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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

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4.45/5
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3,746 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This listing is for all vintages (Gueuze, Oude Gueuze, etc.).

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#171
Reviews:
913
Ratings:
3,746
pDev:
8.99%
Bros Score:
4.49
 
 
Wants:
1,177
Gots:
1,183
Trade:
85
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of cyrushire
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of snaotheus
4.04/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2016-10-01
Small wine glass pour at Slow Boat Tavern for Zwanze Day.

Pours an almost clear yellow-amber. Small white head. Smell is mild and vaguely tart, with a hint of funk.

Taste is soft unripe peach tartness, some bitter finish. As I continued to drink it, I started to get something floral that made me think of hops, which was interesting.

Mouthfeel is silky and dry. Overall, very good beer.

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Photo of Todd
4.03/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

100% Lambic baby! Smells tart and downright funky. Colour is cloudy blonde with a thin white lace. Taste is sour, tart, apple skin-tannin-like and dry. Definitely an acquired taste. Personally, I love Gueuze beers.

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Photo of baybum
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of deapokid
5/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.16/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of N1Nkasi
5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of unclekeith
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Hopstout
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.05/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks Hart for pulling this vintage 1996 out of the cellar and sharing it!

A-Body is a uniform translucent, very hazy golden yellow color. Pours with virtually no head.

S-The nose in this brew is quite interesting. At first all that comes through is a huge barnyard funk-filled with earthiness, mustiness, mossiness...etc...but once the nose has become accustomed to this assault a lot of apple comes through-tart, juicy, and sweet-this comes no where near balancing the funk-but its certainly there.

T-Flavor is pretty interesting as well. Lots of funk comes through across the board but there are accents of apple and some other fruity sweetness. A big lactic sourness-not at all noticeable in the nose comes through for the finish and overpowers the initial flavors.

M-Very low, cask-like carbonation. Body is light weight but very full-quite smooth.

D- What a great opportunity to try this '96 vintage! Lots of sour and funk still hanging around in this brew-it has really held up well. I'd like to try this a bit fresher so I can look back and compare the experiences.

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Photo of david18
5/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of UncleJimbo
4.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at Anam Cara and at Redbones.

This gueuze poured a hazy golden color with thin white foam that settled. The smell was a strong, tart lambic aroma: horse blanket and sour apples. The taste was sour and tart (puckering) with green apples and grape skins and horse blanket flavors. The aftertaste was bitter and dry. The mouthfeel was dry and tart and crisp with medium body and sharp carbonation. This was a very crisp and refreshing gueuze.

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Photo of durlta
4.56/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Prost76
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of szmnnl99
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Petegrieco
4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BKotch
4.65/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ystazi
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of CraigTravor
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of mrcraft
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Oakenator
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brew33
5/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of JRod1969
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

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

Photo of jakea
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 3,746 ratings
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