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Cantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek | Brasserie Cantillon

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4.61/5
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1,751 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34
Reviews:
358
Ratings:
1,751
pDev:
7.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1,754
Gots:
345
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Ratings: 1,751 |  Reviews: 358
Photo of JoeMarinello
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Travitten
4.51/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SourTweek
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of needMIbeer
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mollykats
4.98/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of xtonytx
4.78/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of xt0n1cx
4.58/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beersnake1
4.18/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 vintage poured from bottle at Cantillon in August 2017. Pours a nice purple with light purple head that quickly dissipates. Beautiful beer. Nose is woody, tons of sour cherries, earthy, and a bit viney. Taste is so smooth. Not much sourness, but a lot of cherries! I wouldn't call this an overly complex beer, but super tasty and smooth. Mouthfeel is perfect.

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Photo of snaotheus
4.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2017-08-22
2014 bottle split between four people at the Cantillon tasting room after the tour.

Pours a pretty dark red with a pink head. Smells like cherry -- lots of cherry, with something of a jam character.

Taste is cherry and tartness -- interesting that the aroma seemed fairly sweet, but the taste is not. There's a slight bitterness to it that complements surprisingly nicely.

Mouthfeel is perfect, velvet smooth, exactly what I hope for from Cantillon. Overall, I think one of the best beers I've ever had.

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4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jadler16
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nuggetz
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ahacsgt
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Narkee
4.88/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wanderingpints
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of eifster82
4.7/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Lou Pepe Kriek 14 from bottle, at Cantillon Brewery in Brussels, Belgium.

A deep clear, red appearance with abundant amount of light foam upon pour. Smell has an abundance of strong cherry aroma combined with some well balanced barnyard funk and wheat smell. Very complex taste. Some 'farm' flavors such as light cheese and wheat and big cherry flavors (but not overly sweet). Smooth aftertaste and sipper for sure.

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Photo of dleiner
4.73/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

'12 sticker, '14 vintage/bottling

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Photo of Virby44
4.81/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of anvindr
4/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stefko
4.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DucksFan16
4.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

2014 vintage, enjoyed at the brewery, on 06/24/2017. Easily one of the top 10 beers I've ever had.

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4.83/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jmryan8
4.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mad3air
4.82/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cantillon Lou Pepe - Kriek from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 1,751 ratings
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