Cantillon Fou' Foune | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon Fou' FouneCantillon Fou' Foune
BA SCORE
4.65/5
2,938 Ratings
Cantillon Fou' FouneCantillon Fou' Foune
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Apricot Lambic

Added by rastaman on 08-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18
Reviews:
544
Ratings:
2,938
pDev:
7.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,772
Gots:
630
Trade:
52
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Ratings: 2,938 |  Reviews: 544
Photo of Furlinator
4.54/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Haven Gastropub on 09/01/16.
Cloudy orange with a thin khaki head that remains as a thin ring and leaves spots of lace. The smell is of unripe apricots with subtle vinegar tartness. Thetast follows with sour peach and earthy, oaky tartness. Medium texture with moderate carbonation. Simplicity at its finest.

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Photo of zhoss24
4.54/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mista_Carta
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hooliganlife
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2010 on tap

Pour was a pale murky orange, hints of grapefruit juice. Inch plus of creamy white head, held its place.

Soft apricot with light sourness. Slightly funky.

Taste is similar. Apricot is soft and subtle, but there. Nicw light sourness up front. A bit funky throughout, blends well.

Light and easy, airy body with a bit of pucker.

Pretty amazing, would drink over and over.

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Photo of MaxOhle
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SDDanC
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2010 vintage poured on tap at hamiltons tavern. Pours a nice, golden staw color, hazy, no head. Only a few specks of foam hang around. Nose has soft apricots, belgian yeast esters, hay, and a pinch of sweet fruity candy. On the tongue it follows suit, sour apricots, dry, yeasty, in the middle thru the end Im reminded of an easy saison. Finishes with a dry champange feel. Although not very heady, lots of carb bubbles come thru in the mouth. No bite. Not overly sour, only slightly puckering. I am very excited to have tried this. It has been a huge want for me and it makes me even more anxious to land a bottle of it. Thanks santa.

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Photo of MykelJH
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gosox8787
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: 750 mL bottle split with a friend. Bottled on August 8, 2010. Poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: Light, straw colored. Pours with a slight fizzy head. Very effervescent and light. Not much cloudiness on my pour at all. Most of the yeast was still settled at the bottom.

Aroma: Lemons, fresh apricot, and a good bit of funk. Definitely can tell this is more on the sour side from the aroma. Really nice balance of the sour and funk notes with the fruit.

Taste: Tart lemon sourness hits first. Definitely tart, but not the most tart I have ever experienced. Big oak and apricot notes are there as well. Plenty of funk interweaving there as well. Extremely drinkable and tasty.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with plenty of carbonation. Very effervescent and refreshing.

Overall, definitely up there among the best sours I have ever encountered. Wonderfully complex, fruity, and refreshing. Definitely will get this every opportunity I get.

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Photo of mcallister
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Just love the way this beer looks pours a stale looking apricot orange dull and dirty unfiltered with an astringent white head loose and of its own kind. Carbonation bubbles cling to sides of my tulip in various spots.

Christ what a great smelling beer. Sour and funky with oaky undertones tart fruits slight bit of citrus and obviously that aroma of apricot.

Deliciously mouth puckering. Great sour middle and finish so fruity and delicious. Apricot really takes the lead with oak later on. Good acidity levels and perfect carbonation. Not nearly as thin as majority of sours out there and it really helps that out. But hell it is cantillon. Little heart burn kicking in from the acidity and funky undertones. Could drink this for hours on end.

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Photo of dirtyjerk
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of yemenmocha
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

With full bottle pour, appearance is hazy brown with golden hues at the edges and generous white head. Nose is quite assertive with tingly candied apricots intermixed with light barnyard that thankfully stays in the background. Gorgeous sourness on the palate with the fruit in there at the same time, and it glides across the palate beautifully like a good Champagne. Loads of pleasing tartness on the finish. Incredibly drinkable.

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Photo of IowaBiertrinker
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Rubenjr
4.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamesStreet
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fireman_RK
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jakemn91
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dolphinsmarlins1
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reminds me a sour Magic Hat #9... Just kidding. Had it on tap at Armsby Abbey, in Worcester, MA for Zwanze Day. Very well balanced for the style. Apricot flavors abound, and sour notes dance on the tastebuds without taking over like many in this style do. Just the right amount of funk.

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Photo of Mikecap
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of homebrew311
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is cloudy orange with no head and no lacing. Smell is heavy with fresh peach which integrate nicely with the funky base. Notes of wheat, lemon zest, and tons of acidity. Taste is just like the nose. Heavy fruit, nice fleshy peach character, followed by heavy acidic sourness. Delicious. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. Overall, delicious brew, one of my favorite cantillons.

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Photo of American_Hawk
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WormGod
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MalibuKenny
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GScow
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kuges
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Johnny_Blackhands
4.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 2,938 ratings
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