Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze | Brasserie Cantillon

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 12-01-2003

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1,159
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208
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4.4
pDev:
8.18%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This poured out as a golden color with just a touch of hazy to it. The smell is crazy funky, it's got that acidic bile-like aroma to it that only true Gueuze's can have. The taste is tart and sour, there is a subtle sweetness but nothing much else. The feel has some body to it but dries out quickly. Overall it's a good beer for the style.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2013 vintage at the brewery.

Aroma is very similar to Cantillon's Classic/Oude Gueuze, except all the funky barnyard notes don't all jump out at once the moment you first peek your nose in the glass. Instead, you get a superbly balanced mix of fresh lemons, wet hay, and some subtle stone fruit. And of course this wouldn't be a Cantillon beer if it didn't have any of the signature funky oak in the back end.

Nose is well-translated on the tongue, but with admirable balance; the sour, the funk, the oak, all masterfully share their command of the labial turf with no one element overpowering the other. It's actually ridiculous how well-balanced this beer is -- you could drink bottles upon bottles of this and your tongue would not get tired. The flavor profile also remains remarkably consistent all throughout the drinking experience; I think I like this at slightly colder than serving temperature.

Higher carbonation than the classic Gueuze with the same medium-light body. Simply the best, hands down

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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Gueuze from Brasserie Cantillon
4.4 out of 5 based on 1,159 ratings.
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