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Brasserie Cantillon

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Brasserie CantillonBrasserie Cantillon
BA SCORE
100
world-class

124 Ratings
Ratings: 124
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.75
pDev: 6.74%
Active Beers: 24
Beer Ratings: 17,326
Beer Avg: 4.3
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

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

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Reviews by jerryjeff:
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4.56/5  rDev -4%

Visited last week in May when in Brussels for the day. Only lambic brewery I have ever visited and I was very impressed. It is a self-guided tour for 6 euro which includes two samples at the end of the tour. They have an English pamphlet in addition to other languages (sadly, I didn't catch which) that explains each room. I'm also a home brewer, which helped in my understanding the process a bit more but I found it fascinating. There was a good amount of activity in the brewery even though it wasn't season where brewing was taking place.

If you like lambic and are interested in speaking with brewers that take pride in traditionally brewing it I highly recommend. Cantillon adds no dextrose or sucrose to sweeten as some of the other larger lambic breweries and they take pride in it. The location is near a metro stop, it's easier to find if you know which exit to leave from to head toward Rue Ghuede and there's a map on their website which is helpful.

jerryjeff, Jun 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

WynnO, 14 minutes ago
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4.5/5  rDev -5.3%

daryk77, Tuesday at 01:58 PM
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4.79/5  rDev +0.8%

Stopped in after a short walk from the Brussels-MIDI station through what seemed to be a bit of a sketchy area. Walked inside and there was a large collection of bustling, lambic drinking people. Took the tour that included 2 glasses of beer, then had a Zwanze 2012. Lucky enough to show up the day after releasing LP Framboise and Fou Fone so walked off with what I could carry. Limit of 5 boxes per person per visit, and they freaking give it away with the prices charged. Nice staff and a neat place. Got pretty crowded in the afternoon and there was quite a line built up to get a beer. All in all a great experience.

BMMillsy, Friday at 09:22 PM
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

Sets the standard...

srletend, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

TNeedles, Aug 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

Butchnasty, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -26.3%

mendvicdog, Aug 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.3%

This is the mothership. Once you will enter Brasserie Cantillon, your life will never be the same and your love of beer will have grown deeper. The place is located in a little street and fits within the neighborhood. Once you enter in, you know you're in for something special. The first thing that gets to you is the smell. That smell is magical... Then, you have friendly people asking you what you are here for. You should then go visit the brewery and see how the lambic miracle happens. After that, it is time for your tasting. Ask all the questions you ever had and they will be answered kindly and professionally, possibly by Jean Van Roy himself. Enjoy the tasting and then some other Cantillon beers at ridiculously low prices if you live in the US.
You will leave that place transformed and a better person.

edhizdeid, Aug 15, 2014
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Brasserie Cantillon in Anderlecht, Belgium
100 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.