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Brasserie Cantillon

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Brasserie CantillonBrasserie Cantillon
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4.39/5
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20,526 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 177
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 4.76
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[ Brewery, Bar ]

Rue Gheude 56
Anderlecht, 1070
Belgium
phone: +32 25 21 49 28

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Ratings: 177 | Reviews: 56
Reviews by Cmack15:
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4.33/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Wow I feel so lucky to have been able to visit Cantillon. The mecca of guezes and lambics. Very old and rustic inside, you feel like you are stepping back in time. They offer a self guided tour with some samples at the end(I forget the price but it is very reasonable and well worth it). While going through the tour you get to see the equipment and materials used to make some of the most amazing beer on this planet. The barrel area is overwhelming with aisles of barrels stacked taller then a person. The tasting area has a few tables and a old rustic vibe about it that makes it so appropriate to drink the beers there. This is a definite destination for any serious beer traveler. i simply loved this place.
Cheers

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Photo of LittleDon
4.93/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

A must for anyone who cares about beer, regardless of whether you like the style or not. The smells alone are worth the 7€ self guided tour fee. I was astonished at how inexpensive the bottles to go were. Friendly and passionate staff. My only disappointment was that I wasn't there on a Tuesday or Thursday, when they're brewing.

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4.93/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of dabone
4.71/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Defiantly worth trying. Great atmosphere for enjoying a beer and seeing the production process

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4.31/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

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4.3/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

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4.7/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Not sure what I can add except my own experiences.

Took the train from Bruges here (highly recommended) and then made the short walk from the train station to the brewery.

The location leaves a bit to be desired. But who cares, this is a brewery, and the rent is probably cheap.

When we entered the place was super noisy, it was bottling day. We settled in for an unblended lambic, classic gueuze and a kriek. While sitting enjoying our beers, Jean stopped by with a couple of free glasses of the beer they were bottling, (Saint Lamvinus) a very cool and friendly gesture! Decided to just skip the tour, the one that left while we were there was packed any ways.

On my way out I was helped by the nice gentleman working the gift shop and grabbed a few bottles of Fou to take home.

As everyone knows, this is a must stop in Brussels, and Belgium for that matter.

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Brasserie Cantillon in Anderlecht, Belgium
100 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.