Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

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4.36/5
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2,475 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#344
Reviews:
729
Ratings:
2,475
pDev:
9.63%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
667
Gots:
619
Trade:
62
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,475 |  Reviews: 729
Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured to a glencairn glass. The cork reads Brasserie Cantillon 2016 Bottled In Brussels Season 15/16. Bought in October 2016. Cellared until June 2017.

A: The body is red with a small pink head, showing little retention but some lacing, still after a year sitting on the cellar.
S: The aroma has a cherry and a Brett profiles that blend together very well.
T: The taste is complex, having a Brett profile that is on top of every single thing, having some sweetness due to the cherry profile, some acidity due to the regular nature of Brett and in the end, a slight bitterness. In the end, it's more acidic than anything else but it's balanced.
M: Body is medium low. Carbonation is high. Acidity is high and bitterness is medium.
O: This is a brilliantly balanced Kriek, brilliant.

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Photo of Buck89
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 bottle. A striking bright pink color with a frothy white head. The aroma was ripe cherry with a musty, funky note. The taste was complex: cherries, citrus, lavender, rose petals, some hay, and loads of old funk. Dry and clean on the finish, and not too tart. A fantastic beer that was not surprisingly easy to drink.

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Photo of DispyDnb
3.84/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Patinthebronx
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmryan8
4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boogerisu
4.13/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brunsojw
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stevehagy
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: redish pink with beautiful carbonation and a 1inch pinkish white head
Smell: faint tartness with beautiful crisp cherry odor.
Taste: cherry pie, funky and crisp with well balanced cherry notes
Feel: semi dry, very clean, high carbonation with a medium mouth feel

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Photo of bouncepass
4.61/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Eman17
4.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Filabee
4.24/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Virby44
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
4.12/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Celtics76
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alos31
4.73/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was an amazing beer! The nose had a spice perhaps cardamom along with bright fruit like cherries and cranberry. It was not very sweet and not too tart. Perfect for a summer afternoon. This goes great with fish, or fowl.

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Photo of MeLoynes
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nicolaiw
4.51/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep ruby with small white/reddish head that quickly disappears.
Aroma has sour cherries, funk, dusty cellar, hay, grass, lemon, tart.
Taste is lots of cherries, cherry tart, lemon, wet grass, grapefruit, little funk, little floral notes, medium/high carbonated.

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Photo of GreatStoutman
4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.46/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of South2NW
4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of allenson21
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 2,475 ratings