Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

BA SCORE
96
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3,707 Ratings
Cantillon Gueuze 100% LambicCantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic
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
Ratings:
3,707
Reviews:
910
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.7%
 
 
Wants:
1,176
Gots:
1,178
For Trade:
85
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

MEDIUM SOUR.

Definitively a hyped up beer. With that in mind, you will have to fork out the dollars and get a bottle sooner or later.

Traditional deep yellow color. Not very carbonated, at least my bottle, it only created a very few bubbles. Smells like a normal lambic, with some hints to raspberries or cherries. Taste reveals wheat, raspberries, all sorts of citric flavors, and if it wasn't for that faint lambic taste, this could easily pass for a dry champagne. Not very funky lambic taste.

This beer is not bitter, or sour, it is more like a flavored water and it drinks very easy. You may consider having another one available.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2013 on the cork. Nope, not waiting 20 years.
Shiny golden colour, one finger white head, sticky enough lacing in about a minute.
Barnyard funk stronger than the sourness, with a sweet lactic component, lots of green hay, oaky floorboard and orchard tree bark. Some apple tartness, sour lemons, faint vinegar.
Sourness hits in the first sip with citrus (mostly lemon, but with a subtle orange-sweetness) zest, some green apple cider tartness and musty white grapes. Really complex, lots of fruity notes spiking here and there. Barnyard funk isn't overwhelming, but goes perfectly with the astringency of the beer. Some earthy-milky yeasts too, especially towards the finish. Dry finish, with acidic apple aftertaste, wood and green leafy notes (which is probably where the hops helped a bit).
Light to medium body, prickly fizz, a tiny bit creamy. The dryness isn't too agressive, but leaves enough space for the fruity/green notes to linger.
Perfect.

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
4.33 out of 5 based on 3,707 ratings.
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