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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2013 vintage. Very sour, acidulated and apricot taste is moderated. Bitterness is short.

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4.68/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

This is a typical Cantillon brew. It comes a little yellow and a little murky due to the apricots. It is nicely carbonated. The aroma and taste have all the Cantillon goodness, though as usual this holds not true for every palate. The aroma is sublime like smelling a crate of ripe apricots. Later also the typical Cantillon lambic aromas kick in. Taste is a little more tart and less fruity than the aroma but still very much apricot. This is a great Cantillon with sublime fruitiness, if you can get this fresh.

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Enjoyed on draft at Zwanze 2014. Holy Grale.

A: Cloudy yellow. One finger fine-bubble, egg shell head. The head settles to a rim.

S: Tart fruit and sour Belgium spores. Neutral oak. Notes of peaches, dried apricots, bergamot blooms, honey suckles, and dusty grain.

T: The flavors are subtle and well balanced. Sour yeast is very noticeable, then waves of neutral oak and fruit notes get capped off with a mild funk finish. The notes: peaches, apricots, tangerine flesh, citrus zest, and oak. This is a moderate on the tartness level.

M: High carbonation, very (x2) smooth, light body.

O: It is no surprise to me why this is the consensus favorite from Temple of Sours. The flavors are very subtle, but perfectly balanced. Perfection is unattainable - IMO - but this ale gets very close. The fruit/sour/funk aspects meld so nicely, it is hard not to give this a perfect score. This is my favorite Cantillon.

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Consumed 9/28/14

Big thanks to Goblinmunkey7 for slaying and sharing this whale

A: Pours a cloudy apricot color with some nice honey - starts off with a giant, off-white head, fades to a few wisps of a cap, leaves a little lacing

S: Overwhelming majesty - do I even need to say more? - potent sourness with tart and juicy, ripe apricot - beautiful acidity with some hints of lactic sour - excellent level of tart - simply perfect level of apricot - juicy and fresh, without going over the top - oak - some other light fruits, with hints of apple and peach

T: So good, I don't know where to start - fantastic levels of sour, a nice blend of sharp acidity and some lightly musty lactic flavors - nice levels of tart - excellent levels of apricot, somehow tastes fresh (maybe even a little under-ripe) despite being aged - sour base blends very well with the apricot and the oak - some hints of white wine - light apples and peaches, with a hint of citrus and lemon

M: Medium body, nicely carbonated, not as puckering or dry as some other offers from Cantillon, but still great

O: Hype. Please stop living up to it.

Well, this is excellent. Cantillon does not make beer. They make magic. Consistently. Find and drink.

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Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
4.54 out of 5 based on 2,911 ratings.
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