Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions | Brasserie Cantillon

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Cantillon Cuvée Saint Gilloise.

Two year-old lambic, dry-hopped in the cask for three weeks.

Added by Dukeofearl on 01-23-2005

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4.3
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7.91%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml corked and capped bottle poured into a hill farmstead tulip. Bottled 02 November 2011, labeled Cuvée Saint-Gilloise.

Pours a slightly hazy yellow miner with a very small white ring of foam. Nose is slightly hoppy, bitter, tart, and very crisp.

Taste is much happier than the other Cantillon beers I've had, which is really nice with the tart Cantillon funk. Taste is classic Cantillon tart and funk, a bit fruity with a dry finish. Mouthfeel is crisp and dry. Very good beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reminds me of the skin of a pear multi colored and even looks fuzzy and opaque. a small slightly off white head last quite a few minutes.

Tart fruits and berries with a good fresh earthy grassy hop character. Just a great effervescence with a bit of a funky character.

Nice tart front and finish but things seem thin in the middle. Slight acidity with a plethora of fruits, starfruit, stonefruits, some berry flavors, hints of wood and tannin with a nice hop bitterness on the finish with a bit of the grassy and earthness throughout.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle of Cuvée Saint-Gilloise, vintage 2011. Shared by mdaschaf, thank you sir! Served into a tulip glass.

A: Hazy bright golden sunset orange body with a rocky, foamy white head. Retention was decent but the lacing was a bit lacking. Nothing really out of the ordinary for the style.

S: Odd funk, very musty and dank smelling. Faint citrus notes orange and lemon peel. A bit grainy towards the back, just an overall strange smelling Gueuze.

T: Much better than the aroma, thankfully. Bright citrusy funk is up front and through the mid-palate. Through and through the classic funk character moves bringing in some minor tartness along with it. Refreshing, tasty and certainly hits all the marks for what it is.

M: Highly carbonated, again without much of a "pop" from the cork. Dry like I normally get but it's not overboard. Plenty of bubbles on the palate.

I enjoyed this one quite a bit. The aroma didn't set the bar high but the taste came through. Cantillon does it once again.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions from Brasserie Cantillon
4.3 out of 5 based on 1,245 ratings.
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