Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon Gueuze 100% LambicCantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic
BA SCORE
96.7%
Liked This Beer
4.45 w/ 3,714 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
Ranking:
#172
Reviews:
911
Ratings:
3,714
Liked:
3,590
Avg:
4.45/5
pDev:
8.99%
Alströms:
4.49
 
 
Wants:
1,178
Gots:
1,179
Trade:
84
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,714 |  Reviews: 911
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4.55/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of charrel
4.12/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eman17
4.31/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drinkbeernoth2o
4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of avas
4.47/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
4.06/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alos31
4.48/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great sour! Wheat and grass, grape with apple and lemon flavors

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Photo of puftdank
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of horsehockey
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of baklo
4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ADG2995
4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dertyd
4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.22/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Smell is cantillon funk, some citrus and basement. Taste is quite bitter and perfectly sour. Is compare the level of intensity to that of a DIPA. Mouthfeel is wonderful - viscous and highly carb'd. Love it.

But overall.... I would take 3F any day for complexity and drinkability. Having had Cantillon classic gueuze back to 2006, they can get a strange taste (like canned Bartlett pears?) with time, than I dislike, and the bitterness and intensity covers up the subtle lemon and horse blanket layers I get with 3F. Still a classic example of the style!

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

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4.3/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: Light yellow, lightly carbonated, tiny head that receded quickly.
Smell: Grapes, white wine, slight funk, cheese, apples, and melon.
Taste: Slight tartness up front, followed by Brett funk, apples, and white whine.
Feel: Pillowy soft. Goes down way too fast.
Overall: A beautiful beer that I could drink every day of the year and would get better each time I drank it. Not overly tart with assertive flavors, but is brilliant in its sublety.

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4.13/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.81/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.52/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a Cantillon long-stemmed tulip.

L: Cloudy light golden pour with a finger of white lace. Solid lacing.

S: Tart and funky.. lemon rind and bread dough. Yeasty and complex.

T/F: Classic gueuze... tart and defying explanation. Yeasty... funky... lemon and unripened cherries. A dash of sour apple... dry and almost astringent. Some fruity sweetness behind the tart. Dances on the tongue... nice carbonation and medium body.

O: One of the flagship Belgian Gueuze's, and doesn't taste quite like anything else out there. Always a treat when you can get it, and I pick up something a little different each time I try it.

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 96.7% out of 100 with 3,714 ratings
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