Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru | Brasserie Cantillon

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87
very good
856 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand CruCantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Unblended

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
856
Reviews:
320
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
241
For Trade:
25
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4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisMyhre
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Leftofthedial
4.45/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blisscent
4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whatname
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bouncepass
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 vintage. As many have pointed out, the lack of carbonation made this beer difficult to like. There was the characteristic funk but nonetheless was hard to enjoy. But after we added carbonation, it turned out to be amazingly delicious!

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Photo of Jhfinn
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suckaj
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ristaccia
4.41/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage bottled in 2015.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RobinLee
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrisjws
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kitch
3.36/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A 750ml corked and capped bottle bottled on 21st August 2015 and poured into a wine glass.

Appearance: It poured a very slightly cloudy golden orange colour with pretty much no head at all and very sparse lacing if any.

Aroma: Leather, oak, malt vinegar, dusty, chalk and funky. Maybe a hint of apricot but not really.

Taste: Tart, sour, green apple, vinegar, lemon juice, oak and funk.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with pretty much no carbonation.

Overall: The taste was decent and better than the aroma. However with every sip, the aroma kind of gets to me. The dusty and chalky element just wasn’t my cup of tea. In addition, the complete lack of carbonation was not so good. Perhaps this particular beer is just not for me considering all the other world class Lambics that I’ve tried.

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3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Omniwar
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seebeej
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Definitely not as good as the other Cantillon beers.

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Photo of Beerbom
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jakemn91
4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of groleau
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of needMIbeer
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BNarc
3.38/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Euroglot
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cantillon Bruocsella (1900) Grand Cru from Brasserie Cantillon
3.9 out of 5 based on 856 ratings.
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