAsbill

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-30-2013 09:11:04 | More by BAsbill
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adamant1912

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-27-2013 16:45:09 | More by adamant1912
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%

The beer is a murky pale yellow/golden color. No head on the beer and no carbonation, still.

The beer is sour in aroma like vinegar. Notes of lemon grass, a lot of funk, some goat, and you can smell the acidity.

The beer bites your tongue, very sour and acidic with some lactic acid.

Mouthfeel is medium and a little hard to make our with the sourness.

The beer is very sharp in the finish, not a rounded sourness.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2013 22:22:29 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-20-2013 22:25:22 | More by BGsWo22
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Franch

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-22-2013 06:46:11 | More by Franch
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-18-2013 02:01:33 | More by yourefragile
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-10-2013 03:17:56 | More by spycow
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uturn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-10-2013 02:16:20 | More by uturn
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

01-09-2013 05:47:23 | More by Auror
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-28-2012 00:43:10 | More by Beeradelphia
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

Served on-tap at Churchkey on Zwanze day 2012.

A - Pours slightly hazy straw yellow with a small half finger tall bubbly white head, dissipating down to nothing at all, leaving no lace at all down the glass.

S - Smell is pretty muted until it fully warms up. Hints of funky cheese, damp oak, basement must, some lemon zest and a dash of vinegar.

T - Starts off with a big sour kick that fades as quickly as it hit you leaving behind hints of lemon zest, musty funk, dry oak and a dash of booze burn. Finish is funky with a moderate amount of dryness, doesn't stick around too long tho.

M - Light with very light carbonation. Its has a tart feel but it does't linger for very long, allowing it to be consumed quite easily.

O - I feel like this is exactly what an unblended two year old lambic should taste. Sure its a little rough around the edges, but thats why its perfect for blending and fruit additions. I am glad I got to try this, I look forward to having it again one day, hopefully a little closer to the source.

12-24-2012 04:23:04 | More by orangesol
Cantillon Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
92 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.