Cantillon Fou' Foune | Brasserie Cantillon

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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

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Ratings:
2,878
Reviews:
536
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
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Photo of elNopalero
4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This was… dare I say, a milestone in my beer education—and I owe thanks to the good people at Jester King for making it possible.

I’m not even sure ‘hype’ is the right word to use when talking about cantillons, because they’re not lumped in with what I think of as other rarities, or those special bottle releases that people (myself included) are willing to line up for. Perhaps reverence? Respect? Certainly curiosity. I was aware that cantillons aren’t commonplace—I had never seen one before, let alone tried one—but when I got in line I had no idea that this was going to be the mystery keg they were tapping. Chalk that one up to being lucky, I guess, because once word spread the line grew exponentially. And I can totally understand why.

This poured a slightly cloudy orange yellow in color, with a great apricot aroma and noticeable tartness, even from the aroma. Simply amazing. There’s a big effervescence to this that lets the flavors dance across the tongue. The apricot floral-fruitiness is subdued, but its present and tasty. It’s tart, with a lingering, dry finish and a touch of sweetness like a firework going off. Half a pour wasn’t enough but its more than many had. Can’t wait to have another!

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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.54/5  rDev +0.2%
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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4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
4.53 out of 5 based on 2,878 ratings.
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