Cantillon Lou Pepe - Framboise | Brasserie Cantillon

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Cantillon Lou Pepe - FramboiseCantillon Lou Pepe - Framboise
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 11-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,292
Reviews:
295
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.88%
 
 
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Photo of Nicolaiw
4.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2013 vintage.
Pours deep red with little head
Aroma is huge, raspberry jam, little funk, barnyard, honey, burnt rubber, wet cellar.
Taste is raspberry all over, so fresh, hay, funky, sour finish

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Photo of tmbgnicu
4.36/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fondyball20
4.56/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutFox
4.61/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vziznznzyz
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rubenjr
4.96/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ead73
4.9/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eidel18
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of alpinebryant
4.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nedster10
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of raspy22
4.9/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DankScuba
4.52/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had at Cantillon brewery, from bottle.

L: Bright berry red color. Very little thin head. Slightly opaque.

S: Huge raspberry nose, touch of other citrus, and small sour.

T: Sweet, raspberry, sour, tart, Brett.

F: Light, refreshing.

O: Fantastic beer. Really well balanced raspberry, tart and bealgian yeast taste.

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Photo of Wesley_Legg
4.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eiwatts9
4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xt0n1cx
4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of professorchow
4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle with a 2013 sticker. Reluctant to rate because this is such a distinctive beer, at once subtle and strong, and this is the first time I've had anything by Cantillon. I found it amazing, but also palate challenging. It's kind of like first time listening to Coltrane. You're not sure how to describe it or judge it, and you're at once thrilled and in over your head, but you know repetition seems really worth pursuing and will alter your tastes.

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Photo of Soneast
4.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2012 sticker poured into a fluted glass. While this beer is visually striking with a lovely raspberry scent, the taste and mouthfeel are the stars here. Fantastic balance of funk, fruit and sour. Even a hour after opening there is still huge carbonation. A complete joy. One of the best beers I've ever had.

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Photo of berto714
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DispyDnb
4.06/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

2013 bottle. That was EXTREME, could feel the smell from the bottle and the off flavors here were kind of unpleasant in the first 15-20 minutes. The funk was so strong we couldnt have the first sip, and i'm not talking about horsey aromas but some kind of fishey/rotten food/mold and more. After waiting for the beer to get warmer the aromas morphed into something more fruity and the framboise finally came up. Very very sour on the palate, mid carbonation. What an experience this was, scary and amazing!

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.52/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 sticker at Hopyard in Oslo. This was a pleasant surprise and a real treat. My first time having LPF and I think I rank it best among the framboise that I have had - I prefer it to Framboise du Fermier and Atrial. It is very balanced - pleasantly tart, not super sour.

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Photo of shanrath
4.81/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cantillon Lou Pepe - Framboise from Brasserie Cantillon
4.44 out of 5 based on 1,292 ratings.
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